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Alameda Museum &nbsp&nbsp This colorized photograph likely depicts Alameda Park before it took on the name Jackson Park in 1909.

Rename Jackson Park

Oct 06,2020

On July 21 the Alameda City Council voted unanimously to remove Andrew Jackson’s name from the park at Encinal and Park avenues. A Park Renaming Committee was formed and is now asking the Alameda community for name ideas.

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The Vacaville Reporter &nbsp&nbsp Randy Fenn, who retired as chief of police for the City of Fairfield will begin his new job as Alameda’s police chief next Monday. Fenn also served with the Town of Truckee and the City of Concord.

City Appoints Interim APD Chief

Sep 29,2020

The City of Alameda announced on Tuesday, Sept. 29, that Randy Fenn will become the city’s Interim Police Chief. He will start work Monday, Oct. 5. Fenn retired earlier this year as the chief of police for the City of Fairfield.

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City of Alameda &nbsp&nbsp This view looks across the wetland park planned for the west side of the Seaplane Lagoon at Alameda Point. The city hopes to remove the pavement currently at the site and return it to nature.

City to Seek Wetland Park Funding

Sep 24,2020

The proposed ecological wetland park at Alameda Point, known as DePave Park, is another step closer to becoming a reality. On Sept. 15, four members of the city council gave thumbs up to moving forward with seeking a $2 million grant to pay for a master planning process.

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Photo by Lisa Winner

Island Honors RBG

Sep 22,2020

Mourners gathered at City Hall last Saturday evening to mark the passing of United States Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Ginsburg served on the Supreme Court from 1993 until her death Friday, Sept. 18. She was nominated by President Bill Clinton.

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Richard Bangert &nbsp&nbsp Navy removed petroleum contamination near Building 5 on West Tower Avenue in rare cleanup action that involved digging up all the soil down to the water table and hauling most of the contaminated dirt away.

Navy Scours Property at Building 5

Sep 10,2020

Cleaning up petroleum contamination in soil and groundwater is pretty straightforward and usually accomplished by one or more tried-and-proven methods that rely on inserting PVC pipe into the contamination zone for treatment.

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Distance Learning off to Rocky Start

Sep 03,2020

Last week, classrooms were silent as schools across the island opened with distance learning. Although students weren’t physically on their respective campuses, they faced a variety of issues during the first two days of the school year.

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Richard Bangert &nbsp&nbsp These wetlands at Alameda Point will be restored and enhanced under a new service contract.

Wetlands Project Moves Forward

Sep 01,2020

On Aug. 7, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a service contract to Adanta, Inc. of Napa to expand and enhance an existing wetlands on the Veterans Affairs (VA) property at Alameda Point.

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