Alamo News..Who’s in Charge?

By Steve Mick; The answer to this question may depend on where you live and what form of local government, if any, has been created by either a vote of the community or appointed by cognizant authority. Depending on a number of factors, a community may decide to have a strong local government with powers that can impact everyone.  Other communities may choose to […]

Drones Prohibited in East Bay Regional Parks

Enjoy Your New Drones—Just Not in the Parks Dec. 23, 2015 – With hundreds of Bay Area residents expected to receive drones as holiday gifts, the East Bay Regional Park District reminds park visitors that drones – motorized, remote-controlled aircraft – are illegal in all parks and open space areas in the District. Drones are […]

SOF And PG&E launch SVRC

Sentinels of Freedom and PG&E Partner with College of Alameda to Launch SVRC Sentinels of Freedom and Pacific Gas & Electric sponsored their second SVRC (the first was at SF State) at the College of Alameda on Tuesday, November 10. SVRCWhat is an SVRC? A Student Veteran Resource Center, is an on-campus center at colleges […]

Wreaths Across America

Honoring Vets in Alamo, Danville and San Ramon San Ramon Valley Republican Women Federated sponsor Wreaths Across America ceremony December 12th noon at Alamo Cemetery San Ramon Valley Republican Women Federated (SRVRWF) is sponsoring the Wreaths Across America project at the Alamo Cemetery on El Portal in Danville.  On Saturday, December 12th at noon, we invite […]

Homeless Cats and Kittens Get Help

Give the gift of life as you do your holiday shopping. Community Concern for Cats is hosting a “Giving Tree” now through December 24 at its upscale thrift store, Rescued Treasures, 1270 Newell Ave., in Walnut Creek. All proceeds go toward life-saving procedures for homeless cats and kittens in local neighborhoods including Alamo, San Ramon […]

Railroading Warriors Arena Approval?

S.F., Warriors Arena Proposal  Final SEIR Released Just Now: Only Gives Public One Week to Comment  Mission Bay Alliance Says It Will Challenge SF’s Plan to Rush Proposed Warriors Arena without Adequate Public Input or Review  SF’s Own Initial EIR Report Shows Warriors Arena Threatens Mission Bay with Massive Traffic Jams, Life-Threatening Congestion, Degraded Quality of Life  Opponents […]

Protecting Access to Crab Cove

East Bay Regional Park District to Purchase GSA Property to Expand Popular Alameda Park Oct. 22, 2015 – The East Bay Regional Park District today announced it will become the owner of an important 3-acre parcel on McKay Ave in Alameda which will lead to the expansion of Crown Memorial State Beach. The Park District’s purchase […]

Danville Man Hospitalized After Fight

Juvenile Arrested in Weekend Altercation A weekend fight in the parking lot of San Ramon Valley High School adjacent to the Iron Horse Trail resulted in a Danville man being hospitalized and a juvenile facing charges in the incident. Police Chief Steve Simpkins said officers were dispatched at 11:49 p.m., Saturday, September 19, 2015 to the […]

Park It — Tarantula Time

By Ned MacKay: East Bay Regional Parks                                                 As the weather cools and summer surrenders to autumn, one of nature’s more interesting creatures may make its annual appearance – the tarantula. This […]

Birthdays at USS Hornet Museum

The USS Hornet Museum to Host Children’s Party Packages. Unique venue offers guests a chance to celebrate shipboard-style Parents looking for an unforgettable birthday experience for a ship or science-loving child can now book birthday parties aboard the USS Hornet, the historic aircraft carrier that also serves as one of San Francisco’s Bay Area premier museums […]