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(ăləmē`də, –mā`də), city (1990 pop. 76,459), Alameda co., W central Calif., on an island just off the eastern shore of San Francisco Bay; settled 1850, inc. as a city 1884. Industries include printing and publishing, electronics, plastic products, food, consumer goods, and machinery. It is primarily residential and has excellent beaches, parks, and leisure-boating facilities. The former Alameda Naval Air Station has been partially redeveloped. An important Coast Guard base is also there. The city is connected with Oakland, Calif., on the mainland by bridges and tunnels.


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of Alameda seeks asset mapping, cross connection identification and facility improvement services for the potable water infrastructure at the closed Naval Air Station ( Alameda Point ), located west of Main Street at the northwest end of the City of Alameda.
This year's celebration - the fourth for Alameda - has a special significance since it will also mark the one-year anniversary since Alameda and its newest sister city of Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental signed their memorandum of understanding.
Whether you like to hang from a kite in the wind, or just like to hang out at a great beach, it's definitely worth a trip to Alameda to visit one of the best beaches in California.
Buck McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, to help link the Golden State and Antelope Valley freeways through Santa Clarita, and $2 million requested by several Los Angeles-area lawmakers for the Alameda Corridor East rail cargo project.
has sued Alameda County and its board of supervisors over their adoption last month of a ban on superstores.
The company is opening a branch office at its sister company's Alameda Aerospace's 80,000 sq/ft facility on the old US Naval Air Station at Alameda, with the approval of Rolls-Royce in Indianapolis.
Contact Amy Wooldridge, Director, Alameda Recreation & Parks Dept.
Foreign terrorists have put a high priority on attacking strategic rail corridors, such as the Alameda Corridor East, for the impact on the economy and the ability of the military to mobilize, according to a report to be released today.
of Alameda, who will build the Central Bay Operations and Maintenance Facility at the previous Naval Air Station at Alameda Point in Alameda.

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