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Rric J. Kos New home construction at Alameda Point will become part of the housing element in the city’s General Plan. The Planning Board will discuss this at Monday’s meeting.

Housing Element Comes before Planning Board

Jan 20,2021

Dennis Evanosky
A housing element update is scheduled to come before the Planning Borad next Monday, Jan. 25. Housing is one of seven elements that the state of California mandates — requires by force of consequence — a city or county include in its General Plan.

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Sign up for COVID Vaccine

Jan 20,2021

Alameda County has updated its website to include a vaccine notification form. This form allows county residents to register to be notified when the COVID-19 vaccine will be available. Residents who sign up with receive information with details on location and timing.

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Photo & story by Maurice Ramirez

Latest Unmanned ‘Surveyor’ Sets Sail

Jan 20,2021

Alameda-based Saildrone launched its new vessel Surveyor in Seaplane Lagoon Jan. 11. The 72-foot unmanned vessel will map the ocean floor and complete other studies. Alameda Mayor Marilyn Ezzy Ashcraft attended a small ceremony marking Surveyor’s first time in water.

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Otis, Grand Intersection Reworked

Jan 20,2021

Construction is underway at Grand Street and Otis Drive, an intersection notable for lack of pedestrain safety. The new configuration limits traffic to one lane in each direction.

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