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Fire safety in Alameda

Structure fires account for over 300 of the Alameda County Fire Department’s service calls every year. While no one ever believes disaster will strike them, the best time to prepare...

Scientific Alameda

Science is big business in Alameda, California. Companies like Alameda Applied Sciences Corporation make their home in Alameda, as well as charter schools like the Alameda Science and...

Alameda crime stoppers

Crime rates in Alameda have been falling, and remain among the lowest in California. Part of the reason for falling crime rates is Alameda County’s Oakland PD’s Crime Prevention...

Beating Bullying in Alameda

As many as 50% of children are the victims of a bully at some point in their school careers. With some studies suggesting that repeated and prolonged bullying can cause serious...

Senior Safety in Alameda

  The Alameda Fire Department recognizes that, for those over 65, home can be a dangerous place. Nationwide, one in three seniors will suffer a fall each year. Falls and injuries...

Alameda’s Youth Advisory Committee: Committed to the future

Life in Alameda centers on community. Diversity and unity go hand and hand on the island, as young and old alike are encouraged to take part in the governmental processes that are part...

Buying a home in Alameda: before you apply for your first mortgage

You’ve weighed the benefits, considered your options, and made your choice. Congratulations! Buying your first home may be the biggest decision of your life. The process of buying...

Alameda’s Sisters

The Sister Cities International program helps to link communities from all over the world, promoting an exchange of cultural ideas, education and traditions, and in some cases economic...

Alameda’s Beaches

Alameda Beaches

Crown Memorial Beach is one of Alameda’s top attractions. Prior to World War II, Alameda Beach was known as the “Coney Island of California”. Although the amusement park and...

Golfing in Alameda

In 1927, Alameda held its first golf tournament. The lucky winner went home with a keg of nails. The last-place prize? A bag of manure. The Commuter’s Amateur Golf Tournament no...