Replacing the antiquated underground infrastructure at Alameda Point will be accomplished slowly through the sale of parcels owned by the city.
California Governor Gavin Newsom visited Astra Space, Inc.’s headquarters in Alameda last month to tour the company’s facility.
The nationally acclaimed theatrical production company, We Players, will premiere its newest play, The Keeper, Friday, May 27 at Alameda Point in the courtyard of Building 16 at the corner of West Essex Drive and Saratoga Street.
Naval Air Station-Alameda gained notoriety as a refuge for the endangered California Least Tern when the base closed in 1997. More than 500 acres were dedicated to protecting the terns’ adopted nesting site next to a runway formerly used by jet aircraft.
About 240 students from Eldorado Middle School in Concord visited Alameda Point to observe harbor seals on March 22. The school participates in an educational program sponsored by the Marine Mammal Center in Sausalito called Ocean Ambassadors.
Draining jet fuel from Navy planes, known as defueling, was a routine step before doing maintenance work on the planes. This defueling process at Alameda Point inadvertently contaminated groundwater at one location across the street from the Pottery Barn Outlet on West Oriskany Avenue.
City of Alameda staff will hold a community listening session to discuss the city’s plan to convert vacant homes at Alameda Point into Emergency Supportive Homeless Housing. The listening session will take place Thursday, March 10, via Zoom.