Home Equity Headlines
Much as I’m biased towards Alameda, I don’t think we have a chance to host the next America’s Cup. If San Francisco can’t work a deal to bring back the Cup, the city of Alameda – which was home base for two of the four teams this year – may step up. “We have the […]
From the NYT Like sports stars everywhere, professional-level video gamers need a place to practice, and for the high-tech athletes of the Evil Geniuses — the Yankees of the video gaming world — that place is the Lair, a sock-strewn tract house on an ordinary side street in this breezy island city east of San […]
With a name like that, the last thing you expect to see at one of the major entrances to the city (just as you exit the Webster Tube) are neon signs for In-N-Out along with a Safeway gas station and alcohol kiosk. Unfortunately, this is precisely the “vision” that city planners have for the West […]
Frederica Von Stade was at the Brubeck Celebration last night. I knew she lived in Alameda, was pleasantly surprised to find this recording of the Alameda Song.
Alameda ahead of the curve, as always! From the NYT Across the country, cities are showing a renewed interest in taking over the electricity business from private utilities, reflecting intensifying concerns about climate change, responses to power disruptions and a desire to pump more renewable energy into the grid. Boulder, Colo., for instance, could take […]