Alameda News

Jay Kayy Cismowski - A pair of firefighters investigate the fire that started in a utility room of an apartment building on Shore Line Drive last Sunday. An investigator determined that an malfunctioning pool heater caused the blaze.

Sunday Morning Fire Burns at Apartments

Feb 26,2015

At 9:42 a.m. last Sunday Alameda Fire Department (AFD) received the report of a fire at an apartment complex on the 2400 block of Shore Line Drive. Firefighters arrived four minutes later to find a fire burning inside a utility room at the rear of the large, three-story building.

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US Navy - Chief of Naval Operations Jonathan Greenert nominated Alameda Point for a restoration award.

Update on Point Reuse

Feb 26,2015

The Alameda Point Restoration Advisory Board (RAB) welcomed Mayor Trish Spencer to its Feb. 8 meeting. Spencer has attended RAB meetings in the past, as an interested member of the Alameda community.

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Ferry Parking Reaches Overflow Status

Feb 26,2015

The city of Alameda Public Works Department held a community meeting to discuss staff recommended parking improvements on Adelphian Way and Mecartney Road Tuesday at Bay Farm Elementary School’s multipurpose room.

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File photo -- Birds take refuge in the Elsie Roemer Bird Sanctuary as oil booms help corral an oil spill on San Francisco Bay in this 2010 photograph.

Refuge, Retreat: Elsie Roemer’s Legacy

Feb 19,2015

In 1965, the Golden Gate Audubon Society began working with Alameda conservationist Elsie Roemer to stop the Utah Construction and Mining Company from filling in salt marshes on Bay Farm Island.

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