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Healing Gardens Offer Solace

Sep 08,2021

Nestled in the vibrant Arts District of the West End of Alameda is a quaint, quiet garden called the Healing Garden. The Healing Garden is on the corner of Webster and Taylor streets and is part of a neighborhood enrichment project by the West End Arts District (WEAD).

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East Bay Park Workers  Anja Brey, water-quality professional for the East Bay Regional Park District, is among the employees benefitting from the agreement reached on Tuesday.

Park Workers, District Reach Agreement

Sep 01,2021

East Bay Regional Park District (EBPRD) workers will receive salary increases that will be on par with the median salary of similar Bay Area public agency employees after reaching an agreement with the EBPRD Board of Directors.

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Stroll along the Estuary

Aug 25,2021

On Saturday, Aug. 28, Dennis Evanosky will lead a history walking tour along the Oakland Estuary. Meet at 9 a.m. at the intersection of Fernside Boulevard and Versailles Avenue. We’ll walk across the Fruitvale Bridge, along Oakland’s Alameda Avenue to High Street and back to the start.

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Rotarian Rhush Wanigatunga helps his daughter Amaya dig the hole for a Salvia plant as part of the Monarch Butterfly Habitat Restoration Project.

Helping Monarchs Thrive at Jean Sweeney Park

Aug 25,2021

Sun Staff Reports

On Saturday, Aug. 21 The Rotary Club of Alameda members joined with the Kiwanis Club of Alameda to do their part to help to turn around the decline of the Western Monarch butterfly.

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On the Front Lines

Aug 25,2021

An Alameda firefighter handles a hose to help extinguish the Monument Fire. The fire is burning near the town of Big Bar in the Shasta-Trinity National Forest, some 280 miles north of Alameda. A July 30 lighting strike ignited the blaze, which continues to threaten communities in Trinity County.

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