Feature Articles

Photo by JoanAnn Radu-Sinaiko - In the sand castle division Escher’s Heshers from Alameda won first place in the 13-and-over age group for this castle.

Not Just Another Day at Crown Beach

Jun 12,2014

Perfect weather greeted those who visited Robert Crown Memorial State Beach to see plots of sand evolve into showpieces at the annual Alameda Sand Castle and Sand Sculpture Contest Saturday, June 7.

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Participants in the 2013 Wiggle Waggle Walk. Photo by Dennis Evanosky

Time to Get Your Wiggle On

Jun 05,2014

The most important fundraiser of the year for the Friends of the Alameda Animal Shelter can also be a ton of fun for dogowners and their pets. The third annual Wiggle Waggle Walk is set for this Sunday, June 8, from noon to 3 p.m. at the Harbor Bay Ferry Terminal on Bay Farm Island.

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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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Christmas Concert at St. Joseph’s

Nov 24,2021

Soli Deo Gloria is a Bay Area-auditioned chorus dedicated to the performance of classical masterworks in a concert setting. The choir’s membership is drawn from six Bay Area counties.

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Workers here take but one of the steps required when paving a street. City staff must first coordinate with Alameda Municipal Power, PG&E, EBMUD, telecoms, developers, and its own sewer master plan. This coordination is required to ensure that none of those agencies (or our own forces) will soon cut into a newly paved street to maintain those agencies’ infrastructure underneath that street. For one of its next projects, the city plans to take on that strip of Grand Street that stretches from Shore Line

Grand Street on Tap for Repaving

Nov 24,2021

The City has identified Grand Street between Shore Line Drive and Encinal Avenue as a high priority for pavement improvements. This pavement rehabilitation project has multiple benefits for all street users.

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City to Open Big Whites to Unhoused

Nov 24,2021

At its Nov. 16 meeting, the City Council authorized City Manager Eric Levitt to execute agreements up to $2,881,047 with Bay Area Community Services (BACS) to provide emergency homeless housing services for up to two years with Alameda County providing remodeling and repair services.

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How to Celebrate ‘No Thanksgiving’

Nov 24,2021

Here in the state of mind called Geezerville, Thanksgiving is the favorite holiday, for its peace, joy and tranquility. Because it has no religious, military or political overtones, most of the grouchy, testy, cranky old fossils here have nothing to complain or argue about — except Fred.

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Hornet Honors Veterans, Flying Tigers

Nov 17,2021

Capt. Mark Epperson

November has, again, been a very busy month for the Museum. A business secured the entire ship for an event on Nov. 5, and we have had numerous inquiries for others to do the same in the coming months.

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