Alameda pioneer Benajah Benedict lived on Bay Farm Island — where he cultivated crops — for almost 50 years. He invested some of his profits in real estate. He had three homes built on Jackson Street — including one currently on the market.
Electric rates will change on July 1 for residential and commercial customers. At its April 23 meeting, the city’s Public Utilities Board approved a 1 percent overall rate increase for fiscal year 2019.