More than 100 people gathered in front of City Hall at 7 p.m. on Friday, July 12. They were participating in coast-to-coast vigils to call for an immediate closure of federal detention camps holding refugees in what many consider inhumane conditions.
“Lights for Liberty,” a coalition dedicated to human rights, organized the protests. Valerie Landau who participated in the Alameda vigil said that protesters chanted “Close the camps,” as drivers and pedestrians cheered and honked to show support.
Alameda Point Partners, LLC (APP) announced last week that it has completed demolition of the entire 30-acre Site A and is 50 percent complete with construction of the infrastructure, which includes water, sewer, electrical and gas lines; a street grid with bike and transit lanes; 8 acres of original parks as well as a ferry terminal in Seaplane Lagoon. The ferry dock is currently being fabricated and construction of the terminal is slated to begin this fall.
TV painter Ross’ hairdresser amid floats in July 4 Parade
Alameda’s Fourth of July Parade represents life in the Island City through its series of entrants from every corner of the community. From public officials, to sponsors, to herds of horses and the people shoveling up after them, and entries presenting everything from political statements to blatant advertising, everyone receives a cheer. Each year judges choose the best entries to the parade who receive trophies or medals.
The real estate firm that manages South Shore Center will hold two days of community open houses for Alameda residents to discuss the new development plan for the property on Tuesday, July 9, and Wednesday, July 10.
Jamestown Properties, an Atlanta-based real estate investment and management firm with offices throughout the United States including San Francisco, is holding the open houses to inform and solicit input from residents on its future plans for South Shore Center. The real estate firm is calling the new development project the “South Shore Center Neighborhood Plan.”
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Miles Abadia, Miriam Acosta, Jackson Ade, Abigail Jomina Adiong, Ajmeer Ahmadzaoy, Jacob Ahmed, Lauryn Alexander, Marion Allen Devore, Sarai Almaguer Hernandez, Clyde Daniele Ambalong, Anthony Anderson, Hannah Arbios, Danielle Archuleta, Jonathan Atases, Dylan Aubrejuan, Ariana Ayer Winslow
Joseph Rhoi Baisa, Kayla Rian Baldoz, Raiden Baldoz, Anastasia Balthasar, Coryn Banks, Rowan Barbeau, Munkhdul Bat Erdene, Ben Batom, Joseph Batom, Fer Christian Baybayon, Jake Beales, Jaden Berner, Diego Borba, Aloyouis Bruce