A burglary suppression operation by Alameda Police Department (APD) detectives, with assistance from Alameda County Sherriff’s Transit Crime Unit (TCU) personnel, led to the arrest of three individuals and the confiscation of two loaded firearms on April 30. APD and TCU personnel conducted undercover operations in various locations in Alameda last Tuesday.
The Oakland A’s mascot Stomper hung out with Alameda’s new City Manager, Eric J. Leavitt, May 1, when the Major League Baseball team hosted a town hall meeting about its proposed new stadium at Oakland’s Howard Terminal. The meeting was held at Michaan’s Auction Theater at Alameda Point. The new stadium location, just across the estuary from Alameda Point, poses some interesting challenges and opportunities for synergy with the Island City.
Thursday, May 9, the Island City celebrated Bike to Work Day hosted by BikeWalk Alameda and the City of Alameda. Starting at 6:15 a.m. at the Main Street and Harbor Bay Ferry terminals, 6:30 a.m. elsewhere, cyclists commuting to work can stop at one of five energizer stations for treats, a tote bag and a thumb’s up for their effort from a friendly volunteer.
Alameda Point Collaborative to host annual benefit lunch
The public is invited to join Alameda Point Collaborative (APC) as it hosts 140 guests at its two-acre urban farm for its one-and-only annual fundraiser, the Urban Farm-to-Table Luncheon. Guests will be treated to a fine, catered meal presented by A Fork Full of Earth featuring produce sourced from the farm’s lush rows at Alameda Point.
The City Council hosted an Open House on Thursday, May 2, at City Hall West to discuss Alameda’s Rent Stabilization Program. Topics included: new proposals for capital improvements, relocation payments, rent increases and no-cause evictions. Attendees conversed, viewed the city’s proposal and wrote their opinions about the topics. The meeting gathered a diverse pool of tenants, homeowners and landlords curious about existing and proposed policies.