We've got big news today: We're proud to announce a partnership with the Alameda Sun. Starting this week, the Sun will be running stories from The Alamedan website in their print paper.
We believe the agreement represents a wonderful opportunity to further educate Alameda residents on local affairs and a critical one for us to blaze a trail toward the future of news. And we look forward to seeing this content-sharing arrangement grow in fresh and exciting ways as we make our way together across a wildly shifting media landscape. Read more >> about Editor's Note: Here comes the Sun!
Oh, the heady aroma of Spring on Shoreline Drive. The bushes are all in flower, the ground cover is covered with yellow blossoms and the sweet scent hangs in the air all along the drive. Busyness is left to the bees and other pollinators while beachgoers and strollers seem gentled and slowed by the fragrances. Even the ground squirrels, usually so wary and secretive, seem enchanted and content. Read more >> about Amblin’ Alameda: Spring on Shoreline
New rules implemented at the beginning of this year ban smoking in the Island’s commercial corridors and shopping centers, at public events like farmer’s markets and fairs, on beaches and at bus stops. They will also prohibit smoking in all of Alameda’s multi-unit housing as of January 1, 2013. City staffers charged with implementing the rules have cast them as a step toward a necessary social change akin to efforts to convince Americans to stop littering. Read more >> about Today's news: City seeks social change through smoking ban, and an announcement
In what has become an almost perverse annual ritual, city leaders discussed how they plan to address a projected $5.1 million deficit in next year’s general fund budget and bigger deficits in the years to come. City staffers on Tuesday outlined a series of cuts that included layoffs and plans to close the city’s jail while City Council members sparred over the Measure C sales tax proposal. The budget is up for a vote on June 26. Here's what's in store.Read more >> about Today's news: "We're going to do less with less"
In what has become an almost perverse annual ritual, city leaders discussed how they plan to address a projected $5.1 million deficit in next year’s general fund budget and bigger deficits in the years to come.
City staffers on Tuesday outlined a series of cuts that included layoffs and plans to close the city’s jail. City Council members, meanwhile, sparred over the Measure C sales tax proposal, which voters will consider through Election Day on Tuesday.
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