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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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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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Richard Bangert &nbsp&nbsp Trucks are delivering soil to the western end of Alameda Point to stabilize the shoreline, one more step toward creating a recreational area.

Navy Stabilizing Point’s Shoreline

Aug 27,2019

The Navy made significant headway in June and July on its third and final soil-cover project at the Alameda Point. Trucks are hauling some 7,289 loads of soil from an East Bay Municipal Utility District soil-storage site in Castro Valley. 

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Photo by: Phil Dauber. Male osprey tangled in fishing line flies over its mate at their nest on June 19 at Alameda Point. This was the last day observers saw the male osprey.

Osprey Family Thrives in Face of Adversity

Sep 06,2018

Ospreys returned again this year to nest at Alameda Point’s Seaplane Lagoon. But midway through the rearing process, the female became the sole provider and protector of her three chicks, after the male became entangled in fishing line. Such osprey single parenting is unheard of.

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ABC 7 News  &nbsp&nbsp A big rig tows a rocket from Building 397 on the way to a test on the former Naval Air Station runways.

Company Testing Rocket Technology

Feb 20,2018

Last Friday afternoon, the pilot of ABC’s news helicopter Sky7 decided to take a spin over Alameda Point. What he saw and his helicopter photographed set the aeronautics community buzzing.

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