.Michele Ellson

Oct 26, 2011

The Great Ambulance War

On November 1, Alameda County will have new ambulance service for the first time in nearly two decades. Paramedics Plus is taking over for...
Jun 8, 2011

Russo’s Next Big Challenge

A crowd of cheering supporters greeted John Russo on May 3 at Alameda City Hall. City councilmembers had just appointed him as their new...
Mar 9, 2011

More Alameda Turmoil

Whatever the outcome of this week's special election in Alameda, the battle over Measure A, the school parcel tax, has been another example of...
Oct 27, 2010

Finances Dominate Hospital Race

Four people are vying for three seats on Alameda's Health Care District Board, including a seat being vacated by board member Rob Bonta as...
Oct 13, 2010

Budget Cuts Overshadow Alameda Schools Race

If the six candidates for two open Alameda Board of Education seats need any skill for their trusteeship of the Alameda Unified School District...
Oct 13, 2010

Development at the Point Divides Candidates in Alameda

In Alameda, five people, including three sitting councilmembers, are vying for the mayor's chair being vacated by Beverly Johnson. Eight more are seeking one...
Aug 4, 2010

Banks Tighten Loan Requirements

When Fred Fassett was ready to expand his printing business, he found the perfect opportunity to do so: A colleague at the Berkeley businessman's...
Jul 28, 2010

Educating Tomorrow’s Employees

In a portable classroom located on the far end of the College of Alameda campus in Alameda, Bill Gravel is running through the particulars...