Feature Articles

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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High Schoolers Received Yearbooks This Week

Jun 17,2021

This week, high school students across the island received their yearbooks, a valuable keep sake of this historic year. Alameda High School (AHS) distributed its yearbooks last Monday, and Encinal High School (EHS) distributed yearbooks on Tuesday.

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Coach B: Gone but still with Us

Jun 16,2021

Larry Freeman

His big heart and that endearing, velvet touch won him the iron grip that held fast the reverence of thousands of teens who crossed his path.

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AFD Offers Safety Help for Elderly and Disabled

Jun 16,2021

The Alameda Fire Department’s (AFD) Home Safety Program provides much-needed services to low-to-moderate income residents older than 62 and to the disabled of any age.

The program provides and installs required 10-year-maintenance-free smoke and carbon- monoxide detectors.

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County Creates COVID-19 Update Site

Jun 09,2021

The Alameda County Public Health Department (ACPHD) has launched a new program that will inform Californians about reopening the state procedures after COVID-19 restrictions are lifted.

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Rethinking Plans for McKay Avenue

Jun 09,2021

Gretchen Lipow & Dorothy Freeman

The search for the architect of the 1942 World War II-era U.S. Maritime Service Officers Training School ended in the Alameda Museum’s warehouse.

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