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Framed by newspapers, Stan Hallmark is back at selling papers and observing life at the newsstand at Park Street and Santa Clara Avenue

Stan Returns to Park Street

Jul 21,2021

There are parts of Alameda that feel like a time warp. Park Street spans the gamut; a neon-lit diner, a buzzing arcade, to an alive and kicking video-rental store.

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Coffee with a Cop

Jul 21,2021

Shalom Bruhn demonstrates her point while speaking with Alameda Police Department (APD) Chief Nishant Joshi last Tuesday, July 20, at Coffee with a Cop at Starbucks on Park Street. Nishant joined APD as its chief on June 7.

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Input on Park, Webster Street Changes Sought

Jul 14,2021

The city invites the public to provide feedback on the Commercial Streets Program to help the city decide what’s next for streets transformed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. These changes included the introduction of parklets.

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White smoke spews from cars “performing” an illegal sideshow on July 4 at Alameda Point.

Sideshows Continue Unabated at Point

Jul 14,2021

Sideshow activity and drag racing at Alameda Point has now become a weekend routine. Despite community outrage and being given a host of ideas on how to curb the activity, the city appears to be doing nothing about it. Even the private security detail is absent when needed.

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