Feature Articles


The City Council is soliciting applications from residents who would like to serve on the some of the city’s boards and commissions. There is one vacancy each on the Civil Service Board, the Golf Commission, the Planning Board, the Transportation Commission and the Public Utilities Board. 

The registered architect’s seat is open on the Historical Advisory Board. The Housing Authority Board has three vacancies, one of the seats must be filled by a senior citizen. The Public Art Commission and the Social Service Human Relations Board each has two vacancies.

Activists concerned about the plight of a colony of jackrabbits, about to be displaced by further development at the Harbor Bay Business Park, recently posted this video to YouTube. For the background on this story, see http://alamedasun.com/news/coalition-takes-stand-wildlife.

To see the coalition's video of Bay Farm's resident rabbits, click here https://youtu.be/zhvmN4-zCjg



Skilled nursing facilities provide a range of health services including post-acute care following an inpatient hospital stay and allowing residents to recuperate under the guidance of rehabilitation specialists in preparation for returning home. 


The arrival of spring has brought changes at local real estate company OMM Inc. It is with sincere delight that Jan Mason, owner of OMM, Inc., welcomes Barbara Price to the team at OMM, Inc.

Price is no stranger to OMM having worked many years with former OMM broker Hadi Monsef on significant community projects along with development projects for the benefit of property and business owners. Price shared a love for community and good works with Monsef and continues to foster those good works today.


Some stuff is just bound to cause catastrophe. Stuff like: running over the DMV examiner’s foot; giving your boss a can of deodorant or telling your date she’s morbidly obese. Kitchen catastrophes can happen the same way, like: deep-frying a turkey and torching your house, tossing a ghost pepper in the guacamole, just for fun, or using a crummy corned beef and cabbage recipe on St. Patrick’s Day.