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VETERANS DAY

Nov 11,2021

VETERANS DAY

How do we say thank you to those that have served our country and
provided for our freedoms to be the greatest country in the world?

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View of one of the seasonal wetlands at Site 32, from  March 2019, that the Navy is being forced to cover  with soil. View is looking southeast with hangars and  ships in the background.

Navy Forced to Cancel Wetlands at Former Naval Air Station

Nov 10,2021

A recently released Navy document reveals that an implausible last-minute health-risk theory killed the Navy’s plan for upgrading and expanding wetlands at Alameda Point where a regional park is planned (“Navy To Create New Wetlands at Point,” Jan. 3, 2019).

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USPS Operation Santa Program Now Accepting Letters

Nov 10,2021

Sun Staff Reports

The Postal Service is accepting letters for the 109-year-old USPS Operation Santa program. Letters must be postmarked by Dec. 10 and will be uploaded to USPSOperationSanta.com through Dec. 15 for potential adoption.

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Make Your Impact on Alameda Youth

Nov 10,2021

As our youth and teen members continue to navigate through our ever-changing times, one thing has remained constant. The Alameda Boys & Girls Club is ‘Open for Business’ – a concept many of us took for granted before the pandemic.

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Rudy the Dog

Halloween: A Dog’s Life

Nov 03,2021

I have the Old Man trained, three walks a day, two dog beds, proper food and treats plus my personal couch and car blankets. It really didn’t take that long for me to whip him into shape. I have had mixed results with the Old Lady, but let’s just say she doesn’t cramp my style.

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Mayor Ashcraft: Steps You Can Take to Prevent Climate Change

Nov 03,2021

As President Biden and other world leaders meet in Glasgow, Scotland this week for the UN climate change conference, local efforts are underway to protect our city from the harmful impacts of climate change, especially sea level rise, an existential threat to our island community.

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Runway 30 is Runway 12 and Vice-Versa

Nov 03,2021

“Did you know that runways have names?” The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy asks. “Not names like ‘Bob’ or ‘Polly’: instead, they have numbers for names, and not just any number, only numbers from 01 to 36.”

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City to Honor Local Community Service Heroes

Nov 03,2021

Mayor Marilyn Ezzy Ashcraft and the City of Alameda Social Service Human Relations Board will honor the contributions of individuals, businesses, and nonprofits at the eighth annual Community Service Awards Ceremony, held virtually on Wednesday, Nov. 17, at 6:30 p.m.

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