Tag Archives: Park Street

Breaking News … stands

Over a decade ago, banks of newsstands were installed in the Park Street business district to replace the hodgepodge of shabby-looking newsstands.  Unfortunately, the spiffy new newsstands came on the scene just as newspapers were giving way to digital media … Continue reading

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The businesses on the west end of the island will finally get the boost they’ve been waiting for, especially Webster Street.  Around 1,900 new homes are in various stages of planning and construction there.  800 new homes are slated for … Continue reading

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Tree Policy Roots

The loss on Park Street of 28 mature trees in one fell swoop on October 19 and 20 (and three more trees days later) is not only heart-wrenching, it shows how official city policy doesn’t always guide official city action. The … Continue reading

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Chop Park Street, Fall Specials, Plenty of Tree Parking

Park Street getting back to its roots: Twenty-six trees were removed to make way for new street lights and parking meter pay stations/kiosks.

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In Memoriam: Tree Grande, October 2011

At the corner of Park Street and Central Avenue in Alameda Two of Grande’s neighbors that were the last mature trees standing:

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Day Trip to Alameda on TV

On May 19, CBS Channel 5’s half-hour “Eye on the Bay” featured the City of Alameda. The top-notch production included visits to local restaurants, Alameda history, and amusement venues, and revealed the summer treat created here and shared around the … Continue reading

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