News & Announcements

Alameda County Releases the First-Ever Homeless Mortality Report

The first-ever Homeless Mortality Report was released by the Alameda County Health Care Services Agency (HCSA) this week, a retrospective analysis on homeless deaths from 2018 to 2020. The report shows a dramatic 89% increase in the number of annual homeless deaths...

Alameda County to Lift Most Indoor Mask Mandates on February 16

In alignment with the State, the Bay Area counties of Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Monterey, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Cruz, Solano, Sonoma, and the City of Berkeley will lift universal mask requirements for most indoor public settings beginning...

Alameda County Celebrates Lunar New Year

Gung Hay Fat Choy! Happy Lunar New Year! This year, the Lunar New Year begins on Tuesday, February 1, 2022 and will be followed by 15 days of celebrations marking the transition from the Year of the Ox to the Year of the Tiger. The Lunar New Year is celebrated by...

Remembering Wilma Chan

I am still in shock about the loss of my friend, Supervisor Wilma Chan, but I wanted to share some thoughts. I have personally known Wilma since early 1980, a time in which the both of us were politically active, along with a number of young people working towards...