Two Birds From Alameda

Two Birds From Alameda

Two Birds From Alameda is a weekly cartoon featured in the Alameda Post written and drawn by Alameda native, Brice.

Save Bay Farm Middle School

Save Bay Farm Middle School

To the Editor: I am writing to make you aware of an important local issue. Bay Farm Middle School is facing closure. Lack of communication has prevented the community from engaging in conversations regarding the closure—basically, the community was given notice only weeks before the scheduled AUSD Board vote. It is a waste of district […]

Artificial Intelligence Tools

Artificial Intelligence Tools

Can AI replace Alameda Post staff? There have been lots of reports lately about new Artificial Intelligence (AI) tools that are now available for everyone to use. Maybe you have tried making your social media profile photo more attractive with Lensa or creating an impossible image using MidJourney or Stable Diffusion. Microsoft made a recent […]

Mayor Ashcraft: Happy New Year, Alameda!

Mayor Ashcraft: Happy New Year, Alameda!

It was a dark and stormy night On December 31, hours of heavy rainfall followed by an extremely high tide resulted in flooding across the city. Alameda Fire Department, assisted by Alameda Police Department (APD), Public Works Department, Alameda Municipal Power, and PG&E, responded to numerous reports of flooding and requests for water removal from […]

Two Birds From Alameda

Two Birds From Alameda

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Thank You!

Thank You!

What a year 2022 has been here at the Alameda Post! Sometimes I must remind myself it’s been only a year. It feels like we have come so much further than that in this year, and I am humbled by our success. So many members of our community have pitched in to support our mission […]

Two Birds From Alameda

Two Birds From Alameda

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AFS and AHA

AFS and AHA

A legacy of community service and housing. The housing crisis is real in the City of Alameda, and it impacts all the island’s residents, both longtime and new. Just recently, a Family Resource Case Manager (FRCM) at Alameda Family Services (AFS) assisted a family of refugees from Afghanistan, as they attempted to maneuver their way […]

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Celebrating the Alameda Food Bank, a holiday poem, and a promising fusion breakthrough. Alameda Food Bank celebrates 2022 success To the Editor: As challenging as the last few years have been, the Alameda Food Bank can look back on 2022 as the year in which we facilitated 75,000 shopping visits to our Island Community Market, […]

Two Birds From Alameda

Two Birds From Alameda

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Letter: Alameda Food Bank Deserves Better Facilities

Letter: Alameda Food Bank Deserves Better Facilities

To the Editor: I have had the pleasure to be a volunteer at the Alameda Food Bank (AFB) for the past five years. It has been a privilege to work at the AFB, especially when Covid hit in 2020. The AFB rose to the challenge and the exceptional efforts and changes made to accommodate the […]

Two Birds From Alameda

Two Birds From Alameda

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Letter: Make Time for Public Comment

Letter: Make Time for Public Comment

Open Government? I think not. To the Editor: At the December 6th City Council meeting, there were 23 items on the consent calendar. Public comment was limited to two minutes, which amounts to 5.2 seconds per item if you wanted to speak on each item, as you are only allowed one chance to speak. Councilmember […]

One Year of the Alameda Post

One Year of the Alameda Post

We have grown from a startup to Alameda’s leading online news source in just one year. Happy first anniversary to us! The Alameda Post published our first article on this day, December 13, one year ago. We have enjoyed an exciting year of growth as the city’s daily source for online news and information. In […]

Two Birds From Alameda

Two Birds From Alameda

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Support the Alameda Meals on Wheels ‘Secret Santa’ Program

Support the Alameda Meals on Wheels ‘Secret Santa’ Program

To the Editor: In 2014, Kathleen Suryan and many longtime friends set a goal to brighten the faces of the Alameda Meals on Wheels (AMOW) recipients. After speaking with Rosemary Reilly, who was AMOW Director at the time, they learned that there were many seniors who did not have family members or friends to support them, […]

Ranked Choice Voting Gaining Steam

Ranked Choice Voting Gaining Steam

Ranked Choice Voting (RCV) gathered steam in the 2022 election. From statewide to county and city races, the voting method of ranking candidates by preference was adopted by voters in eight more places. Hundreds of thousands of voters across America, including the Bay Area, are already using it. In Alameda, ranked choice voting was a […]

Two Birds From Alameda

Two Birds From Alameda

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Mayor Ashcraft — The Next Four Years

Mayor Ashcraft — The Next Four Years

New beginnings and happy returns. Thank you, Alameda, for re-electing me to be your Mayor for another four years. It has been my honor and privilege to serve this special community these past four years, working with City Council and City staff to support our residents and businesses, including during the height of the pandemic. […]

Two Birds From Alameda

Two Birds From Alameda

Catch up and keep in touch with Brice on Instagram or join at twobirdsfromalameda.com for early access and more.

Two Birds From Alameda

Two Birds From Alameda

The Alameda Post is proud to welcome Two Birds From Alameda, a weekly editorial cartoon about life in our city. The strip is penned by life-long resident, Brice and covers a variety of local topics. You can see the a new cartoon every Thursday morning here on this site, or a day earlier if you […]

Around the Island: Jammie Drive

Around the Island: Jammie Drive

The weather has helped us fly into fall, and the winter holidays and season of giving are around the corner. Starting with Diwali and Thanksgiving and leading into Hanukkah, Christmas, the Winter Solstice, Kwanzaa, and Chinese New Year, it’s a magical season for all. Ten years of giving Ten years ago, Alameda resident Merideth Mehlberg […]