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Courtesy NASA &nbsp&nbsp Few know the story of the U.S. Navy Frogman, John Wolfram, who became the first person the Apollo 11 astronauts saw upon their return to Earth. Wolfram can be seen standing at the top of the capsule with flower decals on his wetsuit.

Special Guest Marks 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11

May 30,2019

Legendary frogman John Wolfram will visit Alameda as part of a series of events occurring across the nation to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission. The USS Hornet played a pivotal role in rescuing the Apollo 11 astronauts from the Pacific Ocean on July 24, 1969.

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Top, Melissa Rivers Photography; bottom, courtesy photo

Recent Events from over on the West Side

May 23,2019

Events taking place on the West End recently included “Taste of Alameda,” a delicious tour of the Island City on April 24 (left) and Bike to Work Day, May 9 (right). Both events were well attended.

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From the Desk of the Executive Director

May 16,2019

The West Alameda Business Association is proud to annouce that Alameda Martial Arts Day will be celebrated on Saturday, June 1, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the West End’s Washington Park, 740 Central Ave. To mark the occasion, the International Chi Institute, 1532 Webster St.

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Courtesy Google Maps &nbsp&nbsp Howard Terminal lies in close proximity to Alameda’s Webster and Posey tubes. The Oakland A’s will discuss their new stadium project with Alamedans on May 1.

From the Desk of the Executive Director

Apr 25,2019

The West Alameda Business Association (WABA) and the Oakland A’s will host a community forum to discuss the Major League Baseball team’s new stadium concept. Join the conversation! 

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Dr. Tim Heath &nbsp &nbsp Dr. Tim Heath welcomes new patients to his multi-disciplinary practice on the West End. Patients might also get to visit with a regular at the clinic, Shobai the dog. Spending time with a pet reduces stress.

Six Pillars of a Healthy Brain

Mar 28,2019

While navigating today’s busy society, everyone is looking for tips and tricks to stay on top of their game, maintain their cognitive sharpness, biohack their mental capacity and age gracefully without losing their minds.

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From the Desk of Linda Asbury - Executive Director

Mar 07,2019

I for one am so thankful to be part of this amazing community — even more so after being a part of the Lunar New Year Celebration on Feb. 16. There are always so many people involved with an event like this and I want to take a minute to thank them all. 

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