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Alameda: Scenes from Park Street Art & Wine Faire

The 30th annual Park Street Art & Wine Faire in Alameda this past weekend featured live music stages, food, crafts, beer, wine, a children's area and more.  
Astronaut visited USS Hornet, which recovered the Apollo crew following mission  
The 150 acres around what's known as the Seaplane Lagoon at the former U.S. Navy base will become a "retail, recreational, entertainment, and transit center," according to the document, which the council greenlighted July 15.  
The new Alameda station will be built at a city-owned site at Hibbard Street and Buena Vista Avenue and replace Fire Station Three, which operates out of a former family home that the city rents on Grand Street because the station's building on the same block is not earthquake safe.  
The City of Alameda is seeking letters-of-interest and qualifications from companies that can provide occupational medical services.  
"In order to think, you have to know some things to think about." This little message used to be one of the weekly signs on the front of my class podium when I taught history at Encinal High School.  
Each year, up to 75 artists apply to join the Plein Air Paintout in Alameda, and this year's event includes painters from as far away as Fort Collins, Colorado, and Maurertown, Virginia.  
Officers found the suspected crack cocaine and narcotics paraphernalia after a routine background check revealed he was on probation and could be searched, Alameda police said.  
The Concerts at the Cove music series attracts neighbors, friends, and families to Crab Cove for an evening of music, picnics, and an opportunity to support local restaurants (Calafia and Café Jolie), wineries (R & B, Rosenblum, and Rock Wall), and Alameda's first brewery -- Faction Brewing.  
I've been getting anxious phone calls from people all over Berkeley because of rumors that Berkeley Hardware, one of the most beloved stores in the city, is going out of business, just a year short of its 120th birthday.  
This barren, desert prison is where O.J. Simpson lives

Some here call it the 'O.J. House,' the only gated community in a vast stretch of desert rich in gold and silver, pioneer trails and proud, isolated towns north of Reno.