The family known for creating the hilarious and somewhat exhaustive send up of former presidents’, their inner circles’, and associated political figures’ transgressions for the past five Halloweens has chosen a decidedly less controversial topic for this year's display: Haunted Broadway.
With no Trick or Treating allowed this year, Alamedans, young and old, can still enjoy the many homes decorated for the season throughout the Island City. Not to be missed is Dan Balsam’s annual polcitical statement at San Antonio Avenue and Union Street.
When it comes to Halloween, Alameda has a great sense of humor. The Island has been preparing for the hordes of young ghosts and goblins to descend on the city Thursday night, some developing elaborate, decorative displays to convey their enthusiasm for the macabre holiday.
The Alameda Fire Deparment received some help from the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll, Elvis Presley, last Friday, during the annual Halloween Pumpkin Patch hosted by the department. Kids of all ages get to take a home a free pumpkin each year at the event which took place for the 19th year.
Last Sunday’s Halloween Hoopla on Webster Street was another success this year. It brought several scary figures to the West End for some festive fun. The West Alameda Business Association (WABA) hosted the Hoopla last weekend, prior to Halloween.
An Alameda elementary school student reported feeling ill after ingesting a THC-infused candy they received at a PTA Halloween event on Sunday, Oct. 29. The child and the child’s parents attended a “trunk or treat” event at Earhart Elementary School, according to reports.