News Briefs

City Council Meets Tonight

The City Council will hold a special meeting at 7 p.m. this evening, Thursday, June 11. The Social Service Human Relations Board is scheduled to present its homeless survey.

Councilmembers will discuss the collection of delinquent business license and garbage collection fees through property tax bills.

Donate to Sweeney Park When Shopping Online

The Amazon Smile Foundation will donate an amount equal to .5 percent of the purchase price to the Jean Sweeney Open Space Park Fund (JSOSPF) when you buy selected items from http://smile.amazon.com. The donation doesn’t cost anything extra.

Veterans Meet, Host Memorial Day Service

Vietnam Veterans of America. Chapter 400, meet this evening, Thursday, May 21 at 6:30 p.m. at Alameda Veterans Memorial Building, 2203 Central Ave. Chapter 400 will host Alameda’s Memorial Day services next Monday, May 25, at Veterans Memorial Park at the intersection of Doolittle and Island drives.

The city of Alameda announced recently that a new website is available to help keep residents and other interested parties informed about the development of Site A at Alameda Point. 

Developer Alameda Point Partners has launched www.alamedapointpartners.com. The site presents detailed information on the project, including ways to get involved and how to stay informed of the latest news and activities. 

Marrow Registry this Weekend
 

Gallagher & Lindsey Realtors is hosting “Team Joey Marrow Registry Drive.” Donor registration and swabbing will take place this Saturday and Sunday, May 9 and 10, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Gallagher & Lindsey’s office, 2424 Central Ave. 

The company hopes to find a marrow transplant donor for Joey LoParo, 27, who was recently diagnosed with lymphoma. His aunt died of the same disease the year he was born. Joey’s parents, Joe and Laura LoParo, are Realtors at Gallagher & Lindsey. 

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