Benajah Benedict

Bay Farm Pioneer Invested in East End Homes

Sep 25,2018

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.

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City Needs New Climate Plan

Sep 18,2018

Input wanted at upcoming meetings

The City of Alameda is asking for the community’s involvement while developing a new Climate Action and Resiliency Plan aimed at reducing Alameda’s greenhouse gas emissions.

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Courtesy photo &nbsp&nbsp Local members of “Pets for Vets” hope to heal the hurt that some veterans suffer and save dogs from euthanasia with the organization’s outreach program.

Pets for Vets Launches

Aug 23,2018

An organization known as “Pet for Vets” reaches out to veterans who suffer from physical and emotional injuries relating to their time in the service.

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Alameda to Consider Minimum Wage Increase

May 01,2018


Alameda City Council recently directed staff to draft a minimum-wage ordinance that increases wages above what state law requires. The Council cited concerns over the high cost of living in the Bay Area and growing income inequality.

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Union Pres. Files Suit

May 01,2018


The president of the firefighters’ union filed a claim against the city seeking more than $200,000 in damages for “false” and “malicious” accusations made by city employees that has damaged his professional reputation.

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Seminar for Military Retirees Set

Apr 26,2018


The Northern California Coast Guard Retiree Council is hosting its annual All Services Military Retiree Seminar on Coast Guard Island Alameda, Saturday May 5. The seminar will be held in Building 4 on Campbell Boulevard.

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