News Briefs

Island Wildlife Photo Exhibit at the Library

Feb 23,2016

Eleven talented wildlife photographers will present their works in the Stafford Meeting Rooms at the Main Library, 1550 Oak St., starting this Sunday, Feb. 28. Their works include vivid photographs of wildlife, all taken in Alameda.

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Art Show Open at Mastick

Feb 23,2016

Mastick Senior Center is hosting a multi-media art exhibit featuring art created by members participating in the various classes offered at the center. Included in the exhibit are writings, drawings, paintings, stained glass, ceramics, jewelry, quilts and mixed-media pieces.

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Webster Tube to Close for Inspection and Maintenance

Feb 19,2016

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) announced recently that it will close the Webster Tube on Wednesday, Feb. 24, for inspection and maintenance.

The Webster Tube, coming into Alameda, will be closed from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning

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Patrick Kenney

Cub Scouts Support Troops, Receive Post Flag

Feb 18,2016

Alameda Cub Scout Pack 1015 (sponsored by the Alameda Elks Lodge) recently received very special recognition from U.S. troops serving in Iraq. The Cub Scouts (spearheaded by Den Leader Heather Hildreth) have been collecting and sending care packages and personal messages to U.S.

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Public Servants Wanted

Feb 09,2016

The City Council is soliciting applications from residents who would like to serve on the Commission on Disability Issues and the Rent Review Advisory Board. 

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Alameda Tweeted from Space

Feb 09,2016

The runways of the former Alameda Naval Air Station appear just peeking into the top of a photograph taken from outer space by International Space Station Commander Scott Kelly on Super Bowl Sunday. 

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Posey Tube to Close Next Wednesday Night

Feb 09,2016

Caltrans announced that it will close the Posey Tube for inspection and maintenance from 10 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 17, to 5 a.m., the following morning. The tube, built in 1928, carries traffic from 
Alameda into Oakland.

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Maya Lin School Wins NFL Challenge

Feb 02,2016

Players from the Oakland Raiders and representatives from the National Football League (NFL) visited Maya Lin School on Tuesday to reward students there for winning the Super Bowl Play 60 Challenge, a fitness program developed by the NFL and the American Heart Association.  

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Resident Offers Thank-You Gift

Jan 28,2016

Anita Hollerer-Squire has lived in Alameda for three years. She is originally from Austria, and has spent many years travelling around the world. Her husband is part of Artemis Racing, the Swedish team that took part in the 34th America’s Cup races in 2013.

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