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Alameda (/ˌæləˈmiːdə/AL-ə-MEE-dəSpanish[ala’meða]) is a city in Alameda CountyCalifornia, United States. It is located on Alameda Island and Bay Farm Island. It is adjacent to and south of Oakland and east of San Francisco across the San Francisco Bay. Bay Farm Island, a portion of which is also known as “Harbor Bay Isle”, is part of the mainland adjacent to the Oakland International Airport. The city’s estimated 2017 population was 79,928.[11] Alameda is a charter city, rather than a general law city, which allows it to provide for any form of government. Alameda became a charter city and adopted a council–manager government in 1916.

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    Erica Anderson

    Erica Anderson is thrilled to join the Spaceship Media team as Spaceship Local's first intern. She is a recent graduate of the highly competitive Social Journalism program at the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism. Erica spent the last two years working in news deserts with underserved communities. Before she was a journalist, Erica was a filmmaker and producer and co-founded a start-up for crowdfunding and distribution platform for independent film based in Los Angeles and NYC.

    Adriana García

    Adriana García is Director of Innovation at Spaceship Media. During a JSK fellowship at Stanford in 2017, she focused on ways for news to reach underserved populations. Previously, she was a visual journalist and manager at The Times-Picayune where she was part of the Pulitzer Prize-winning team for coverage of Hurricane Katrina. She lives in New Orleans with her husband and daughter. They frequently visit Nani and Tati in Douglas where they climb D Hill to look for cows.

    Eve Pearlman

    Eve Pearlman is a life-long journalist with an interest in building communities, supporting meaningful conversation, and providing the people the information they need to be active participants in democracy. Before launching Spaceship Media in 2016, she was a reporter and columnist for the Alameda Journal from 2005 until 2010 when she launched Alameda Patch. She has also worked with news and social media start-ups. She has happily made her home in Alameda since 2000, and is the proud mom of two college-age young adults, both of whom are excellent writers and reporters. [email protected]