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What We’re Reading Right Now

A few Alamedans share their summer reading list, which includes The Book of Strange New Things and Let’s Pretend This Never Happened.
June 14, 2016

Sam Singer Is Oakland’s New Best Friend

The crisis communications guru loves a good fight. Fortunately for Warriors fans, his latest battle involves keeping the team from moving to San Francisco.
May 26, 2016

Jennifer King Paints Her Way Out

The self-taught, Hong Kong-born Alameda oil painter favors Cézanne and van Gogh.
May 23, 2016

Tina Blaine Follows Her Dream

The executive director of Rhythmix Cultural Works never misses a beat.
May 17, 2016

Favorite Local Landmarks

The Alameda Theatre, City Hall, and Alameda High get high marks.
May 13, 2016

Ploughshares Helps Palomacy Improve the Image of Pigeons

A pigeon and dove rescue group uses an aviary at Ploughshares to rehab and rehome the often maligned birds.
May 10, 2016

Former Anchor Leslie Griffith Becomes an Elephant Activist

The topic that resulted in her leaving KTVU turns into her life calling
April 15, 2016

App-solutely

Alamedans describe their favorite apps.
April 13, 2016

Cat Brewer Brings Deafness to Performers’ Attention

The Alameda resident is making a documentary on the intersection of entertainers accommodating deaf patrons at live performances.
April 10, 2016

Sylvia Chesson Creates Fused-Glass Artworks

Her sculptures, functional pieces, and glass paintings are impressionistic reflections of life experiences.
March 25, 2016