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  1. State moves to install barrier on Delta channelRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 16 | The Daily Republic

    The California Department of Water Resources, in consultation with federal and state water and wildlife agencies, is moving to install an emergency, temporary rock barrier across a Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta channel. The department announced Wednesday it was taking the action after being faced with potentially insufficient water supplies to repel salinity in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.

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  2. Hornet museum to honor Doolittle RaidRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | The Daily Republic

    One of the World War II Navy veterans who witnessed the launch of the legendary April 1942 Doolittle Raid on Tokyo will speak aboard the USS Hornet Museum in Alameda during Living Ship Day on April 25. The event commemorates the 73rd anniversary of the raid that was led by Alameda-born Gen. James Doolittle, which was launched from the aircraft carrier CV-8 USS Hornet on April 18, 1942.

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  3. Treatment of 'mystery goo' seabirds winds downRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | The Daily Republic

    Nearly two months after 323 seabirds arrived coated in a mystery goo, volunteers and staff at International Bird Rescue are still treating the last of the birds affected by the contamination, according a press release. The rescue returned 154 cleaned, healthy birds to the wild, the release said.

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  4. Millions potentially at stake as Solano asbestos-exposure trial beginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2015 | The Daily Republic

    A civil jury trial with millions of dollars at stake has gotten underway for a former Mare Island Naval Shipyard tradesman dying of cancer caused by breathing asbestos dust. The asbestos lawsuit is one of more than two dozen asbestos lawsuits filed in recent years pending settlement of trial.

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  5. Center continues work with 'goo' birdsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2015 | The Daily Republic

    There are still almost 90 birds at the center that were affected by the goo spill in January along the East Bay shoreline from Alameda south to Hayward. Sixty of them require medical treatment.

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  6. Second BART tunnel under bay gets renewed attentionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2015 | The Daily Republic

    With the San Francisco Bay Area economy booming, a plan to build a second tube for BART trains under San Francisco Bay is getting renewed attention. San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee said last month he planned to begin a regional conversation about another Transbay Tube, and an Alameda official said at a recent workshop he was eager to work with BART on a new tube to bring the transit service to his island city, the San Francisco Chronicle reported on Sunday.

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  7. Recalling medical advances of the 1920s, and looking forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2014 | The Daily Republic

    My father, Robert T. Anderson, M.D., Ph.D., turns 88 years old today, having been born in 1926 in Alameda, California, to Danish immigrants. His father, Victor, changed our family name from the Danish "Andersen" to what was considered a more mainstream spelling of "Anderson."

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  8. No holiday ferry serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | The Daily Republic

    Regular ferry service will be available on Christmas Eve, the day after Christmas, New Year's Eve and Jan. 2. The San Francisco Bay Ferry serves the San Francisco Bay Ferry building, Pier 41/Fisherman's Wharf, Harbor Bay and Main Street in Alameda, and Jack London Square in Oakland.

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  9. WWII airman to be buried in OaklandRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | The Daily Republic

    A World War II airman whose remains were found more than 60 years after he was shot down over Germany is set to be buried in Oakland. William "Billy" Parker Cook will be laid to rest with full military honors near other family members at Mountain View Cemetery on Sunday, the San Francisco Chronicle reported .

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  10. 4th annual Stars and Stripes Salute to Doolittle set in OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | The Daily Republic

    The Stars and Stripes Salute to Doolittle returns this year to help raise money for the Jimmy Doolittle Center in Vacaville. The event, now in its fourth year, will take place at 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Oct. 18 on board the USS Hornet Museum, 707 W. Hornet Ave., Pier 3, in Alameda.

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