Twin Girl Scouts Tell Alameda City Leaders Lack Of Rent Control Hurts TroopFrida and Katya Cassidy-Schiesser have become housing activists after half their Girl Scout troop has had to move away because of rent increases.
Alameda-Based Coast Guard Cutter Offloads More Than 14,300 Pounds Of CocaineThe Alameda-based Coast Guard Cutter Waesche offloaded more than 14,300 pounds of cocaine Friday, the haul from spending months battling drug trafficking in the Eastern Pacific Ocean.
Sales Taxes Rising In Several Bay Area CommunitiesHigher sales tax rates went into effect in more than 50 communities across California on Monday, including in a dozen Bay Area jurisdictions.
Top Pizza Choices In Alameda For Takeout And Dining InA lot goes into choosing a pizza — even beyond the question of toppings. But whether you go for takeout or sit-down, thick crust or thin, sauced or bare, you want something delicious.
Alameda Police: Man Armed With Knife Assaults Student In High School BathroomA man armed with a knife assaulted an Island High School student in the school's bathroom Friday morning, leading to a police search and shelter in place orders for a number of Alameda schools.
Alameda Residents Step Up to Aid Furloughed Coast Guard Service MembersA food giveaway was held Sunday in Alameda -- not for disaster victims or the homeless, but for a group of people we often regard as heroes.
Alameda Teachers, District Reach Tentative Deal For 4.5% Pay HikeAlameda teachers would get a 4.5 percent pay raise under a tentative agreement recently reached between their union and the Alameda Unified School District.
At Least 4 Alameda Officers Injured By Man Who Called For HelpAt least four officers were injured and a suspect suffered a heart attack as he was being taken to a hospital following a suspicious circumstance call early Wednesday morning in Alameda, police said.