Alameda

Dennis Evanosky &nbsp&nbsp The City of Alameda is reviewing the way its police department responds to complaints, including those aimed at people just trying to survive.

Mayor Invites Community to Make a Difference

Aug 06,2020

We’re making changes in Alameda and we’re involving the community. Incidents of racial injustice came to light across the country, including the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and too many other Black people before them at the hands of police.

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Dennis Evanosky &nbsp&nbsp The safety of bicyclists and pedestrians comes first in this traffic design on Fernside Boulevard near Otis Drive and the Bay Farm Bridge. Designs like this encourage residents to walk, bike and roll in Alameda.

City Focuses on ‘Walk, Bike, Roll’

Aug 04,2020

The City of Alameda is seeking community input on draft recommendations for the Alameda Active Transportation Plan. This input will guide the creation of safe and comfortable places for people to walk, bike and roll in Alameda.

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No Sign of Andrew Jackson

Jul 30,2020

City Workers recently removed the sign that had defined Jackson Park. In 1895, the city opened “Alameda Park” on property that once belonged to local railroad baron A. A. Cohen. In 1909, the city renamed the park for President Andrew Jackson.

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Zac Bowling

COVID-19 Testing

Jul 28,2020

Alameda’s COVID-19 testing site has been plagued with temporary shutdowns and confusion since it began operating Wednesday, July 22.

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Dennis Evanosky &nbsp&nbsp Shoppers and diners are slowly returning to the Park Street shops and restaurants that opened last Friday.

Dining, Shopping Enter New Era

Jun 25,2020

On May 19, the City Council approved a multi-pronged Commercial Streets Program to streamline the permit approval process for expanding dining and retail to parklets and sidewalks. Last Friday many Alameda businesses and restaurants began reopening. 

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 Maurice Ramirez &nbsp&nbsp Alamedans kneel in remembrance of George Floyd and in solidarity with the actions of former San Francisco 49er Colin Kaepernick.

Island City Expresses its Outrage

Jun 07,2020

Last week, thousands of people unified in protests across the world calling for change in police departments across the United States after George Floyd, a Black man, was murdered by Derek Chauvin, a White police officer, in Minneapolis on May 25.

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