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  1. The Broad Brush: Your Alameda News in 60 SecondsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | SFGate

    This week, the school board considered whether to combine Encinal High School and the Junior Jets middle school program on the Encinal campus into a single school. Alamedans who drive - and park - in Alameda will soon be free to leave their bags of change at home.

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  2. Startups want to be the Airbnb for boatsRead the original story

    Friday | SFGate

    Jacob Best and friends wave farewell as they set sail for the day on Dan Knox's 36-foot sailboat from Marina Village in Alameda. Jacob Best tosses the rope to Charlie Seltzer as they prepare to set sail for the day on Dan Knox's 36-foot sailboat from Marina Village, Alameda on Sunday, March 22, 2015.

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  3. 6 places to check out on Santa Clara Ave., Park Street in AlamedaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | SFGate

    Dating back to 1895 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, it underwent an interior renovation to restore some of the original architectural elements. 747-7400, www.alamedaca.gov/city-hall/about.

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  4. 'Blood Brothers' at Altarena PlayhouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | SFGate

    Blood Brothers: Michael Scott Wells and Nathan Brown play twins separated at birth and raised in ignorance of each other - because of an ill-fated curse - one by their poor, working-class mother and the other by a well-to-do woman in Willy Russell's long-running international hit. Love brings them together, but it's for the same woman.

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  5. The Broad Brush: Your Alameda News in 60 SecondsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | SFGate

    Welcome to this week's edition of The Broad Brush, your weekly, local news review. Here are your Alameda headlines for the week.

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  6. Council okays lease for ferry maintenance centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | SFGate

    Ferry boats carrying passengers across San Francisco Bay will be coming to Alameda for fuel and maintenance someday soon, the City Council decided Tuesday night. Council members approved a lease for the long-planned facility and an agreement charging the Water Emergency Transportation Authority with building a new resting area for harbor seals who in habit a portion of the bay they seek to use despite two no votes by Mayor Trish Herrera Spencer, who said the public did not have a chance to comment on the plan since it was presented to the city more than four years ago.

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  7. Baseball news and notes, March 13Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | SFGate

    The Milwaukee Brewers say pitcher Dontrelle Willis , the Oakland native who went to Encinal High in Alameda, is ending his comeback bid and will retire at 33. A popular star a decade ago, Willis was in the Brewers' camp on a minor-league contract. He had not pitched in a spring training game this year, and hasn't been in the majors since 2011 with Cincinnati.

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  8. The Broad Brush: Your Alameda News in 60 SecondsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | SFGate

    Vandals broke into a kindergarten classroom at Bay Farm School on February 13. Photo courtesy of the Alameda Police Department. Welcome to this week's edition of The Broad Brush, your weekly, two-sentence headline review.

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  9. Campus incidents rekindle school security discussionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | SFGate

    Vandals broke into a kindergarten classroom at Bay Farm School on February 13. Photo courtesy of the Alameda Police Department. Parents and schools staffers are making a renewed push for better security at Alameda schools following a pair of on-campus incidents over the past few weeks.

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  10. The Broad Brush: Your Alameda News in 60 SecondsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | SFGate

    Welcome to this week's edition of The Broad Brush, your weekly, two-sentence news review. Here are your headlines for the week.

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  11. Alameda in history: Assemblyman Robert W. CrownRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | SFGate

    Alameda's Robert W. Crown Memorial State Beach was renamed in 1973 for the state Assemblyman who championed its state public park status and use - preservation for all Alamedans to enjoy year-round. Crown died at the age of 51 after being struck by a car while jogging.

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  12. Alameda native killed in Colorado ski accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | SFGate

    Jacob Koltun, 22, an Alameda native, died in a skiing accident in Colorado on Monday. "Jake rarely took a serious picture," said his mother, Lisa Koltun, of the above shot taken on a Mother's Day hike in Boulder in 2014.

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  13. Arcades: They're not lost to us after allRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2015 | SFGate

    The Louvre of Bay Area arcades, this delightful spot hosts a collection of mechanical games from the Playland-at-the-Beach/Sutro Baths era , and newer arcade games. Originally in the basement of the Cliff House and now at Fisherman's Wharf.

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  14. The Broad Brush: Your Alameda News in BriefRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2015 | SFGate

    A crane near the Main Street ferry terminal dating back to World War II is awaiting demolition. Photo by Dave Boitano.

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  15. Bay Area's riskiest on-ramps keep hearts racingRead the original story

    Feb 20, 2015 | San Francisco Chronicle

    At a handful of Bay Area freeway on-ramps, all some drivers can do is grip the wheel, hit the gas and hope. Ideally, on-ramps include a few key features: a lengthy approach that allows drivers to get up to highway speed to make the merge, and good visibility to see who's closing in from behind.

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  16. Landlords say costs drive rent increasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | SFGate

    Don Lindsey began investing in Alameda half a century ago, after falling in love with the community and deciding he wanted to live and buy property here. Investing in property allowed him to be more hands-on than putting money in the stock market would have, he said.

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  17. Mystery goo that killed birds identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | SFGate

    A dead bufflehead washes ashore near Mulford Point in San Leandro. Most of the dead and gunk ed-up birds have been found on the east side of the bay, though several were found in Foster City.

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  18. Coast Guard investigating mysterious oil sheen near Alameda...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | SFGate

    The U.S. Coast Guard is looking into a possible fuel spill after a mysterious oil sheen appeared on waters in the Oakland Estuary near the Alameda Marina Tuesday night, officials said. The first reports came in from the National Response Center , the Coast Guard's oil spill response unit, around 9:30 p.m. The Alameda Fire Department sent out a boat and confirmed the presence of a light sheen, as well as a strong diesel odor, said Adam Stanton , a Coast Guard spokesman.

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  19. The Broad Brush: Your Alameda News in 60 SecondsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2015 | SFGate

    Welcome to this week's edition of The Broad Brush, your Alameda week in review. Here's your Island news for this week.

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  20. Rape, child porn charges for 2 arrested in Alameda arsonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | SFGate

    When a string of arson fires broke out early one morning in September in Alameda, police quickly arrested two suspects: a guitarist who fronts a folk band and a transient who frequents the island city. A month later, however, Alameda County prosecutors dismissed arson charges against musician Stephen Petersen , 27, and said that all the fires had, in fact, been set by the second man arrested in the case, 22-year-old Andrew Gutierrez .

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