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Residents Celebrate 70 Years of Marriage

Jan 28,2016

On Saturday, Jan. 23, Jesse and Jessie Lee James joyfully celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary at Bayport Community Center. The James family has lived in Alameda for more than 65 years and raised their seven children and cared for 10 grandchildren here.

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New Bike Repair Station Installed at Main Library

Jan 28,2016

Stuck without tools and need to fix your bike? Luckily, the city’s efforts to be bike friendly have resulted in the installation of a free-to-use bike repair station conveniently located near the Alameda Main Library.

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Inclement Weather Driver Safety Tips

Jan 21,2016

The National Weather Service is forecasting significant winter storms this season that are expected to bring rain, thunderstorms, high surf, wind and associated hazards to the Bay Area.

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Students to Compete in Science Bowl

Jan 21,2016

Teams of students from Chinese Christian School and Lincoln Middle School are participating in an upcoming competition to determine which middle school will represent the Bay Area in the national finals of the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science’s National Science Bowl.  

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Courtesy photo  Jack Pace, left, and Nick Yajko, right, flank Lincoln Middle School music director Tyra Cable. The student musicians represented Lincoln Middle School at the recent California Music Educators Association Winter Conference.

Students Represent in Honor Band

Jan 21,2016

Two eighth-grade Lincoln Middle School musicians — Jack Pace on trumpet and Nick Yajko on alto saxophone — represented Lincoln on Jan. 8 and 9 at the California Music Educators Association (CMEA), Winter Conference and Honor Band Concert.

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Courtesy photo  Cheryl Kettell and Linda Benson let the Alameda Sun shine on the Parliament of the World’s Religions in Salt Lake City.

Local Pair Attends Utah Parliament

Jan 21,2016

Courteous. Warm. Kind. Respectful. 

These are the words Cheryl Kettell and Linda Benson used to describe the people they met in October at the Parliament of the World’s Religions in Salt Lake City. 

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