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.
Rev. Betty Williams organized the 43rd annual celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day inside Alameda City Hall on Jan. 20. With around 75 people in attendance including Vice Mayor John Knox White, the celebration included dance and song, remarks and tributes.
Since 1983, Martin Luther King Jr. Day (Jan. 16 this year) has been designated a day of service. Residents can get started early on Saturday, Jan. 14, from 9 a.m. to noon, when Alameda Point Partners and the city of Alameda Public Works Department host a shoreline cleanup event.