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Courtesy photo  Images like this comprise Visible opening this Friday.

Visible Show Opens Friday

Dec 10,2015

A collaborative project between local photographers, St. Vincent de Paul of Alameda County, and the homeless called Visible goes on display this Friday at Redux Studios & Gallery, 2315 Lincoln Ave. in Alameda.

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Steve Sokil

Wild Turkey Needs a Ride

Dec 10,2015

A native California wild turkey found its way to the Island City just in time for Thanksgiving dinner. It seems colder weather might attract the birds closer to the relative warmth of the bay waters as nearly every winter these turkeys pay a visit.

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‘Love is Christmas’ Concert Set for Sunday

Dec 10,2015

The Music Department at First Congregational Church Alameda, United Church of Christ invites the community to experience the wonder of the season as they present their Annual Christmas Concert entitled, “Love Is Christmas” on Sunday, Dec. 13, at 6 p.m. in the church sanctuary.  

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City Has Sandbag Station

Dec 10,2015

The city of Alameda’s Public Works Department is offering up to five free sandbags to Alameda residents to prepare for the upcoming storm season.

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Find Your Way to the Great Outdoors

Dec 10,2015

Are you sick and tired of being sick and tired? Get outside with the Alameda Free Library’s Library Outside program. The typical day for an American adult is a whirlwind of tasks.

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Courtesy urquhartband.org  A community service band, the Urquhart Memorial Concert Band of Oakland will perform for free, as it tends to do, this Saturday at Alameda’s Cardinal Point.

Free Concert Set for Sunday

Dec 03,2015

The Urquhart Memorial Concert Band of Oakland — also known as the Oakland Band, the Oakland Community Band, and even the Oakland “Parks” Band — was founded in 1922 as the Oakland Letter Carriers Union Band.

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Dennis Evanosky  Edwin Siegfried’s pastels grace the walls of the newly renovated carriage house at the Meyers House & Garden, 2024 Alameda Ave. The house, garden and carriage house are open from 1 to 4 p.m. the second and fourth Saturday of the month.

Siegfried: Artist of the Marshland

Dec 03,2015

Edwin Siegfried was born in Alameda in 1899, one of John and Sophie Siegfried’s nine children. His father came from Germany at age 18, and his mother was a native Alamedan. John was a tea importer.

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Hornet Taps Fortney

Dec 03,2015

The USS Hornet Museum has named Ray A. Fortney as chairman of its board of trustees and the Aircraft Carrier Hornet Foundation (ACHF). Fortney is taking over for retiring chairman, Jon Stanley.

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