Alameda News

New facility opens on West End’s northern waterfront

Alameda Municipal Power (AMP) may soon provide a subscription solar power service for residents and business owners who aren’t prepared to install their own solar array.

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The city of Alameda announced recently that a new website is available to help keep residents and other interested parties informed about the development of Site A at Alameda Point. 

Developer Alameda Point Partners has launched www.alamedapointpartners.com. The site presents detailed information on the project, including ways to get involved and how to stay informed of the latest news and activities. 

The Park Street Bridge remains completely closed to pedestrians, bicycle and motor vehicles from 8:30 p.m. to 5 a.m., Sunday through Thursday until Thursday, Aug. 13. A detour will rout vehicles over the Fruitvale Bridge.

The closures will also affect vessel traffic on the estuary; large vessels that need both the bridge’s leaves open will be required to provide at least two hours’ advance notice.

The city of Alameda has settled a lawsuit that accused one of its officers of excessive physical force stemming from an arrest of a disabled Alameda resident in 2012. 

Attorneys Panos Langos and Susan Kang Gordon announced in a press release that their client Jeffery Navarro settled his civil rights case against the City and Sgt. Patrick Wyeth of the Alameda Police Department for $450,000. 

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