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In 1965, the Golden Gate Audubon Society began working with Alameda conservationist Elsie Roemer to stop the Utah Construction and Mining Company from filling in salt marshes on Bay Farm Island. Conservationists, including Roemer, worked to preserve some of these marshes, including one along the shores of San Francisco Bay at the southern end of Broadway. When developers wanted to purchase this marsh, the East Bay Regional Park District stepped in and made it a part of Crown Beach. 

As of Wednesday, Feb. 4, openings at Alameda Landing have been all the rage. Habit Restaurants, Inc. an Irvine-based restaurant company, opened a Habit Burger Grill in the new neighborhood, bringing the number of Habit restaurants in Northern California to 30.

The restaurant hosted three fundraisers to benefit the local community last week which collectively raised $5,339. These proceeds were divided among three Alameda non-profits: Alameda Point Collaborative ($1,583), Alameda Meals on Wheels ($2,004), and Midway Shelter of Alameda ($1,752).

Emily Chan poses with two of the campers she supports through her work at Camp Kesem.

Upon graduating from Encinal High School in June of 2011, I left the little island of Alameda for a new beginning at UCLA.

A few months into my first year of college, I received a phone call from my parents as I was packing my bags to come back home to Alameda for winter break.

Josh Dennis, a film editor in Livermore, proposed to his girlfriend of nearly three years, Carissa Hatchel, who works as director of operations at a childcare facility in San Francisco.

They were engaged on Saturday, Jan. 24, and celebrated with family and friends at Rock Wall. They’ve lived together in Alameda for about two years with their dog Charlie.

Hatchell is the daughter of Demetrius and Zaneta Hatchel of Hayward.

Dennis is the son of Kathy Dennis of Livermore.

The couple plan a 2016 wedding.

Text on the photo reads: 2 Martin M-130’s on beaching gear at Alameda. Note radio in rear. 1936.

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