On March 17, the City Council will discuss placing measures on the November 2020 ballot to raise revenue for city-infrastructure needs. Items at issue include upgrades to streets and sidewalks, city buildings and handling the impacts of climate change and sea-level rise.
Alameda Fire Department (AFD) responded just before midnight, on Monday, March 2, to the report of a fire at the long-shuttered Fire Station No. 3 at Grand Street and Pacific Avenue. When firefighters arrived, they found a fire inside a wall and attic space.
Coast Guard Cutter Munro (WMSL 755) returned home to Alameda’s Coast Guard Island last Sunday after a 78-day deployment during which the cutter’s crew seized an estimated $115 million worth of cocaine from suspected smugglers in the Eastern Pacific Ocean.