Feature Articles

Pending Sales Unchanged

Jun 05,2014

The California Association of Realtors’ (C.A.R.) Pending Home Sales Index dropped just 0.5 percent from 114.4 in March to 113.8 in April. This is down considerably from the 121.1 revised index recorded this time last year.

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Courtesy photo. Photographer Chris Adamson won this year’s “1,000 Words” award in the Frank Bette Center’s Alameda on Camera contest.

Adamson Takes Home ‘1,000 Words’ Award

Jun 05,2014

Photographer Chris Adamson noticed that when he tilted the photograph he had taken on its axis, it had the configuration of a yin-yang symbol. The cool turquoise and blues on the wall of the home in the picture formed one curve, and the fence, the other.

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Courtesy photo. This owl on a tray is just one of the pieces of art by Jon Kerpel currently on display at the Main Library.

Main Library Displays Good Earth Artworks

Jun 05,2014

Alameda artist Jon Kerpel is exhibiting his assemblages at the Alameda Free Library through Saturday, June 28, on the second floor of the Main Library, 1550 Oak St. This is the first in a series of shows of Kerpel’s artworks entitled The Good Earth Project.

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Courtesy San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Richard Diebenkorn’s “Ocean Park #54” from 1972 will be part of a community conversation on June 18 at the Main Library.

California Artists from Figure to Funk

Jun 05,2014

An upcoming presentation with docent Avril Angevine will explore San Francisco Museum of Modern Art’s longstanding history of showcasing and nurturing California artists.

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File photo Edward Saylor, right, signs autographs at the Doolittle Raid commemoration event aboard USS Hornet in 2012. Saylor flew aboard an aircraft commanded by Lieutenant Donald G. Smith in the daring raid over Japan on Nov. 12, 1942. Saylor is one of the four surviving Doolittle Raiders.

Doolittle Raid Remembered

Jun 05,2014

The World War II Air Force squadron, the Doolittle Raiders, was awarded the Congressional Gold Medal by President Obama on May 23. The medal is considered the highest honor Congress can give a civilian. 

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Museum Offers Laughs, Chat, Shows

May 08,2014

The Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM), which continues its fundraising efforts to secure a permanent home at the Alameda Carnegie Library recently announced a series of events taking place in May.

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Home Sales

May 08,2014

All real estate transactions listed in Home Sales were supplied to the Alameda Sun by CalREsource. Neither the Sun nor CalREsource guarantees the accuracy, timeliness or completeness of the information.

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