A few weeks ago, The Alamedan put out the call for questions to ask City Manager John Russo about the city’s plans to develop Alameda Point. We shared those questions with Russo and his team at City Hall and they sent their answers.
The nonprofit board that oversees Nea Community Learning Center recently voted to fire the school’s top administrator and the nonprofit’s chief operating officer. The decision came after an emotional meeting at which students, parents and the school’s teachers defended the pair and called for their reinstatement.
Environmental groups, state, activists oppose move to convey public land
On April 17, the federal government began court proceedings in U.S. District Court to seize McKay Avenue through eminent domain. The California Department of Parks and Recreation owns the street, which leads to the Crab Cove Visitor Center.
Residents were treated to a variety of entertainment as part of the city of Alameda’s Earth Day Festival in Washington Park last weekend. Above, a youngster pedals his way to a sustainably produced smoothie, while other children enjoyed bean-bag tosses, other games, giveaways and prizes. Below, the Committee for a Sustainable Alameda, asked this question of people at the event: What are you doing to make every day Earth Day? Staff members of the Alameda Recreation and Parks Department organize the annual event.