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The Alameda Chamber of Commerce Supports the City’s 2019 Water Quality and Flood Protection Fee

The Alameda Chamber of Commerce Supports the City’s 2019 Water Quality and Flood Protection Fee

On November 6, 2019, the City of Alameda Public Works Department Head, Liam Garland, presented the purpose and objectives of the City’s proposed 2019 Water Quality and Flood Protection Fee to the Alameda Chamber of Commerce Government Relations and Economic Development Committee. The link below provides information

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The Beating Heart of the Bay

The Beating Heart of the Bay

The Beating Heart of the Bay Michael McDonough, President of the Alameda Chamber of Commerce Eight years ago, when I was the Chairman of the Ambassador Committee, I was asked by one of my new Ambassadors to define the role of the Chamber of Commerce. It was

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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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