A housing element update is scheduled to come before the Planning Borad next Monday, Jan. 25. Housing is one of seven elements that the state of California mandates — requires by force of consequence — a city or county include in its General Plan.
Alameda County has updated its website to include a vaccine notification form. This form allows county residents to register to be notified when the COVID-19 vaccine will be available. Residents who sign up with receive information with details on location and timing.
Alameda-based Saildrone launched its new vessel Surveyor in Seaplane Lagoon Jan. 11. The 72-foot unmanned vessel will map the ocean floor and complete other studies. Alameda Mayor Marilyn Ezzy Ashcraft attended a small ceremony marking Surveyor’s first time in water.