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Happy Campers Ruthie and Scrappy Doo Want to Bunk With You

FAAS long-term residents Scrappy Doo and Ruthie are working very hard (and having a blast!) at dog camp to learn the skills that will help them get adopted. These studious pups are sharing the title of "Pet of the Week," and our fingers are crossed that their training will help find them a home.

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›› Karin K. Jensen,
March 1, 2024
The Planning Board reviewed 2023 reports on the General Plan and Housing Element, Transportation Plans, and the Climate Action Resiliency Plan. Karin K. Jensen reports they also endorsed associated 2024 draft work plans, including the Vision Zero Action Plan.
›› Dan Walters, CalMatters,
February 29, 2024
California not only has the nation’s largest number of homeless people, but one of the highest rates of homelessness vis-à-vis population. Dan Walters of CalMatters writes that almost one-third of the nation's unhoused people live in the state.
›› Susan Davis,
February 28, 2024
Susan Davis highlights a few of the many exciting artistic projects by AUSD students and staff, including a calligraphy exhibit at Rhythmix, the "Poetry Out Loud" contest, handmade valentines, and speakers and performances at the Department of Equity's Black History Month event.
›› Post Staff Reporting,
February 27, 2024
Under California state law, property tax may increase due to new construction activity, according to Alameda County Assessor Phong La. “New construction” refers to any improvements to your home beyond normal maintenance or repair.
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›› Post Staff Reporting,
March 2, 2024
FAAS long-term residents Scrappy Doo and Ruthie are working very hard (and having a blast!) at dog camp to learn the skills that will help them get adopted. These studious pups are sharing the title of "Pet of the Week," and our fingers are crossed that their training will help find them a home.
›› Jeff Smith,
March 1, 2024
Jeff Smith's Math Puzzle for March 1, 2024 - Hearkening back to eighth grade geometry for some, or tenth grade geometry for rebels.
›› Post Staff Reporting,
February 29, 2024
Alameda gets a second chance to see San Francisco Opera’s popular 'Bohème Out of the Box' after the local debut was canceled in 2023 due to inclement weather. The free, family-friendly performances of Puccini’s opera will take the stage at RADIUM Runway on April 20 and 21.
›› Post Staff Reporting,
February 29, 2024
Alameda Restaurant Week is back, and it's the tastiest way to support small businesses! Enjoy special menus and tasty libations all over town from March 1st to March 10th.

Alameda Opinions

›› Post Staff Reporting,
March 1, 2024
In this week's Letters to the Editor, readers support Measure E, give a warning about locking your vehicle doors, and share a poem contemplating the beginnings of life.
›› Brice,
February 29, 2024
Even the birds cannot escape election season in this installment of our weekly cartoon drawn by Alameda native, Brice.
›› Marilyn Ezzy Ashcraft,
February 29, 2024
Alameda Mayor Marilyn Ezzy Ashcraft gives tips on gun violence restraining orders, provides information for the March 5 election, and highlights Alameda Restaurant Week.
›› Serena Chen,
February 27, 2024
After hearing about difficulties finding candidate information, Serena Chen of the APA Democratic Caucus provided a list of the affiliations of candidates for the AD-18 Democratic Central Committee on March 5's ballot.

Alameda History

›› Steve Gorman,
February 22, 2024
Today's dive into Alameda history takes us back to Pell’s Oyster House, a bustling restaurant dating back to the 1880s in Denver, Colorado. Steve Gorman draws family connections across state lines—and right to the doorstep of 1125 Morton Street.
›› Steve Gorman,
February 15, 2024
Steve Gorman continues our exploration of 1125 Morton Street with a closer look at its residents, including the bittersweet story of George W. Pell III, orphaned at the age of twelve.
›› Steve Gorman,
February 8, 2024
Our exploration into 1125 Morton Street continues with a deep look at the former residents—and their paths to the beautiful Alameda home. Steve Gorman digs into conflicting reports to piece together the past.
›› Dennis Evanosky,
February 7, 2024
Alameda's now-bustling Park Street was once a dirt road that carried horses, wagons, and pedestrians across a slice of marsh. Historian Dennis Evanosky explores the origins of the quintessential Alameda street and invites you to join this month's tours—now including a virtual option.
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