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Jean Sweeney Open Space Park Funding Above $4 million

Del Monte agreement provides $2 million for Jean Sweeney Open Space Park.

Total funding to create the Jean Sweeney open space park has now topped $4 million, of an anticipated required $8 million to $10 million.

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Alameda City Clerk Offers Valentines Day Wedding Ceremonies

The Alameda City Clerk’s office is offering Valentines Day wedding ceremonies. (File photo)

The City’s Clerk’s office is offering to perform Valentines Day wedding ceremonies in Council Chambers on Saturday, February 14th.

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School Board Candidates List Down to Ten

The Alameda Unified School District Board of Trustees has narrowed the field to ten candidates for an empty board seat. (File Photo)

The Alameda Unified School District Board of Trustees narrowed the field of candidates for an empty board seat from 23 to ten last night, the district announced today.

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Niman Ranch Steps up to Fill Carnitas Void

Niman Ranch is increasing pork supplies to Chipotle. (Niman Ranch)

Alameda-based Niman Ranch is increasing its supply of fresh pork to Chipotle Mexican Grill to help fill a carnitas void, after Chipotle suspended a supplier.

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Poll: Should Alameda Landlords Pass School Tax Bond Costs Directly on to Tenants?

Last November, Alameda voters approved a $180 million school tax bond measure that will show up on property tax bills later this year. Also, in recent months, there has been spirited debate in Alameda about rising rents and whether or not there is a need for a local rent control ordinance to protect tenants against […]

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School District Publishes List of Trustee Candidates

The Alameda Unified School District has published a list of candidates for appointment to the Board of Trustees. (File Photo)

In the packet next week’s special Board of Trustees meeting, the Alameda Unified School District has published a lengthy list of candidates for appointment to the Board.

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Informational Meeting on Converting I-880 HOV Lanes to Express Lanes

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission plans to convert existing HOV lanes on I-880 to express lanes. (Google Street View)

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) has scheduled two public meetings on plans to convert High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lanes between Oakland and Milpitas to express lanes.

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Man Arrested at Gunpoint after Car Stop in Alameda

Updated: Jan 15, 1:30pm – Alameda police provided this statement, “An officer received an ALPR hit in her vehicle when driving in the 1500 block of Lincoln Ave. on a stolen car that was going eastbound in the 1500 block Lincoln Ave. The car was stolen from Oakland. A felony vehicle stop was made in […]

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Hornet Museum Launches First Campaign for Heritage Fund

The USS Hornet Museum is kicking off a fund-raising campaign. (Google Street View)

The USS Hornet Museum has announced the launch of its first annual fund-raising campaign to raise money for the Hornet Heritage Fund, to support operations, restoration efforts and educational programs.

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School District Lays-out Process for Selecting New Board Member

The Alameda Unified School District has laid-out its process for selecting a replacement board member. (File Photo)

The Alameda Unified School District says that nearly two dozen candidates have applied for the Board of Trustees seat opened by Trish Spencer’s resignation upon being elected Mayor of Alameda last November. The district has now laid-out the […]

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