Nestled in the vibrant Arts District of the West End of Alameda is a quaint, quiet garden called the Healing Garden. The Healing Garden is on the corner of Webster and Taylor streets and is part of a neighborhood enrichment project by the West End Arts District (WEAD).
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On Saturday, Aug. 28, Dennis Evanosky will lead a history walking tour along the Oakland Estuary. Meet at 9 a.m. at the intersection of Fernside Boulevard and Versailles Avenue. We’ll walk across the Fruitvale Bridge, along Oakland’s Alameda Avenue to High Street and back to the start.
An Alameda firefighter handles a hose to help extinguish the Monument Fire. The fire is burning near the town of Big Bar in the Shasta-Trinity National Forest, some 280 miles north of Alameda. A July 30 lighting strike ignited the blaze, which continues to threaten communities in Trinity County.