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File Photo - The Lincoln Middle School Band performs in the 2013 parade.

July 4, 2014 Parade Order of the March

Jul 03,2014

The LMS Band will be among the musical attractions of the annual Fourth of July Parade scheduled for tomorrow at 10 a.m. Sections of city streets will be closed, and closed to parking, in advance of the parade including: Lincoln Avenue, Park Street, Otis Drive, Grand Street, Encinal Avenue, Central Avenue and Webster Street. An estimated 20,000 spectators will view the parade, and the Ralph Appezzato Charity Event foot race at 9 a.m. along its more than three-mile route. For all the details see the order of march below and the official event program pdfs in this week's web edition.

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Photo by JoanAnn Radu-Sinaiko - In the sand castle division Escher’s Heshers from Alameda won first place in the 13-and-over age group for this castle.

Not Just Another Day at Crown Beach

Jun 12,2014

Perfect weather greeted those who visited Robert Crown Memorial State Beach to see plots of sand evolve into showpieces at the annual Alameda Sand Castle and Sand Sculpture Contest Saturday, June 7.

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Participants in the 2013 Wiggle Waggle Walk. Photo by Dennis Evanosky

Time to Get Your Wiggle On

Jun 05,2014

The most important fundraiser of the year for the Friends of the Alameda Animal Shelter can also be a ton of fun for dogowners and their pets. The third annual Wiggle Waggle Walk is set for this Sunday, June 8, from noon to 3 p.m. at the Harbor Bay Ferry Terminal on Bay Farm Island.

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Photo by Dennis Evanosky

Scramblin’ for Eggs

Apr 17,2014

The Easter Bunny brought smiles and delight to last Saturday’s Egg Scramble at Crown Beach. The cutest among the “scramblers” were the ankle biters in the “just learning to walk” category, like these children looking for any goodies that the Easter Bunny just might have left behind.

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Cooper-Nash Nuptials

Jan 06,2022

Nancy McPeak and Mike Cooper are happy to announce the marriage of Emily McPeak Cooper and Kyle Stephen Nash on August 27, 2021 at the Redwood Grove, U C Berkeley Botanical Gardens. Officiating the ceremony was Hannah Cooper Lea, the Bride’s sister. The couple resides in Alameda.

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Cambra Appointed to Open Government Commission

Dec 30,2021

The Alameda City Council unanimously approved Councilmember Trish Spencer’s representative, Jeff Cambra, to the City’s Open Government Commission (OGC) at its last meeting of the year.

Cambra, a 35-year Alameda resident, served on the OGC as its chair from 2013-2014.

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10 ways to celebrate New Year’s Eve with kids

Dec 30,2021

Here’s a list of some fun ways to ring in the New Year as a family.

1) Toast to the new year with a tasty mocktail. Create a signature cocktail and mocktail for the kids. Give it a long and important sounding name and drink it in your fanciest glassware to toast the new year.

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