Fireside’s Finest is back! Webster Street’s Fireside Lounge presents the best musicians from its Wednesday Open Mic Night for free every last Thursday of the month at Fireside’s Finest.


Downtown Alameda is ever-changing when it comes to dining, learning, playing, relaxing or working. New possibilities are created each month as new business owners bring their visions to Alameda and the downtown district.

The Downtown Alameda Business Association welcomes the newest businesses to the district:

New Downtown Businesses


I want to thank you for excellent journalistic ethics in general and specifically for publishing Amos White’s commentary (“Remove Oddie, Release Tapes,” Nov. 8) on our duty as citizens to respond to the City Charter crisis we face. We should not turn a blind eye on Councilmember Jim Oddie and Vice Mayor Malia Vella attempting to influence the selection of the Fire Chief last year. 

The West Alameda Business Association (WABA) had a very successful Halloween. Webster Street was alive with families and balloons. I received this email regarding the Halloween on Webster event: 


A teenage client of mine began her session by telling me that her week had been sad because a girlfriend of hers asked to take a break from their friendship. She told me they had a disagreement a few days earlier. She was surprised when the friend shared her thought. She was dwelling on the feelings of loss and grief.