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  • Alameda: Partnership of developers gets exclusive negotiation agreement for former Navy base
    published on Thu, 20 Nov 2014 20:33:07 GMT
    A partnership of developers has secured an exclusive negotiation agreement with the city to build up to 800 housing units and 200,000 square feet of commercial space at Alameda Point. Alameda Point Partners, which would pay $108 million for the 68 acres that will be part of a future "Waterfront Town Center," will also build the project's infrastructure, work that city officials say will jump start the overall redevelopment of the former U.S. Navy base....
  • Alameda: Partnership of developers gets exclusive negotiation agreement for former Navy base
    published on Thu, 20 Nov 2014 01:06:45 GMT
    A partnership of developers has secured an exclusive negotiation agreement with the city to build up to 800 housing units and 200,000 square feet of commercial space at Alameda Point. Alameda Point Partners, which would pay $108 million for the 68 acres that will be part of a future "Waterfront Town Center," will also build the project's infrastructure, work that city officials say will jump start the overall redevelopment of the former U.S. Navy base....
  • Mustangs cruise in season opener
    published on Fri, 14 Nov 2014 08:25:20 GMT
    The Mustangs scored the first 12 points of the game and led by as many as 31 points in the second half as it beat College of Alameda 83-69 Thursday afternoon at Delta's Joe Blanchard Gymnasium. Delta ran crisp, efficient plays, made 11 3-pointers and benefited from another strong game by forward Troy Anderson, who had his third consecutive double-double with 18 points and 11 rebounds....
  • Men's Basketball: Delta hosts matinee
    published on Thu, 13 Nov 2014 09:31:03 GMT
    It's very early in the season, but coach Rich Ressa has already found out a few promising things about his Delta College men's basketball team. "We learned that we can be physically and mentally tough if we want to," Ressa said....
  • Alameda: City Council to consider Alameda Point developer
    published on Thu, 13 Nov 2014 02:00:23 GMT
    The City Council will consider approving an exclusive negotiating agreement Tuesday with a partnership of developers to build up to 800 housing units and 200,000 square feet of commercial space at Alameda Point. Alameda Point Partners would pay $108 million for the 68 acres that would be part of a future "Waterfront Town Center" under proposed terms it has worked out with city officials....
  • My Word: Alameda Point development focuses on infrastructure, parks, jobs
    published on Thu, 13 Nov 2014 00:34:36 GMT
    Since the former Naval Air Station closed in 1997 and the Alameda community lost more than 15,000 jobs, developers have come and gone with their ideas of what Alameda Point should become. Recently, the city took control over the planning process and worked closely with the community to document and adopt the community's vision of what it wants to see at the former base: a mixed-use transit-oriented community that replaces lost jobs and creates world-class waterfront park amenities....
  • Piedmont/Montclair Around The Horn: Local volleyball teams reach NCS playoffs
    published on Wed, 12 Nov 2014 20:21:15 GMT
    A number of local high school girls volleyball teams have qualified for the North Coast Section playoffs. Bishop O'Dowd and Head-Royce are both No....
  • Piedmont, O'Dowd football teams embark on postseason
    published on Wed, 12 Nov 2014 19:43:12 GMT
    Piedmont High School's Gabe Watson, shown running the ball during a practice on Aug. 26, rushed for a team-high 70 yards in the Highlanders' 21-14 win over Alameda on Nov. 7. Teammate Connor Garrett added two 1-yard touchdown runs as the Piedmont football team achieved its first undefeated regular season since 1976. The Highlanders are the No....
  • Students of Lincoln University Organize Annual University Olympics
    published on Tue, 11 Nov 2014 19:25:13 GMT
    Lincoln University celebrated its annual Sports Day with an Olympic-style competition in various individual and team sports on Sept. 14. The annual event, held this year at the facilities of Encinal High School in Alameda, has become a beloved tradition fostering family spirit and friendly communication between the faculty, staff and students of Lincoln University....
  • Warriors with Balkan roots form unified force half a world awayvisit|article-5881005|News-nav-hcat|1
    published on Sun, 09 Nov 2014 01:32:40 GMT
    A Bosnian, a Serb and a Croatian walk into an NBA locker room, and a funny thing happens: They all get along like brothers. It's no joke....
  • Raiders Considering Relocating to San Antonio
    published on Sat, 08 Nov 2014 19:15:23 GMT
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  • President Obama Nominates Loretta Lynch as Next Attorney General
    published on Sat, 08 Nov 2014 19:10:50 GMT
    A convenience store in Swansea, Illinois, was the scene of not one but two random acts of kindness by anonymous veterans.Tim Lillis, the manager of Huck&rsq... -- Americans Kenneth Bae and Matthew Miller have been released from North Korea and are on their way back to the United States....
  • Raiders meet with San Antonio officials
    published on Sat, 08 Nov 2014 01:12:34 GMT
    Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis met with a delegation of officials from San Antonio on Friday to talk about a potential move for the franchise. Raiders meet with San Antonio officials Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis met with a delegation of officials from San Antonio on Friday to talk about a potential move for the franchise....
  • Alameda: Don Grant track club set to begin next year
    published on Thu, 06 Nov 2014 03:19:46 GMT
    From its early days to Alameda High School's 1954 state track and field championship to St. Joseph Notre Dame High's two-time defending state champion boys cross-country team today, Alameda has a long and storied association with running sports. Count the Don Grant Alameda Point Youth Track and Field Club among the entities keeping the legacy alive....
  • High school football: Teams chase 10-0 perfection
    published on Thu, 06 Nov 2014 00:55:50 GMT
    Championships, or at least a share of them, have already been decided in nearly every East Bay high school football league. But that doesn't mean the final weekend of the regular season for North Coast Section schools will be boring....
  • East Bay Athlete of the Week honorable mentions
    published on Thu, 06 Nov 2014 00:42:01 GMT
    JUSTIN LOCKLEAR, California, football, Jr. -- Locklear helped the Grizzlies to a 21-14 win over San Ramon Valley by rushing for 196 yards and two touchdowns. His 16-yard touchdown run with two minutes to play was the game-winner....
  • Alameda Around The Horn: Hornets win two WACC girls volleyball matches
    published on Wed, 05 Nov 2014 19:00:19 GMT
    The Alameda High girls volleyball team won a pair of competitive matches last week. On Oct. 28, the Hornets edged San Lorenzo 19-25, 25-19, 26-24, 25-27, 15-6 at San Lorenzo....
  • Piedmont/Montclair Around The Horn: O'Dowd's Paris Austin picks Boise State
    published on Wed, 05 Nov 2014 18:57:33 GMT
    Bishop O'Dowd High boys basketball player Paris Austin announced on Twitter on Nov. 1 that he had orally committed to Boise State. "I am truly blessed to have this opportunity and to be able to play at a high level," he said in the tweet....
  • West County Around The Horn: St. Mary's edges St. Joseph Notre Dame in girls tennis
    published on Wed, 05 Nov 2014 18:56:54 GMT
    The St. Mary's High girls tennis team swept the doubles matches to defeat St. Joseph Notre Dame 4-3 on Oct. 30. The Panthers team of Megan Nehme and Brianna Lozano won the No. 1 doubles match 6-2, 6-0....
  • Piedmont: Sports complex bid resurfaces
    published on Thu, 30 Oct 2014 23:53:41 GMT
    Rumors and speculation are swirling through the city over a poll being conducted for Piedmont Recreational Facilities Organization asking people their thoughts about a possible multimillion bond measure in 2016 to finance a sports complex at Blair Park and improve other city recreational facilities. "We have retained a highly respected polling group to get a reasonable sample from enough people to gauge opinion," Menke said....