Alameda

City of Alameda &nbsp&nbsp This view looks across the wetland park planned for the west side of the Seaplane Lagoon at Alameda Point. The city hopes to remove the pavement currently at the site and return it to nature.

City to Seek Wetland Park Funding

Sep 24,2020

The proposed ecological wetland park at Alameda Point, known as DePave Park, is another step closer to becoming a reality. On Sept. 15, four members of the city council gave thumbs up to moving forward with seeking a $2 million grant to pay for a master planning process.

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Photo by Lisa Winner

Island Honors RBG - Photo by Lisa Winner

Sep 22,2020

Mourners gathered at City Hall last Sunday evening to mark the passing of United States Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Ginsburg served on the Supreme Court from 1993 until her death Friday, Sept. 18. She was nominated by President Bill Clinton.

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Richard Bangert &nbsp&nbsp Navy removed petroleum contamination near Building 5 on West Tower Avenue in rare cleanup action that involved digging up all the soil down to the water table and hauling most of the contaminated dirt away.

Navy Scours Property at Building 5

Sep 10,2020

Cleaning up petroleum contamination in soil and groundwater is pretty straightforward and usually accomplished by one or more tried-and-proven methods that rely on inserting PVC pipe into the contamination zone for treatment.

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Farewell, MARAD?

Aug 20,2020

The Maritime Administration (MARAD) is seeking bids for a new berthing port for a fleet of ships that are currently docked at Alameda Point.

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Dennis Evanosky &nbsp&nbsp The City of Alameda is reviewing the way its police department responds to complaints, including those aimed at people just trying to survive.

Mayor Invites Community to Make a Difference

Aug 06,2020

We’re making changes in Alameda and we’re involving the community. Incidents of racial injustice came to light across the country, including the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and too many other Black people before them at the hands of police.

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Dennis Evanosky &nbsp&nbsp The safety of bicyclists and pedestrians comes first in this traffic design on Fernside Boulevard near Otis Drive and the Bay Farm Bridge. Designs like this encourage residents to walk, bike and roll in Alameda.

City Focuses on ‘Walk, Bike, Roll’

Aug 04,2020

The City of Alameda is seeking community input on draft recommendations for the Alameda Active Transportation Plan. This input will guide the creation of safe and comfortable places for people to walk, bike and roll in Alameda.

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