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Alameda Firefighters Head Into Election with Treasure Chest

Alameda firefighters head into election season with $45,000 to spend on favored candidates.

The Alameda Firefighters Association Political Action Committee war chest has a $45,000 balance just weeks before the traditional Labor Day kick-off to the fall election season.

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National Night Out is August 5th

The 31st Annual national Night Out is Tuesday, August 5th, 2014.

This year, National Night Out is Tuesday, August 5th. The program is intended to strengthen neighborhood relationships and community-police relations.

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Alameda Health System Appoints David Cox as Chief Financial Officer

David Cox has been named CFO of Alameda Health System. (Marin Healthcare District)

Alameda Health System announced today that David Cox, formerly the CFO of Marin General Hospital, has been named Chief Financial Officer (CFO).

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National Science Foundation Gives Grant for Women in STEM

Donna Milgram is the founder and Executive Director of the National Institute for Women in Trades, Technology and Science. (IWITTS Website)

The Alameda-based Institute for Women in Trades, Technology and Science (IWITTS) will receive a $899,841 grant from the National Science Foundation to increase enrollment and retention of women in community college STEM courses.

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City Moves to Borrow to Finance Replacement Fire Station

The City of Alameda is moving forward with borrowing to finance a replacement for Fire Station #3.

At a special council meeting on July 29th, Alameda City Council will consider a plan to borrow as much as $3 million to finance the replacement of Fire Station #3.

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Oddie, Gilmore, Matarrese Pull Election Papers

Jim Oddie is running for Alameda City Council in November. (Oddie Campaign Website)

Alamedan Jim Oddie, who had already declared his intention to run for city council, pulled election papers from the City Clerk yesterday, as did Mayor Marie Gilmore, who is running for re-election.

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Alameda Municipal Power Announces Power Box Art Artists

Alameda Municipal Power has selected artists to create artwork for Park Street utility cabinets. (Alameda Municipal Power)

Alameda Municipal Power has announced the artists selected to create artwork to spruce up the appearance of utility cabinets in the Park Street Area.

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Reader Questions Oil Tankers Tied up in Alameda

The Sixty Five Roses and Bernie Briere tied up at the wharf near Alameda Point. (Reader Submitted)

An Action Alameda News reader is questioning why crude oil tankers are permitted to tie up in Alameda after reporting another foul odor event yesterday and capturing the pictures that accompany this story.

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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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