Marine Corps veteran Joe LoParo (right) stands with Navy and Pearl Harbor veteran Mikki Ganitch, who was two weeks shy of 101 in this recent photograph. Ganitch was serving aboard the USS Pennsylvania on Dec. 7, 1941, when the ship was docked in Pearl Harbor.
Kenny the Clown fashions a balloon for one of his fans last Saturday on Park Street. Many shops and restaurants remain closed in Alameda. Kenny arrived at Park Street and Alameda Avenue, set up his famous bubble machine and entertained children young and old.
With no Trick or Treating allowed this year, Alamedans, young and old, can still enjoy the many homes decorated for the season throughout the Island City. Not to be missed is Dan Balsam’s annual polcitical statement at San Antonio Avenue and Union Street.
Bike Walk Alameda (BWA) is advocating to get a proposed bike-pedestrian bridge connecting west Alameda and Downtown Oakland implemented into Caltrans and Alameda County Transportation Commission’s (ACTC) proposed Oakland-Alameda accessibility plan.