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Sun Delivery Delayed at USPS

Aug 20,2020

Each Tuesday evening, the presses roll the Alameda Sun right on schedule at Wesco Graphics in Tracy. Wesco employees quarter-fold more than 1,200 Alameda Sun newspapers for mailing.

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Record Heat Draws Many to Beach

Aug 20,2020

With temperatures soaring into triple digits even on the Island City, Alamedans found the waters of San Francisco Bay a welcome respite. The heat remained even after the sun set behind San Francisco and cast its glow on the waters of Crown Beach.

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Rick Lewis &nbsp&nbsp The the size and color of this bird’s bill help identify it as a Caspian, not least a least tern.

Caspians: The Largest of the Terns

Aug 20,2020

While many of us know that the City of Alameda hosts the largest colony of Least terns during the summer nesting season, most of us do not know that we also host a nesting colony of the largest tern species, the Caspian tern.

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Hornet Open for Tours

Aug 18,2020

USS Hornet partially reopened on Aug. 1 and has seen some 900 visitors cross its threshold since then. Last week, visitors helped the Hornet celebrate Victory over Japan (VJ) day. The famous aircraft carrier hosted a number of small displays and visitors were treated to a flyover.

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