Oakland Estuary

Alameda Fire Department &nbsp&nbsp A crew aboard the Alameda Fire Department rescue boat helped retrieve a sunken vehicle and its driver from the Estuary last Sunday.

Local Drowns after Driving into Estuary

Nov 28,2017

Paul Douglas Scherer of Alameda died Sunday when the minivan he was driving plunged into the Oakland Estuary. Witnesses called 911 about 8:30 a.m. to report that they saw a white minivan go into the estuary off Derby Avenue in Oakland, across from the Bridgeside Shopping Center. 

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City of Alameda  Nearly 300 apartments feature prominently in another north shore project planned for Marina Village.

Shipways Latest Project on Tap

May 11,2017


The Alameda Planning Board held a public hearing on the proposed Alameda Shipways Residential Project along the Oakland Estuary at its April 24 meeting.

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Oakland Fire Department Photo. Members of the Alameda and Oakland fire departments rescue a man who drove his taxicab into the waters off Doolittle Drive last Sunday morning.

Local Cabbie Perishes after AFD Water Rescue

Jan 10,2017

Update to Cab Driver Rescue Story
The Alameda Sun received additional information on last week’s story regarding an AFD water rescue team’s efforts to rescue a local cab driver who had driven off the road. 

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Marina Paves Way for Redo

Jan 21,2016

Bill Poland is the majority owner of Pacific Shops Inc. (PSI) that leases the land from the city where the Alameda Marina stands. He is moving forward with his plans to redevelop the site. 

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