Alameda News

Dennis Evanosky &nbsp&nbsp Shoppers and diners are slowly returning to the Park Street shops and restaurants that opened last Friday.

Dining, Shopping Enter New Era

Jun 25,2020

On May 19, the City Council approved a multi-pronged Commercial Streets Program to streamline the permit approval process for expanding dining and retail to parklets and sidewalks. Last Friday many Alameda businesses and restaurants began reopening. 

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Reimage, Review, Revise Police Policy

Jun 16,2020

The killing of George Floyd and other Black people by police has caused cities across this country, including Alameda, to ask what public safety should look like in 2020 and beyond.

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Video still from residential security camera &nbsp&nbsp Until this footage was released, APD claimed Watkins wasn’t “struck, pushed, slammed or hit.”

Arrest Raises Questions for APD

Jun 07,2020

About 7:45 a.m., on Saturday, May 23, an anonymous caller to the Alameda Police Department (APD) non-emergency number reported a man walking and “dancing” in the street in the 2000 block of Central Avenue. The caller indicated the subject may be mentally ill or under the influence.

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