The Navy is seeking the public’s opinion on a proposed $20 million cleanup of 47 acres of Alameda Point that city leaders hope will someday serve as a town center with a mix of homes, businesses and parks.
Back in March, we announced a fresh effort to bring a little more clarity to the subject of Alameda Point, and with that, opened up the floor for your questions on the former Naval Air Station Alameda. Today we've got the first batch of answers, with more to come. If you're looking for documents or more information on the Point, we've got two places where you can find those: the Alameda Point documents page on the city's new website and the newly redesigned Alameda Point Info, which contains a veritable trove of information on the Point. And if it's just the broad brush you want, read on. Read more >> about Alameda Point Explained: You had questions, we've got answers
The city is seeking to evict Nelson’s Marine from its perch on Alameda Point. The sheriff’s office could padlock the boat repair yard’s gates today, the head of a nonprofit rescue group that’s based there said.
The city is in the midst of a massive planning effort at Alameda Point intended to prepare the city to consider actual development plans for the former Naval Air Station as soon as next year. It’s a departure from the planning efforts of the past decade, which were led by developers who had their own plans for the Point, but city staffers say it’s not an unusual tack for the city to take (Alameda Point Chief Operating Officer Jennifer Ott likened it to the just-completed city-led planning effort for Alameda’s former Auto Row, on north Park Street). Read more >> about Alameda Point Explained: Where you come in
The Navy wants to change its cleanup plan for a former Naval Air Station landfill. Maps from the Navy's 2009 cleanup plan for the landfill and its environs.
New information about a former dump at Alameda Point that’s contaminated with radium and a host of other toxic chemicals could prompt changes in the controversial plan to clean it up. But the Navy’s proposed changes would do little to reduce the amount of hazardous waste buried in the dump, which fronts onto San Francisco Bay. Read more >> about Navy seeks changes to landfill cleanup plan
Members of the public offered their thoughts Thursday on a planned outpatient clinic and cemetery for veterans at Alameda Point, at a pair of hearings on a former aircraft carrier stationed in another corner of the former Navy base.
The comments, which were offered during hearings on the USS Hornet, will be considered as the Navy and the Department of Veterans Affairs finalize an environmental assessment that looks at the project’s potential noise, traffic, wildlife and other impacts. Read more >> about Vets: Time to build clinic, cemetery
The Department of Veterans Affairs and the Navy will be taking comments on a draft environmental assessment of plans to build a clinic and columbarium at Alameda Point at a pair of hearings on the USS Hornet today.
Alameda’s City Council voted 3-2 on Tuesday to support the U.S. Navy’s plan to give 74 acres it had promised to the city to the Department of Veterans Affairs instead, in an effort to move its proposed clinic and columbarium at Alameda Point away from a prime nesting spot for the endangered California Least Tern. The land the VA now hopes to occupy had been slated for park use. Read more >> about Council supports proposal to shift veterans project