In 2012, Alameda was left standing at the altar when Lawrence Berkeley National Labs chose a Richmond site over Alameda Point for a second campus, voters rejected a local sales tax measure, and three city council seats turned over. This is your year in review.
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory announced that it chose Richmond Field Station for its second campus, and not Alameda Point.
Residents began collecting signatures to put a parks protection measure on the ballot after Alameda City Council refused to do so. Measure D ultimately passed in November.
Alameda City Council voted to put a 1/2 cent local sales tax measure on the ballot. Measure C was defeated in June.
East-end residents push back on a public works street modification plan, and allege that City of Alameda works made false statements on federal grant applications.
Measure C, a 1/2 cent local sales tax measure, fails at the ballot box.
Alameda City Council approved a 20 year lease with Greenway Golf Associates to manage the Chuck Corica Golf Complex.
California Governor Jerry Brown signed an LGBT-rights fertility bill conceived by an Alameda resident.
Test score data shows that achievement gap persists in Alameda schools.
General election turns over three seats on Alameda City Council.
East Bay Regional Parks District goes to court over City of Alameda zoning for Crab Cove parcel.