Weekly Newsletter • July 22, 2022

Hi <<First Name>>,

It’s already the middle of the summer and things are pretty quiet while people enjoy some downtime. We at the Alameda Post have been hard at work nevertheless, bringing you news about a battle between the boating community and the City over rent control at marinas, the City and Mayor’s response to the nomination of the US Maritime Service Officers Training School site to the historic register, two articles from Dennis Evanosky about the Big Reds, July Fourth Parade award winners, garden cats and more!

By the way, we are considering t-shirt designs we might make. Please fill out a very short two-question survey to let us know which design and color you prefer, and we will offer some choices for sale soon.

Passengers waiting for a Big Red at the Park Street North station. Photo Alameda Musuem.

Alameda’s Innovative Streetcars Walking Tours

  • Saturday, July 23 – Advance tickets $15. Join us for a walk along Fernside Boulevard, a right-of-way that the Southern Pacific Railroad built especially to accommodate the ‘Big Reds.’ Meet at High Street and Encinal Avenue at the fountain.

Our history walking tours are led by award-winning East Bay historian and Alameda Post Editor Dennis Evanosky. Tours start at 10 a.m. and cover a distance of two miles or less, depending on the location. Well-behaved dogs, strollers, and mobility devices are always welcome. Tickets may be available on the day of the tour, if space permits, for $20 per person at the start of the tour.

Visit our tour information page at for details of upcoming tours throughout the summer.

Tour and Ticket Info

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Think of Rhythmix – Colin Epstein’s letter to the Editor reminds Alamedans to think of art — and Rhythmix Cultural Works — when you think of Alameda.

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Support Alameda Family Services - Rebecca Jeschke writes in support of Alameda Family Services and urges you to support their fundraiser, Sunset Sip.

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We stopped by the HEAD WEST Marketplace that was set up at Alameda Point last Sunday to check out the vendors, food, and live music. Here are some photos we took.

Special Edition #1 of the Alameda PostCast with Dennis Evanosky

Don’t forget to listen to this week’s episode of the Alameda PostCast hosted by Scott Piehler, brand new this morning. It’s ten minutes of your time well-spent, including interesting details and coverage not on the website. Visit our Podcast page to listen now, otherwise it’s available in all podcast players or by asking your smart speaker to “Play the Alameda PostCast podcast.” Last week’s special ten-minute episode with Dennis Evanosky talking about the history of streetcars in Alameda is still available as well!

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Adam Gillitt
Publisher, Alameda Post