Alameda

40th Holiday Sale Slated

Oct 31,2019

The Alameda Holiday Boutique, a four-decade tradition in the Island City, takes place this weekend, Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 2 and 3, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Albert H DeWitt O’ Club at Alameda Point.

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City to Honor Community Service Icons on Nov. 7

Oct 29,2019

Mayor Marilyn Ezzy Ashcraft and the City of Alameda’s Social Service Human Relations Board will honor the contributions of individuals, businesses and nonprofits at the annual Community Service Awards Ceremony next Thursday, Nov. 7, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

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Power Outage Affects West End’s Weekend

Oct 24,2019

Thousands of Alameda residents were left without power for a few hours Sunday, Oct. 20, after a utility pole on Eagle Avenue was damaged. The power outage began at 9 a.m., according to reports. It affected about 2,700 residents on the city’s West End. 

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Courtesy Lucy Gigli

Porchfest Pops Up

Oct 24,2019

Porches on the East End last Saturday became impromptu cabarets as part of the first-ever Alameda Porchfest — East End edition.

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The Economics of Rent

Oct 24,2019

Rushing in where even fools fear to tread, I thought I would look at the rent question from a slightly different angle: the economics of the situation.

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