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Mia Bonta Takes Office

Sep 16,2021

Voters in California’s District 18 have elected former Alameda Unified School District President Mia Bonta to serve as their representative in the State Assembly.

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The city may build a  housing facility in the  Bottle Parcel on Fifth  Street. The parcel —  wedged between the  Bayport housing develpment and College of  Alameda’s athletic field  — takes its name from the  unusual shape.

Council Directs Rescue Plan Spending

Sep 15,2021

Karin Kim Jensen

On Tuesday, Sept. 7, City Council provided direction to city staff regarding allocating $28.68 million in funding provided by the Federal Government through the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) of 2021.

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The Encinal Jets  celebrate their  fifth straight Island  Bowl victory  after defeating  crosstown rival  Alameda Hornets  41-7 at Willie  Stargell Field.  They still trail the  overall series lead  33-31-2.

Jets Win Fifth Straight Island Bowl

Sep 15,2021

The game was nearly two years in the making. Last year’s cancelled contest meant that players from Alameda and Encinal had to wait 728 days to face off in the island’s crosstown rivalry game. But for many of the 2,000 fans in attendance the 66th Island Bowl was worth the wait.

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Healing Gardens Offer Solace

Sep 08,2021

Nestled in the vibrant Arts District of the West End of Alameda is a quaint, quiet garden called the Healing Garden. The Healing Garden is on the corner of Webster and Taylor streets and is part of a neighborhood enrichment project by the West End Arts District (WEAD).

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East Bay Park Workers  Anja Brey, water-quality professional for the East Bay Regional Park District, is among the employees benefitting from the agreement reached on Tuesday.

Park Workers, District Reach Agreement

Sep 01,2021

East Bay Regional Park District (EBPRD) workers will receive salary increases that will be on par with the median salary of similar Bay Area public agency employees after reaching an agreement with the EBPRD Board of Directors.

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