History

File photo Edward Saylor, right, signs autographs at the Doolittle Raid commemoration event aboard USS Hornet in 2012. Saylor flew aboard an aircraft commanded by Lieutenant Donald G. Smith in the daring raid over Japan on Nov. 12, 1942. Saylor is one of the four surviving Doolittle Raiders.

Doolittle Raid Remembered

Jun 05,2014

The World War II Air Force squadron, the Doolittle Raiders, was awarded the Congressional Gold Medal by President Obama on May 23. The medal is considered the highest honor Congress can give a civilian. 

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A pair of Girls Inc. members stand in front of the Dr. Edith Meyers Center on Santa Clara Avenue. They invite you to Girls Inc.’s 50th birthday party this Saturday. Photo courtesy Girls Inc.

Girls Inc. Celebrates 50 in Historical Headquarters

May 01,2014

Girls Inc. of the Island City, 1724 Santa Clara Ave., will host an open house to celebrate its 50th birthday from 1 to 5 p.m.., this Saturday, May 3. Girls Inc. will mark the day with live music, refreshments and birthday cake.

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House Museum Now Open Twice Monthly

Jan 09,2014

The Meyers House is the only vintage home in Alameda open to the public. 
For the past 16 years, the home has been open only one day each month, staffed by volunteers under the direction of Alameda Museum Curator George Gunn. 

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