Jeff Patterson

Island City Rises Up

Jan 14,2020

On Jan. 9, approximately 60 Alamedans gathered downtown to express opposition to any U.S. escalation of hostilities toward Iran after missile strikes transpired on each side. The anti-war vigil was one of more than 350 held nationwide, including larger events in Oakland and San Francisco.

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City of Alameda &nbsp&nbsp APP has asked the Planning Board to all cost-cutting changes to both the building on Block 11 and Waterside Park, pictured here.

Park Plan Downsized

Dec 10,2019

At a public hearing during Monday’s meeting, Alameda Point Partners (APP) asked the Planning Board to allow changes that would scale back both the building on Block 11 on Seaplane Lagoon and the adjacent Waterfront Plaza. 

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Courtesy photo &nbsp&nbsp Abigail Gonzalez of Alameda (left) and Trinity Cooper spoke in the nation’s capital about the need for justice in the American healthcare system.

Local Speaks Out for Justice in D.C.

Nov 28,2019

An Alameda resident and student at Bishop O’Dowd High School, Abigail Gonzalez, recently traveled to Washington, D.C., to participate in the 2019 Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice.

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Courtesy photo &nbsp&nbsp The proposed VA project at Alameda Point will enjoy views of San Francisco.

Va Project Delayed

Nov 07,2019

The City of Alameda recently disclosed that it is not going to proceed with the preparation of an environmental impact report on the Veterans Affairs (VA) outpatient and columbarium project at Alameda Point, as previously announced in February. 

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Courtesy photo &nbsp&nbsp The Veterans Memorial Building, 2203 Central Ave., will host two events to help and honor the military Thursday, Nov. 7, and Monday, Nov. 11, for Veterans Day.

Veterans Host Town Hall Thursday, Event Next Week

Nov 05,2019

A town hall meeting where veterans can learn about benefits and services available to them takes place Thursday, Nov. 7,  from 3:30 to 5 p.m. at the Alameda Veterans Building, 2203 Central Ave. The town hall will be preceded by a women veterans’ mixer at 2:30 p.m.

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