Town Center moves forward; BEQ development on hold
The City Council voted last week to approve an exclusive agreement with Alameda Point Partners to negotiate a deal to develop a 68-acre waterfront town center at the former Naval Air Station, despite opposition from residents who think the lame duck council should wait and let the new council decide.
Allied Engineering: yet another factory closing in town
All along the northern shoreline of Alameda, things are changing rapidly. Some of the last surviving industrial employers that have operated in Alameda for decades are shuttering and in many cases, becoming residential properties.
Alamedans wanting information from the city’s websites last week got a surprise.
"Error 404 Hacked by D@arkSh@dow," they read on an otherwise blank page when they logged on. Library staff warned patrons not to log on to the library site because their computers might catch whatever bug the city’s web platform had contracted. The breach even affected the police department.