The City of Alameda has added composting and recycling containers to public areas. (Courtesy photo)
The City of Alameda has added blue and dark green bins for recycling and composting to Alameda’s busiest public areas.
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The Alameda Unified School District is considering selling Thompson Field.
The Alameda Unified School District has asked the City of Alameda to re-zone Thompson Field, located at the corner of Walnut Street and Clement Avenue, a precursor to a potential sale of the property.
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The City of Alameda and the Alameda Unified School District have issued a joint statement regarding local sanctuary city status. (File photo)
Yesterday afternoon, school district and city officials issued a joint press release regarding recent “safe haven” and “sanctuary city” votes by their respective governing bodies.
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The developer for Alameda Point site A is asking the city for my time to settle financing.
Alameda Point Partners, the private developer approved by the City of Alameda for the development of the 68-acre Alameda Point site A, is coming back before city council to ask for more time to finalize finances.
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Local rent control activists haven’t given up the fight. (File Photo)
According to a local landlord, the Alameda Renters Coalition’s next move is to use Councilmember Marilyn Ashcraft’s mayoral ambitions against her to pressure her into supporting more strict rent control measures.
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Community Learning Center 8th graders explore science at College of Alameda. (Courtesy photo)
In November, the College of Alameda hosted a day of science exploration for 8th graders from Alameda Community Learning Center, a local public charter school.
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Alameda Municipal Power’s technical committee will review a recommendation for undergrounding districts. (Alameda Municipal Power office – File Photo)
Alameda Municipal Power’s district nomination board [ed. note – correction – the board is City of Alameda board, not an Alameda Municipal Power board] has filed its recommendation for seven areas in Alameda where overhead utility lines should be moved underground.
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Alameda’s main library is hosting a data visualization workshop (Action Alameda News)
The Alameda Free Library main branch will host a hands-on data visualization workshop next month.
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Recent storms have caused raw sewage discharges into the estuary. (Google Street View)
December’s heavy rainstorms, while welcomed for filling reservoirs, have caused raw sewage discharges into the Oakland/Alameda estuary.
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East Bay water reservoirs are at 90 percent capacity. (Google Street View)
Fall storms have helped fill and maintain the East Bay Municipal Water District’s (EBMUD) local and Sierra Nevada water reservoirs.
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