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Alameda News & Politics

Alamedia: Who Shot Andy Warhol?

Thom Lafferty, photographer, painter, and sculptor, died in his home in Alameda on April 15 at age 89. His two-man show at the Alameda Museum in February capped a career spanning six decades with exhibitions in galleries on both coasts.
July 1, 2013

Tennis, Anyone?

Any middle-aged men out there up for a tennis challenge? Former Alameda resident, ex-cop, and tennis world-record holder Rob Peterson is and has embarked upon his goal to be the oldest man—at age 54—to beat a Top 100 men’s player from the Association of Tennis Professionals tour.
July 1, 2013

Come Sail Away

If you judged sailing by the flashy 72-foot America’s Cup boats that are at the Artemis and Luna Rossa headquarters at Alameda Point, you might think sailing was just a sport for rich men.
July 1, 2013

Word on the Street

With Target opening a store in October at the Alameda Landing Shopping Center, how do you feel about this chain retailer coming to town?
May 1, 2013

Half Moon Bay Escape

For the weekend traveler, Half Moon Bay gives the impression that every moment here has been scripted for Pacific Ocean encounters of every kind.
May 1, 2013

Take 5: Catching Up With a Busy M.D.

Dr. Lloyd Takao has been a pediatrician for more than 30 years, practicing at Primary Pediatric Medical Group in Alameda for three years.
May 1, 2013

Fowl Fun

If you’re curious about raising backyard chickens—but you’re not quite sure how to house or care for them—you won’t want to miss the 5th Annual Alameda Coop Tour on May 5.
May 1, 2013

Faith and Community

Less than a year ago, Rabbi Barnett Brickner, his wife, Erin, and their four children happily landed in Alameda via Columbus, Ohio.
May 1, 2013

Altarena Turns 75

The Altarena Playhouse on High Street is celebrating three-quarters of a century in Alameda this year, with a gala, a museum exhibition, and a new historical library of theater.
May 1, 2013

Motivationally Speaking

Our 10-year-old daughter is resistant to physical education class. We’ve noticed at home that she is not as active as she used to be and says she doesn’t want to exercise when we encourage her to play outside.
May 1, 2013