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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!

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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!

Twitter:

@alamedapost

Language:

English

Contact:

510-457-1421


Episodes

March 1, 2024 – Episode 92

3/1/2024
In Episode 92, Scott Piehler's topics include: The annual State of the City address took place this week. The Planning Board reviews 2023, and looks ahead to 2024. Despite increased spending, homeless numbers continue to rise. Some updated election information. A new restaurant opens as Alameda Restaurant Week arrives. You might notice a few more trees around Leydecker park, and the San Francisco Opera is headed to Alameda for a do-over. Plus weekend events. Support the show• AlamedaPost.com • Podcast • Events • Contact • • Facebook • Instagram • Threads • BlueSky • Reddit • Mastodon • NextDoor • YouTube • Apple News •

Duration:00:10:00

February 23, 2024 – Episode 91

2/23/2024
In Episode 91, Scott Piehler's topics include: The City Council votes to fundamentally change the Open Government Commission. Meet the candidates, and learn about the only statewide proposition on the primary ballot. The Alameda Police Department addresses the issue of automotive sideshows. Bay Farm parents take steps to make school safer. South Shore loses a tenant, and two big names are headed to the USS Hornet. Plus, weekend events. These stories and more on this episode of the Alameda PostCast. Support the show• AlamedaPost.com • Podcast • Events • Contact • • Facebook • Instagram • Threads • BlueSky • Reddit • Mastodon • NextDoor • YouTube • Apple News •

Duration:00:10:00

February 16, 2024 – Episode 90

2/16/2024
In Episode 90, Scott Piehler's topics include: A historic building burns near Jean Sweeney Park. Alameda debates the future of the Open Government Commission. The Planning Board has been busy. The School Board provides an update. Get to know your District Seven Senate Candidates. The Alameda International Film Festival gets animated, and the Alameda Animal Shelter needs your help to restock their food pantry. Plus weekend events. Support the show• AlamedaPost.com • Podcast • Events • Contact • • Facebook • Instagram • Threads • BlueSky • Reddit • Mastodon • NextDoor • YouTube • Apple News •

Duration:00:10:00

February 9, 2024 – Episode 89

2/9/2024
In Episode 89, Scott Piehler's topics include: Alameda and Oakland look to the Feds for assistance in dealing with issues concerning flooding and the estuary. The recent storms kept Alameda’s first responders busy. A new hotel is coming to Bay Farm. AC Transit hits pause on their Realign project. Our feathered friends had a mixed 2023. And a look at some local wine bargains. Plus, weekend events of interest, and recipes to make your weekend party super. Support the show• AlamedaPost.com • Podcast • Events • Contact • • Facebook • Instagram • Threads • BlueSky • Reddit • Mastodon • NextDoor • YouTube • Apple News •

Duration:00:10:00

February 2, 2024 – Episode 88

2/2/2024
In Episode 88, Scott Piehler's topics include: Alameda Point loses a tenant, but keeps the sideshows. The race to fill the senate seat of the late Dianne Feinstein has a clear leader in fundraising. Wrestling returns to Alameda High after 40 years. Between rain, tides, and pipelines, water’s in the news. We’ll take a look at APD’s crime statistics, and our island brewers prepare for San Francisco Beer Week. Plus upcoming events. Support the show• AlamedaPost.com • Podcast • Events • Contact • • Facebook • Instagram • Threads • BlueSky • Reddit • Mastodon • NextDoor • YouTube • Apple News •

Duration:00:10:00

January 26, 2024 – Episode 87

1/26/2024
In Episode 87, Scott Piehler's topics include: The Planning Board addresses the subject of subdivisions. Covid and schools: a new partner in the battle, and some policy changes. AUSD gets budget relief for the upcoming year. Arts funding is available at the city and county level. Congratulations to Alameda’s Cooper Teare for another big victory. Saltbreaker restaurant catches the attention of the New York Times. A correction to last week’s story about pinball at Almanac Beer Company, and starting this weekend, we'll be profiling the Pet of the Week thanks to FAAS. Plus weekend events of interest. Support the show• AlamedaPost.com • Podcast • Events • Contact • • Facebook • Instagram • Threads • BlueSky • Reddit • Mastodon • NextDoor • YouTube • Apple News •

Duration:00:10:00

January 19, 2024 – Episode 86

1/19/2024
In Episode 86, Scott Piehler's topics include: Rain in the forecast for the next few days. The City Council looks to clarify Alameda Point usage, and approves a final design for the new swim center. Count on the Post to keep you informed this election season. It’s not too early to start thinking about your taxes. Your morning ferry ride just added a new perk. Our Walking History tours have been scheduled for 2024, and you can’t spell pinball without IPA. Plus weekend events of interest. Support the show• AlamedaPost.com • Podcast • Events • Contact • • Facebook • Instagram • Threads • BlueSky • Reddit • Mastodon • NextDoor • YouTube • Apple News •

Duration:00:10:00

January 12, 2024 – Episode 85

1/12/2024
In Episode 85, Scott Piehler's topics include: an early look at what you can expect on the March primary ballot, some of which is directly related to the state’s budget shortfall. Improvements are coming to Ralph Appezzato Parkway. Covid numbers are up, and we’ve got a guide to where to get your booster. The demolition of Lum School has begun in earnest. The Kiwanis Chili cookoff is back after taking the last few years off, and Alameda is proudly going to the dogs. Plus, weekend events of interest. Support the show• AlamedaPost.com • Podcast • Events • Contact • • Facebook • Instagram • Threads • BlueSky • Reddit • Mastodon • NextDoor • YouTube • Apple News •

Duration:00:09:59

January 5, 2024 – Episode 84

1/5/2024
In Episode 84, Scott Piehler's topics include: Pubic comment at the City Council meeting goes until 1 a.m. Alameda Fire Department rescues rescues a sinking sailor. The Alameda Police Department releases crime statistics for November, and the news is mostly positive. The doors to The Main Street Ferry Terminal reopen, while the doors to Pagano’s Central location prepare to close. And a look at some new laws that take effect in 2024. Plus weekend events of interest. Support the show• AlamedaPost.com • Podcast • Events • Contact • • Facebook • Instagram • Threads • BlueSky • Reddit • Mastodon • NextDoor • YouTube • Apple News •

Duration:00:10:00

December 29, 2023 – Special #4

12/29/2023
On this special edition of the Alameda PostCast, host Scott Piehler says thank you to our listeners while recapping some of the milestones reached as the PostCast heads into its third year. Support the show• AlamedaPost.com • Podcast • Events • Contact • • Facebook • Instagram • Threads • BlueSky • Reddit • Mastodon • NextDoor • YouTube • Apple News •

Duration:00:06:15

December 22, 2023 – Episode 83

12/22/2023
The final City Council meeting of 2023 was a busy one. The Main Street Ferry Terminal is set to reopen. Our own Julia Park Tracey receives a national honor. Gil Michaels takes us on a gastronomic trip around the island, while Steve Gorman takes us down the road. Don't miss your last chance to catch Santa at Christmas Tree Lane. Plus events of interest, and ways to help out the community this season. Support the show• AlamedaPost.com • Podcast • Events • Contact • • Facebook • Instagram • Threads • BlueSky • Reddit • Mastodon • NextDoor • YouTube • Apple News •

Duration:00:10:00

December 15, 2023 – Episode 82

12/15/2023
In Episode 82, Scott Piehler's topics include: The City reaches a settlement in the Mario Gonzalez case. The Alameda Warming shelter is open, and this year the site will rotate between three locations. AUSD fills a board vacancy with a familiar name, and prepares for full-time kindergarten next year. The Planning Board says yes to more pickleball. The Alameda Food Bank is prepping for a new space. And a big thank you from The Alameda Post to our local Rotarians. Plus weekend events of interest. Support the show• AlamedaPost.com • Podcast • Events • Contact • • Facebook • Instagram • Threads • BlueSky • Reddit • Mastodon • NextDoor • YouTube • Apple News •

Duration:00:10:20

December 8, 2023 – Episode 81

12/8/2023
In Episode 81, Scott Piehler's topics include: The City Council discusses the proposed Oakland Harbor Turning Basin Widening Project, and the Capital Improvement Program. The Alameda Post is among those testifying before the California Senate Judiciary Committee on the importance of journalism in the digital age. Alameda Unified School District looks to fill a vacancy. The Alameda Library is looking to add tools to their offerings. One of our Bald Eagles is back. Upcoming holiday offerings include Alameda Sings and Santa on the USS Hornet. Plus, a movie recommendation for a monstrously good time. Also, weekend events of interest. Support the show• AlamedaPost.com • Podcast • Events • Contact • • Facebook • Instagram • Threads • BlueSky • Reddit • Mastodon • NextDoor • YouTube • Apple News •

Duration:00:10:00

December 1, 2023 – Episode 80

12/1/2023
In Episode 80, Scott Piehler's topics include: The Ferry wins a major grant to assist with electrification. The US District Court upholds Alameda’s rent control for Barnhill Marina. Alameda PD releases October’s crime statistics. City council approves renovations to the Veteran’s Memorial Building. Look for a parcel tax renewal on the ballot in March. The city is looking for your input on the next phase of Estuary Park and Fernside boulevard improvements. The Post heads to UCLA to address the California Senate, and a young local filmmaker finds success with her first project. Plus a hidden area gem, and weekend events of interest. Support the show• AlamedaPost.com • Podcast • Events • Contact • • Facebook • Instagram • Threads • BlueSky • Reddit • Mastodon • NextDoor • YouTube • Apple News •

Duration:00:10:00

November 24, 2023 – A holiday hiatus!

11/24/2023
Scott Piehler is off this week, but will return next Friday, December 1st with Episode 80 of the Alameda PostCast. Support the show• AlamedaPost.com • Podcast • Events • Contact • • Facebook • Instagram • Threads • BlueSky • Reddit • Mastodon • NextDoor • YouTube • Apple News •

Duration:00:00:31

November 17, 2023 – Episode 79

11/17/2023
In Episode 79, Scott Piehler's topics include: The Alameda Food Bank gets the go-ahead for their future location, and welcomes a major donation from Alameda Scouts. Dignity Village provides a 6-month update. Alameda Municipal Power introduces a program aimed at installing chargers in multifamily dwellings. FAAS makes it easier to adopt your new best friend. With the holidays approaching, The Tap Dancing Christmas Trees are busy. Getting to Jack London Square is going to get a lot easier in 2024. Plus holiday and weekend events of interest. Support the show• AlamedaPost.com • Podcast • Events • Contact • • Facebook • Instagram • Threads • BlueSky • Reddit • Mastodon • NextDoor • YouTube • Apple News •

Duration:00:10:00

November 10, 2023 – Episode 78

11/10/2023
In Episode 78, Scott Piehler's topics include: The city council votes to move ahead with plans for De-Pave park, and addresses parklets alongside Webster and Park. Both the city planning board and the AUSD Board of Education are looking to fill vacancies. Below market townhomes are available for first time home buyers. The Mastick Senior Center website is hijacked. Alameda’s own Deborah Crooks is presenting her folk opera that follows a pair of falcons nesting on the Fruitvale bridge. Condolences are in order for the Faction Brewing family. And Gene Kehane presents an interview that can only be described as un-beleaf-able. Plus, weekend events of interest. Support the show• AlamedaPost.com • Podcast • Events • Contact • • Facebook • Instagram • Threads • BlueSky • Reddit • Mastodon • NextDoor • YouTube • Apple News •

Duration:00:10:05

November 3, 2023 – Episode 77

11/3/2023
In Episode 77, Scott Piehler's topics include: Alamedans are honored at the District 18 Community Awards. Alameda Meals on Wheels celebrates 50 years of service. AC Transit is looking ahead to next year, and seeking your input on potential route changes. Work has begun on the McKay Avenue Wellness Campus. We’ve got some Halloween data for you. Congratulations to Alameda High School Water Polo. Don’t forget to set your clocks back. Now's the time to take advantage of a great giving opportunity. Plus weekend events of interest. Support the show• AlamedaPost.com • Podcast • Events • Contact • • Facebook • Instagram • Threads • BlueSky • Reddit • Mastodon • NextDoor • YouTube • Apple News •

Duration:00:10:00

October 27, 2023 – Episode 76

10/27/2023
In Episode 76, Scott's topics include: Planning, Building and Transportation has a new director. AUSD provides an update on the new Alameda High School swim center, and invites you to participate in various round tables, as well as a forum on construction at Wood Middle. There’s a new podcast in town and you should give it a listen. Make your plans to dispose of household hazardous waste. Steve Gorman finds out that seltzer is nothing new in Alameda, and Spooky Season is in full swing. Plus weekend events of interest. Support the show• AlamedaPost.com • Podcast • Events • Contact • • Facebook • Instagram • Threads • BlueSky • Reddit • Mastodon • NextDoor • YouTube • Apple News •

Duration:00:10:01

October 20, 2023 – Episode 75

10/20/2023
In Episode 75, Scott's topics include: The city council rejects a lease over animal testing concerns. APD releases the latest crime statistics. A missing persons case comes to a sad ending. A cleanup is coming to the Estuary. If you’ve wondered what’s going on with the Grand Street/Shore Line bathroom project, you’re not alone. Taylor Swift takes over the cinema, and this is your last weekend to use the Main Street Ferry terminal for a while. Plus, weekend events of interest. Support the show• AlamedaPost.com • Podcast • Events • Contact • • Facebook • Instagram • Threads • BlueSky • Reddit • Mastodon • NextDoor • YouTube • Apple News •

Duration:00:10:00