Alameda News

Developer finding ways to recycle building material

Heavy equipment was already demolishing buildings and pavement as the ceremonial groundbreaking took place at Alameda Point on May 23. Workers had already leveled many of the structures. They had also separated remains into distinct piles of concrete, asphalt, structural steel, sheet metal and rebar for recycling.

Motorists may access former base at Trident Avenue while Atlantic Avenue East Gate closed

Construction has begun on the first phase of the $1 billion mixed-use, transit-oriented waterfront development at the gateway to Alameda Point called Site A. Located in the middle of Alameda Point, Site A effectively splits the Point in half. 

Data in question after falsified reports from San Francisco

Recent revelations of falsified cleanup data at Hunters Point Naval Shipyard in San Francisco have caused many people to wonder about the integrity of cleanup at Alameda Point. Can we trust the Navy’s reports concluding that goals have been met and land is suitable for transfer to the City?

The Navy thinks we can. “To date, the Navy found no indication of data falsification at Alameda,” said Cecily Sabedra, Navy environmental coordinator for Alameda Point. 

Alameda police join East Bay raid

Two major arrests were made last week that have connections to Alameda.

Multi-City Raid
SWAT teams from several East Bay police departments, including the Alameda Police Department (APD), arrested four armed-robbery suspects on Wednesday, June 6, in relation to recent armed robberies at cellphone stores. 

The Berkeley Police Department (BPD), along with the Oakland, Hayward, Brentwood and Pittsburg police departments were also involved in the multi-city operation. 

The city of Alameda’s 52nd annual Sand Castle and Sand Sculpture Contest winners have been announced. According to the Alameda Recreation and Park Department, a total of 178 people in 41 groups entered the sand castle category and 252 people in 48 groups competed in the sand sculpture category.

Sand Castles
The best in show award for the sand castle category went to Arlo, Finn and Co., of Alameda for their “Seaweed, Pyramid & Skull.”

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