Alameda

Council will Discuss New Ballot Measures

Mar 12,2020

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.

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Locals Talk Traffic at Town Hall

Mar 12,2020

Elizabeth Reeharte addresses a packed room of concerned Alameda residents and officials at the Frank Munoz Memorial Traffic Town Hall held last Thursday.

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Local Girl Scout Earns Gold Award

Mar 12,2020

Jackie Lim, left, of Girl Scout Troop 31417 of Alameda, received her Gold Award on Jan 5 — the highest award that can be earned in Girl Scouts. At present, about 6 percent of all Girl Scouts earn a Gold Award.

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Vote Tally as of March 10

Mar 10,2020

The Alameda County Registrar of Voter’s Office released another update of the March 3 Presidential Primary Election results on Monday, March 9.

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Susie Hufstader &nbsp&nbsp The newly opened portion of the Cross Alameda Trail got some good use Saturday on both the bike trail and walking path.

Island City Embraces its New Trail

Mar 05,2020

On March 1, the city celebrated the opening of the Cross Alameda Trail between Main Street and Constitution Way. This new addition to the trail connects Jean Sweeney Park with Atlantic Avenue and Ralph Appezzato Memorial Parkway (RAMP).

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Former Firehouse Catches Fire

Mar 05,2020

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. 

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Chief Petty Officer Matthew Masaschi &nbsp&nbsp Lt. j.g. Michelle McGill serves as a Landing Signal Officer aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Munro as Coast Guard Maritime Security Response Team West servicemembers conduct fast-rope exercises from a U.S. Navy Helicopter

Munro Returns with $115M in Drugs

Mar 05,2020

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.

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Hornets Split Finals

Mar 05,2020

The Alameda High School (AHS) basketball teams went 1-out-of-2 in North Coast Section (NCS) Div. II tournament championship games Saturday, Feb. 29.

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