California Governor Gavin Newsom announced on Thursday, March 10, the state is awarding the City of Alameda $12.3 million in Project Homekey Round 2 grant funding.
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At its March 1 meeting, City Council introduced an ordinance to implement Senate Bill 9 (SB9). Under the ordinance, the total housing units permitted on a single-family residential (R-1) lot will be limited to four, and units constructed under SB9 will be limited to 1,000 square feet.
An Alameda resident was killed Sunday, March 6, following a crash in East Oakland while riding his motorcycle, according to Oakland police.
Raul Marquez, 41, was riding east on Bancroft Avenue when his bike struck the center divider, ejecting him, according to police.