Alameda News

Leigh Anne Stump. A great egret flies over the Bay Farm lagoons with some building material for its new nest.

Egrets Returning to Bay Farm

Apr 10,2014

Bay Farm residents have come to know and love two species of heron that also call their neighborhood home. Both the great and snowy egret nest on Bay Farm Island near the lagoons that provide the birds with the small fish they need to survive.

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Telecom Suit’s Victory in Sight

Apr 10,2014

The city has scored what officials hope is a final legal victory in a trio of bondholder lawsuits that followed the sale of Alameda Municipal Power’s telecommunications business in 2008.
 

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Yee Scandal Involves Resident

Apr 03,2014

The scandal involving California State Senator Leland Yee last week also involves an Alameda resident. Hon Kueng So of Alameda was charged with conspiracy to receive and transport stolen property, according to the 137-page FBI affidavit in connection with Yee’s March 24 arrest.

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File photo. A pedestrian crosses Grand Street while talking on his cell phone. APD Chief Paul Rolleri expressed his concern about pedestrians being too focused on their devices.

APD Conducts Pedestrian-Safety Campaign in Town

Apr 03,2014

Alameda Police Department (APD) Chief Paul Rolleri said he doesn’t know whether it’s gratifying or horrifying that officers in his department wrote 62 tickets in five hours during February’s pedestrian crosswalk sting.

 

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Courtesy photo. His fellow marines flank Benjamin Jenkins as he displays his Congressional Gold Medal certificate.

Congress Honors WWII Veteran from Alameda

Apr 03,2014

Benjamin Jenkins, Alameda resident of 20 years and veteran of the United States Marine Corps and United States Air Force, was awarded a Congressional Gold Medal for his service during World War II on Feb. 21.

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