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Robert Kahuanui photo. A member of the Alameda County Sheriff Department Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Squad holds a bundle of what appears to be six sticks of dynamite. Further inspection revealed that the bundle was a movie prop.

Movie Prop Brings Out Bomb Squad

Dec 30,2015

Just after 11 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 28, a caller to the Alameda Police Department dispatcher said that there was bag containing dynamite next to a tree on the 700 block of Lincoln Avenue. APD alerted the Alameda County Sheriff Department Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Squad. 

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Shooter Pleads ‘Not Guilty’

Dec 30,2015

According to her own confession to police, Donna Marie Qualls, 54, fatally shot Emmanuel Emmett Christy, 73, while he slept on Thursday, Dec. 3 (“Local Murder Case Looms,” Dec. 10).

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Andy MacKay photo. Andy MacKay will make the rounds tonight with his bagpipes to raise money to fight cancer.

Bagpiper Serenades for Dollars on New Year’s

Dec 30,2015

Pipe-A-Thon to fight cancer at several local bars tonight

The sounds of Auld Lang Syne on the bagpipes will ring through 18 Alameda bars this evening thanks to the ambitious fundraising efforts of East Bay resident Andy MacKay.

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