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Alameda News & Politics

Fun with Physics

If pulp fiction, noir, sci fi, erotica, tiki bars and Alameda are your thing, then — well, we’ve got something just for you: a new novel called It Came from Hangar 18.
August 31, 2012

Pop-up Fashion

What do you get when a traveling sales wagon idea is combined with vintage clothes, food, wine, music and a lot of women with an eye for fashion?
August 31, 2012

Breaking Their Silence

One of the most haunting chapters in Alameda’s history is the rousting of Japanese-Americans in World War II.
August 31, 2012

Media Shelf

Books from the Bay Area
August 31, 2012

Alamedia

In his book Outliers: The Story of Success, Malcolm Gladwell posits that mastery in any field comes after 10,000 hours of work.
August 31, 2012

Bay Voyager

The writer Jack London would be amazed by the range of vessels docked at the waterfront that carries his name: Sailboats, ferries, kayaks, a historic lightship and a former Presidential yacht.
August 31, 2012

And the Trainer Sez

How come I am exercising more, but haven’t lost weight? I’ve been running the beach path for 3 miles twice each week, doing kickboxing and lifting weights once per week. I can admit I need to change my diet, but what do I eat?
August 31, 2012

Green Shapes

Looking for a beautiful handcrafted redwood planter, locally made with reclaimed redwood?
August 31, 2012

Man vs. Nature

Marjorie Lynne Wagner — painter, photographer and poet — recently moved from a remote studio on Alameda Point to a space in Autobody Fine Art at 1517 Park St. “to get more into the thick of things,” she says. Mounted outside the door of her new studio are the words “Art Nature Environment,” summarizing her passions and the threads connecting all her work.
June 28, 2012

Where to Browse Now

Things, in addition to fireworks and the American flag, are popping up around Alameda this month. A new slew of retailers offer items at a good price, and one offers beautiful items worthy of big-city chic.
June 28, 2012