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Otis Drive Closed Between High and Mound for Emergency Repairs

Otis Drive was closed this evening between High Street and Mound. (Action Alameda News)

Crews were working on emergency repairs on Otis Drive this evening between High Street and Mound Street, after an apparent water or sewer pipe rupture.

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Alameda Police Mum on Parade Security Measures

The Alameda Police Department is quiet on security measures for this Saturday’s parade.

Alameda police declined to provide any information on possible enhanced security measures – in response to a federal Department of Homeland Security bulletin – for this Saturday’s annual 4th of July parade.

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Local Activist Comments on Supreme Court Gay-marriage Ruling

Today, the United States Supreme Court issued its ruling in the case of Obergefell v. Hodge, a ruling that effectively legalizes same-sex marriage in all 51 states.

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Police Issue 168 Citations in One-day Pedestrian Law Enforcement Action

Alameda police report that they issued 168 citations at eight different intersections throughout the city as part of a one-day operation cracking down on enforcement of driver/pedestrian laws.

A police spokesperson told Action Alameda News that roughly eighty percent of the citations were issued for pedestrian crosswalk violations and that additional citations were issued for […]

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Ridesharing App for Teens and Tweens Launched, with Service in Alameda County

Tech company Shuddle announced this week it has launched ShuddleMe, a ridesharing mobile application intended to allow teens and tweens to schedule their own rides, similar to Uber.

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Multi-agency Police Force Conducting Pedestrian Decoy Operations Tomorrow Morning

Alameda police will be conducting pedestrian decoy operations tomorrow.

The Alameda Police Department has alerted the community that a multi-jurisdictional force will be conducting pedestrian decoy operations throughout Alameda tomorrow morning.

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Body of Alameda Woman Found on Beach

The body of an 83 year-old Alameda woman was found on Crown Beach yesterday morning, in the vicinity of Willow Street and Shore Line Drive.

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Encinal High Teacher Suspended over Sex-toy Selfie Scandal

A teacher at Encinal High School has reportedly been suspended after jokingly giving a sex-toy selfie homework assignment. (Google Street View)

Update: June 7th, 10:30am – Supporters have started a petition calling for the teacher to remain teaching at Encinal.

A cryptic e-mail message sent to to parents by Encinal High School principal Kirsten […]

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Charter School Annual Cardboard Boat Race

ACLC and Nea learners launch their boats in the 17th annual Cardboard Boat Race. (Patti Wilczek)

By Bara Waters.

The most popular end-of-school-year event for the Nea and Alameda Community Learning Centers (ACLC) is the annual Cardboard Boat Race, held this year at the Emma Hood Swim Center at Alameda High School on Wednesday, […]

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No City-wide Policy on use of Nixle Reverse-911 Emergency Alert System

City officials have confirmed there is no city-wide policy for the use of the Nixle reverse-911 alert system. (File photo)

City of Alameda officials confirmed this week that there is no city-wide policy governing the use of the Nixle reverse-911 emergency alert system. In recent months, Action Alameda News has reported on, and readers have […]

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