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Alameda is going plastic-free!

Gride of Guidelines for Alameda on disposable food service ware

The grid below are the food ware guidelines for Alameda. Alameda restaurants will be using reusable items (40 are signed up so far with ReThink Disposable) or compostable fiber-based items (think paper straws, wooden forks, pizza boxes, paper clamshells, paper cups). Go Alameda! Stop the Trash that Pollutes Our Waterways Clean Water Action is taking-on…

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Alameda Point Concours d’Elegance CANCELLED

It is with a heavy heart that we announce the cancellation of the 2018 Alameda Point Concours d’Elegance. Due to circumstances beyond our control the fantastic field at Alameda Point will not be available for our event this year. Efforts have been made to find an alternative location, but have proved fruitless. We’d like to…

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Council clears permit hurdle for Alameda Point developers

The City Council has taken a key step toward allowing Alameda Point Partners, the team of developers working to build housing and commercial space at the former U.S. Navy base, to continue moving forward with their $500 million project. On Tuesday, the council amended its agreement with the team to remove a provision that would…

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Underground Utilities Coming to Webster

Underground Utilities Coming to Webster by Alameda Municipal Power

Want to learn more about the city’s program to move overhead utility lines underground? Come on out to Alameda Municipal Power’s (AMP) town hall meeting on Feb. 28 for an update on the undergrounding program. Recommendations In the coming months, the technical advisory committee for the undergrounding program is planning to recommend that the Alameda…

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Get Your Girl Scout Cookies on Webster

Photo of Alameda Girl Scouts

Be on the lookout for the Girl Scout Booth outside of Wescafe and Phnom Penh House Restaurant. Alameda Girl Scouts will be selling cookies from now until March 4th: Fridays – 3pm (after school) until ~6pm Saturdays and Sundays – 9am until ~6pm

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Chinese New Year Celebration Coming to Webster on Feb. 17th

Poster for Chinese New Year Celebration 2018 on Webster

Join us as we celebrate the year of the Dog with Webster Street’s first ever Chinese New Year celebration. The free, family friendly Chinese New Year celebration will take place at the corner of Webster and Haight, the entrance to the weekly Farmers Market. Entertainment includes two Lion Dance troupes from the Toi Shan Family…

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New Policy: Straws On Request

Effective January 1, restaurants and food vendors in the City of Alameda can only provide straws upon customer request, and the straws must be compostable paper straws. Additionally, all disposable to-go food ware must be reusable, compostable, or recyclable. With this new ordinance, the City of Alameda will be one of the only cities in…

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