Feature Articles

Minimum Wage Increase on the Horizon

Jun 25,2020

Next Wednesday, July 1, the minimum wage in the City of Alameda will increase from 13.50 to  $15 per hour. The minimum wage applies to all employees who work two hours or more per week within the city and to all businesses in Alameda, regardless of the number of employees.

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A Summary of Latest Alameda County COVID-19 Health Orders

Jun 25,2020

Last Friday, June 19, Alameda County’s Health Officer Dr. Erica Pan releaseed an ordr that broadewns the scope of activities that the county will pemit. 

However, the order stresses the  importance of physical distancing and the wearing of face coverings while in public. 

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Bill Garvine &nbsp&nbsp Alameda Fire Department rescue swimmers used a private dock along the Oakland Estuary to prepare to retrieve an unconscious man from the water. The victim was later pronounced dead.

Doctors Pronounce Man Recovered in Estuary Dead

Jun 25,2020

At 1:20 p.m., Tuesday, June 15, the Alameda Fire Department responded to the report of an unconscious person in the waters of the Oakland Estuary near High Street Bridge. The response involved 16 fire fighters and included the department’s rescue boat.

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