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AHS Alum Starring in Major Studio Release

Mar 09,2021

A former Alameda High School basketball standout is starring as the lead character in the recently released major studio motion picture. Taylor Takahashi plays the title character in the Focus Features film Boogie, which was released on March 5.

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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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