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Local Girl Scouts Strike Back

Mar 03,2016

St. Louis, Mo., cardinal’s stance spurs Island City response

Alameda Girl Scout Troop 30928 wrote a letter to the Roman Catholic cardinal of St. Louis, Mo., last week after the prelate published an official statement all but condemning the girls’ organization. 

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United States Navy  January rains filled the Navy’s new seasonal wetland on the northwest shoreline corner of Alameda Point. The welcome precipitation also fostered growth of newly planted native grass seed on the surrounding soil.

Navy Adds Wetlands, Grasslands to Point

Mar 03,2016

The Navy’s cleanup program has not only removed toxic substances from below ground, it has dramatically improved some of the above-ground environment by creating new native grassland and wetlands.

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Charter Teachers Ratify Contract

Feb 25,2016

Teachers, counselors and educational staff at two charter schools in town — Nea Community Learning and Alameda Community Learning Center — unanimously ratified their first-ever collective bargaining agreement, one they had been negotiating since March 2014.  

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Multinational Company Acquires Alameda Firm

Feb 25,2016

Late last year, Siemens, a German multinational conglomerate company that works in the energy, technology and health sectors, agreed to acquire Alameda-based software engineering company Polarion Software Inc. The transaction was completed early this year. 

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