Proposed bus stops in front of Christ Episcopal Church (Santa Clara Avenue at Grand Street) and at Dan Francisco's hair salon (Santa Clara at Caroline Street) got thumbs down from Alameda's Transportation Commission last week, The Alamedan reports. A number of speakers at the commission meeting opposed the stops.The new bus stops were part of a package of changes to AC TRansit's 51A bus line, most of which were okayed by the commission. AC Transit officials said they would drop plans for the two new stops.
Many Alamedans will enjoy watching a segment about Speisekammerwhen it eventually airs on the Food Network show "Mystery Diners," but neighbors weren't happy about the parking situation during recent filming at the Lincoln Avenue restaurant and beer garden, insidebayarea.com reports. Read the complete article here.
Alameda Patch recently featured a Bay Street home among the most expensive houses for sale in the East Bay. What we didn't tell you is that the home was designed by iconic Bay Area architect Julia Morgan (she designed Hearst Castle), a factor that probably contributes to its $2.4 million price tag. The San Francisco Chronicle takes you on a photo tour, inside and out. See the complete SF Chronicle article here.
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