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Fourth of July 2014 Parade Photos

More than 200 floats took to the 3.3 mile parade route this Independence Day for the annual Alameda Fourth of July event. Tens of thousands of spectators were expected witness the spectacle. In case you weren’t one of them, here are some pictures captured from the parade.

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New Ferry Alerts Service

San Francisco Bay Ferry has announced a new alert service. (File photo)

San Francisco Bay Ferry has launched a new rider notification system to keep riders up to date on the ferry service.

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Alameda Readies for Annual Fourth of July Parade

Alameda is getting ready for the annual Fourth of July parade. (Action Alameda News.)

Alameda police are warning of street closures and detours as the city gets ready for its annual fourth of July parade this Friday.

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City Nixes CodeRed in Favor of Nixle

The City of Alameda has switched from CodeRed to Nixle for emergency alerts. (File photo)

The City of Alameda has switched from using CodeRed for community emergency alerts, and now uses Nixle.

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City Moves to Counter Citizens Open Space Measure

The City of Alameda is considering steps in response to a citizens ballot measure.(File photo)

A City of Alameda administration that has loudly trumpeted court wins in recent months is inching towards a November ballot measure to help fend off any lawsuits that may result from the passage of a citizens measure to rezone an [...]

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Measure A Exemption Deadline Approaching

The annual filing deadline for an exemption from AUSD’s parcel tax is Monday. (File Photo)

Senior citizens and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipients that want to file an exemption from Alameda Unified School District’s parcel tax must do so by close of business, Monday, June 30th.

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Wind River Named a Top Bay Area Workplace

Alameda’s Wind River has made the list of top 100 workplaces in the Bay area, in a survey conducted by Workplace Dynamics.

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Rob Bonta’s Curious Vote on Electricity Community Choice Bill

A bill is winding its way through the California Senate this week, an assembly bill that opponents say favors PG&E over community choice electricity programs. Local California assembly member Rob Bonta’s affirmative vote on the bill in late May is being questioned, and seems curious given his path to the capitol through city hall in [...]

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Summer Solstice Brings Sailstice

United States Coast Guard crews demonstrate a water rescue on the estuary, June 21, 2014. (Action Alameda News)

The Encinal Yacht Club today celebrated the solstice by hosting a number of boating events as part of Sailstice, an annual event scheduled on or about the longest day of the year for maximum daylight sailing hours.

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School Supe Kirsten Vital Signs up with Capistrano USD

Alameda Unified School District Superintendent Kirsten Vital is moving to the Capistrano Unified School District (Courtesy photo.)

Alameda Unified School District Superintendent Kirsten Vital has been named the Superintendent of the Capistrano Unified School District in Orange County, officials at that school district announced yesterday.

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