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Jim Grigg &nbsp&nbsp A humpback whale some locals have taken to calling “Aloha” has been entertaining crowds of whale watchers at Alameda Point’s Seaplane Lagoon over the past week. Marine mammal scientists performed a biopsy to determine its health and gender.

Whale Discovers Seaplane Lagoon

Jun 06,2019

Visitors to Alameda Point have been surprised to find a whale swimming in Seaplane Lagoon. The animal was first spotted on May 26, according to the Sausalito-based Marine Mammal Center. The center began monitoring the whale the next day.

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Ocean Cleanup &nbsp&nbsp Workers assemble “System 101” on Seaplane Lagoon at Alameda Point. Ocean Cleanup is preparing systems like the one shown here to help rid the massive Great Pacific Garbage Patch of half its debris over a five-year period.

Ocean Cleanup Set to Launch

Sep 04,2018

Ocean Cleanup (OC) announced that it finished the six-month task of assembling “System 001” at Alameda Point last Friday, Aug. 31. Tomorrow, Sept. 7, the company will transfer the system from Seaplane Lagoon to the offshore supply ship Maersk Launcher.

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Richard Bangert &nbsp&nbsp This seaplane, operated by a Mill Valley company, has landed at least twice at Breakwater Beach. The city sent the company a notice of trespass.

Seaplane Landings Draw Rebuke

Feb 20,2018

The tour operator of a seaplane who landed at Alameda Point found himself in hot water with the city recently. A 1992 Piper single-engine seaplane landed and took off twice in the harbor near the USS Hornet Museum on Saturday, Feb. 3.

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Point’s Dated Sewer System Causes Issues

Nov 16,2017

 

Alameda is taking steps toward a bright future at Alameda Point. However, the city continues to stumble on the former Naval Air Station’s deteriorating infrastructure. The latest tripping stone centers on 75-year-old drains serving brand-new tenants.

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Point’s Water-Quality Situation Now Resolved

Sep 19,2017

 

The Alameda Point water that was contaminated with non-potable water last week has been deemed safe for drinking, cooking and bathing by the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) Division of Drinking Water. The Alameda Point do-not-drink advisory was lifted Friday.

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