Alameda

211 Can Help

Sep 12,2019

Dialing “211” in Alameda provides individuals and families in need with a shortcut through what can be a bewildering maze of health and human service agency phone numbers.

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Butterflies Symbolize Detained Children

Sep 12,2019

Alameda recently hosted the first Bay Area display of the youth-led “Butterfly Effect: Migration is Beautiful.” Kaia, Laila, and Alexandra show some of the butterflies that they created as part of a youth-led program to craft 15,000 butterflies to symbolize the plight of 15,000 children the feder

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City Attorney Seeks to Appoint Prosecutor

Sep 05,2019

At last Tuesday’s meeting, the City Council considered adding a “prosecution unit” to City Attorney Yibin Shen’s office. Council’s approval would allow Shen to hire an assistant city attorney to work as city prosecutor and a paralegal to act as an 
investigator. 

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USCG Seaman Arrested, Charged with Murder

Sep 05,2019

The Coast Guard arrested 19-year-old Michigan native Coast Guard Seaman Ethan Tucker at Coast Guard Island on Wednesday, Aug. 28. Tucker stands charged with the Jan. 26 murder of his shipmate Seaman Ethan Kelch.

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Fire Wire

Sep 05,2019

Tuesday, July 30
Requests to assist invalids 5:07 a.m. Pacific Avenue and 5:15 a.m. Fitchburg Avenue. 
No incident found at dispatch address: 7:32 a.m. 2100 block of Lincoln Avenue.

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City Invites Property Owners to Pay ‘Fee’

Sep 03,2019

Property owners in Alameda have already received a letter from the city inviting them to attend a public hearing on Tuesday, Oct. 1. Renters in the Island City may not consider this meeting very “public,” however. The city has not included them in the discussions.

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