A former Alameda High School basketball standout is starring as the lead character in the recently released major studio motion picture. Taylor Takahashi plays the title character in the Focus Features film Boogie, which was released on March 5.
Alameda Police Department (APD) has announced the arrest of Jonathon Gee, 33, as the man who allegedly threatened protesters on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. According to witnesses, Gee was holding what appeared to be a long gun and was threatening the protesters.
Shell Oil, the owner of the property that houses the Pennzoil plant on Grand Street, has now demolished all the buildings and above-ground tanks there. The 4.1-acre site is bounded by Grand Street, Fortman Way, Ellen Craig Avenue and Hibbard Street.