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1400 Park St

This address has been quite the talk of the town lately and here’s some information about its origins that will help you appreciate its past and place in Alameda. It was built in 1887 as a commercial building initially with only one floor with second floor added in 1902. The original builder was J. H. […]

The first Alameda Festival?

I was thinking about Alameda and all the things that we do to celebrate our great city. Whether its the Art and Wine festival, the 4th of July Parade or the Webster St/Peanut Butter/Neptune Jam festival we always see to come together and make the community an even better place to live.  So I got […]

A story for a lifetime

One of the painted ladies is open this weekend for an estate sale. Just imagine, for the rest of your life you will be able to tell your friends and family that   you’ve been in one of those homes and describe in detail what you saw. Not only that but you might be able […]

Friends of Crown Beach and Why YOU Need to Donate.

By now I’m sure most of you have heard about the plans to build high density housing on the parcel that was once owned by the GSA across from Crab Cove. In 2008 the voters of Alameda passed Measure WW to rezone the area from residential housing to open space for the expansion of East […]

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    Sarah Peyton Presents Two Workshops in One Northern California Weekend  Sarah Peyton is a CNVC-certified Nonviolent Communication trainer who internationally offers workshops focused on depth work and self-compassion that integrate Interpersonal...

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    Halloween Parade & Storytime!

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    Trick or Treat with us at Fourth Street Shops ! FREE STREET ACTIVITIES-Trick or Treat on the street, merchants giving out candy/toys. Participating merchants will have pumpkin at their door.-Scary Street Decorations-Live Music-Scary Hair, Keter...