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A cyclist pedals down the bikeway along Shore Line Drive that was officially opened last Saturday. Four members of the city council, including Mayor Trish Spencer appeared at the celebration which included cutting a ribbon. The design for the new infrastructure has met with both criticism and praise from local residents.

Mildred Nolan, 93, U.S. Navy veteran from World War II, proudly displays her Quilt of Honor, which was awarded to her for her military service. Twin Towers United Methodist Church, 1411 Oak St., is holding a program to honor women in the military and women veterans like Nolan. The program begins at noon, this Saturday, March 7. The guest of honor is Dr. Betty Moseley Brown. The keynote speaker is Juliana M. Boor, director of Veterans Affairs

An Alameda native passed away late last month due to injuries suffered as a result of a ski accident.

Jacob Koltun was enjoying a ski outing at the Breckenridge Ski Resort in Breckenridge, Col. when the accident occurred Monday, Feb. 23. The 22 year old was skiing without a helmet on the mountain’s Peak 7 area — a part of the resort’s terrain for expert skiers, according to the Summit County Coroner’s report.

Development projects in Alameda have caused some members of the community to lose trust in City Hall. They fear that the city has omitted key land-use, as well as traffic and parking facts, from its documents and presented implausible results.

Fireman Apprentice Ayoub Innabi is greeted by his wife and five-month-old baby after he and the crew aboard the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Waesche returned home following a 79-day patrol on March 1. Crewmembers aboard the Waesche spent time off the coast of San Diego completing rigorous proficiency exercises geared toward sharpening the unit’s readiness to conduct the many operations vital to the Coast Guard’s military, homeland defense and law-enforcement missions.