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Shoreline Cycle Track

Now that the Shoreline Drive cycle track is mostly complete, we'd like to hear, both the good and the bad, from residents. Contact us: newstips@action-alameda-news.com

City of Alameda Appoints Elena Adair as Finance Director

The City of Alameda has appointed Elena Adair as finance director. (Courtesy photo)

The City of Alameda has appointed Elena Adair as finance director. (Courtesy photo)

The City of Alameda announced yesterday that it has appointed Elena Adair, most recently with the City of Stockton, as Finance Director.
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AUSD Superintendent Issues Letter on School Safety

School campus security is top-of-mind for administrators after an incident at Edison School last week. (Google Street View)

School campus security is top-of-mind for administrators after an incident at Edison School last week. (Google Street View)

Alameda Unified School District (AUSD) Superintendent Sean McPhetridge has released a letter commenting on school safety, pursuant to an incident at Edison Elementary School last week.
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Alameda Police Sting Businesses for Underage Alcohol Sales

Alameda police issued twenty-one citations in a recent underage alcohol sting.

Alameda police issued twenty citations in a recent underage alcohol sting.

Last Friday, Alameda police conducted sting operations at eight Alameda businesses, issuing twenty-one citations for selling alcohol to underage decoys.
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Twenty Local Youth Soccer Players Invited National Residential Camp

Andy Thompson. (Courtsey Photo)

Andy Thompson. (Courtsey Photo)

Twenty youth area soccer players have been invited to the West Ham United North American Academy National Residential Camp, selected from a group of eighty that participated in a West Ham camp at the Bladium in Alameda earlier this month.
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Woman Arrested After Webster Tube Crash During Yesterday’s Morning Commute

A woman was arrested yesterday after a morning-commute auto crash at the mouth of the Webster tube, into Alameda.
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Special City Council Meetings Called to Allow Council to Participate in Workshops

A handful of special city council meetings have been called for the coming weeks. (File photo)

A handful of special city council meetings have been called for the coming weeks. (File photo)

Three special city council meetings have been called for the coming weeks to allow council members to participate in workshops on development and the replacement of the City Manager.
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Police Activity at Edison School

What follows below is the text, in its entirety, of an Alameda Police Department community alert via the Nixle system…

Today at 11:58 a.m., Alameda police officers responded to Edison School (2700 Buena Vista Avenue) in regards to a suspicious male adult who was on the campus. School staff members called APD to report the male appeared to be confused and agitated as he stood outside the school’s office for no apparent reason. At one point, the male (a non-alameda resident) approached a teacher and tried to steal their property without success. The male then walked into the office, approached an office employee, and tried to steal their property as well. The male grabbed the office employee and began pulling the employee outside with him.
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Alameda Point Developer Requests Waiver from Measure A

The developer of a planned 800-unit site at Alameda Point is requesting a waiver from Measure A.

The developer of a planned 800-unit site at Alameda Point is requesting a waiver from Measure A.

The City of Alameda Planning Board will hear a report tonight on a planned 800-unit housing development for Alameda Point – so-called “Site A” – for which Alameda Point Partners, the selected developer, is requesting an exemption from Measure A, a city charter amendment that limits housing density within Alameda.
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Public Meeting on Harbor Bay Ferry Parking Improvements

The City of Alameda Public Works Department is hosting a public meeting to discuss proposed parking improvements on Adelphian Way and Mecartney Road, in response to increased ridership levels and an insufficient supply of parking.
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Alameda City Manager John Russo Headed to Riverside

Alicia Robinson of The Press Enterprise in Riverside, California, broke the story this afternoon that Alameda City Manager John Russo has been named city manager in the southern California city.

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  • City of Alameda Appoints Elena Adair as Finance Director http://t.co/1ZUxnHGUXS ,
  • Revised undergrounding plans on #Alameda City Council agenda tonight. http://t.co/RX3SdVYYIk ,
  • RT : Reminder that High St Bridge will be CLOSED to vehicle traffic today from 9:30am-6:30pm. http://t.co/MarI0rqKrl ,
  • AUSD Superintendent Issues Letter on School Safety http://t.co/YrJsTYbQlP ,
  • MT : High St Bridge will be CLOSED to vehicle traffic Monday-Friday, 9:30am-6:30pm until 4/27/15. http://t.co/rkKVMpGCUG ,

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