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Updated: Final 2016 Election Results

Results from local contests that we’ve been following.

When Singles Meet Up

In-the-know local bar and restaurant personnel reveal when odds are best for singles to meet other singles.

Mad for Mah-Jongg

The ancient Chinese tile game sees renewed popularity in the East Bay.

Get in the Game

Pickleball has become a popular sport on the island.

The Original Power Couple

After serving for four-plus decades in public office, Tom Bates and Loni Hancock are retiring in December. What a long, strange trip it’s been.

Our Backyard: The Mayor vs. Police

Can Trish Spencer remain unbiased about Alameda police when her husband claims the department illegally targeted him?

Cristin Shea Makes Mosely’s Cafe for Regulars

The dockside coffee, breakfast, and lunch spots offers optimal Grand Marina and maritime viewing at a spot locals like.

Back to Square One

What should go into the former Wells Fargo/Capone’s Speakeasy building on Park Street?

Leaving Mars

At 57, Patricia O’Connor trades a badass-motorcycle-racer past for womanhood, finding—finally—congruence in her physical and emotional selves.

A Park Grows in Alameda

Development is imminent for the new 22-acre Jean Sweeney Open Space Park.