A dead whale became lodged in a dock in Alameda Wednesday morning, but it was unclear how the whale died.
The Martinez Marina is filled with mud and silt during low tide. Now the city has come up with a million dollars to help solve the problem.
Dozens of residents packed the first community meeting on the effort to revitalize West Oakland Tuesday night. The West Oakland Specific Plan focuses on potential redevelopment at four sites that right now are mostly vacant.