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Veterans Day Public Service Announcement

Students at Nea Community Learning Center in Alameda must accomplish a minimum number of community service hours each year. The number of required hours depends on grade level.

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Deadline for Measure H Commercial Refunds Approaching

Commercial property owners who want a refund on Measure H parcel tax payments to the Alameda Unified School District need to move quickly.
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Alameda High School Wins $25,000 Teen Driver Safety Awareness Grant

Alameda High School has won a $25,000 safe driving grant. (Google Street View)

Alameda High School has won a $25,000 safe driving grant. (Google Street View)

Alameda High School has won a $25,000 grant from State Farm through a teen driver safety awareness program.
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Motorists to Face Bridge Closures in the New Year

Park Street Bridge

Alameda motorists are facing closures of the Park Street and High Street bridges in the new year. (File Photo)

The Public Works Agency of Alameda County was slated to brief Alameda City Council last night on proposed maintenance to the Park Street and High Street bridges that would see both closed to motorists at different times next year.
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Councilmember-Elect to Petition Council Tonight to Defer Point Vote

Councilmember-elect Frank Matarrese plans to petition a lame-duck city council tonight to defer a key Alameda Point development vote. (File photo)

Councilmember-elect Frank Matarrese plans to petition a lame-duck city council tonight to defer a key Alameda Point development vote. (File photo)

Councilmember-elect Frank Matarrese says he plans to ask Alameda City Council tonight to defer a key vote on an agreement with a developer for a 68 acre parcel of land at Alameda Point.
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East Bay Bike Party Causes a Stir in Alameda

East Bay Bike Party participants ride down Shoreline Drive in Alameda. (Instragram: riseyp/Marise Phillips)

East Bay Bike Party participants ride down Shoreline Drive in Alameda. (Instagram: riseyp/Marise Phillips)

A monthly mass bicycle ride billed as fun for all ages rolled through Alameda on Friday evening with amplified music setting off a flurry of complaints and calls to Alameda police.
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New Show Opening Tonight at the Frank Bette Center for the Arts

Margaret and Fred Fago's photographs and paintings are on display at the Bette through November. (Margaret Fago)

Margaret and Fred Fago’s photographs and paintings are on display at the Bette through November. (Margaret Fago)

A new show featuring photographs and paintings by Margaret and Fred Fago opens tonight at 7pm at the Frank Bette Center for the Arts.
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Marie Gilmore Concedes Alameda Mayoral Race

At an 11am press conference this morning, Alameda Mayor Marie Gilmore conceded the mayoral re-election to challenger Trish Spencer.

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Mixed-use Development Planned for Alameda Point

Action Alameda News received this communication from City of Alameda officials submitted as a “My Word”/Op-ed article…” attributed to Jennifer Ott, Chief Operating Officer for Alameda Point…

Mixed-use development planned for Alameda Point focuses on upfront transit infrastructure, waterfront parks, and catalyzing jobs
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Alameda Fire Chief Michael D’Orazi to Retire From Fire Department for Second Time

The City of Alameda announced this week that Fire Chief Michael D’Orazi will retire from the Alameda Fire Department again.
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Alameda Mayor’s Race Updated

Update: November 12, 9am -The registrar counted no ballots yesterday, Veterans Day, so there are no new numbers. City of Alameda officials announced that Mayor Gilmore would hold a press conference at Alameda City Hall at 11am today.

With the final ‘re-make’ ballots counted – a team of two people in the registrar of voters’ office manually ‘re-make’ ballots that refuse to be read by the counting machines – Trish Spencer leads incumbent Marie Gilmore in the mayor contest by 129 votes, or 10,443 to 10,314.

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