News Briefs

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 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. 

Lagoon Lowering Set

The Alameda West Lagoon Homeowners Association has announced that workers will begin lowering the water in Alameda’s west lagoons starting next Monday, April 20. They will begin refilling the lagoons on Thursday, May 14.

Members of the association should take this opportunity to remove excess debris, as well as grasses and coral from the lagoon walls. They should place the debris in containers in front of their homes for pickup.

‘Alameda on Camera’

The Alameda on Camera Exhibition is on display at the Frank Bette Center for the Arts, 1601 Paru St. The show will run through May 30. The opening reception will be held at the Frank Bette Center from 7 to 9 p.m., this Friday, April 10. Forty-eight photographers submitted images with details and overviews, light and night, plants and people, buildings and parks in town. Each photographer was assigned a different locale in town.

The gallery is open from Thursday to Saturday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 523-6957.

Harbor Bay Ferry parking discussion next Thursday

The Transportation Commission is set to consider Harbor Bay Ferry parking recommendations.

The Public Works Department has developed these recommendations to alleviate parking on Adelphian Way and Harbor Bay Parkway. Plans include the conversion of 24 two-hour parking spaces on Adelphian Way to unrestricted parking spaces, while keeping seven two-hour parking spaces in place.