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Bye, Bye Carnegie Innovation Hall

The plan to renovate and reopen Carnegie Free Library has stalled.
December 4, 2019

DePave Park Remains a Nebulous Concept

The idea to turn a paved 14-acre western edge of Seaplane Lagoon into an ecologically-rich shoreline park has fans but nothing has been settled yet because of the looming cost.
December 2, 2019

Lease Angst for Alameda Point Makers

As development takes off, Alameda Point Studios worries about displacement.
November 11, 2019

Major Mall Makeover for South Shore Center

Developer Jamestown plans to build 1,215 residential units at the South Shore Center in a move that reflects massive and ongoing lifestyle shifts in the Bay Area and beyond.
October 4, 2019

The Hotels Are Alameda Bound

They’re part of a push to make the Island more accessible to visitors. But not everybody is happy about one of them.
September 9, 2019

Should the City Pay Councilmembers' Legal Fees?

A request by Jim Oddie and Malia Vella to be reimbursed for the costs of defending their names highlights the economics of running for public office.
September 6, 2019

Historic Alameda High School Is Now in Session

The historic school sees students for the first time in 40-plus years, though it had only shuttered entirely in 2013.
September 4, 2019

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