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An Alameda man was detained for psychiatric evaluation after a standoff with Alameda police that lasted several hours and led to home evacuations Sunday, May 17.

Alameda police officers were dispatched to the 1300 block of Park Avenue after the detainee’s family members called police because the man appeared distraught. According to a police report, family members believed the resident had consumed several prescription pills after getting into an argument with an unknown person. He later locked himself in his truck, which was parked in the driveway on the side of the residence.

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Patrons seated themselves under a canopy between rows of crops at Alameda Point Collaborative’s (APC) farm to celebrate the fifth annual "Urban Farm Table" fundraising luncheon on Sunday, May 17. A guitar and stringed bass duo provided musical ambience from within a nearby thicket of blossoming passion fruit vines. Bees went about their business from teeming beehives clinging to the branches of a fruit tree in the farm orchard. It was an earthy affair.

Alameda Municipal Power (AMP) may soon provide a subscription solar power service for residents and business owners who aren’t prepared to install their own solar array.

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The city of Alameda announced recently that a new website is available to help keep residents and other interested parties informed about the development of Site A at Alameda Point. 

Developer Alameda Point Partners has launched The site presents detailed information on the project, including ways to get involved and how to stay informed of the latest news and activities.