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COVID -19 Brings Stratton Home

Nov 26,2020

An outbreak of COVID-19 forced the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Stratton to return to its home port in Alameda on Wednesday, Nov. 18. According to the Coast Guard, 11 crew members tested positive for coronavirus during the deployment in the Eastern Pacific.

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AMP to Go Solar on Mount Trashmore

Nov 24,2020

Alameda Municipal Power (AMP) is a step closer to building a solar facility at the Doolittle Landfill site after receiving unanimous approval from the Planning Board at its Monday, Nov. 23 meeting.

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Marines Sponsor Toys for Tots

Nov 17,2020

Marine Corps veteran Joe LoParo (right) stands with Navy and Pearl Harbor veteran Mikki Ganitch, who was two weeks shy of 101 in this recent photograph. Ganitch was serving aboard the USS Pennsylvania on Dec. 7, 1941, when the ship was docked in Pearl Harbor.

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Clowning on Park Street

Nov 12,2020

Kenny the Clown fashions a balloon for one of his fans last Saturday on Park Street. Many shops and restaurants remain closed in Alameda. Kenny arrived at Park Street and Alameda Avenue, set up his famous bubble machine and entertained children young and old.

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Shooter Arrested

Nov 05,2020

A suspect in last week’s reported carjacking and attempted murder has been identified, according to an Alameda Police Department (APD) report.

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Celebrating Halloween: 2020 Style

Oct 29,2020

With no Trick or Treating allowed this year, Alamedans, young and old, can still enjoy the many homes decorated for the season throughout the Island City. Not to be missed is Dan Balsam’s annual polcitical statement at San Antonio Avenue and Union Street.

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Bicycle Group Wants Bike-Pedestrian Bridge for West End

Oct 22,2020

Bike Walk Alameda (BWA) is advocating to get a proposed bike-pedestrian bridge connecting west Alameda and Downtown Oakland implemented into Caltrans and Alameda County Transportation Commission’s (ACTC) proposed Oakland-Alameda accessibility plan.

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