West Alameda Business Association

What’s Happening on the West End?

Jul 30,2020

As the owner and master stylist of Hair Tech Salon on Webster street, I, Katie Andersen, am looking forward to and preparing for, the future of our beloved beauty industry.

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Courtesy Photo &nbsp&nbsp The rather pathetic balloon memorial for Ethan Escorcio, courtesy of the Juan Cobo Memorial Women’s Soccer League.

Fear & Loathing on Webster Street

Jul 23,2020

“What’s happening on the West End?” Well, somebody got shot! And nobody cared. Let me start with an exchange from one of the greatest TV shows ever produced:

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I Got an Awesome New Roommate

Jul 16,2020

My West End article from a few weeks ago, “Webster Street, Resurrected” now seems suddenly and regrettably trivial and presumptuous. We’re back on lockdown. And we had a fatal shooting. 

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Another tour of Webster’s Nearby Deliciousness

Jun 04,2020

Roving West End reporter checking in with my latest updates on eating and drinking in the Webster Street area. First off, after weeks of making COVID-19 modifications, Spritzers Coffee House on Central Avenue has reopened.

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Courtesy photos &nbsp&nbsp Donut Petit (top) and Bhan Mae Vane (below) are two West End eateries that opened recently. Both have service for take out.

West End Restaurants Still Open for Take Out

Mar 26,2020

This has been an extraordinarily difficult time for business owners, both large and small. Last week was like none seen in recent memory. What the world looked like on Monday was vastly different than where we wound up just a few days later.

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