ABC7 News: Alameda City celebrating transfer of former naval air station, June 24, 2013


ALAMEDA, Calif. -- Federal and local officials Monday are celebrating the transfer of 1,380 acres of land from the U.S. Navy to the city of Alameda.

The city took control of the land at Alameda Point, formerly the site of the Alameda Naval Air Station, on June 4.

A conveyance ceremony will be held this afternoon, and participants will include Rep. Barbara Lee, Alameda Mayor Marie Gilmore, and Roger Natsuhara, the Navy's acting assistant secretary of energy, installations and environment.