Feature Articles

Stay Safe, Smart for the Summer

Jul 01,2021

We face some environmental challenges in the coming months, but nothing as daunting as what we experienced with COVID-19.

If we take the challenges of drought, potential power outages, and fire danger as seriously as we did COVID, we’ll weather this storm, too.

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Ban Fireworks’ Trauma, Pollution and Danger

Jul 01,2021

Alana Dill

I’m writing about overuse of fireworks in the San Francisco Bay Area, and in fire-prone Western states at large. Fireworks used to be a pleasant, exciting rarity: Fourth of July, and then maybe New Year’s Eve in bigger cities.

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City of Alameda

West End Bar before Planning Board

Jun 24,2021

Ekene Ikeme

Planning Board members will hear a design review for the construction of a new 6,210 square foot commercial building at 1929 Webster St. at its June 28 meeting.

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