Perch is one type of fish that people angle for in Alameda. (Monterey Bay Aquarium)
The Monterey Bay Aquarium announced yesterday that it has upgraded 21 fishery species as part of its ongoing Seafood Watch program, which is intended to guide consumers on sustainable eating choices. While the upgrades should be good for Alameda diners, it seems likely they will have little impact on local anglers.
Continue reading Seafood Watch Update Good for Alameda Diners, but Likely to Have Little Impact on Anglers
Among the items that Alameda City Council will consider tonight after the August hiatus is an update on a conceptual plan to remake Estuary Park, which is tucked in between warehouse buildings on Alameda’s north shore and the former Coast Guard North Housing site on Singleton and Mosley Avenues just east of the Main Street ferry terminal.
Continue reading Estuary Park Concept on City Council Agenda Tonight
The Alameda Unified School District is holding firm on redacting the identities of Encinal High School Staff who complained about a teacher there. (Google Street View)
The Alameda Unified School District (AUSD) is holding firm on the redaction of information in documents released pursuant to a public records request for complaint letters against a controversial teacher transfer at Encinal High School.
Continue reading School District Holds Firm on Redaction of Information in Public Records Request
The California Highway Patrol, Castro Valley Area, launches a four-day heightened enforcement campaign tomorrow.
The Castro Valley California Highway Patrol (CHP) office is launching a four-day maximum enforcement campaign tomorrow evening, to run through the Labor Day weekend.
Continue reading CHP Maximum Enforcement for Labor Day
Coastal Cleanup Day is approaching, and the City of Alameda Public Works Department is facilitating volunteer participation.
Continue reading California Coastal Cleanup Day Approaching
Kame Richards, ACSC Co-Founder, Board President. (Action Alameda News)
Alameda Community Sailing Center (ACSC), a non-profit aiming to make sailing accessible to Alameda residents, wrapped-up its kids summer sailing camp yesterday with a barbecue and a free sail.
Continue reading Alameda Community Sailing Center Hosts Summer-end Barbecue
A magnitude 6.1 earthquake, centered about 4 miles northwest of American Canyon, California, which is roughly 40 miles north of Alameda, rattled residents here this morning at about 3:30 a.m.
The United States Geological Services website reports that the quake was about 6.6 miles deep and occurred at 3:20:44 a.m. this morning.
One Alameda resident wrote on Twitter, “I woke up by the rocking of the quake. It was strong.”
There were apparently no injuries in Alameda and no serious damage reported; Alameda public safety officials have not apparently distributed any warnings or alerts via the Nixle reverse 9-1-1 system.
The City of Alameda is considering two developers to develop ‘Site A’ at Alameda Point.
When Alameda City Council returns from August hiatus, it will consider two developers as candidates to build out ‘Site A’ – a 68-acre parcel of land at Alameda Point within the Waterfront Town Center zoning district, slated for mixed-use residential and commercial development.
Continue reading Council to Consider Two Developer Finalists for 68-acre Alameda Point Parcel
Commander Adolph Keyes, USCG (retired). (National Naval Officers Association Website)
The local chapter of the National Naval Officers Association, based on Coast Guard Island, Alameda, has extended the application deadline for its Hadwick and Lily Thompson Scholarship.
Continue reading National Naval Officers Association Extends Scholarship Deadline
Alameda pet owners should soon be able to book wellness exams with local vets through Nibbol. (Action Alameda News)
Alameda pet families should soon be able to book wellness and vaccination exams online with local veterinarians through a new web service.
Continue reading Online Service for Booking Pet Exams Coming to Alameda