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Port of Oakland Offers Free 90-Minute Harbor Cruise Tours

Take a free cruise on a Blue and Gold boat and tour Oakland's middle and outer harbors, courtesy of the Port of Oakland. Next tour July 12.

Latest Alameda Articles

Alameda News

›› Khari Johnson, CalMatters,
June 24, 2024
Khari Johnson of CalMatters reports that California regulators just stopped AT&T from pulling the plug on landlines, saving the service that is a lifeline for many throughout the state.
›› Karin K. Jensen,
June 21, 2024
At a bustling meeting, Karin K. Jensen reports that City Council plans for a new library at Alameda Point, approves Estuary Park Phase 2, approves a citywide accessibility transition plan, and repeals natural gas ban for new construction.
›› Post Staff Reporting,
June 20, 2024
This year, the Rotary Club of Alameda awarded more than $16,000 in academic scholarships, based on academic achievement, community service involvement, extracurricular activities, financial need, and quality of the oral interview.
›› Steve Gorman,
June 18, 2024
On Father's Day, all 29 of Alameda's on-duty firemen rushed to a fire at a Queen Anne-style home on the 1700 block of Minturn Street. Steve Gorman relays that there were no injuries to residents or first responders, and he is hopeful that the old home can be repaired.
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Alameda Features

›› Post Staff Reporting,
June 24, 2024
Take a free cruise on a Blue and Gold boat and tour Oakland's middle and outer harbors, courtesy of the Port of Oakland. Next tour July 12.
›› Jeff Cambra,
June 23, 2024
In this week's adventures, Mouf enjoys the longest day of the year on the summer solstice, helps pets at FAAS celebrate Pride, checks in on local construction, and bids farewell to legend, Willie Mays.
›› Friends of the Alameda Animal Shelter,
June 22, 2024
Kitten season at Friends of the Alameda Animal Shelter means there are lots of lovely kittens who are ready for permanent homes, like Marian Anderson, Theodora, and Eleanor Roosevelt, and other babies who need fosters.
›› Post Staff Reporting,
June 21, 2024
Fiesta Alameda is back! Don’t miss the third annual fiesta, a free one-day festival celebrating Latin music, dance, culture, food, and drinks on Sunday, July 21, noon to 6 p.m., at RADIUM Runway on Alameda Point. Photo by Maurice Ramirez.

Alameda Opinions

›› John Lipp,
June 21, 2024
A generous donor is matching donations up to $15,000 for FAAS, helping senior pets with medical needs like Bridgette to find loving homes. FAAS CEO John Lipp explains how you can double your impact today!
›› Brice,
June 20, 2024
Old Coot tries out a new South Shore store in this installment of our weekly cartoon drawn by Alameda native, Brice.
›› Rico Fenix,
June 14, 2024
Alameda City Attorney’s Rico Fenix tells the story of 'Shayla,' a renter in Alameda who faced resistance during her housing application process after disclosing she would be utilizing her Section 8 voucher. The Prosecution and Public Rights Unit stepped in to help.
›› Brice,
June 13, 2024
The birds ponder a common island question in this installment of our weekly cartoon drawn by Alameda native, Brice.

Alameda History

›› Steve Gorman,
June 20, 2024
“Possible Demolition of a Potential Alameda Landmark” read the headline of an article in the March 2004 edition of the Alameda Architectural Preservation Society newsletter. Steve Gorman dives into the history of a building at 2320 Lincoln Avenue which was once part of Alameda’s long-lost Chinatown.
›› Dennis Evanosky,
June 13, 2024
“Fernside Is the finest property in the Bay district. Let us prove it," proudly declared a 1925 Oakland Tribune advertisement. Dennis Evanosky takes a look at the remarkable Alameda neighborhood and Fred Wood, the man who sold the dream.
›› Dennis Evanosky,
June 6, 2024
Alfred A. Cohen was not the only member of his family to earn huge sums of money. Dennis Evanosky shares Cohen family history before A.A. and Emilie built their massive Fernside mansion.
›› Steve Gorman,
May 23, 2024
Alameda works hard to preserve its history, but not every house can be saved. Steve Gorman finishes the story of 2413 Buena Vista Avenue—once a circa 1890 Queen Anne style cottage—which now serves as approximately 14 parking spaces.
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