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Corica Park Courses Earn Kudos

Corica Park Courses Earn Kudos

By Keith GleasonOriginally Published in Alameda Magazine: May 1, 2019 The South Course was honored for redesign and innovation in sustainability, and the Mif was named one of the best par 3 courses in America. Nearly a year after the renovated South Course at Corica Park reopened

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Mayor’s Challenge to Create Summer Jobs for Alameda Youth

Mayor’s Challenge to Create Summer Jobs for Alameda Youth

The City of Alameda and the Alameda Unified School District (AUSD) are launching a “Summer Jobs Campaign” to encourage more employers to create summer jobs and internships for teens.  This is an excellent opportunity for local employers to meet our talented students who are eager to apply

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Alameda Mini Maker Faire Call for Makers

Alameda Mini Maker Faire Call for Makers

The Alameda Mini Maker Faire is an all-ages event that brings together science, art, craft, homesteading and engineering plus music, food, and performance. We are looking for 70+ makers to showcase their work, including DIY enthusiasts, businesses, artists, and crafters. Attendees will have the opportunity to experience interactive exhibits,

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City to Raise Its Minimum Wage

City to Raise Its Minimum Wage

Last fall, the City Council adopted a Minimum Wage Ordinance to raise the local minimum wage above the State of California’s requirements.  Beginning July 1, 2019, the City’s Minimum Wage will be $13.50 per hour, regardless the size of the business or the number of employees.  Next

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Message from Our New Executive Director

Message from Our New Executive Director

Happy First Day of 2019,I am beyond honored to be joining the Alameda Chamber of Commerce team as the new Executive Director. Helping local businesses is my core passion, and I am grateful to have been given the opportunity to work in such a wonderfully diverse community.I

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APPROVED

APPROVED

Redevelopment of Alameda Marina Moves Forward with Unanimous Approval of Council Early this morning, in a 5-0 vote, the Alameda City Council unanimously approved the EIR and Master Plan for Alameda Marina, with a few late modifications to the Plan to ensure dedicated space for future maritime

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Record Crowd at 2018 Island Jam

Record Crowd at 2018 Island Jam

Thanks to all of the Sponsors and Volunteers who helped to make the 2018 Island Jam a sensational success. By all accounts, this year’s Jam set a record for attendance going all the way back to 2002 when the first Peanut Butter and Jam took place on

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New Alameda Point Entry During Construction

New Alameda Point Entry During Construction

New Alameda Point Entry During Construction New access point at Trident Avenue opens as Atlantic Avenue access point closes Construction has begun on the first phase of the $1 billion mixed-use, transit-oriented waterfront development at the gateway to Alameda Point, called Site A. Site A is located

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$1 Billion Waterfront Development on Former Naval Air Station

$1 Billion Waterfront Development on Former Naval Air Station

Groundbreaking Ceremony Marks Start of Construction on $1 Billion Alameda Mixed-Use Waterfront Development on Former Naval Air Station ALAMEDA, Calif. – The City of Alamedaand its private partner, Alameda Point Partners, LLC, today celebrated the groundbreaking of the first phase of the $1 billion mixed-use, transit-oriented waterfront development at the

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City Manager Remains on Administrative Leave

City Manager Remains on Administrative Leave

(This message regarding the disposition of Alameda City Manager, Jill Keimach, was delivered to the Alameda City Council at its special meeting on April 16, 2018 by Alameda Chamber President, Michael McDonough. After hearing over 30 speakers, the majority of which were in favor reinstating Jill, the

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