An early morning collision on I-880 at High Street killed one person and closed three lanes of traffic just in time for the morning commute.
Continue reading Freeway Fatality Fouls Morning Commute
Gray Harris in 2012. (Action Alameda News)
Rumors began swirling in Alameda well over a year ago about romantic links between one-time Alameda Education Association President Gray Harris and now local firefighters union president, and Water Emergency Transportation Agency board member Jeff DelBono. On Thursday, Harris was appointed to the Alameda Unified School District’s Board of Trustees, boosting the couple’s local power and influence.
Continue reading Former Alamada Teachers Union President Appointed to School Board
CDR Al Concepcion, ADM (Rear) Linnea Sommer-Weddington, Mayor Trish Spencer, CAPT (Retired) Robert Peterson (Action Alameda News)
The United States Navy Reserve celebrated one-hundred years of service today, including a ceremony on board Cape Orlando, one of the ready-reserve ships perpetually berthed at Alameda Point.
Continue reading Navy Reserve Celebrates Centennial On-board Cape Orlando at Alameda Point
Woodstock Homes, a non-profit co-operative comprising some 200 homes and 500 residents in Alameda’s west-end, plans to participate in the 32nd Annual National Night Out (NNO) program with a community gathering on August 4th from 6pm to 8pm.
Continue reading Alameda’s Woodstock Homes to Participate in National Night Out
Alameda celebrated the holiday today with a long-standing tradition, the Mayor’s Fourth of July Parade. In case you some how missed it, here are some pictures from the event.
Continue reading Fourth of July 2015 Parade Photos
Otis Drive was closed this evening between High Street and Mound. (Action Alameda News)
Crews were working on emergency repairs on Otis Drive this evening between High Street and Mound Street, after an apparent water or sewer pipe rupture.
Continue reading Otis Drive Closed Between High and Mound for Emergency Repairs
The Alameda Police Department is quiet on security measures for this Saturday’s parade.
Alameda police declined to provide any information on possible enhanced security measures – in response to a federal Department of Homeland Security bulletin – for this Saturday’s annual 4th of July parade.
Continue reading Alameda Police Mum on Parade Security Measures
Today, the United States Supreme Court issued its ruling in the case of Obergefell v. Hodge, a ruling that effectively legalizes same-sex marriage in all 51 states. Continue reading Local Activist Comments on Supreme Court Gay-marriage Ruling
Alameda police report that they issued 168 citations at eight different intersections throughout the city as part of a one-day operation cracking down on enforcement of driver/pedestrian laws.
A police spokesperson told Action Alameda News that roughly eighty percent of the citations were issued for pedestrian crosswalk violations and that additional citations were issued for distracted driving and excessive speed.
The police department also received suggestions as to which intersections to include in future enforcement actions, which they hope to honor.
Tech company Shuddle announced this week it has launched ShuddleMe, a ridesharing mobile application intended to allow teens and tweens to schedule their own rides, similar to Uber.
Continue reading Ridesharing App for Teens and Tweens Launched, with Service in Alameda County