Alameda News


The League of Women Voters Alameda (LWVA) invites all Alamedans to meet their public officials at its annual social mixer and fundraiser Thursday, March 31, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., at the Community Center of Harbor Bay Isle, 3195 Mecartney Road.  

The Navy’s Alameda Point Restoration Advisory Board meets this evening, Thursday, March 17. The meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. at 950 W. Mall Square on Alameda Point. Everyone is welcome to attend to hear updates about the Navy’s cleanup and talk directly with the Navy and regulatory agency representatives.



The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) announced today that it will close the Webster Tube on March 14, 2016 for maintenance and graffiti removal.

The Webster Tube, coming into Alameda, will be closed as follows:

Pacific Gas and Electric has plans to remove and replace eight trees, and possibly more, on the island. The gas utility recently reviewed 35 trees on public property and another 48 trees on private property. Those property owners will receive letters from PG&E requesting appointments to discuss the trees.

What is happening with Alameda’s ongoing efforts to support our community’s local hospital and health care services with our funds and our participation in planning for the future? How did we arrive at our current situation? This is the first of several articles that will look at the larger forces affecting us, then share specific information and questions for us all to consider.