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City of Alameda &nbsp&nbsp This view looks across the wetland park planned for the west side of the Seaplane Lagoon at Alameda Point. The city hopes to remove the pavement currently at the site and return it to nature.

City to Seek Wetland Park Funding

Sep 24,2020

The proposed ecological wetland park at Alameda Point, known as DePave Park, is another step closer to becoming a reality. On Sept. 15, four members of the city council gave thumbs up to moving forward with seeking a $2 million grant to pay for a master planning process.

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Photo by Lisa Winner

Island Honors RBG - Photo by Lisa Winner

Sep 22,2020

Mourners gathered at City Hall last Sunday evening to mark the passing of United States Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Ginsburg served on the Supreme Court from 1993 until her death Friday, Sept. 18. She was nominated by President Bill Clinton.

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Richard Bangert &nbsp&nbsp Navy removed petroleum contamination near Building 5 on West Tower Avenue in rare cleanup action that involved digging up all the soil down to the water table and hauling most of the contaminated dirt away.

Navy Scours Property at Building 5

Sep 10,2020

Cleaning up petroleum contamination in soil and groundwater is pretty straightforward and usually accomplished by one or more tried-and-proven methods that rely on inserting PVC pipe into the contamination zone for treatment.

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Distance Learning off to Rocky Start

Sep 03,2020

Last week, classrooms were silent as schools across the island opened with distance learning. Although students weren’t physically on their respective campuses, they faced a variety of issues during the first two days of the school year.

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