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Donna Eyestone (right) and her 11-year-old daughter, Emma. Courtesy photo

Gingerbread Masters Unveil ‘Crab Cove’

Dec 23,2015

Donna Eyestone (right) and her 11-year-old daughter, Emma, have created the seventh in a series of Alameda gingerbread replicas. This year’s creation is the Crab Cove Visitors Center on McKay Avenue.

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Courtesy photo. Master Robert Shallow looks on as seventh-grader Stella Campbell handles a hawk during the recent Falcon’s Court visit to Wood Middle School.

History Comes Alive at Wood Middle School

Dec 23,2015

On Friday, Falcon’s Court, a non-profit educational organization that presents living history programs at schools throughout California, brought the Renaissance to Wood Middle School to show the seventh graders what life was like in Western Europe from the 14th to the 17th centuries.

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The scene just before raising the SUV from the water. Mike Rosati photograph

SUV Plunges into Water, Man Drowns

Dec 23,2015

A man died after drowning in the Oakland Estuary just after 7 a.m., last Saturday morning when the vehicle he was driving plunged into the waters off the Bridgeside Shopping Center.

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