Alameda News

A Hercules man was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison for his role in the murder of an Oakland marijuana grower in Alameda in April 2011.

Charles Kimbrough, of Hercules, was sentenced on Friday, April 3, in Alameda County Superior Court. Kimbrough, 33, was convicted of first-degree murder for the killing of Oakland native William Adrian Sapp at the Summer House apartment complex at 1826 Poggi St on April 20, 2011.

AFD Community Paramedics (left to right) Stephen Lucero, Michael DeWindt, David Wills, Armando Baldizan and Patrick Corder

April 9 marks the 70th anniversary of the execution of Dietrich Bonhoeffer by his Nazi captors in 1945.

The BEQ forms the backdrop for many a soccer game at Alameda Point. The Alameda Soccer Club leases the fields that can play host to around 100 East Bay teams during the club’s seasons.

Outdoor soccer activities thrive in the field outside the Bachelor Enlisted Quarters (BEQ) on Lexington Street at Alameda Point. Unfortunately, potential indoor activities languish for lack of a viable business plan.

Representatives from Alameda Point Partners, a group of companies aiming to develop the first neighborhood at Alameda Point referred to as "Site A," hosted a walking tour last weekend that drew more than 300 people. City staff led the tour groups that stopped at various locations where the developers spoke about their vision. Tour-goers included Mayor Trish Spencer and other residents who asked tough questions.