Alameda park’s new name a nod to island’s original Ohlone inhabitants

Alameda has officially renamed the former Jackson Park — named for slave-owning and Native American-oppressing U.S. President Andrew Jackson — Chochenyo Park, for the language spoken by the island’s original inhabitants, the Ohlone tribe. The City Council voted 4-1 Tuesday, with Councilman Tony Daysog dissenting. Alameda stripped the park of its name in July after […]