New Resident Guide

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1. GET IN TOUCH

Emergency services: call 911

Non-emergency: call 510-337-8340

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City news and press releases

2. UTILITIES

Alameda Municipal Power (AMP) is the City of Alameda’s not-for-profit electric municipal utility, serving residents and businesses for 130 years. AMP provides power to more than 34,000 customers.

Electricity 

TV, Internet services, home phone:
Xfinity from Comcast: https://www.xfinity.com/locations/california/alameda
AT&T landline: https://www.att.com/home-phone/landline.html
AT&T bundle: https://www.attsavings.com/availability/ca/alameda
Common Networks: https://common.net/
DIRECTV: https://www.directv.com/city/bundles/alameda-ca/
Dish: https://www.dish.com/availability/ca/alameda
Water service from EBMUD: https://www.ebmud.com/customers/start-or-stop-service/
Natural gas from PG&E: https://m.pge.com/?WT.pgeac=Home_StartStopService#startorstopservice
Trash and recycling from ACI: https://www.alamedacountyindustries.com/alameda/

 

5. SCHOOLS

Alameda Unified School District: https://www.alameda.k12.ca.us/

GreatSchools rating: https://www.greatschools.org/california/alameda/

 

7. BUSINESS GROUPS

Chamber: http://alamedachamber.com/

DABA: https://downtownalameda.com/

West Alameda Business Association: https://westalamedabusiness.com/

Greater Alameda Business Association: http://www.gabaonline.org/

Rotary Club of Alameda: https://portal.clubrunner.ca/4362

Kiwanis Club of Alameda: http://www.alamedakiwanis.org/

 

10. ANNUAL EVENTS IN ALAMEDA

Alameda is the place to be when it comes to big, fun, family-friendly events. From regular ArtWalks to the longest 4th of July Parade on the West Coast to the Mini Maker Faire, our island has it all. To view additional City and community events, visit https://alameda.prelive.opencities.com/Shortcut-Content/Events-Activities.

2nd Friday ArtWalk: Second Friday of each month
Link to: http://fridayartwalk.com

Alameda Restaurant Week: January 17-27, 2019
Link to: https://alamedarestaurantweek.com/

Lunar New Year Celebration: February 16, 2019
Link to: https://www.facebook.com/events/569954666803325/

Downtown Whiskey Stroll: March 1, 2019

Taste of West Alameda Fundraiser: April 12, 2019

Easter Egg Scramble: April 13, 2019

Earth Day Festival: April 20, 2019

19th Annual Spring Festival: May 11 & 12
Link to: https://downtownalameda.com/events/spring-festival/

Mayor’s Fourth of July Parade: July 4, 2019
Link to: http://www.alamedaparade.com/

35th Annual Art & Wine Faire: July 27 & 28
Link to: https://downtownalameda.com/events/art-and-wine-faire/

Mini Maker Faire: August 11, 2019
Link to: https://alameda.makerfaire.com/

Blues, Brews, & BBQ: September 15, 2019

26th Annual Classic Car Show: October 12, 2019
Link to: https://downtownalameda.com/events/classic-car-show/

Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony: December 7, 2019