Last night, Alameda City Council approved changes to the municipal code that expand protections for tenants through the rent review process administered by the city.
Continue reading City Council Unanimously Approves Rent Review Committee Changes
Doug Smith says the data shows that from 1998 to 2014, Alameda County rents have tracked slightly below inflation.
Landlords are pushing back against proposed changes to the City of Alameda’s rent review ordinance, changes which come before City Council for a final vote on Tuesday evening.
Continue reading Landlords Push Back on Revised Rent Review Ordinance
The Alameda multiplex and parking garage doesn’t seem to have generated a rise in sales tax revenue in its immediate neighborhood.
According to a report for next week’s City Council meeting, the City of Alameda realized $1,977,745 in sales tax revenue for the quarter ended March 31, 2015. South Shore Shopping Center and Harbor Bay Business Park continue to be prime sources of sales tax revenue for the city.
Continue reading City Realizes $2 million in Sales Tax Revenues for Most Recent Reported Quarter
Wednesday, Sep. 2, 7 p.m.: The Alameda Island Poets will host their August reading featuring Benicia poets Peter Bray and Jeremy Cantor, followed by open mic. Free (donations taken). Frank Bette Center for the Arts, 1601 Paru St. Alameda (510) 523-6957. www.alamedaislandpoets.org
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A review of data leaked to the public from the Ashley Madison website, a media property marketed as the “world’s leading married dating service for discreet encounters,” has surfaced 40 unique names of people in Alameda.
Continue reading Review of Leaked Ashley Madison Data Surfaces 40 Unique Alameda Names
Temperatures in Alameda climbed to over 90F through the weekend. (Action Alameda News)
Swimmers, waders and picnickers flocked to Alameda’s beach on Sunday to beat temperatures in excess of 90 degrees.
Continue reading Alameda’s Beach the Cool Place to be in the Heat
The City of Alameda is seeking volunteers to help clean up Alameda Point. (City of Alameda)
The City of Alameda Public Works Department is seeking volunteers to help clean up litter at Alameda Point.
Continue reading City Seeks Volunteers for Alameda Point Clean-up
The Alameda Police Department announced today that they have arrested a 17-year old male yesterday in relation to a sexual assault on Sunday, and a number of burglaries that took place between June 16th, and August 9th. Police think he may be involved in several other cases as well.
Police are not naming the suspect because he is a minor.
Action Alameda News has asked the police department to confirm reports by the Bay Area Newsgroup that the suspect turned himself in at the Alameda police station just after 5pm yesterday.
Addendum, 8/12/15 4:30pm –City officials confirmed the suspect turned himself in, telling Action Alameda News, “Alameda Police had already identified the subject. The suspect was aware we were actively looking for him and opted to turn himself in.”
Screen capture of a July 17th Alameda Police Department Nixle alert, showing a burglary suspect.
Yesterday, the Alameda Police Department issued a warning about west-end burglaries, and notice of a reported sexual assault against a Buena Vista Avenue minor on Sunday morning. The press release included two photographs of a “person of interest” – the same photographs of a burglary suspect distributed by police in a Nixle alert on July 17th.
Continue reading Could Sex Assault of Minor Been Prevented?
Alameda police provided this surveillance photo of a person of interest. (Alameda Police Department)
Alameda police are warning residents to close and lock all doors and windows, particularly at night, following the sexual assault of a juvenile, and a string of burglaries.
Continue reading Police Investigate Juvenile Sexual Assault, West-end Burglaries