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Fire on Central Avenue

Mar 02,2021

Alameda Fire Department (AFD) responded in force to the report of a house fire at Central Avenue and Grove Street last Monday. Everyone was evacuated safely. There were no reports of injuries.

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PG&E Crews Upgrading Pipelines

Mar 02,2021

Sun Staff Reports

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is currently performing a gas-safety-upgrade on its natural-gas pipelines on Bay Farm.

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Agreement Signed on TK-5 Schools Opening

Mar 02,2021

Union, District define safe return to classrooms

Sun Staff Reports

The Alameda Unified School District (AUSD) and the Alameda Education Association (AEA) signed a tentative agreement Wednesday, Feb. 24, to reopen elementary schools for in-person hybrid instruction.

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U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf A boarding team member from the Alameda-based Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf stands atop an interdicted low-profile vessel in the Eastern Pacific Ocean on Feb. 1 and seized 3, 439 pounds of cocaine. Cartels design low-profile vessels like this one to evade law enforcement and to ferry large quantities of illicit contraband while riding low in the water.

USCG Trifecta: Crews Interdict Three Vessels

Mar 02,2021

Sun Staff Reports

Crews aboard Alameda-based Coast Guard cutters Munro and Bertholf interdicted three suspected drug-smuggling vessels in the Eastern Pacific Ocean between Jan. 26 and Feb. 1. They seized more than 9,000 pounds of cocaine worth an estimated $156 million.

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