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Bear's-Eye View of Alameda for May 26, 2024

In this week's Bear's-Eye View, Mouf observes Memorial Day with a visit to Veterans Park and checks in on traffic light installations and removals along Central Avenue. Plus, the Great Deck Project, unstoppable roots, and a Cybertruck.

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Alameda News

›› Karin K. Jensen,
May 24, 2024
On May 21, City Council decided the park at Alameda Marina will be named Svendsen Maritime Park in honor of longtime and beloved Alameda business owner and community member Svend Svendsen. Karin K. Jensen reports on the meeting.
›› 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.
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Alameda Features

›› Jeff Cambra,
May 26, 2024
In this week's Bear's-Eye View, Mouf observes Memorial Day with a visit to Veterans Park and checks in on traffic light installations and removals along Central Avenue. Plus, the Great Deck Project, unstoppable roots, and a Cybertruck.
›› Friends of the Alameda Animal Shelter,
May 25, 2024
Young puppies are loads of fun—and lots of teeth—but we like to sing the praises of an older, laid-back lady or gentledog. Last week's Pet of the Week column was devoted to the wonderful senior cats at FAAS, and this week is for the senior pups. Get to know these special dogs with lots of love.
›› Post Staff Reporting,
May 24, 2024
The inaugural season of Alameda's middle school flag football league ended with the Wood Beavers and Lincoln Lions atop their divisions. Championship games will be held on May 31 and June 1.
›› Jeff Smith,
May 24, 2024
Jeff Smith's Math Puzzle for May 24, 2024 - Remembering those salad days in geometry class, topped with anchovies and adolescent fugues, and awash with Roquefort dressing.

Alameda Opinions

›› Rabbi Cynthia Minster,
May 24, 2024
Rabbi Cynthia Minster of Temple Israel of Alameda pens an open letter on Jewish history, the land of Israel, and her prayers for peace. "Our collective desire for political power and space in our ancient homeland is not evil."
›› Kellie Scott,
May 24, 2024
Kellie Scott writes to the Editor on behalf of Wood Middle School staff and community following the controversial hiring process for a new Assistant Principal. Scott writes that the "district regularly forgoes transparent processes to appoint leadership in schools on the West side of the Island."
›› 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.

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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