News Briefs

Council Considering New City Manager

The Contra Costa Times is reporting that Moraga Town manager Jill Keimach has accepted the position of Alameda City Manager. Moraga mayor Mike Metcalf told The Times that Keimach notified him recently she had accepted the Alameda city manager position.

On New Year’s Eve, Thursday, Dec. 31, Councilman Tony Daysog will hold his last-Thursday-of-the-month office hours” from 3:30 to 5 p.m. at the Blue Danube Café, 1333 Park St. He will be available to answer questions and share comments on city issues. He will also be at the Farmer’s Market the following Saturday, Jan. 2, 2016. Call him at 747-4726 or email him at tdaysog@alamedaca.gov.

 

There’s something for everyone to do this New Year’s Eve in the Island City. Here’s just a brief listing of options to celebrate the coming of the year 2016.

Main Library 

“Noon Year’s Eve” Party: A New Year’s celebration for children ages 3 to 8 and their parents. Registration required. 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Main Branch of the Alameda Free Library, 1550 Oak St. (Info, registration: 747-7705)

Pacific Pinball Museum 

Pen patriotic poetry for parade 40th

The Fourth of July Parade in 2016 will be the 40th anniversary of the annual event, and organizers want to celebrate by involving kids in the festivities. Students who live or attend school in Alameda are eligible to participate in a youth art and poetry contest to celebrate America’s independence with the theme, “America: Let Freedom Ring.”

Christmas Eve, Dec. 24 

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