Alameda News


The Planning Board’s Wednesday, June 22, agenda includes consideration of a planned two-story senior assisted living facility. If plans move forward, Westmont of Harbor Bay would open the facility on 5.5 acres of open space at 2900 Harbor Bay Parkway near the Harbor Bay ferry terminal. 


Since 2001, sailors have gathered on the weekend closest to the summer solstice to celebrate their passion for sailing. Mariners dub the celebration,

“Summer Sailstice.” This year’s celebration takes place the weekend of June 18 and 19. Starting at 11 a.m., Saturday, June 18, the Encinal Yacht Club, 1251 Pacific Marina, will host the free event with something for everyone, including live entertainment from noon to 8 p.m.


At 12:06 p.m., Tuesday, June 2, a total of 20 Alameda firefighters responded to the report of smoke coming from a building on the 700 block of Lincoln Avenue.  They arrived on scene to find a fire on the second floor of a two-story, four-unit apartment building. 


This Sunday, June 12, from 7 to 9 p.m., Alameda Sangha will present an evening with Andrew Chapman. Currently, Chapman teaches mindfulness-based therapeutic interventions at several mental health and addictions treatment centers in the greater Nashville, Tenn., area. 

He also manages operations at Against the Stream Nashville and facilitates weekly groups, day retreats and other monthly events. The event takes place at the United Methodist Church, 2311 Buena Vista Ave.