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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…

Housing Authority Partners with Firefighters Holiday Toy Program

Teamwork makes the dream work, as the saying goes, and it can also spread holiday joy. That was the case when the Housing Authority of…

Holidays 2022: Festivities Abound

South Shore kicks off the season! Plus toy drive, gift drive, yacht parade, and wreath making workshop. Thanksgiving is officially over. ‘Tis the season for…

Alameda CARE Team To Receive $1.8 Million in State Funding

The City of Alameda’s Community Assessment Response & Engagement (CARE) Team will receive $1.8 million as part of California’s Budget Act of 2022, city officials…

News Briefs for August 12, 2022

A McAwesome donation, public art grants, November candidates, our brown Estuary, AFD deployments, and after school programs. McDonald’s donates to FAAS Friends of the Alameda…

News Briefs for August 5, 2022

AFD puts out East End fire, cold case closed, more November candidates, pet adoptions, and surveys. AFD puts out backyard fire Carl Weingarten sent us his photos…

News Briefs for July 29, 2022

Alameda Point fire, City Manager recruitment, new candidates, Food Bank survey, and local arts events. Fire destroys empty building at Alameda Point On Monday July…

News Roundup for July 15, 2022

Island Savoy Market serves coffee Island Savoy Market welcomed customers on Thursday for the first time to the newly-renovated space. Members of the community were…

Mrs. Lane and Dave’s Last Day

This the final installment of our ongoing series of Dave LeMoine’s memories of growing up in Alameda and becoming a firefighter. We are deeply grateful…

Shots Fired — Officer Down

This is part of our ongoing series of Dave LeMoine’s memories of growing up in Alameda and becoming and being a firefighter. New installments are…

The Fireboat is Sinking

Is That Water in the Cabin? September 1989 — Closing Day of Yacht Season This is part of our ongoing series of Dave LeMoine’s memories…

Saving Six; Watch Your Head!

This is part of our ongoing series of Dave LeMoine’s memories of growing up in Alameda and becoming a firefighter. New installments are published every…

Clement Avenue Opening; Tubes Closing for Fire Drill

Clement Avenue extension opening June 16 The City has announced the opening of the extension of Clement Avenue. It is located behind the new Alta Star…

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…

The True Meaning of Memorial Day Revisited

Memorial in Bronze from 1948 by Thomas M. Lane, Alameda Fire Department Chief 1933-1958. On the cover of this issue of the Alameda Firemen’s Year…

Now You Know I’m Whacky!

This is part of our ongoing series of Dave LeMoine’s memories of growing up in Alameda and becoming a firefighter. New installments are published every…

House Fire on Buena Vista Ave.

Updated with additional information at 10:55 a.m. May 9 and 9:35 a.m. May 10. Update 9:35 a.m. May 10 – AFD’s Instagram states both an…

Charlie Chaplin and Friends

This is part of our ongoing series of Dave LeMoine’s memories of growing up in Alameda and becoming a firefighter. Further installments are published every…

City Approves Continuing CARE Team Program

Alameda program for people experiencing a mental health crisis extended through June 30, 2023. On April 19th, Alameda Fire Department (AFD) Chief Nick Luby updated…

Rookie Firefighter Life

This is part of our ongoing series of Dave LeMoine’s memories of growing up in Alameda and becoming a firefighter. Further installments will be published…

Dave's First Day on the Job

This is part of our ongoing series of Dave LeMoine’s memories of growing up in Alameda and becoming a firefighter. Further installments will be published…

Across the Salt Flats

This is part of our ongoing series of Dave LeMoine’s memories of growing up in Alameda. Further installments will be published every Friday. Utah State’s…

Clinton Avenue Fire Severely Damages Home

Neighbors and residents of the 1300 block of Clinton Avenue were woken early Sunday morning by a house fire. A call came into Alameda Fire…

AFD Dive Rescue Team Takes to the Water

The Alameda Fire Department (AFD) put its new dive rescue team through its paces in Seaplane Lagoon at Alameda Point on Wednesday. The department announced…
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