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.
Alameda Taqueria 1513 Park St, Alameda, CA94501 Alameda Taqueria is a casual spot that serves Mexican food. The dining room is clean, and the kitchen serves an…More uncomplicated menu with big portions. Alameda Taqueria is popular with the locals and has won the Best of the Bay Area for its Burrito Mojado.
Alameda Science and Technology Institute 555 Ralph Appezzato Memorial Pkwy, Alameda, CA94501 Founded in 2004 as a partnership between the Alameda Unified School District and the College of Alameda and funded by a…More grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates foundation, the Alameda Science and Technology Institute is an Early College High School. Students enroll in community college courses in their junior and senior years and can earn an associate's degree while in high school. In 2010, ASTI was chosen as one of the best high schools in America by US News and World Report and awarded a bronze medal, the highest award for a school of its size and type. Admission to ASTI, which is housed at the College of Alameda, is competitive and based on academic achievement and motivation as well as critical thinking and community involvement. Students do not need to be Alameda residents to attend ASTI.
Alameda Funeral and Cremation Services 1415 Oak St, Alameda, CA94501 Alameda Funeral and Cremation Services provides funerary services to the Alameda and Bay areas, offering high-quality…More service and support through difficult times. A wide array of services are available, each able to be tailored to meet personal needs and customs. Services include traditional funerals, graveside ceremonies, memorial services, basic and full-service cremation services, preplanning and grief support for families and friends. Alameda Funeral and Cremation Services will also collaborate with other funeral homes if needed to provide the best services for clients.
Razor's Edge 2516 Santa Clara Ave, Alameda, CA94501 Winner of Alameda Magazine's "Best Barbershop" award in 2008 and 2009, Razor's Edge is a widely recognized and…More well-regarded business in Alameda. Outside you'll find an old-school barber pole and inside you'll find quality haircuts at reasonable prices.
Pappo 2320 Central Ave, Alameda, CA94501 Positioned in the very heart of the Park Street Business District, Pappo is a great upscale dining option for exotic…More food and drinks. The restaurant serves dozens of original dishes and drinks, including everything from gazpacho and pan-seared halibut to mimosas and fine wines. Pappo has an elegant and rustic design, with bricked walls, pieces of art, romantic lighting and an enclosed outdoor patio with views of the Alameda Theater and Cineplex and downtown Alameda. In 2009, the restaurant was rated by ZAGAT and selected as the Best American Restaurant in Alameda County by KRON 4 news station.
Alameda Optometric Group 1801 Santa Clara Ave, Alameda, CA94501 The Alameda Optometric Group is an optometric practice that serves the Alameda and Bay Area communities. The office is…More headed by Dr. Gary B. Nelson, who was voted Best Optometrist in July 2010. The office offers a variety of services, including complete vision care for all ages, contact lens services, Lasik, emergency care for ocular disease, frame and lens adjustments. For more information on its practice or its services, please call the number provided or visit its Web site.
Amateur Radio Club of Alameda 431 Stardust Pl, Alameda, CA94501 The Amateur Radio Club of Alameda engages in a variety of activities, such as emergency communications, radio contests…More and outdoor events. The club meets on the fourth Friday of each month at the fire department training center. The training center is in Alameda's West End district, next to the American Red Cross blood donation center. The best way to contact ARCA is to show up at one of its meetings.
Salon One 1327 Park St, Alameda, CA94501 Salon One embodies homegrown excellence. The studio space is chic, stylish and spacious, with an upstairs area…More specifically for facial care. The stylists display a unique blend of flexibility and expertise. There are several shelves of beauty products, both high-end and reasonably priced, lining both walls. Salon One was selected as Alameda Magazine's Best of 2009 for a number of its services and for good reason. This year, as well as drawing plans to redesign its brand and renovate the studio, it was again honored by Alameda Magazine as the best barbershop and beauty shop on the island.
Alameda Bicycle is not just another bike shop, the staff here do what they love and love what they do! The store has…More been in business since 1969, but a local family took over in 1987. The friendly, knowledgeable staff can help you choose the right bike from a great selection of commuter, mountain, and road bikes. If you can't find what you need in the shop, a special order catalog is available, as well as repair and tune-up service. Alameda Bicycle is home of the Team Alameda – the road cycling club for all genders, ages and levels. It also manages the BART bike stations, offers free classes and rides, and supports local non-profits and schools through the Book4Bike program. It's been awarded Best of Alameda since 2007, and it was declared an International Mountain Bicycling Association 2009 Bronze Retailer Member. Alameda Bicycle is a true asset to the community.
Pearl's Deluxe Burgers 2254 S Shore Ctr, Alameda, CA94501 This popular home-style burger joint is known for its 1/2 lb. "phat" burgers and specialty burgers. You'll also find…More buffalo burgers and a host of other sides, soups and salads on the menu. This Pearl's location, in the Alameda Towne Center, opened in September 2010. The Alameda spot is the third Pearl's location for second generation restaurateurs Sylvia and Young Han Yi, the first being in Mill Valley. Pearl's "Bula Burger" won best burger at the San Francisco Great American Food and Music Festival.
Pagano's Hardware Mart has been an Alameda original, serving the island for more than 50 years. With a private…More parking lot, Pagano's offers general hardware with a quirky twist and a touch of hometown charm. The store itself is a maze of aisles packed with hardware, sprinkled with knick knacks and large dolls, stretching far back into the building and even to an upstairs section. The store offers a senior discount.
Pagano's has been rated as one of Alameda Magazine's best of 2010.