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“Bad Portraits” by Natalie Krystine &nbsp&nbsp Los Hermanos Cobo. Pepe the Postman (pictured left) and Juan the Penman (right.) Under normal circumstances, Natalie could be found outside the Fireside during Webster Street 2nd Friday Art Walk. Visit nataliekrystine.com for more info.

From Swerve of Shore to Bend of Bay

Aug 13,2020

Looks like I get one last Gonzo rant in after all. So, what’s happening on the West End? At the very least, we’re looking slightly less post-apocalyptic these days thanks to the resilience and perseverance of our local business leaders. As covered by Ms.

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Birgitt Evans &nbsp&nbsp Locals can make use of the seeds at the Alameda Backyard Growers’ seed library on San Jose Avenue. Available seeds include Glass-gem popcorn, Straight-Eight cucumbers and collards.

Free Seed Library Comes to the Island City

Aug 13,2020

Alameda Backyard Growers (ABG) was founded 10 years ago by Amanda MacLean Bruemmer and Janice Edwards in response to the economic meltdown as a way to build community, learn about growing food and give back to those in the community in need.

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Linda Carloni &nbsp&nbsp Artist Clayton Anderson recently put his talents to work in Alameda, rendering a western bluebird in chalk on an Alameda sidewalk.

Artist Enlivens Neighborhood with Bluebird Sidewalk Art

Aug 06,2020

Western bluebirds are favorites of many, with the male’s brilliant royal-blue colors and rusty breast. The species has long been seen on Alameda Point perching near the soccer fields and using the nest boxes installed for them near Crab Cove.

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First Phase Street Repairs, Resurfacing Set to Begin

Aug 06,2020

The first phase of the City’s annual street repair and resurfacing project will begin mid-August and is estimated to be completed by mid-September. Crews will work Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in several phases.

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