Feature Articles

The Dean’s List

Jan 23,2014

Two Alameda residents recently earned recognition for their acheivements at their respective institutes of higher learning.

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Hazardous Waste on West End Not Likely

Jan 23,2014

Suspicious cargo to be examined here if official contract receives approval

Concerns a warehouse and trucking company in Alameda will transport hazardous material including nuclear toxins into the city are overexaggerated said the company owner.

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Doug Siden addresses a crowded room at the Friends of Crown Beach meeting.

Crown Beach Talk Draws Thick Crowd

Jan 23,2014

Friends of Crown Beach hosted a meeting Wednesday, Jan. 15, the Alameda Hospital to kick off the campaign to add a proposed measure to the November ballot to make Neptune Point open space.

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Local Bank Helps Out

Jan 23,2014

On Wednesday, Jan. 22, a total of $10,000 was presented to five nonprofit organizations that won the most votes from Alameda residents in the recent “Give Back” contest hosted by the Bank of Alameda/ Bank of Marin.

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Ana L. Gonzalez The 106-year-old commercial building at Park Street and San Jose Avenue remains in disrepair almost 10 months after a fire took its toll on the structure.

Repairs Due in Springtime: Burned building appears on the mend

Jan 16,2014

Almost 10 months have passed since the three-story commercial building at 1201 Park St. caught fire on March 26, 2013. Other than boarding up the windows — the owner has yet to make any repairs. Business owners on Park Street are questioning when the deteriorating structure will see new life.

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A woodcut titled “The Waterfront” by Gary Comoglio and works by many other Bay Area artists go on display tomorrow night as part of Urban Grit.

Gritty Gallery Show Opens Tomorrow

Jan 09,2014

The latest exhibit opening at Park Street Plaza’s Gary Francis Fine Art, titled Urban Grit, is described as a portrait of urban life. The show opens tomorrow night, Friday, Jan. 10, at 6 p.m. and will be on display through Feb. 2. 

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Courtesy wikipedia.org Sir John Gilbert’s 1849 painting “The Plays of Shakespeare” contains scenes and characters from several of William Shakespeare’s plays.

EHS Hosts Shakespeare Monologue Competition

Jan 09,2014

The Shakespeare Club of Encinal High School (EHS) will host a citywide William Shakespeare monologue competition on Saturday, Feb. 1. The competition is open to all high school students who live or attend school in Alameda. 

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