Alameda

City Hires Police Chief

May 18,2021

City Manager Eric Levitt announced the appointment of Oakland Police Department Deputy Chief Nishant Joshi as Alameda’s next Chief of Police.

Joshi will take the reins from Interim Police Chief Randy Fenn on Tuesday, June 8.

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Townhall Discusses Gonzalez’s Death

May 04,2021

Members of the Youth Activists of Alameda (YAOA) discussed police reform with Alameda Mayor Marilyn Ezzy Ashcraft and other Alameda officials at the mayor’s virtual town hall meeting Friday, April 30.

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Gonzalez Investigations

Apr 27,2021

City launches inquiries into death of man in police custody

Three independent investigations are being conducted to probe an Oakland man’s death while in Alameda police custody Monday, April 19.

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Gas-Powered Leaf Blowers on City Council Agenda

Apr 06,2021

At its Tuesday evening meeting, the City Council considered Councilwoman Trish Spencer’s referral that would direct city staff to draft an ordinance banning the use of gas-powered leaf blowers like the one pictured at the left.

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Alamedans March, Showing Solidarity

Mar 30,2021

On March 26, hundreds gathered for an Anti-Asian Violence march down Park Street.

The march, organized by Youth Activists of Alameda (YAOA) culminated in speeches, from students and adults, outside of city hall.

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Newsom Pays Visit

Mar 23,2021

Mayor Marilyn Ezzy Ashcraft shares an elbow bump with Gov. Gavin Newsom at Ruby Bridges Elementary School on Tuesday, March 16. The governor was in town to give a press conference that addressed the reopening of schools for in-person instruction after almost exactly of year of closure.

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AHS Alum Starring in Major Studio Release

Mar 09,2021

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.

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APD Makes Arrest in MLK Jr. Day Threat Incident

Feb 16,2021

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.

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