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We’re making changes in Alameda and we’re involving the community. Incidents of racial injustice came to light across the country, including the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and too many other Black people before them at the hands of police.

After the arrest of a Black Alameda resident who was dancing in the street, there were community demonstrations and calls for changing the way police services are delivered in Alameda. The citation, issued for “resisting arrest,” has been dismissed.

The Alameda Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the two individuals (pictured here) involved in the Thursday, Aug. 6, burglary of Monkey King and The Hobnob in the 1300 block of Park Street.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call APD's Detective Park, 510-337-8559 and reference case #20-03351.

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The Alameda County Public Health Department reports 187 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Alameda as of Monday, Aug. 3. Alameda County became the first Bay Area county with more than 10,000 cases of COVID-19.That number now stands at 11,909 with 192 deaths.

The City of Alameda is seeking community input on draft recommendations for the Alameda Active Transportation Plan. This input will guide the creation of safe and comfortable places for people to walk, bike and roll in Alameda. Last winter, the city solicited ideas and comments about where residents enjoyed these activities in Alameda. The city also asked in what areas residents would like to see improvements.

The California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) announced modifications to the California 2020-2021 athletic sports calendar due to the coronavirus pandemic on July 20.