Feature Articles

Ana L. Gonzalez The 106-year-old commercial building at Park Street and San Jose Avenue remains in disrepair almost 10 months after a fire took its toll on the structure.

Repairs Due in Springtime: Burned building appears on the mend

Jan 16,2014

Almost 10 months have passed since the three-story commercial building at 1201 Park St. caught fire on March 26, 2013. Other than boarding up the windows — the owner has yet to make any repairs. Business owners on Park Street are questioning when the deteriorating structure will see new life.

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A woodcut titled “The Waterfront” by Gary Comoglio and works by many other Bay Area artists go on display tomorrow night as part of Urban Grit.

Gritty Gallery Show Opens Tomorrow

Jan 09,2014

The latest exhibit opening at Park Street Plaza’s Gary Francis Fine Art, titled Urban Grit, is described as a portrait of urban life. The show opens tomorrow night, Friday, Jan. 10, at 6 p.m. and will be on display through Feb. 2. 

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Courtesy wikipedia.org Sir John Gilbert’s 1849 painting “The Plays of Shakespeare” contains scenes and characters from several of William Shakespeare’s plays.

EHS Hosts Shakespeare Monologue Competition

Jan 09,2014

The Shakespeare Club of Encinal High School (EHS) will host a citywide William Shakespeare monologue competition on Saturday, Feb. 1. The competition is open to all high school students who live or attend school in Alameda. 

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