Alameda’s premier event featuring tours of the city’s finest Colonial-Revival style homes provided by the homeowners and the Alameda Architectural Preservation Society took place this past weekend. Tour-goers could be found perusing their guidebooks from the Gold Coast to west of Webster this year.
The Berkeley Juggling Club showcased its skills at the renowned Everything Alameda event last Saturday, Sept. 27 at Lower Washington Park.
The community event had local food vendors, live youth entertainment and local bands, many local youth groups and associations, jumpers for the little children, arts and crafts vendors, a beer and wine garden and a chance to enjoy a beautiful day in the park.
A string of fires sent Alameda firefighters and police officers reeling in the early morning hours last Sunday. Before the sun was up the Alameda Police Department (APD) had arrested Stephen Michael Petersen, 27, of Alameda and Andrew Resto Gutierrez, 22 a transient.
Both men are in Santa Rita Jail. They were arraigned on Tuesday afternoon in Department 112 at the Wiley Manuel Courthouse in Oakland, charged with willful and malicious arson. The court set Gutierrez’ bail at $1 million. Petersen is being held in lieu of $750,000 bail.