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Full Slate of Events at USS Hornet Museum

Mar 06,2014

Living Ship Day

The USS Hornet Museum will pay tribute to two local veterans of the famed World War II Tuskegee Air Group during its March Living Ship Day. The Tuskegee Airmen were the first African-American military aviators in the United States Armed Forces.

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The San Francisco skyline serves as backdrop for a network of wells that the Navy installed at Site 1. US Navy photo

Navy Issues Cleanup Plan for Point Waste Dump

Feb 27,2014

The U.S. Navy recently published a draft of its work plan for 37-acre industrial waste dump on the northwest corner of Alameda Point. Installation Restoration Site 1 operated from 1943 to 1956 and contains tons of waste.

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Lincoln Middle School Marching Band’s drum major Emily Tran leads the way at this year’s Chinese New Year Parade in San Francisco. This marks the eighth year that the band has participated in the parade. Photo by Brian Ho

LMS Band Shines in Lunar New Year Parade

Feb 27,2014

The Lincoln Middle School (LMS) Marching Band, directed by Tyra Ingram Cable and led by drum major Emily Tran, made its eighth appearance in San Francisco’s Chinese New Year Parade on Saturday, Feb. 15.

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Martial arts demonstratrions are just part of the fun at the annual Spring Festival at the Harbor Bay Landing. File photo

Celebrate the Year of the Horse

Feb 27,2014

Lunar New Year is one of the most important of the traditional Chinese holidays. This year, the Lunar New Year began on Jan. 31 marking the start of the Year of the Horse in the Chinese Zodiac.

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Alameda High Students Form Recycle Non Profit

Feb 27,2014

As Emmett Kaake wandered the halls of Alameda High School with his good friend Fischer Davis one day, they joked around about creating a recycling club. What started as a joke turned into a real passion.

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Stewart Chen was elected to council in 2012. File photo

Councilman’s Fraud Conviction Surfaces

Feb 20,2014

City Councilman Stewart Chen’s official biography offers the storybook journey of a man who emigrated from the Philippines as a teen and made his way onto the Alameda City Council, dedicating his time to a long list of Alameda and Oakland community organizations over more than a decade and, for a

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