In July 2010, First Lady Michelle Obama designated the City of Alameda a Preserve America Community, making it one of a select group of communities nationwide. Preserve America Communities are committed to using their heritage to build a better future; Alameda was recognized for its historic preservation and sustainability efforts.
Also in 2010, the city was cited as one of the “100 Best Communities for Young People” by America’s Promise Alliance, founded by General Colin Powell.
Alameda was recently featured in the TV series, Eye on the Bay. The series highlighted several businesses on Park and Webster streets, dining options, activities unique to Alameda, including several activities located at Alameda Point. Click here to access the Eye on the Bay website, which includes the video segments and contact information for the businesses and sites the show visited.
More information about Alameda: City of Alameda.