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Alameda News & Politics

New and Improved

Maybe you’ve noticed the lovely new streetlights, with their towering posts and double globes.
December 3, 2012

And the Trainer Sez

I am worried, because the holidays are almost here, and I know they will be crammed. I want to get my exercise in and have family time, too, but I don’t want to gain weight. What should I do?
December 3, 2012

Back Where She Belongs

Rochelle Pola married into the Pola family, a family boasting ties to Alameda since 1902. She has lived on the Island for 40 years and can’t say enough about it.
December 3, 2012

Media Shelf

Books from the Bay Area
December 3, 2012

Retail Roundup

Shopping Therapy on the Island
December 3, 2012

Take 5

Tim Herndon and James Cook have had their antique store, Good, Better, Best, on Encinal Avenue for almost 13 years. Herndon talks about some exciting changes they’ve made to their business and shares with us some lesser-known tidbits.
December 3, 2012

Fifty Shades of Gray Loft

Late in 2011, Jan Watten looked around her studio in Oakland’s Jingletown neighborhood, just over the High Street Bridge from Alameda, and realized how “open and beautiful and gallerylike” the space was.
December 3, 2012

About Alameda, Lisbon

You can’t take BART to Alameda, California. But you can definitely take the metro to Alameda, Portugal—it’s a neighborhood in Lisbon.
December 3, 2012

Retail Therapy

Unique One-Stop Shopping for Everyone on Your List
December 3, 2012

Around the Town

What are 5 to 6 feet tall, green and sparkling, and dance their way into the hearts of millions every holiday season?
December 3, 2012