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Alameda City Hall Makes Room for Baby

Councilmember Malia Vella’s recent childbirth highlights several challenges faced by new mothers seeking to reintegrate into the workplace.
August 5, 2019

Is Alameda at Risk of Losing its Hospital’s Emergency Room?

Health system officials aren’t talking publicly, but Alameda Hospital advocates say that signs suggest they may want to narrow the hospital’s mission.
August 2, 2019

Old BART Cars to Find New Home

They’ll be housed at the Western Railway Museum, a gem of a museum where they will continue to be rideable.
July 10, 2019

Ersie Joyner Fights for Rome

Oakland's most decorated police officer is retiring this August, leaving a legacy of substantially reduced gun violence.
July 3, 2019

And the Bands Play On In Alameda

A grassroots campaign in favor of music education spares Encinal High School’s band program from budget cuts.
July 1, 2019

Sink or Strike: Alameda’s Climate Reckoning

The city has pledged to dramatically reduce carbon emissions by 2030. Yet despite the ambitious goal of becoming a carbon-neutral city by 2030, all available data shows that Alameda — like California — has been on the wrong track for too long.
May 3, 2019

Corica Park Courses Earn Kudos

The South Course was honored for redesign and innovation in sustainability, and the Mif was named one of the best par 3 courses in America.
May 1, 2019

Michael Sturtz’s Plan for Alameda’s Carnegie Library Gets a Warm Reception

The self-styled creative provocateur and founder of The Crucible wants to turn the historic library into the Carnegie Innovation Hall, a state-of-the-art center for innovation that pairs educational programming and entrepreneurship with the arts, performance, music, and technology.
April 3, 2019

Will 2019 be the Year of the Tenant in Alameda?

Fresh off their defeat of Measure K, tenants plan to push the city council’s new progressive majority to establish rent control and reinstate just cause eviction protections.
February 6, 2019

The Tick That Took Me Out

My story of getting and coping with late-stage Lyme disease—one of the fastest spreading, most debilitating, and least understood diseases in the nation.
January 21, 2019