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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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John Beck Still Missing As His Case Unfolds

Mar 03,2016

John Nelson Beck has a new date with the United States Bankruptcy Court. Beck disappeared some 30 minutes before his last-scheduled appearance before Chapter 7 bankruptcy trustee Lois Brady and his creditors (“Alameda Man Disappears,” Feb. 18). 

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Dennis Evanosky  City Clerk Lara Weisiger looks on as Catherine Pauling signs the paperwork for the ballot initiative that the Alameda Renters Coalition plans to put on the November ballot.

Renters Turn Up Heat

Mar 03,2016

The Alameda Renters Coalition (ARC) filed a ballot initiative last Monday in response to what it defines as  “a crisis of mass evictions and average rent increases of more than 50 percent over a span of only four years.”

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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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