Feature Articles

The First Congregational Church of Alameda’s (FCCA) annual spring fundraiser and concert, “Saturday Night at the Movies” has been set for this Saturday, May 19, at 7 p.m. The Music Department at FCCA, will present the concert in the church sanctuary. 

The public is invited to attend an evening of musical selections of memorable moments from the silver screen presented by FCCA’s Choral and Bell Choirs. 

Have you experienced shingles? If so, you understand the intense and debilitating pain associated with this rash. As a physician, I have seen many cases of shingles over the years — with some of the worst in people older than 75.

This summer, the Alameda Police Department (APD) will be dispensing well-deserved Slurpee justice to good kids in Alameda. For the 23rd year, 7-Eleven is working with local law enforcement agencies to distribute free Slurpee coupons to children and teens through its popular Operation Chill community program.

This year, 7-Eleven once again donated coupons that will be distributed throughout the summer months across the Island.

Long-time residents, recent arrivals, and Island visitors alike enjoyed all that Downtown Alameda has to offer this past weekend at the 18th annual Downtown Alameda Spring Festival. The district was packed as festival attendees made their way up and down the street sipping beer, wine or mimosas. 

Children of all ages enjoyed the multitude of games, rides and activities in the Kids Zone along Alameda Avenue. Many folks were grateful to Alamedan Jim Parodi for programming the new Alameda Stage with local talent.

A number of writers with connections to Alameda have recently released new book titles.