Photos by Dennis Evanosky.      A group of young women from Girls Inc. of the Island City joined the Women’s March held last Saturday from coast to coast. Alamedans marched to express their displeasure with President Donald Trump and his party’s stance on abortion.

Women March to Unseat President

Jan 21,2020

Alamedans participated locally in a nationwide demonstration last Saturday intended to send a message of disapproval to U.S. President Donald Trump. Following in the pattern of the Women’s March held in 2017, the women aimed to send “a resounding message that we reject President Donald Trump.

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Jeff Patterson

Island City Rises Up

Jan 14,2020

On Jan. 9, approximately 60 Alamedans gathered downtown to express opposition to any U.S. escalation of hostilities toward Iran after missile strikes transpired on each side. The anti-war vigil was one of more than 350 held nationwide, including larger events in Oakland and San Francisco.

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City of Alameda &nbsp&nbsp APP has asked the Planning Board to all cost-cutting changes to both the building on Block 11 and Waterside Park, pictured here.

Park Plan Downsized

Dec 10,2019

At a public hearing during Monday’s meeting, Alameda Point Partners (APP) asked the Planning Board to allow changes that would scale back both the building on Block 11 on Seaplane Lagoon and the adjacent Waterfront Plaza. 

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Courtesy photo &nbsp&nbsp Abigail Gonzalez of Alameda (left) and Trinity Cooper spoke in the nation’s capital about the need for justice in the American healthcare system.

Local Speaks Out for Justice in D.C.

Nov 28,2019

An Alameda resident and student at Bishop O’Dowd High School, Abigail Gonzalez, recently traveled to Washington, D.C., to participate in the 2019 Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice.

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Courtesy photo &nbsp&nbsp The proposed VA project at Alameda Point will enjoy views of San Francisco.

Va Project Delayed

Nov 07,2019

The City of Alameda recently disclosed that it is not going to proceed with the preparation of an environmental impact report on the Veterans Affairs (VA) outpatient and columbarium project at Alameda Point, as previously announced in February. 

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