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Roosevelt’s Potomoc Back Afloat

The Roosevelt presidential yacht in dry dock in Alameda. (Photo: Business Wire)

The WWII-era Roosevelt presidential yacht, Potomac, is back in the water after a maintenance drydocking at Bay Ship and Yacht in Alameda.
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East Bay Gives Fundraising Marathon Today

The AAUW Alameda Tech Trek program supports middle school girls exploring STEM careers. (Courtesy Photo)

Today marks the fourth annual giving day hosted by the East Bay Community Foundation, aiming to raise $5 million in support of hundreds of non-profit organizations in the East Bay, San Francisco and greater Silicon Valley.
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School District Delays Vote on Future of Lum Elementary

A proposal to close Lum school has caused an outcry. (Photo from Change.org Lum school petition.)

The Alameda Unified School District has delayed a vote on the future of Lum elementary school from May 9th to May 23rd.
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Lum School Shaker Shocker

Map of soil sample sites at Lum School.

Map of soil sample sites at Lum School.

Late yesterday, the Alameda Unified School District announced that Lum Elementary school is probably not safe in an earthquake and will probably close after the current school year concludes.
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Alameda Municipal Power Rates to Increase Again

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Alameda Municipal Power rates will go up in July. (Alameda Municipal Power office – File Photo)

The Public Utilities Board has approved a rate increase for Alameda Municipal Power, with new electric rates taking effect in July.
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Alameda Point Development Plan Delayed

Planning for Alameda Point redevelopment has been delayed. (Artists Rendering of proposed building.)

Planning for Alameda Point redevelopment has been delayed. (Artists Rendering of proposed building.)

The City of Alameda issued a press release this afternoon to announce that the redevelopment of the first major parcel of land at Alameda Point will be delayed.
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Rain Delay for Spring Egg Scramble

The City's annual spring egg scramble has been postponed to next weekend. (File Photo. City of Alameda)

The City’s annual spring egg scramble has been postponed to next weekend. (File Photo. City of Alameda)

On account of the rain, the city’s annual spring egg scramble has been postponed to next weekend.
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Library to Host Afternoon with Artist Charles Blackwell

The Alameda Free Library is hosting an afternoon with artist Charles Blackwell. (Abstract bassist, Charles Blackwell)

The Alameda Free Library is hosting an afternoon with artist Charles Blackwell. (Abstract bassist, Charles Blackwell)

Later this month, the Alameda Free Library will host an afternoon with artist and performer Charles Curtis Blackwell.
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WWII-era B-25 Flyover Wows Crowd at Alameda Point

A WWII era B-25 bomber does a flyover pass at Alameda Point on the 75th anniversary of the launch of the Doolittle raid on Tokyo. (Action Alameda News)

A WWII era B-25 bomber does a flyover pass at Alameda Point on the 75th anniversary of the launch of the Doolittle raid on Tokyo. (Action Alameda News)

A three-circuit flyover of a WWII-era B-25 bomber, commemorating the 75th anniversary of the retaliatory Doolittle raid on Tokyo in 1942, wowed crowds at Alameda Point today.
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Local Attorney Takes Technical Tack on Measure B1 Lawsuit

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Local attorney Page Barnes is trying to have a lawsuit against the school district thrown out on a technicality. (File Photo)

Local attorney Page Barnes, who previously represented the Alameda Unified School District in the lawsuit over a past parcel tax, Measure H, has filed an interested persons response to the current lawsuit over Measure B1, a school district parcel tax approved by voters last November.
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