Homemade jams and other treats, historic T-shirts and history books are just a small sampling of what's for sale at the Holiday Fest set for Sunday, Nov. 19.

Annual Holiday Fest Set for Nov. 19

Nov 09,2017

Come support local artists and businesses while getting all your holiday shopping done before Thanksgiving!

Holiday Fest 2017, a Holiday shopping expo, has been set for Sunday, Nov. 19, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free.

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Photo by Dennis Evanosky

Scramblin’ for Eggs

Apr 17,2014

The Easter Bunny brought smiles and delight to last Saturday’s Egg Scramble at Crown Beach. The cutest among the “scramblers” were the ankle biters in the “just learning to walk” category, like these children looking for any goodies that the Easter Bunny just might have left behind.

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Homeowners on Christmas Tree Lane (Thompson Avenue between High Street and Fernside Boulevard) didn’t disappoint again this year. For a series of photos from the street,

Happy Holidays to Our Readers

Dec 24,2020

Well ladies and gentlemen, we’ve almost made it. Perhaps the worst year in anyone’s memory is heading for the history books just as fast as it can. With the arrival of 2021 we can look forward to reversing the damage 2020 did to our nation’s health and economy.

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Maurice Ramirez Photography

Caroling on Webster Street

Dec 20,2019

Carolers of all ages joined in the fun as the West Alameda Business Association hosted Santa on Webster last Friday. Here, the festive bunch performs outside Cafe Jolie where Santa was holding court.

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Original art by Colin Close.  Santa wants to make sure everyone has a equal shot at enjoying the Christmas spirit; comprised of: beauty, love, altruism, compassion and kindness, or BLACK.

Santa Helps Christmas to Evolve

Dec 20,2019

Alternate Facts News (AFN) reported today that officials within Santa’s Workshop will soon reveal details of major changes to the celebration of Christmas. Apparently, the changes were prompted by an evangelist Christian’s partisan political speech.

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Hornet to Host Veterans Day

Nov 07,2017

To honor and salute American veterans, the USS Hornet Sea, Air and Space Museum hosts its annual Veterans Day Celebration Saturday, Nov. 11, at 11 a.m.

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Meals on Wheels to Prepare Free Community Holiday Dinner

Dec 15,2015

Alameda Meals on Wheels, Twin Towers United Methodist Church, and Saboor Zafari of Angela’s Restaurant announced this week they will co-sponsor a free dinner, open to all residents and families in Alameda in need of a hot meal on Christmas Day. 

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