About the City of Alameda 

Welcome to the City of Alameda, CA, a sophisticated Bay Area island community with a small town vibe known for tree-lined streets and Victorian charm, low crime, a clean/green focus, natural beauty, abundant recreational opportunities, an excellent quality of life and high standard of living. In addition to its unusual status as an island city in the San Francisco Bay, Alameda is a residential community known for historic preservation, unique attractions highlighted by the USS Hornet Museum and historic Alameda Theatre, the Alameda Free Library, and an excellent quality of life.The community is also known for its sustainability efforts.  On April 14, 2006, Alameda was designated as a “Coast Guard City,” one of only 12 cities in the nation recognized with this honor.

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.

Copyright © Lena Tam. Website by Cedric Cheng Design