In 1965, the Golden Gate Audubon Society began working with Alameda conservationist Elsie Roemer to stop the Utah Construction and Mining Company from filling in salt marshes on Bay Farm Island. Conservationists, including Roemer, worked to preserve some of these marshes, including one along the shores of San Francisco Bay at the southern end of Broadway. When developers wanted to purchase this marsh, the East Bay Regional Park District stepped in and made it a part of Crown Beach.
As of Wednesday, Feb. 4, openings at Alameda Landing have been all the rage. Habit Restaurants, Inc. an Irvine-based restaurant company, opened a Habit Burger Grill in the new neighborhood, bringing the number of Habit restaurants in Northern California to 30.
The restaurant hosted three fundraisers to benefit the local community last week which collectively raised $5,339. These proceeds were divided among three Alameda non-profits: Alameda Point Collaborative ($1,583), Alameda Meals on Wheels ($2,004), and Midway Shelter of Alameda ($1,752).