Meet the Evil Geniuses — professional video game players who complete on the national level, complete with corporate sponsorships. The players, all young men, recently moved into a house in Alameda they call The Lair. Read the complete story on the New York Times website here.
Lennar, a homebuilding company, has bought a 7.2-acre site at 1551 Buena Vista Avenue and plans to construct 89 homes after tearing down a warehouse on the property. Read more on the San Francisco Business Times website.
The Alameda City Council gave its OK to automated license plate readers for the police department but has concerns about privacy. See more on The Alamedan website.