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Alameda Mayor Trish Spencer whose re-election campaign is currently underway, was the subject of an article in the East Bay Express titled “Alameda Mayor Trish Spencer Has Yet to Return Missing Funds.” Spencer describes the story as “incomplete, at best.” Spencer came to the Alameda Sun last week to share documentation and refute the allegations in the article. 

Downtown Alameda will host the Silver Anniversary Classic Car Show this coming Saturday, Oct. 13. Hundreds of classic cars will line Park Street all day. Merchants will offer specials and DJs will spin the oldies. 


Next Thursday, Oct. 18, at 10:18 a.m., there will be an earthquake in Alameda. That is, an earthquake drill. In regions across the United States and countries around the globe, where earthquakes are as common a concern as in the Bay Area. Millions of people will practice how to safely and confidently respond to the ever-present threat of an earthquake.

Craig Coombs’ record-breaking swim around Alameda (“Local to Attempt Setting Record for Swimming around the Island City,” Sept. 6) prompted me to investigate my grandfather’s record swims. As I looked through my grandmother’s belongings, I came upon several newspaper clippings documenting my grandpa’s records.

Alamedans gather to send message to U.S. senators

Local activists, concerned constituents and community leaders gathered at City Hall on Wednesday, Oct. 3, to send senators Kamala Harris and Dianne Feinstein a clear message: Vote “no” on Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination. The activists cited that his “hostility toward women and lack of credibility make him unfit to serve a lifetime appointment on the Supreme Court.”