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Mike Lano  The award-winning Encinal High School cheerleaders cooked up deserts to sell at their Island Jam booth this past weekend. The girls raised money to pay for their uniforms and supplies.

Webster Street Jams Out

Jun 23,2016


Magnificent sunny weather brought the crowds to Webster Street’s annual street fair and Father’s Day Celebration dubbed The Island Jam last weekend. 

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Courtesy USS Hornet Museum Special Father’s Day fun for dads and their kids is available this Sunday.

Celebrate Dad On the Hornet

Jun 16,2016


In honor of Father’s Day, the USS Hornet Museum will present a special celebration and Living Ship Day on Sunday, June 19, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Attractions include: 

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Alameda.info  The Pond family home once stood at the gore formed by the intersection of Alameda and Central avenues. The home was demolished and replaced with condominiums in 1970.

Prolific Physicians Called Alameda Home

Jun 16,2016


In 1916 Dr. Chauncey Penwell Pond and his wife, Josephine Kibby Pond, filed a plat map with Alameda County. They had purchased property on Alameda’s East End. The plat map showed plans for a housing development along a street that the Ponds chose to name “Sterling Avenue.” 

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