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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

The All Good Living Foundation Helps the Community Pull Together for the Homeless

Businessman Chris Tam started the AGL foundation to inspire other businesses to help those in need.
January 9, 2019

New Hotel Could Bring Rewards

The planned Marriott Residence Inn at Harbor Bay Business Park promises to boost city tax revenues and provide much-needed ferry parking. But local residents are seeing red.
January 4, 2019

Noah Berger Is the Fire Chaser

The longtime East Bay photojournalist has found his calling: photographing California’s massive wildfires.
November 20, 2018