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EPA Settlement Agreement Requires Alameda to Assess and Upgrade Sewers

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced a Clean Water Act settlement today that involves the City of Alameda. (File photo)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced a settlement today under the Clean Water Act that requires the East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) and seven East Bay cities, including Alameda, to assess and upgrade [...]

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Astronaut Aldrin in Alameda to Celebrate Lunar Landings

Buzz Aldrin holding a copy of “Congress at Your Fingertips” (Action Alameda News)

A spry and wisecracking 84 year-old astronaut Buzz Aldrin took center stage today at the USS Hornet Museum, which was celebrating the 45th anniversary of the return to earth of the Apollo 11 moon mission, and recovery of the space capsule, with [...]

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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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