Archive for January, 2009

On the design of Alameda’s flag

January 27, 2009

Ever wondered what Alameda’s flag stood for? Or how long it has been around?

I received an email from Lawrence. His dad, Don Ingraham, designed Alameda’s flag in 1984. Lawrence also pointed me to an article (on the design of the flag) in the Alameda Times Star.


It’s raining (concrete!)

January 26, 2009

Yikes! It was very fortunate that nobody was hurt in this incident!

The Webster Street Tube has reopened after a 60-square-foot piece of concrete plummeted from the ceiling of the tunnel that connects Oakland to Alameda, authorities said today.

Halloween … in January?

January 22, 2009


I grabbed this screen shot of ADN before it was too late … Don Roberts and Pat Bail appear to have morphed into a single entity. Egads!!!:)