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East Bay Park Workers  Anja Brey, water-quality professional for the East Bay Regional Park District, is among the employees benefitting from the agreement reached on Tuesday.

Park Workers, District Reach Agreement

Sep 01,2021

East Bay Regional Park District (EBPRD) workers will receive salary increases that will be on par with the median salary of similar Bay Area public agency employees after reaching an agreement with the EBPRD Board of Directors.

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Courtesy ARPD &nbsp&nbsp The Peralta family of Alameda celebrates their first-prize winning sand sculpture “Octopus.” The entry earned first place in the family category.

Sand Castle Contest Winners Announced

Jun 18,2019

The 53rd annual Sand Castle and Sand Sculpture Contest held June 8 on Crown Memorial Beach featured a vast array of original works in both the architectural and creative divisions.

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APD Officers Arrest Carjacking Suspect

Apr 11,2022

Alameda police officers arrested a Texas man Tuesday, April 5 who reportedly was with his three-year-old daughter when he allegedly carjacked an Alameda resident on the 300 block of Grand Street.

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Rick Lewis &nbsp&nbsp The brightly colored house finch is known to frequent feeders on both the east and west coasts. The males feature red plumage that attracts their plainer mates.

Meet the Island City’s Reddest Bird

Jan 09,2020

A commonly found beautiful local bird called the house finch, is helping humans solve complex questions about epidemics and disease spread. I’ve had the opportunity to observe them during twice-monthly bird surveys at the Elsie Roemer Bird Sanctuary at Crown Beach this past year.

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Kitesurfer, 73, Drowns in Bay

Jun 07,2018


The Alameda County Coroner’s Bureau identified a man who drowned in the waters off Crown Beach on Friday, June 1, as 73-year-old Dr. Andres Caicedo. The victim, a surgeon from Walnut Creek, died while kite-surfing. Firefighters were called to Crown Memorial State Beach at 4:26 p.m. 

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