Alameda

12-Year-Old Environmentalist Takes Action

Feb 06,2020

Global warming and pollution have become a very big conversation in society over the past few years. There have been new companies taking action toward making the planet a cleaner and safer place.

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Aquatic Center Plans Unveiled

Jan 30,2020

The City of Alameda and the Alameda Unified School District are in the process of finalizing a 60-year lease that would allow a community swim center to replace the Emma Hood Swim Center on the Alameda High School campus  

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Fortney ‘Pete’ Stark, Jr.

Jan 28,2020

Former U.S. Rep. Fortney “Pete” Stark Jr., died on Friday, Jan. 24. Stark served in the House of Representatives for 40 years, from 1973 to 2013. During his last 20 years in Congress, Stark represented California’s 13th Congressional District, which included Alameda.

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Police Warn of Fake Tickets, Robber Sentenced

Jan 28,2020

The Alameda Police Department (APD) is warning the public about fake parking citations being “issued” throughout the city. An APD records clerk noticed a fraudulent ticket when a resident brought it in to make a payment. Police believe the tickets are not part of a scam, but more of a prank.

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City Seeks Comment on Map

Jan 23,2020

The City of Alameda has collected more than 1,400 comments via an online map at www.activealameda.org that allows community members to note where they notice unsafe walking and biking conditions, where they’d like to see street-safety improvements and wh

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Tom Bennett, Golden Gate Audubon Volunteer &nbsp&nbsp A snowy plover nestles in a sand depression on Alameda’s Crown Memorial State Beach.

Snowy Plovers Continue to Winter in Alameda

Jan 23,2020

It’s easy to miss the cryptic-colored snowy plovers on Crown Beach, even if you’re intent on finding them. They’re small enough to fit in the palm of the hand, and their pale tan backs and snowy white bellies blend in perfectly with the sand. 

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Island Progressives Comprise Majority

Jan 23,2020

Alamedans elected a progressive and social justice-oriented majority on the City Council in 2018. It was an achievement for a city that calls itself the city of “homes and beaches,” a slogan that probably originated with the business and real estate interests.

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