Editorial

City Must Deal with Homelessness Now

Sep 22,2016

 

It’s good to see the city creating an action plan to find services and shelter for the homeless who have taken up residence in the soon-to-be-built Jean Sweeney Park. But let’s not forget about those living in the encampment at the foot of the Fruitvale Bridge.

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Remembering Barbara Herbert

Sep 15,2016

Barbara Kutz Herbert, born Sept. 14, 1935, 
died March 7, 2016. 
Happy 81st birthday! 
Your spirit still 
lives in my heart,
Your loving husband George
RIP

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Remembering Carrie Beavers

Sep 01,2016

 

In remembering Carrie Beavers, the first adjective that comes to mind is kind, followed by congenial, considerate, charismatic, cheerful and clever. Sweet must also be included, because Carrie was that above all.

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Arrest Ends with Hugs for Officers

Sep 01,2016

 

I recently witnesses an officer from the Alameda Police Department (APD) making an arrest. This did not make the news as far as I’m aware, though it is certainly newsworthy.

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Renters Coalition is Home Grown

Sep 01,2016

 

The Alameda Renters Coalition (ARC) began as and remains a local grassroots organization, despite false allegations to the contrary that often appear in local anti-renter letters to the editor and commentaries.

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