Monthly Archives: December 2011

Looking Forward, Looking Back

It’s been a little over a year since I started writing a column for the Alameda Sun and, Isle Say, it’s been a challenge. I’ve written about all things local, including emergency preparedness, open space opportunities, Alameda Point, economic challenges, … Continue reading

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Firefighter Rescues Dog from Shorepoint Fire

Alameda firefighter Darren Brown walked through the crowd of onlookers asking if this was their dog.  When no one claimed it, residents escorted him to the apartment manager’s office. Another resident standing next to me was not so fortunate, as … Continue reading

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National Geographic – A Repeat Customer at Alameda Shipyard

If you’ve ever considered taking a National Geographic cruise to destinations between Alaska and the western tip of South America, your ship will have been serviced right here in Alameda. Bay Ship and Yacht Company near the Alameda/Oakland ferry terminal … Continue reading

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Alameda Naval Air Museum Needs Help

It looks like a military antique store where nothing is for sale.  Unfortunately it’s a museum trying to tell us a story.  And quite a story it has to tell—from before the Navy arrived in Alameda to when they left, … Continue reading

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