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E-Bikes Could Solve Traffic Woes

Bike enthusiast Jan Sutter urges Alamedans to make the move to electric bikes.

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.

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.

Jennifer King Paints Her Way Out

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

Tina Blaine Follows Her Dream

The executive director of Rhythmix Cultural Works never misses a beat.

Favorite Local Landmarks

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

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.

Former Anchor Leslie Griffith Becomes an Elephant Activist

The topic that resulted in her leaving KTVU turns into her life calling

App-solutely

Alamedans describe their favorite apps.

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.