Alameda

Pennzoil Demolition Paves Way to Future

Feb 09,2021

Shell Oil, the owner of the property that houses the Pennzoil plant on Grand Street, has now demolished all the buildings and above-ground tanks there. The 4.1-acre site is bounded by Grand Street, Fortman Way, Ellen Craig Avenue and Hibbard Street.

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photo by Dave Id/Indybay.org

Armed Confrontation

Jan 19,2021

According to witnesses at the scene, the armed man pictured at the left confronted demonstrators on Mosely Avenue on Monday.

He yelled obscenities, telling them to get out of his neighborhood, witnesses said.

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This aerial view highlights the recently restored dunes, beach and boat launch next to Encinal High School.

Dune Restoration, Beach Project Done

Jan 12,2021

The East Bay Regional Park District (EBRPD) completed its beach and dune improvement project at Alameda Point in December 2020. The complete facelift comes on the heels of the city upgrading the nearby boat ramp. The area is accessible from Central Avenue next to Encinal High School.

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2020: A Difficult Year in Review

Jan 05,2021

The year 2020 will be remembered as one of the most challenging in Alameda and world history. Events that gripped the nation also had a lasting impact on the Island City as well. From the COVID-19 pandemic to protests of systemic racism, 2020 will be remembered as a unique year.

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COVID -19 Brings Stratton Home

Nov 26,2020

An outbreak of COVID-19 forced the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Stratton to return to its home port in Alameda on Wednesday, Nov. 18. According to the Coast Guard, 11 crew members tested positive for coronavirus during the deployment in the Eastern Pacific.

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AMP to Go Solar on Mount Trashmore

Nov 24,2020

Alameda Municipal Power (AMP) is a step closer to building a solar facility at the Doolittle Landfill site after receiving unanimous approval from the Planning Board at its Monday, Nov. 23 meeting.

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