Alameda Sun 3215 Encinal Ave, Alameda, CA94501 The Alameda Sun, founded in 2001, is a free weekly community newspaper that's distributed on Thursdays. The Alameda Sun…More covers Alameda news, events, people and causes. In 2002, the Sun was named Best New Business by the Chamber of Commerce and in 2003 it earned a Shining Star in the Arts from the Alameda City Arts Council. The Sun has also been recognized for public service by the California Newspaper Publishers Association.
The City of Alameda was incorporated on April 19, 1854. The current City Hall, located on the corner of Oak St. and…More Santa Clara Ave., was dedicated in 1896, and in its early years contained the police department, a library, the city jail, as well as a gymnasium and city offices.
Today, city departments housed at City Hall include the city manger's office, the city attorney's office, the city clerk's office, records, payroll and human resources, and information technology.
City Council meetings are held in the third floor Council Chambers on the first Tuesday of each month at 7:30 p.m.