Feature Articles

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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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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