Alameda News

Water Emergency Transportation Authority  This artist rendering depicts one of the 400-passenger ferries that the Water Emergency Transportation Authority has ordered. The manufacturer will deliver two of the vessels in early 2017. Two more are scheduled for delivery in 2018, one of which will be able to provide service to the new Seaplane Lagoon terminal. The new vessels will produce lower emissions than any currently operating ferry in the U.S. of similar size and capacity.

WETA Purchases Two New Ferries

Oct 13,2016


Facing growing demand for ferry service, the Water Emergency Transportation Authority’s (WETA) board of directors authorized the purchase of two more 400-passenger ferry vessels at its Oct. 6 meeting. 

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RNs Ratify Deal

Oct 11,2016


Registered nurses (RNs) at Alameda Hospital voted unanimously to ratify a new contract with the hospital and Alameda Health System (AHS) on Friday Oct. 7, according to the California Nurses Association (CNA).

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Election Edition Nov. 3

Sep 29,2016


The Alameda Sun will publish its election edition on Thursday, Nov. 3. The edition will include information about all candidates and issues that will appear on the Tuesday, Nov. 8, ballot. 

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