Alameda News

File photo. A pedestrian crosses Grand Street while talking on his cell phone. APD Chief Paul Rolleri expressed his concern about pedestrians being too focused on their devices.

APD Conducts Pedestrian-Safety Campaign in Town

Apr 03,2014

Alameda Police Department (APD) Chief Paul Rolleri said he doesn’t know whether it’s gratifying or horrifying that officers in his department wrote 62 tickets in five hours during February’s pedestrian crosswalk sting.

 

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Courtesy photo. His fellow marines flank Benjamin Jenkins as he displays his Congressional Gold Medal certificate.

Congress Honors WWII Veteran from Alameda

Apr 03,2014

Benjamin Jenkins, Alameda resident of 20 years and veteran of the United States Marine Corps and United States Air Force, was awarded a Congressional Gold Medal for his service during World War II on Feb. 21.

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‘Kidnapping’ Turns Into Nightmare

Mar 27,2014

The Alameda Police Department (APD) personnel went to the Santa Rita County Jail Sunday, March 23, to order the immediate release of a man who was falsely accused of attempting to kidnap a nine-year-old Alameda girl.

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Resident Helps Others Get Rid of Plastic Bags

Mar 27,2014

When Alameda resident Susan Freeman visits a local grocery store and notices a shopper reaching for a plastic bag, she offers them one of her homemade cotton produce bags. Freeman intends to help Alameda become a “city without plastic bags.”

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Traffic-Reduction Plan in Works for Point

Mar 27,2014

The Planning Board took a first look Monday at a plan intended to blunt the traffic to and from Alameda Point. The Transportation Commission will offer its recommendation on the draft transportation demand management plan on April 23, and the City Council could approve it on May 19.

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