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Elks Lodge Hosting Fire Victim Fundraiser

The Alameda Elks Lodge is holding a pancake breakfast fundraiser this Sunday to raise money for victims of last month’s arson fires. (Courtesy photo)

Alameda Elks Lodge No. 1015 is hosting a pancake breakfast fundraiser this Sunday, with the proceeds going to the American Red Cross to support the victims of last month’s arson [...]

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City Pilots Smart Meter Parking Meters

Smart meter parking meter. (Courtesy photo)

The City of Alameda Public Works Department is piloting 40 so-called “smart” parking meters on Park and Webster Streets, with a view towards ultimately replacing all 822 city meters with smart meters.

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Poll: Did Alameda police get the right guy?

Stephen Petersen’s supporters are certain that their friend did not start the three arson fires he is accused of setting in the wee hours of September 28th. Even people not connected to Petersen have questioned on social media, and other forums, whether or not police arrested the right person. Yet, the authorities must have some [...]

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Alameda Police Silent on Arson Evidence

Friends and supporters of Stephen Petersen mill outside the courtroom before the hearing, September 30th, 2014. (File photo, Action Alameda News)

Alameda police are declining to disclose any of the evidence they have against Stephen Petersen in connection with his arrest for arson related to three of eight fires that burned early Sunday morning in [...]

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Arson Suspects Arraigned in Court Today

Stephen Peterson’s girlfriend, Shayna Butler, silhouetted in the courthouse window. (Action Alameda News)

The two suspects in a series of alleged arson files early Sunday morning were arraigned in a downtown Oakland courthouse today.

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Two Arrested for String of Early Morning Arson Fires

Update: Sep. 29th, 8:22am – Police arrested Andrew Resto Gutierrez, 22, and Michael Stephen Petersen, 27.

Alameda police have arrested a 27 year-old Alameda man, and a 22 year-old man not resident in Alameda, both suspected of arson, in association with a string of fires on and around Park Street early this morning.

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City Hosting Workshop on Park And Webster Street Parking

The City of Alameda is hosting a public workshop on parking improvements. (File photo.)

The City of Alameda Public Works Department is hosting, later this month, a public workshop to discuss parking improvements for the Park and Webster Street shopping districts.

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City of Alameda Conducts Parking Meter Survey

The City of Alameda is conducting a parketing meter study. (File photo.)

The public works department of the City of Alameda, in conjunction with Park Street Business Association and West Alameda Business Association is conducting survey of shoppers needs with regards to parking.

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Classic Car Show Tomorrow on Park Street

Jerry Clancy of Alameda and his all-stock ’56 Chevy Bel Air at Bay Farm Island car show. (File Photo)

Park Street will be closed between Encinal and Buena Vista Avenues tomorrow, and bus lines will be re-routed, for the 20th Annual Park Street Classic Car Show.

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New Park Street Benches for Seniors, Disabled

The City of Alameda has installed four new benches on Park Street. (City of Alameda)

The City of Alameda Public Works Department has installed four new benches on Park Street, with the intent being to make shopping easier for seniors and persons with disabilities. The initiative was championed by the Commission on Disability Issues.

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