Feature Articles

AFD Offers Safety Help

Oct 08,2020

The Alameda Fire Department’s (AFD) Home Safety Program provides much-needed services to low-to-moderate income residents older than 62 and to the disabled of any age. The program provides and installs the required 10-year-maintenance-free smoke and carbon monoxide detectors.

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Birgitt Evans &nbsp&nbsp Demonstration of straining compost

Don’t Waste Leaves this Fall

Oct 08,2020

It’s officially autumn now and while some people persist in blowing away the falling leaves, it’s so much healthier to use, not remove, them.

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Rhythmix to host Halloween MashUP

Oct 08,2020

Rhythmix Cultural Works, Alameda's destination for global arts and culture, presents the Halloween MashUP - A Virtual Costume Dance-Party with Live Entertainment and Bingo on Saturday, October 31st from 7:00 - 9:00pm on Zoom.

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Rick Lewis &nbsp&nbsp A Caspian tern feeds its young at a beach in Alameda. Caspian tern families with fledglings showed up at Crab Cove, the Elsie Roemer Bird Sanctuary and the San Francisco Bay side of Bay Farm Island this year before leaving for their winter locations in South America.

Our Bad Year was Good for Alameda Birds

Oct 01,2020

While we were sheltering in place earlier this year, birds that raise their young in Alameda were doing just that, laying eggs and raising chicks. How did some of “our birds” do this year? Let’s start at the west end of the Island, Alameda Point.

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