Alameda PostCast

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A weekly ten-minute roundup of news and information for the city of Alameda, CA. Hosted by Scott Piehler. Visit AlamedaPost.com/podcast for more!

December 2, 2022 – Episode 30
#30
Yesterday at 8:00 AM

This week we are back to our regular format. Scott’s topics include repaving and roadwork, new affordable housing available, Alameda welcomes a familiar face as City Manager, AHS graffiti leads to discussions, new electric and hybrid vehicles, Alameda Meals on Wheels, and lots of holiday events. All this plus weekend events and more!

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November 25, 2022 – Special #2
11/25/2022

This week for Thanksgiving, Scott brought the bird. Two birds, in fact. Meet Brice, the cartoonist behind Two Birds From Alameda. His work appears in the Alameda Post and on Instagram, and you can sign up on his site to get his cartoons a day early.  

We'll be back next week with our regular news format. We hope you had a happy Thanksgiving!

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November 18, 2022 – Episode 29
#29
11/18/2022

This week, Scott's topics include local election results, City Council voted 3-2 to approve the Housing Element, Planning Board approved a seven-story high rise at Alameda Point,  science comes to the rescue at Alameda Point, and meet Two Birds from Alameda. All this plus weekend events and more!

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November 11, 2022 – Episode 28
#28
11/11/2022

This week, Scott's topics include Alameda election results to date, Veterans Day celebrations, several ways to help the homeless, and Radium Girls staged at AHS. Also, Scott highlights the Post's new Automotive section and the debut of the Ask Alina advice column. All this plus weekend events and more!

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November 4, 2022 – Episode 27
#27
11/04/2022

This week, Scott's topics include new oversight for the Alameda Police Department, the Grand St. plan was approved, names for new Alameda parks, improvements to the Lincoln Ave. / Marshall Way / Pacific Ave. corridor, vote on Election Day this Tuesday, and don't forget to set your clocks back this weekend. All this plus weekend events and more!

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October 28, 2022 – Episode 26
#26
10/28/2022

This week, Scott's makes a quick stop in Grovers Mill, NJ, before celebrating Halloween in Alameda. Then he discusses the Alameda Housing Authority — which was honored twice, how Radium Runway is off to a great start, the Paulinos' 17th annual coat drive, and more, including other local weekend events.

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October 21, 2022 – Episode 25
#25
10/21/2022

This week, Scott's topics include COVID rent protections coming to an end, City Council approves a new aquatic center, bivalent vaccines available, Alameda Post’s candidate forums, how to get free internet, a batwing flyby of upcoming spooky season, and more, including other local weekend events.

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October 14, 2022 – Episode 24
#24
10/14/2022

Alameda news and information with host Scott Piehler for the week ending October 14, 2022.

This week, Scott covers the Planning Board and the draft Active Transportation Plan, the Clement Avenue / Tilden Way plan, our upcoming Candidate Forum and our voter's guide, shorebirds, his recipe for homemade blood, and more, including other local weekend events.

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October 7, 2022 – Episode 23
#23
10/07/2022

Alameda news and information with host Scott Piehler for the week ending October 7, 2022.

This week, Scott covers City Council's changes to the Grand Street bike plan, multiple arrests by Alameda Police, Alameda's League of Women Voters analyzes  Measures E and F, a profile of local comedian Nina G., this weekend's Pride festivities, and more, including other local weekend events.

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September 30, 2022 – Episode 22
#22
09/30/2022

Alameda news and information with host Scott Piehler for the week ending September 30, 2022.

This week, Scott covers new protections for floating home owners, the Planning Board approves the Draft Housing Element, tube closures throughout October, strife at Corica Park, just one week to go before Alameda's first Pride celebration, and more, including upcoming local weekend events.

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September 23, 2022 – Episode 21
#21
09/23/2022

Alameda news and information with host Scott Piehler for the week ending September 23, 2022.

This week, Scott covers license plate readers implemented in 14 locations, candidate forums begin, emergency sewer repairs on Buena Vista Avenue, free ferry rides, the 67th Alameda Island bowl, and more, including upcoming local weekend events.

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September 16, 2022 – Episode 20
#20
09/16/2022

Alameda news and information with host Scott Piehler for the week ending September 16, 2022.

This week, Scott covers  the Planning Board's public hearing on the Draft Housing Element, $1.8 million and plaudits for the CARE team, the Inkblot gallery closes, tax rebates,  rockets at Alameda Point, and more, including upcoming local weekend events.

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September 9, 2022 – Episode 19
#19
09/09/2022

Alameda news and information with host Scott Piehler for the week ending September 9, 2022.

This week, Scott covers the unnecessary rolling blackouts, approval of Alameda's Draft Housing Element, Alameda Point Site A amendments, transit passes, trash cops, and more, including upcoming local weekend events.

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September 2, 2022 – Episode 18
#18
09/02/2022

Alameda news and information with host Scott Piehler for the week ending September 2, 2022.

This week, Scott discusses a City Council candidate exiting the November race, a big heatwave this weekend, how to combat the drought,  the algal bloom is killing off more fish and wildlife, and more, including upcoming local weekend events.

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August 26, 2022 – Episode 17
#17
08/26/2022

Alameda news and information with host Scott Piehler for the week ending August 26, 2022.

This week Scott discusses local city candidates statements, upcoming street repairs, how to turn your lawn in to cash,  a local arcade raises free speech issues, and more, including upcoming local weekend events.

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August 19, 2022 – Episode 16
#16
08/19/2022

Alameda news and information with host Scott Piehler for the week ending August 12, 2022.

This week Scott discusses increasing need at the Alameda Food Bank, the City's new Interim City Manager, local candidates on the November 8 ballot, Universal Meals Programs in the schools, and more, including upcoming weekend events.

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August 12, 2022 - Episode 15
#15
08/12/2022

Alameda news and information with host Scott Piehler for the week ending August 12, 2022.

This week Scott discusses Encinal High School's need for a women's tennis coach, why the Oakland Estuary is brown, more on the McKay Ave. site,  a golden assist for FAAS, and more, including upcoming weekend events.

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August 5, 2022 – Episode 14
#14
08/05/2022

Alameda news and information with host Scott Piehler for the week ending August 5, 2022.

This week Scott answers surveys about public art and ferries, celebrates international cat day by adopting a new pet,  interviews Alameda Post publisher, Adam Gillitt, and much more.

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July 29, 2022 – Episode 13
#13
07/29/2022

Alameda news and information with host Scott Piehler for the week ending July 29, 2022.

This week Scott covers more housing coming to Alameda Point Site A, improvements to the ferry ticketing system, a race around the island, forty painters will paint around Alameda, a very good boy retires from the Coast Guard, weekend events, and much more.

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July 22, 2022 – Episode 12
#12
07/22/2022

Alameda news and information with host Scott Piehler for the week ending July 22, 2022.

This week Scott covers the City's response to the nomination of the US Maritime Service Officers Training School to the historic register, City Council's vote to apply rent control only to floating home marinas - for now, Fourth of July Parade award winners, the USS Hornet loses its neighbors, local events for the coming weekend, and much more.

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July 15, 2022 – Special #1
07/15/2022

Alameda's Innovative Streetcars with Dennis Evanosky

Host Scott Piehler is on assignment this week; instead we present Alameda Post's Editor and resident Tour Guy, Dennis Evanosky.

In this week's special episode,  Dennis talks about the history of streetcars in Alameda, from the earliest horse-drawn cars that started in the 1870s, to the electrification of the lines in the 1890s, until the last Big Red ran in the 1940s.  This information and more makes up our July series of history walking tours, "Alameda's Innovative Streetcars." We cover the horsecars during our July 9 tour, on Ju...


July 8, 2022 – Episode 11
#11
07/08/2022

Alameda news and information with host Scott Piehler for the week ending July 8, 2022. This one goes to 11!

Stories include a raise on November's ballot for City Councilmembers, Measure B passes (finally), Tina 'Bean' Blaine is moving on to Madagascar, the July Fourth Parade and  so much more!

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July 1, 2022 – Episode 10
#10
07/01/2022

Alameda news and information with host Scott Piehler for the week ending July 1, 2022.

Stories include local development projects on track, the July Fourth Parade is back after two years, election news, Cooper Teare keeps winning, and more.

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June 24, 2022 – Episode 9
#9
06/24/2022

Alameda news and information with host Scott Piehler for the week ending June 24, 2022.

Stories include the resurfacing of Grand Street, McKay Avenue Wellness Center controversy, AUSD Measure B statement,  increased garbage rates, and more!

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June 17, 2022 – Episode 8
#8
06/17/2022

Alameda news and information with host Scott Piehler for the week ending June 17, 2022.

Stories include Planning board's public workshop, the Cross Alameda Trail gets longer, more election results showing Measure B leading,  the importance of Juneteenth to the Black community, and more!

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June 10, 2022 – Episode 7
#7
06/10/2022

Alameda news and information with host Scott Piehler for the week ending June 10, 2022.

Stories include results after low turnout from Tuesday's Primary Election and Measure B headed towards rejection, Alameda County's new mask mandate, new parking enforcement, Alameda becomes an island, art hits the ground,  and more!

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June 3, 2022 – Episode 6
#6
06/03/2022

Alameda news and information with host Scott Piehler for the week ending June 3.

Stories include a new Alameda County indoor mask mandate as of 12:01 a.m. June 3, help for Afghan refugees from Alameda Point, Encinal Avenue improvements, a visit from Governor Newsom to Astra, and a public information session with Planning Director Andrew Thomas on Bay Farm Island gets tense.

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May 27, 2022 – Episode 5
#5
05/27/2022

Alameda news and information with host Scott Piehler for the week ending May 27.

Stories include Memorial Day observances, an additional ban on single-use plastics, another attempt to develop the Harbor Bay Club, The Quality of Life at Altarena Playhouse and more.

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May 20, 2022 – Episode 4
#4
05/20/2022

Alameda news and information with host Scott Piehler for the week ending May 20. Stories include City Council voting to approve a Guaranteed Basic Income pilot program, new terns at Alameda Point,  Island Savoy Market opening in June, and Karen Roze's happy little paintings are at the Inkblot Gallery.   For podcast information, go to AlamedaPost.com/Podcast or visit AlamedaPost.com for more Alameda news and information.

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May 13, 2022 – Episode 3
#3
05/13/2022

Alameda news and information with host, Scott Piehler. for the week ending May 13. Stories include Dennis Evanosky's Voter's Guide for the June Primary Election, Alameda's new Interim City Manager, Dirk Brazil, and Karin K. Jensen on City Council's plans to increase City revenue.  For podcast information, visit AlamedaPost.com/Podcast or visit AlamedaPost.com for more Alameda news and information.

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May 6, 2022 – Episode 2
#2
05/06/2022

Alameda news and information with host, Scott Piehler. for the week ending May 6. Stories include rent hike increases at Barnhill Marina, an update on the General Plan and Draft Housing Element, and classic cars and coffee… at the mortuary.  For podcast information, visit AlamedaPost.com/Podcast or visit AlamedaPost.com for more Alameda news and information.

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April 29, 2022 - Episode 1
#1
04/29/2022

Weekly news and events for Alameda, CA for Friday April 29, 2022.
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