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Alameda Sun: Ocean Cleanup Hits Snag, in for Repair, January 10, 2019
Excerpt: Ocean Cleanup (OC) announced on New Year’s Eve that it has shut down its experiment to collect debris from the “Great Pacific Garbage Patch” (GPGP) — a mass of refuse and debris known as a gyre. OC said that “structural...
Added: Jan 12, 2019 at 11:11 PM
Alameda Sun: Navy to Create New Wetlands at Point, January 3, 2019
Excerpt: he Navy is nearing completion of plans for a cleanup area called Site 32, 60 acres that lie on the old airfield west of the Alameda Point Antiques Faire. The site requires remediation because investigators uncovered radium-226...
Added: Jan 5, 2019 at 11:09 PM
Memo Regarding Resolution Authorizing the Interim City Manager to Execute a Cooperation...
Excerpt: Exhibit: 1. Cooperation Agreement EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Staff is seeking authorization for the Interim City Manager to execute a Cooperation Agreement with Eden Housing, the Site A affordable housing developer, as part of...
Added: Jan 3, 2019 at 11:16 PM
CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATORS (Government Code section 54956.8) PROPERTY: A...
CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATORS (Government Code section 54956.8) PROPERTY: A 30 acre portion of Site B, Alameda Point CITY NEGOTIATOR: David L. Rudat, Interim City Manager POTENTIAL BUYER: Abbott Bros. Development, Inc....
Added: Jan 3, 2019 at 11:08 PM
KPIX5: Ocean Cleanup Rig Returning To Alameda Port To Address Equipment Issues,...
Excerpt: Already grappling with how to retain plastic it has collected at the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, a cleanup rig had another setback over the weekend and will be returning to port in Alameda sooner than expected. During an...
Added: Jan 2, 2019 at 10:59 AM
East Bay Express: A Model for Food Recovery and More, December 26, 2018
Excerpt: Food Shift, an Alameda nonprofit, recently celebrated its seven-year anniversary. Food Shift receives thousands of pounds of donated produce each week, from several places, including Imperfect Produce and the San Francisco Produce...
Added: Dec 27, 2018 at 11:46 AM
Diablo Magazine: East Bay Military Bases Get a New Lease on Life, December 20, 2018
Excerpt: In nearby Alameda, public reaction has evolved since the former Alameda Naval Air Station shut down in 1997. At first, the community was focused on the 18,000 lost jobs, says Debbie Potter, the city of Alameda’s point person for...
Added: Dec 21, 2018 at 10:16 AM
East Bay Times: Ferry maintenance center opens in Alameda, December 14, 2018
Excerpt: $50 million maintenance and operations center for the ferries that traverse San Francisco Bay officially opened on Thursday. Along with being a place to dock and repair up to 12 boats at a time, the center at the former Alameda...
Added: Dec 14, 2018 at 12:45 PM
ABC7News: Facility opens in East Bay that could prove critical in big emergencies,...
[Includes Video] Excerpt: Earthquakes in the Bay Area are a question of "when" not "if," and Thursday, officials christened a new facility in the East Bay that could prove critical in the movement of resources and people in a big...
Added: Dec 14, 2018 at 12:39 PM
East Bay Times: Veterans clinic and cemetery will be built in Alameda — eventually,...
Excerpt: The target date for opening the clinic and cemetery has been pushed back to June 2026, despite four years having passed since the Navy officially turned over 624 acres at the former Alameda Naval Air Station to the Department of...
Added: Dec 10, 2018 at 9:52 AM

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