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Alameda News & Politics

Keith Rarick of Boathouse Tavern Talks Beer, Bait, and Bordeaux

There’s a new take on an old dive bar in Alameda.
July 16, 2018

Alameda’s Tiki Obsession

An underground world of tiki fanatics runs deep in Alameda.
July 11, 2018

Subpar Is Leaving Alameda

Subpar Miniature Golf owner Mike Taft expected to expand his popular business at Alameda’s South Shore Center. Instead, he’s leaving the city entirely.
July 6, 2018

Taking Their Game Online

After leaving newspapers behind, Tim Kawakami and Marcus Thompson II now helm a subscription-based internet site that’s off to a fast start.
December 6, 2017

Jon Carroll Checks In

The longtime columnist talks successors, free speech, and Trump.
November 23, 2017

Brad Johnson Turns Iconic Diesel Into East Bay Booksellers

A self-described bookstore evangelistic zealot, an Alamedan convinces booklovers to come together to re-launch an indie bookstore.
November 13, 2017

The Spanish Teaching Shortage

In Oakland, where the shortage of language instructors is particularly acute, the school district has been recruiting teachers from Mexico and Spain.
November 8, 2017

Island Worker Shortage

The developers of Alameda Point say the delay in construction is due to a labor shortage caused by the Bay Area housing boom.
May 30, 2017

Alameda Teachers in Turmoil

Rank-and-file teachers rejected a contract deal negotiated by their own leaders. What will happen next?
September 6, 2016

Paying for College? Here Are Five Steps to Remember

These days, tuition is daunting. So we talked to experts who will help you avoid going into serious debt.
August 31, 2016