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City officials are recommending the City Council approve a permanent civilian staffer to create and execute plans to help Alameda bounce back quickly from a range of disasters. This is the third position the city is creating to better prepare for disasters.

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Nighttime Closures on Park Street Bridge begin May 11

Alameda native James Hahn’s run at the 2015 Masters Tournament in Augusta, Ga. ended before the third round, but not before leaving an unforgettable impression on those in attendance. Hahn shot a three-over-par 147 after two rounds at the major tournament.

The U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) and the Golden Gate Audubon Society are looking for dedicated volunteers who love birds and want to help protect local endangered species the least tern.

Each volunteer is required to attend one training session per year and must commit to a minimum of three tern watch shifts per year. Training sessions take place Wednesday, April 29, and Thursdays, April 30, and May 28, from 6 to 8:45 p.m. and Saturday, May 30, from 10 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.

The non-descript graffiti-ridden building at 2100 Clement Avenue once housed workshops for Pacific Bridge Company, one of the prestigious "Six Companies" that built the Hoover Dam. During World War II, "Six Companies" rolled up their collective sleeves and help restore Pearl Harbor after the Japanese attack. They built airstrips and held a majority ownership interest in the Joshua Hendy Iron Works in Sunnyvale whose assembly line built reciprocating steam engines for 754 Liberty ships. The companies teamed up with one of its members Henry J.