Feature Articles

Summer Concerts to Benefit Kids

Jul 10,2014

The opening night in a series of free concerts features the Mike Amaral’s California Beach Boys, a tribute to the original Beach Boys rock band at South Shore Center. 

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Courtesy photo - Participants in the May 31 Rally for the Cure at Harbor Bay Club helped raise $3,300 for cancer research.

Harbor Bay Club Hosts Cancer Benefit

Jul 10,2014

The sight of professional tennis players clad in pink, a barbecue to the side, a raffle and participants with smiles all around marked the success of the first Rally for the Cure at the Harbor Bay Club. 

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Photo by Dennis Evanosky - Left to right: Norma Arnerich, Mayor Marie Gilmore and the man of the hour, Lil Arnerich

All Things Arnerich

Jul 10,2014

City hall recognizes tireless efforts of once vice-mayor, perennial volunteer 

The city of Alameda teamed up with the Arnerich family to surprise the family patriarch, Lil Arnerich, at the July 1 City Council meeting. His children, grandchildren and great grandchildren turned out to witness Mayor Marie Gilmore read a proclamation that declared the week of June 29 to July 5 “Lil Arnerich Week.” Lil’s wife, Norma, expressed her delight that she was able to get Lil to the council chambers without his knowing about the proclamation. She stood by his side at the dais as Gilmore read the city’s decree.

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Who’s That Again?

Jul 03,2014

Local historians Dennis Evanosky and Julia Park Tracey teamed up to take part in the July Fourth parade last year. Evanosky, who is also the co-publisher of the Alameda Sun, will join the parade again this year.

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City Considers Lifting Arcade Prohibition

Jul 03,2014

Move smooths way for Pacific Pinball Museum expansion in Carnegie Library

Before Michael Schiess could open the Pacific Pinball Museum in Alameda he had to remove the coin boxes from the museum’s machines, because arcades with coin-operated machines are illegal here.

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