Alameda News

Councilman Tony Daysog will hold his regular “last-Thursday-of-the-month office hours” Thursday, March 31, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Blue Danube Cafe at 1333 Park St. He will be available to answer questions and offer comments on city issues.

Daysog will also be at the Farmer’s Market the following Saturday, April 2, from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Contact Daysog at 747-4726 or tdaysog@alamedaca.gov

 

Activists concerned about the plight of a colony of jackrabbits, about to be displaced by further development at the Harbor Bay Business Park, recently posted this video to YouTube. For the background on this story, see http://alamedasun.com/news/coalition-takes-stand-wildlife.

To see the coalition's video of Bay Farm's resident rabbits, click here https://youtu.be/zhvmN4-zCjg

 

 

The Alameda Naval Air Museum is commemorating the 74th anniversary of the Doolittle Raiders with a history walk, lecture and lunch on Saturday, April 2.

The event is open to the public. It will kick off at 10 a.m. and finish by about 2 p.m. Visitors will begin with registration at 10 a.m. At 11 a.m. they will depart for the runways, via caravan or bike, where they will be updated on the Veteran’s Administration plans for a VA Hospital and Columbarium and learn about the endangered Least Terns that nest on the old runways.

 

All are welcome to join in the National Poetry Month celebration of California’s first Poet Laureate, Ina Coolbrith. The 150th anniversary of her birth and the centenary of her laureateship at the Panama-Pacific International Exposition will be commemorated at an open reading of the Alameda Island Poets First Wednesday poetry event, Wednesday, April 6, at Books Inc. on Park Street 7 to 9 p.m.

Open mic follows at this National Poetry Month Celebration presented by Alameda Island Poets. The event is free and open to the public.

 

The Water Emergency Transportation Authority (WETA) Board of Directors is holding its April Board meeting on Thursday, April 7, at 7 p.m. at Alameda City Hall, 2263 Santa Clara Ave., 3rd Floor. The meeting agenda will be available on the San Francisco Bay Ferry website on Friday, April 1. www.sanfranciscobayferry.com  

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