Alameda

Dennis Evanosky &nbsp&nbsp Shoppers and diners are slowly returning to the Park Street shops and restaurants that opened last Friday.

Dining, Shopping Enter New Era

Jun 25,2020

On May 19, the City Council approved a multi-pronged Commercial Streets Program to streamline the permit approval process for expanding dining and retail to parklets and sidewalks. Last Friday many Alameda businesses and restaurants began reopening. 

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 Maurice Ramirez &nbsp&nbsp Alamedans kneel in remembrance of George Floyd and in solidarity with the actions of former San Francisco 49er Colin Kaepernick.

Island City Expresses its Outrage

Jun 07,2020

Last week, thousands of people unified in protests across the world calling for change in police departments across the United States after George Floyd, a Black man, was murdered by Derek Chauvin, a White police officer, in Minneapolis on May 25.

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Island Responds

Jun 04,2020

Above, Alameda residents held a rally outside Alameda Police Department Monday demanding justice for George Floyd, and people of color across the country who disproportionately suffer at the hands of law enforcement.

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Photos by Eric J. Kos &nbsp&nbsp Over the weekend, several signs appeared in downtown Alameda expressing anger over the death of George Floyd. Signs surrounding Alameda Police Department (APD) contained messages like #BlackLivesMatter.

Police Killing Leads to National Unrest

Jun 02,2020

Island not immune from impacts of George Floyd’s death

The ramifications of George Floyd’s death last week in Minneapolis have been felt throughout the country including here in Alameda.

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Coronavirus Updates

May 19,2020

I received the following notices related to the coronavirus pandemic this week.

‘From a friend’
Karen Green asked to share this piece with the community.  

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Health Orders Remain in Effect

May 14,2020

On Monday, May 4, health authorities in the nine-county region that includes Alameda loosened restrictions on construction as well as some outdoor activities and businesses.

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