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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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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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Council Approves Crab Cove Initiative Unanimously

Jul 10,2014

In a unanimous vote at its July 1 meeting, the city council decided to adopt the Crab Cove initiative to rezone the federal surplus property on McKay Avenue as “open space.” This means that the initiative, “Crab Cove Open Space Expansion Initiative,” will not have to appear on the November ballot

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