alameda county

5:23pm

Thu September 25, 2014
Arts & Culture

Audiograph's Sound of the Week: Rosh Hashanah Shofar

Rabbi Yonatan Cohen blowing the shofar at Berkeley's Congregation Beth Israel
Judy Silber

All week long, we've been playing this sound, and asking you to guess what exactly it is and where exactly in the Bay Area we recorded it.

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2:01am

Fri August 22, 2014
Arts & Culture

Audiograph's Sound of the Week: Hoodslam

Zach Mack

All week long, we've been playing this sound, and asking you to guess what exactly it is and where exactly in the Bay Area we recorded it.

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6:30pm

Wed August 20, 2014
OMHT

An antidote to time served: Alameda County’s Operation My Hometown

Santa Rita Jail
Credit Photo by California Energy Commission

Arthur Streeter is taking me to meet an inmate who’s going to be released from jail today.

“So we’re going to pick him up and get something to eat,” Streeter tells me, “and then we’re going to go to an emergency shelter that he’ll stay at at International and East Oakland.”

He’s talking about Hayden Hindenburg, who’s been incarcerated at Santa Rita Jail for the last six months. Streeter is the program director for Operation My Hometown, and his job is to help Hindenburg get a good start outside prison walls.

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5:34pm

Thu August 7, 2014
Arts & Culture

Audiograph's Sound of the Week: Tilden Steam Train

Flickr user Rich Fromm

All week long we've been playing this sound, and asking you to guess what exactly it is and where exactly in the Bay Area we recorded it.

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5:00pm

Wed July 23, 2014
Health, Science, Environment

Holding back rising sea levels in the City of Alameda

Area slated for nature reserve
Laura Flynn

The east side story

I’m on the east side of Alameda Island, standing in mud in front of a storm drain that empties out into San Leandro Bay. There’s a stretch of homes right on the shoreline looking out at estuaries, the Oakland Airport, and Coliseum. The waterline isn’t quite at my feet right now, but in less than a century I’d likely be standing in water up to my shoulders.

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