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Donna Eyestone

San Francisco-based author Daniel Handler, better known as Lemony Snicket, stopped by the Alameda Free Library on Tuesday for some April Fool's day fun. Read more >> about VIDEO: Author Lemony Snicket visits Alameda

Donna Eyestone

The Harbor Bay Intercultural Committee celebrated its 16th annual Spring Festival on Saturday with dances, martial arts demonstrations and this performance by the Lincoln Middle School band. Donna Eyestone captured the flavor the festivities in this video. Read more >> about VIDEO: Harbor Bay Spring Festival

Donna Eyestone

The Spin Doctors Yo-Yo Club, also known as Spindox, is Alameda’s own yo-yo club. Read more >> about VIDEO: Alameda's Spin Doctors

Donna Eyestone

Young thespians competed in Alameda's first-ever Shakespeare Monologue Competition this past Saturday at Encinal High School. Read more >> about VIDEO: Young thespians read in Shakespeare competition

Donna Eyestone

About 300 volunteers showed up for an old-fashioned park raising Saturday at the future Jean Sweeney Open Space Park, to weed, mulch, paint a mural and build planter boxes and compost bins for a future community garden at the 22-acre park. Read more >> about VIDEO: An old-fashoned park raising

Michele Ellson

A multi-million dollar effort to clear the Oakland/Alameda Estuary of debris is continuing, and The Alamedan's readers caught some of the action, forwarding this video and photo of the raising of the Respect, a tug sunk in the estuary. Read more >> about VIDEO: The Respect rises

Michele Ellson

As Alamedans, we love our holidays – and we’re not afraid to show it. In honor of Alameda’s holiday spirit, we’ve put together a trio of short videos showcasing the Island's best holiday light displays, a locally crafted Messiah and a number from Alameda's Tap Dancing Christmas Trees. Read more >> about VIDEO: An Alameda holiday sampler

Donna Eyestone

Alameda Rotary’s Interact clubs were designed to train future Rotarians – and to provide local high schoolers with opportunities to contribute to their community. Read more >> about VIDEO: Alameda Rotary's Interact clubs

Donna Eyestone

When Anne Lipow became frustrated about her inability to find anything but cheap, plastic dreidels she decided to design and manufacture her own, starting The Dreidel Factory in 1974. Her daughter, Stephanie, has fond memories of the time they spent together at street fairs, selling the wooden tops Anne and her business partners made in the family’s Berkeley garage. Read more >> about VIDEO: Alameda's Dreidel Factory

Michele Ellson

Rhythmix Cultural Works is honoring veterans this month with Veterans Voices IV, a series of events that kicked off Thursday with a forum on veterans’ issues. Read more >> about VIDEO: Veterans Voices

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