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Spread out over the Island this past weekend both well-established and brand-new events were held. Besides the well known Park Street Art & Wine Faire and Alameda Fire Department (AFD) Pancake Breakfast, the new Stargell Plaza was dedicated on the West End, and the Bay Area Radio Museum hosted Radio Day.

AFD Pancake Breakfast 

An event honoring the Alameda and Encinal High School legend is during the same weekend in which the four newest members of the National Baseball Hall of Fame will be inducted in Cooperstown, New York

An Oakland native was found guilty of six charges including first-degree murder last Friday, July 17, at the Alameda County Courthouse in Oakland, for the shooting of an Alameda man at a Walmart in Oakland.

The Alameda Police Department (APD) announced it has taken the measure of temporarily increasing its staffing levels at night in an attempt to halt criminal activity, last Friday, July 17.

APD said the city has experienced a slight increase in residential burglaries on the West End. The majority of the increase in criminal activity has occurred between 7 p.m. and midnight, according to police.

APD is also seeking residents help in solving a recent residential burglary. If you can identify the suspect pictured, APD asks that you contact Sgt. David Pascoe at 337-8374.

What if the world’s soil runs out? What if Ebola become airborne? These questions may sound silly but they are serious international concerns that may become tomorrow’s reality. In fact, these issues appear on the United Nations (UN) agenda. For this reason, Intergenerational Model United Nations (IGMUN) was created so that everyone can provide their insight, opinion, and solution to the topic; not just UN ambassadors. IGMUN is an authentic simulation of the United Nations.