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Lawrence Freeman &nbsp&nbsp Dog whisperer and rescuer, Hannah Boles, patiently waits with “Sweetie” as she reaches out for help to get the wayward pooch back to her homeless owner.

Local Teen Comes to the Rescue

Apr 30,2020

Alameda High School junior Hannah Boles had no idea she was venturing into a stray-dog rescue when she spied a white and tan pitbull mix wandering aimlessly down Fernside Boulevard on April 19.

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Rick Lewis &nbsp&nbsp A brown pelican dives for a meal off the shores of Alameda in San Francisco Bay.

Alameda Wildlife: The Brown Pelican

Apr 10,2020

The California brown pelican is the smallest of nine pelican species worldwide, but remains easy to see and identify. They entertain us with amazing plunge dives from as high as 60 to 70 feet when foraging for fish.

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FAAS Dog Adopted after 993 Days

Jan 30,2020

After 993 days, April has found her forever home. Why the now four-year-old boxer-Staffordshire mix took so long to find that perfect family was a mystery to everyone at Friends of the Alameda Animal Shelter (FAAS). She had always been a volunteer and staff favorite. 

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