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National Night Out is August 5th

The 31st Annual national Night Out is Tuesday, August 5th, 2014.

The 31st Annual national Night Out is Tuesday, August 5th, 2014.

This year, National Night Out is Tuesday, August 5th. The program is intended to strengthen neighborhood relationships and community-police relations.
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Alameda Health System Appoints David Cox as Chief Financial Officer

David Cox has been named CFO of Alameda Health System. (Marin Healthcare District)

David Cox has been named CFO of Alameda Health System. (Marin Healthcare District)

Alameda Health System announced today that David Cox, formerly the CFO of Marin General Hospital, has been named Chief Financial Officer (CFO).
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National Science Foundation Gives Grant for Women in STEM

Donna Milgram is the founder and Executive Director of the National Institute for Women in Trades, Technology and Science. (IWITTS Website)

Donna Milgram is the founder and Executive Director of the National Institute for Women in Trades, Technology and Science. (IWITTS Website)

The Alameda-based Institute for Women in Trades, Technology and Science (IWITTS) will receive a $899,841 grant from the National Science Foundation to increase enrollment and retention of women in community college STEM courses.
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City Moves to Borrow to Finance Replacement Fire Station

The City of Alameda is moving forward with borrowing to finance a replacement for Fire Station #3.

The City of Alameda is moving forward with borrowing to finance a replacement for Fire Station #3.

At a special council meeting on July 29th, Alameda City Council will consider a plan to borrow as much as $3 million to finance the replacement of Fire Station #3.
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Neptune Point Not Nonsense

Dear Editor,

I watched Tuesday night’s (July 15th) City Council meeting on the tape recording. Go to 4:59:04 on the tape…at that point our City Manager John Russo just finishes up his comments to some of the members of the council telling them about how hard they had worked that night on all the issues presented to them. Russo then said, “Dealing with the Neptune Point NONSENSE that got put on.”
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Public Utilities Board Meets Monday

Alameda Municipal Power Office

The Public Utilities Board, which oversees Alameda Municipal Power, meets on Monday. (File Photo)

The Public Utilities Board, which oversees city-owned Alameda Municipal Power, meets Monday evening, July 21st.
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CHP Castro Valley Launches Summer of Safety Enforcement Campaign

The California Highway Patrol, Castro Valley Area, launches a seven week heightened enforcement campaign today.

The California Highway Patrol, Castro Valley Area, launches a seven week heightened enforcement campaign today.

The California Highway Patrol, Castro Valley Area, is starting a seven week heightened traffic enforcement campaign today, targeting speeders, impaired or distracted drivers, and vehicle occupants not wearing seat belts.
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Oddie, Gilmore, Matarrese Pull Election Papers

Jim Oddie is running for Alameda City Council in November. (Oddie Campaign Website)

Jim Oddie is running for Alameda City Council in November. (Oddie Campaign Website)

Alamedan Jim Oddie, who had already declared his intention to run for city council, pulled election papers from the City Clerk yesterday, as did Mayor Marie Gilmore, who is running for re-election.
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Alameda Municipal Power Announces Power Box Art Artists

Alameda Municipal Power has selected artists to create artwork for Park Street utility cabinets. (Alameda Municipal Power)

Alameda Municipal Power has selected artists to create artwork for Park Street utility cabinets. (Alameda Municipal Power)

Alameda Municipal Power has announced the artists selected to create artwork to spruce up the appearance of utility cabinets in the Park Street Area.
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Reader Questions Oil Tankers Tied up in Alameda

The Sixty-Five Roses and Bernie Briere tied up at the wharf near Alameda Point. (Reader Submitted)

The Sixty Five Roses and Bernie Briere tied up at the wharf near Alameda Point. (Reader Submitted)

An Action Alameda News reader is questioning why crude oil tankers are permitted to tie up in Alameda after reporting another foul odor event yesterday and capturing the pictures that accompany this story.
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Alameda Health System Appoints David Cox as Chief Financial Officer

Alameda Health System announced today that David Cox, formerly the CFO of Marin General Hospital, has been named Chief Financial Officer (CFO).

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