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July Fourth Parade Photos

This year’s Fourth of July Parade was full of color and sound and smiles this year. These photos capture the enthusiastic participants, from the 5K…

Everyone Loves the Fourth of July Parade

For some it’s a time to celebrate, for others, a time to protest. In a town where nothing is immune from heated debate, Alameda’s Fourth…

Alameda: ROAD CLOSED

Bear’s-Eye View of Alameda for July 3, 2022 Happy Independence Day weekend. The good news is that after a two-year hiatus, the City’s Fourth of…

A Fourth of July Fireworks Fizzle

Here in the state of mind called ‘Geezerville’ the busiest street is always Memory Lane, especially on holidays like the Fourth of July. Stuck in…

“It’s A Hot One…

…like seven inches from the midday sun.” – Bear’s-Eye View of Alameda for June 26, 2022 These are some of the lyrics from Smooth, by Carlos…

Pride, Clement, and Warriors All Continue

Bear’s-Eye View of Alameda for June 19, 2022 This was a big week in Alameda, and I will be the first to admit that I…

Juneteenth: Celebrations of Joy and Resistance

Many people will prepare to celebrate Juneteenth this Sunday. As the case with other federal holidays, the country will observe Juneteenth the following Monday by…

2022 Sand Castle & Sculpture Contest

After a couple years missed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Alameda’s Recreation and Park Department held the 54th Annual Sand Castle & Sculpture contest this…

It’s About Time: Encinal Avenue

Bear’s-Eye View of Alameda for June 12, 2022 I may have been the only one that enjoyed driving on Encinal Avenue. The road was really…

Up on the Roof, Pride, and Road Trip at AHS

Bear’s-Eye View of Alameda for June 5, 2022 Welcome to June. There is a lot going on this month starting with an election. Be sure…

Afghan Refugee Donation Center Thrives in Alameda

United Afghan Association center serves recent arrivals to Northern California from Alameda Point warehouse. It’s no accident that Freshta Kohgadai maintains a deep commitment to…

Memorial Day 2022 – Bear’s-Eye View

Incredibly and overwhelmingly sad. In preparing for this week’s report, I knew it would have a somber tone knowing that I was going to take…

Don't Fall for Email Scams

My Dad called me the other morning because he received an email that appeared to be from The Geek Squad. They wanted him to renew…

The Fast & Furriest Challenge – Bear’s-Eye View

This week’s report is a special feature and a contest all rolled into one. In my many adventures around town, I started noticing the emblems…

Island Savoy Market Opens in June

The successor to Market Spot on Lincoln Avenue and Bay Street. When Mike Stevens walked past the Market Spot during its last days, he looked…

Alameda PD Offers Roadside Assistance – Bear’s-Eye View

As a roving reporter, there are times that I am just in the right place at the right time to cover an otherwise unnoticed event.…

Open Sesame – Bear's Eye View

In French, it’s Sésame, ouvre-toi — in Arabic, it’s افتح يا سمسم. As you all know, I do a lot of walking around town and at a wide variety…

Birds and the Bees – Bear’s-Eye View

May is upon us, and a beautiful day here in Alameda. It’s springtime and a young pup’s interest turns to romance, which means it’s time…

Cars and Coffee… at the Mortuary?

If you’re itching to go to a fun classic car show right here in town, you’re in luck. Cars and Coffee [Facebook page] is a free…

Alameda’s New Books for Friends

Alameda has a new place to purchase used books, and it’s inside the library The Friends of the Alameda Free Library has opened a small…

Bottom of the Fifth - Bear’s-Eye View

A baseball term, the last of the booze, or the location of the City’s newest park? This past Sunday was Easter, and while this day…

DANGER & the Last Girl Scout Cookie

Bear’s-Eye View of Alameda With the arrival of spring, I want to be sure that all of you human companions are aware of fox tails…

Island Community Market Welcomes Shoppers

Alameda Food Bank’s Distribution Center at Alameda Point is an All-Choice Shopping Experience One of the first things you see when you walk into the…

In Memory of Bear

Bear’s-Eye View of Alameda April 2, 2006 was the birthday of the founding roving reporter and namesake for The Bear’s-Eye View of Alameda. For those…

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