All City of Alameda boards and commission meetings at City Hall are now open to in-person attendance starting with the Tuesday, March 7 City Council meeting. The city made the announcement on Monday, March 6, on its Facebook page.
At its Nov. 15 meeting, the City Council authorized the City Manager to execute two contracts to administer the Guaranteed Basic Income (GBI) Pilot Program, which will distribute some of the city’s federally allocated American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds to selected low-income households.
9-8-8 & the City of Alameda CARE Team: A new nationwide 24/7 phone number for suicide prevention and crisis support was recently introduced: 9-8-8 is a new, easier to remember number for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, but the Lifeline’s previous number, 1-800-273-8255 will remain a
More than 100 people gathered in front of City Hall at 7 p.m. on Friday, July 12. They were participating in coast-to-coast vigils to call for an immediate closure of federal detention camps holding refugees in what many consider inhumane conditions.
Renters gather as fight for rent control continues
Alameda tenants and their allies gathered at City Hall last Saturday, Aug. 12, for a rally and press conference. The tenants are speaking out against a charter amendment petition currently circulating around the city.