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Goose Knocks Out Downtown Alameda Power

A goose flew into Alameda Municipal Power lines on Wednesday afternoon, causing a 90-minute power outage for the downtown area of Alameda. Adam Gillitt has the details.

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Alameda News

›› Adam Gillitt,
May 23, 2024
A goose flew into Alameda Municipal Power lines on Wednesday afternoon, causing a 90-minute power outage for the downtown area of Alameda. Adam Gillitt has the details.
›› Susan Davis,
May 23, 2024
AUSD Senior Community Affairs Manager Susan Davis explains that the former Lum Elementary School site is being prepared to host Wood Middle School students with the use of an innovative ‘geologic raft.'
›› Ken Der,
May 22, 2024
Amidst a sea of multimillion-dollar homes, a single 10,130-square-foot lot is for sale on Grand Street for only $400,000. "There is just one complicating factor: 610 Grand Street is under water," explains Ken Der as he dives deeply into this peculiar property.
›› Post Staff Reporting,
May 22, 2024
Alameda Community Learning Center graduate Jackie Campion has been awarded a $6,000 eQuality Scholarship in recognition of her service to the LGBTQ+ community during her high school years. Campion will attend UC Berkeley in the fall.
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Alameda Features

›› Post Staff Reporting,
May 23, 2024
Looking for a free summer concert? The West Alameda Business Association is launching an exciting new Summer Series, "West is Best," at the Healing Garden on June 16, July 4, and August 18. Swing by for a variety of music from Motown to '90s bangers to classic rock.
›› Post Staff Reporting,
May 23, 2024
In the beautiful sunshine on May 21, the Rotary Club held its weekly meeting at the Rotary Club of Alameda Pavilion at Jean Sweeney Open Space Park. At the meeting, the Club awarded matching grants to 11 Alameda nonprofit organizations to support their important contributions to our community.
›› Post Staff Reporting,
May 22, 2024
Grab your shovels and get creative! The 56th Annual Sand Castle and Sand Sculpture Contest is set for Saturday, June 1, at Crown Memorial State Beach.
›› Gene Kahane,
May 22, 2024
Fabric artist Fran Kahane answers five questions about life as a quilter, her favorite projects, and her decades of experience in the craft. Gene Kahane shares the interview with this week's special guest—his wife—and includes photos of her beautiful work.

Alameda Opinions

›› Brice,
May 23, 2024
The saga of the runaway egg continues in this installment of our weekly cartoon drawn by Alameda native, Brice.
›› Post Staff Reporting,
May 17, 2024
In this week's Letters to the Editor, a reader responds to a recent Alameda Post article on outdoor cats, and State Assembly District 18 candidate Andre Sandford delivers a statement on his platform and campaign.
›› Brice,
May 16, 2024
Spring birds are hatching in this installment of our weekly cartoon drawn by Alameda native, Brice.
›› Annie Wilson,
May 10, 2024
After Congress failed to pass Pharmacy Benefit Managers reform last year, Annie Wilson urges our legislators to pass the Delinking Revenue from Unfair Gouging (DRUG) Act to save patients from unnecessarily high prescription prices.

Alameda History

›› Steve Gorman,
May 23, 2024
Alameda works hard to preserve its history, but not every house can be saved. Steve Gorman finishes the story of 2413 Buena Vista Avenue—once a circa 1890 Queen Anne style cottage—which now serves as approximately 14 parking spaces.
›› Dennis Evanosky,
May 22, 2024
Despite going bankrupt and being auctioned off over 80 years ago, Neptune Beach lives on in Alameda's memories and legends. Dennis Evanosky shares the history behind the magical park—its predecessors, glory days, and unfortunate end.
›› Steve Gorman,
May 16, 2024
Beautiful Alameda homes—and those that have seen better days—each have stories to tell. Steve Gorman digs into the history behind 2413 Buena Vista Avenue and, in Part 1, he uncovers the scandalous 1894 affair that made newspaper headlines.
›› Dennis Evanosky ,
May 15, 2024
In the late 19th century, Alameda boasted an astonishing number of privately owned "baths" that served customers looking for a convenient and luxurious dip in the cool ocean water. Dennis Evanosky catalogs the many bath facilities that drew bathers to the West End before Neptune Beach opened.
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