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Photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Taylor Bacon

Cutter Munro Offloads Tons of Drugs

Apr 14,2021

The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Munro (WMSL 755) recently offloaded approximately 8,200 pounds of seized cocaine and 11,450 pounds of marijuana at the ship’s homeport in Alameda. The seizures involved 15 suspected drug-smuggling vessels.

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File photo Alameda Museum Curator George Gunn holds Thelma Eisfeldt’s service medal in the gallery that he created in his former office at the Alameda Museum.

Museum Curator on Job 50 Years

Apr 14,2021

Dennis Evanosky

As teacher, author and gatekeeper of all things pertaining to Alameda’s past, Alameda Museum Curator George Gunn has left a lasting imprint on our city.

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Roundabouts Coming Soon Everywhere

Apr 14,2021

The Central Avenue safety improvement project (“New Central Avenue Plan Goes in Circles,” Nov. 26) includes some roundabouts (traffic circles.) The City of Alameda argues that roundabouts are being successfully used around the world. What the city is not saying is the following.

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I Keep My Video Off in Class

Apr 07,2021

My eyes are closed I’m exploring other planets with my body unmoving Swirling colors suspended in infinite darkness Satin stars and sparkling universes close enough to touch I meet new people in my little world I listen to their thoughts and ambitions From this vantage point I can see so much I c

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