Alameda News

Gas-Powered Leaf Blowers on City Council Agenda

Apr 06,2021

At its Tuesday evening meeting, the City Council considered Councilwoman Trish Spencer’s referral that would direct city staff to draft an ordinance banning the use of gas-powered leaf blowers like the one pictured at the left.

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Alamedans March, Showing Solidarity

Mar 30,2021

On March 26, hundreds gathered for an Anti-Asian Violence march down Park Street.

The march, organized by Youth Activists of Alameda (YAOA) culminated in speeches, from students and adults, outside of city hall.

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Newsom Pays Visit

Mar 23,2021

Mayor Marilyn Ezzy Ashcraft shares an elbow bump with Gov. Gavin Newsom at Ruby Bridges Elementary School on Tuesday, March 16. The governor was in town to give a press conference that addressed the reopening of schools for in-person instruction after almost exactly of year of closure.

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AHS Alum Starring in Major Studio Release

Mar 09,2021

A former Alameda High School basketball standout is starring as the lead character in the recently released major studio motion picture. Taylor Takahashi plays the title character in the Focus Features film Boogie, which was released on March 5.

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