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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Courtesy photo &nbsp&nbsp The Veterans Memorial Building, 2203 Central Ave., will host two events to help and honor the military Thursday, Nov. 7, and Monday, Nov. 11, for Veterans Day.

Veterans Host Town Hall Thursday, Event Next Week

Nov 05,2019

A town hall meeting where veterans can learn about benefits and services available to them takes place Thursday, Nov. 7,  from 3:30 to 5 p.m. at the Alameda Veterans Building, 2203 Central Ave. The town hall will be preceded by a women veterans’ mixer at 2:30 p.m.

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Island City All Geared up for Halloween

Oct 29,2019

When it comes to Halloween, Alameda has a great sense of humor. The Island has been preparing for the hordes of young ghosts and goblins to descend on the city Thursday night, some developing elaborate, decorative displays to convey their enthusiasm for the macabre holiday.

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File photo &nbsp&nbsp Nielsen Tam worked at the Alameda Unified School District for decades.

AUSD HQ Rededicated

Oct 15,2019

Last Friday, the Alameda Unified School District (AUSD) celebrated the memory of the late Niel Tam by naming the district office for him. The office at 2060 Challenger Drive now bears the name “Niel Tam Education Center.”

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Maurice Ramirez Photoghraphy &nbsp&nbsp Project Lead Michael Sturtz updates board members of the Carnegie Innovation Hall’s lease agreement, which Alameda City Council was discussing in closed session prior to the Oct. 2 meeting. Later that evening, during the oral communications in the public meeting, several supporters voiced support for the project.

Carnegie Vote Ahead

Oct 08,2019

The City Council will vote on three options for the proposed Alameda Carnegie Library and Foster House restoration projects at its Tuesday, Oct. 15, meeting.

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Maurice Ramirez Photography &nbsp&nbsp Mayor Marilyn Ezzy Ashcraft enjoyed the ride down Shoreline Drive as a participant in last weekend’s Ride for the Parks.

Parks Ride Draws 100s of Cyclists

Oct 01,2019

The fourth annual Alameda Bike for the Parks (AB4P) event took place Saturday, Sept. 28. This year’s event exceeded last year’s ride total with more than 600 local cyclists participating to raise money for Alameda parks.  

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