Alameda, CA Real Estate News

By Evelyn Kennedy, Alameda, Real Estate, Alameda, CA
(Alain Pinel Realtors)
 Things to do in Alameda on September 24 and 25, 2016 East Bay Swap Meet Collector Cars and Parts on Saturday, September 24 from 6:00 am to 3:00 pm at the Alameda Naval Air Museum at 2151 Ferry Point, #77.  Please call Mark at 432-1532 for more information.  The Alameda’s Farmer’s Market is open to the public Saturday, September 24 and Tuesday, September 27  mornings from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm, rain or shine.  All the fruits and vegetables are available at great prices.  So good!  Don’t miss the opportunity to shop for delectable fruits, vegetables and flowers.  The market is on Webster Street and Haight Avenue and is open rain or shine. Alameda South Shore Center and Off the Grid food trucks will be at South Shore on Saturday, September 24, from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm in the South Shore Cent...
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By Evelyn Kennedy, Alameda, Real Estate, Alameda, CA
(Alain Pinel Realtors)
 Alameda Legacy Home Tour  Fabulous homes are on the agenda for the Alameda Legacy Home Tour on Sunday, September 25 in Alameda.  The six homes and the Home of Truth spiritial center were built between 1879 and 1910 and represent a variety of architectural styles. The Alameda Architectural Preservation Society and the Alameda Museum co-host the tour each year.    The homes were built or designed by noted Alameda architects such as Joseph A. Leonard, Alfred W. Pattiani, O’Brien and Werner and Bert E. Remmel.  Architectural styles include Queen Anne, Tudor Revival, Eastlake Stick cottage, Italianate and Arts and Crafts. Tickets for the 2016 Alameda Legacy Home Tour can be bought at Daisy’s, 1347 Park St.; Alameda Shade Shop, 914 Central Ave.; and Wescafe, 1518 Webster St and at the Alamed...
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By Evelyn Kennedy, Alameda, Real Estate, Alameda, CA
(Alain Pinel Realtors)
   Jack London is the subject of the last lecture of the year at the Alameda Museum on Thursday, September 22.  Jack London was born John Griffith Chaney on January 12, 1876, in San Francisco, California. He works at many jobs but it was after working in the Klondike that he published his adventure stories including The Call of the Wild,White Fang and Martin Eden.  London was one of the most popular American authors of his time according to “Bio.com”.  Oakland historians Annalee Allen and Gene Anderson will discuss writer Jack London’s early days in Oakland and  Alameda.  2016 is the 100th year since his death at age of forty at his Beauty Ranch in Glen Ellen, Sonoma County, California. The lecture is sponsored by Evelyn Kennedy, Realtor with Alain Pinel Realtors and a member of the Ala...
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By Evelyn Kennedy, Alameda, Real Estate, Alameda, CA
(Alain Pinel Realtors)
 At The Library   Woody Minor, an Alameda native and local historian will give a presentation on the Civic heart of Alameda on Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at 6:30 pm.     Minor will talk about some of the historical building in the Civic Center including City Hall which opened in 1895 and whose architects were Percy & Hamilton.  The Carnegie Library was built in 1902 . The Carnegie Library was built in 1902 and designed by Willcox & Curtis Architect and author Pierluigi Serraino will offer the modernist perspective to Woody’s historical discussion when he talks about the 10 years old Main Library.  The modern main library was designed by Thomas Hacker.Alameda is a wonderful island community, with its tree lined streets, friendly neighborhoods, great schools and lovely architecture.  I w...
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By Evelyn Kennedy, Alameda, Real Estate, Alameda, CA
(Alain Pinel Realtors)
 Things to do in Alameda on September 17 and 18, 2016  Coastal Cleanup on Saturday, September 17 from 8:30 am to Noon is hosted by the Alameda Recreation and Park Department.  Bring a bucket, wear work gloves and sturdy shoes.  Adults and children 6 years and older are welcome. an adult accompanying kids under 16 years.  Pre-registration required at 1-800-327-2757 or www.EBParks.org. The Alameda’s Farmer’s Market is open to the public Saturday, September 17 and Tuesday, September 20  mornings from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm, rain or shine.  All the fruits and vegetables are available at great prices.  So good!  Don’t miss the opportunity to shop for delectable fruits, vegetables and flowers.  The market is on Webster Street and Haight Avenue and is open rain or shine.   Alameda South Shore Cent...
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By Evelyn Kennedy, Alameda, Real Estate, Alameda, CA
(Alain Pinel Realtors)
 Live @ the Library  It times for the annual Live @ the Library 2016 Concert Series. The first concert of the season features Geoffrey Keezer on Saturday, September 17.  Geoffrey Keezer says he will “play jazz standards, original music and contemporary pop numbers.” Jonathan Poretz Salutes the Great American Crooners from Sinatra & Darin to Torme & Bennett and will feature the Richard Hall Trio on Saturday, October 15. The Mads Tolling Quartet are featured on Saturday, December 10. Tolling, who lives in Oakland, is a violinist and two time Grammy winner.  Doors open at 7:00 pm and all concerts began at 8:00 pm at the Alameda Free Library, 1550 Oak Street, in the Regina K. Stafford Rooms. Tickets are available at Books Inc at 1334 Park Street and Dewey’s Friends Cafe in the Alameda Main ...
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By Evelyn Kennedy, Alameda, Real Estate, Alameda, CA
(Alain Pinel Realtors)
 Ground Breaking Ceremony for Estuary Park, Phase One  SITE OF PROPOSED ESTUARY PARK On Tuesday, September 13, 2016 at 2:00 pm the Alameda Recreation and Parks Department is hosting the ground breaking ceremony for Estuary Park, Phase one.  The ceremony will take place at the site which is adjacent to the Coast Guard housing, off Mosley Avenue on the Alameda Estuary.   The 8 acre project will include a design to renovate and construct a youth baseball field, a rectangular athletic field, playground, field and park lighting, paths, pre-fabricated restroom and concession building, landscape and group picnic area.  Phase 1 includes a synthetic turf baseball diamond and soccer field designed for youth and adults of all physical and mental abilities, plus one lighted synthetic turf rectangul...
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By Evelyn Kennedy, Alameda, Real Estate, Alameda, CA
(Alain Pinel Realtors)
 Things to do in Alameda on September 10 and 11, 2016   Croll's Building Alameda Walks will feature a “Webster Street Walk” on September 10 at 9:00 am.  Walkers will meet at Washington Park and then tour Webster Street with a focus on Webster Street’s rich history.  Dennis Evanosky and Eric Kos will lead the walk which will last an 1 hour and 15 minutes.  Washington Park is located at 740 Central Avenue in Alameda.  Please call 510-747-7529 for more information. The Alameda’s Farmer’s Market is open to the public Saturday, September 10 and Tuesday, September 13  mornings from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm, rain or shine.  All the fruits and vegetables are available at great prices.  So good!  Don’t miss the opportunity to shop for delectable fruits, vegetables and flowers.  The market is on Webste...
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By Evelyn Kennedy, Alameda, Real Estate, Alameda, CA
(Alain Pinel Realtors)
 Starlight Movies in the Park features Inside Out  The Starlight Movies in the Park starts Friday, at 8:00 pm on September 9 with “Inside Out” at the Leydecker Field at 3225 Mecartney Road, on Bay Farm Island in Alameda.  Pre-show festivities of games and crafts for the kids starts at 6:00 pm.  Snacks and food are available for purchase and the proceeds support the Teen Program.  Bring your own chairs and blankets and enjoy a film under the stars.  No barbecue grills, alcoholic beverages and pets allowed.  Gather your family, friends and neighbors, spread out your blankets on the field, and watch a free movie under the moon and stars in Alameda.The event starts at 6:00 pm with pre-show festivities of games and crafts for kids. The movie begins at 8:00 pm. Snacks and food are available f...
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By Evelyn Kennedy, Alameda, Real Estate, Alameda, CA
(Alain Pinel Realtors)
 Alameda Theater Classic Movie Series, Fall 2016   Alameda Theater offers great current movies, movies for children and Friday talent shows.  But the best thing they offer are the Classic Movies on Tuesdays and Wednesdays which will begin September 6 - 7, 2016.  You can purchase a package of eight classic movies for $40.00.  There is no expiration date.  You may also purchase a classic snack pack consisting of popcorn, a drink and candy for $4.50.  The classic movies series gives you the opportunity to see movies on the big screen.  They are so much better than on the small TV screen. Here’s the lineup for this Fall: Godfather Part II on September 6 and 7.  This classic film stars Al Pacino, Robert De Niro and Robert Duvall filmed in 1974. Roman Holiday on September 13 and 14.  This 195...
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By Evelyn Kennedy, Alameda, Real Estate, Alameda, CA
(Alain Pinel Realtors)
 Things to do in Alameda on August 27 and August 28, 2016   The Alameda’s Farmer’s Market is open to the public Saturday, August 27 and Tuesday, August 31  mornings from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm, rain or shine.  All the fruits and vegetables are available at great prices.  So good!  Don’t miss the opportunity to shop for delectable fruits, vegetables and flowers.  The market is on Webster Street and Haight Avenue and is open rain or shine. Bike Repair at the Library on Saturday, August 27 at 10:00.  Mechanics from BikeMobile will helpfix flat tires, adjust brakes and replace broken or worn parts.  The work shop is free to the public at the Main Library, 1550 Oak Street in Alameda.  Please call 510-747-7713 for more information. Alameda South Shore Center and Off the Grid food trucks will be a...
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By Evelyn Kennedy, Alameda, Real Estate, Alameda, CA
(Alain Pinel Realtors)
 Alameda Museum Lecture on East End Arts and Crafts    The Alameda Museum Lecture Series will feature Woody Minor on Thursday, August 25 at 7:00 pm.  Woody will focus on Craftsman homes which were built in the East End, from bungalows of Robert C. Hillen to residences by Delanoy & Randlett, some designed by architects A.W. Smith and T. D. Newsom.  Woody will also discuss the area’s history from the Indian mounds and Gold Rush cottages to some vanished mansions. The lecture is free to Museum members and for non-members the fee is $10.00.  The Alameda Museum is located at 2324 Alameda Avenue in Alameda. Woody Minor Woody’s lecture is a prelude to his “Woody Walk” series which will focus on the East End on Sunday, August 28, at 1:00 pm at Lincoln Park.  The walk is free for Alameda Archite...
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By Evelyn Kennedy, Alameda, Real Estate, Alameda, CA
(Alain Pinel Realtors)
 Its time for another “Woody Walk” on Sunday, August 25, 2016  Its time for another “Woody Walk” on Sunday, August 25 at 1:00 pm. Walkers will meet at Lincoln Park where Woody Minor, an Alamedan who knows all there is to know about Alameda’s history, will share some interesting facts and fun anecdotes about the area. Woody’s Walks are sponsored by the Alameda Architectural Preservation Society.  The walk is free to AAPS members and $10 for non-members. Woody Walk’s usually attract more than 100 residents and generally lasts about two plus hours. On the walk Woody will talk about the Arts and Crafts legacy of Alameda’s East End including some 20th century houses near Lincoln Park and focus on two neighborhoods, the Sather Tract with homes by Delanoy & Rundlett and Little Pasadena, the fi...
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By Evelyn Kennedy, Alameda, Real Estate, Alameda, CA
(Alain Pinel Realtors)
 Things to do in Alameda on Friday August 19, and Saturday 20, 2016  painting by Margaret Fago Margaret and Fred Fago will show their nautical-themed photography and paintings on Friday, August 19 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at the Frank Bette Center for the Arts Satellite Gallery at Eyewise Optometry at 2651 Blanding Avenue, Suite B.  The show is free to the public.  Please call 510-432-6505 for more information. The Alameda’s Farmer’s Market is open to the public Saturday, August 20 and Tuesday, August 23  mornings from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm, rain or shine.  All the fruits and vegetables are available at great prices.  So good!  Don’t miss the opportunity to shop for delectable fruits, vegetables and flowers.  The market is on Webster Street and Haight Avenue and is open rain or shine.    Alame...
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By Evelyn Kennedy, Alameda, Real Estate, Alameda, CA
(Alain Pinel Realtors)
 Things to do in Alameda on August 12, and 13, 2016   Music, family fun and a gorgeous sun set over San Francisco Bay will be featured at the annual “Concerts at the Cove” on August 12, 5:30 to 7:30, featuring Andre Thierry: Zydeco.  Bring a blanket or lawn chairs and a picnic dinner or enjoy freshly prepared street tacos from Calafia Taqueria and a variety of sausages from Café Jolie. Crab Cove is located at 1252 McKay Avenue in Alameda.The Uplands of Bay Farm is the subject of Alameda Walks on Saturday, August 13.  Meet at Godfrey Park, 281 Beach Road, on Bay Farm Island in front of the recreation building.  This revised walk will focus on the farm lands that once dominated Bay Farm Island and its history.  Dennis Evanosky and Eric Kos will lead this walk.  Note:  Walk last 1 hour and...
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By Evelyn Kennedy, Alameda, Real Estate, Alameda, CA
(Alain Pinel Realtors)
 Alameda Point Antiques Faire on Sunday, August 7, 2016 I want to introduce you to the city where I live...Alameda California.  It's a city boasting beautiful Victorians, Craftsman, Art Deco, Art Nouveau, and mid-century homes.  It's a community with a diverse population and a small town feel.  It's a great place to call home.  Plus it's an island with beautiful views of the San Francisco Bay, the Oakland Hills, San Francisco and the Bay Bridge.  There are lots of things to do in Alameda.  But one of the most popular event is held on the first Sunday of every month.  The Alameda Point Antiques Faire at the old Naval Air Base, now called Alameda Point.  The Antiques Faire is the largest antiques show in Northern California with over 800 dealers. The Faire starts at 6 am and goes on until...
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By Evelyn Kennedy, Alameda, Real Estate, Alameda, CA
(Alain Pinel Realtors)
 Things to do in Alameda on Saturday, August 6 and Sunday August 7, 2016  Alameda Hospital Tour, Leanardville (Old South Shore) and Meyers House on August 6 at 9:00 am.  Meet at the new Alameda Hospital entrance inside the parking lot at 2070 Clinton Avenue.  This walk will begin with a brief tour of Alameda Hospital and then to an exploration of the Old South Shore and local famous architecture building of the Leonardville area of early 19th century Alameda. The Alameda’s Farmer’s Market is open to the public Saturday, August 6 and Tuesday, August 9  mornings from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm, rain or shine.  All the fruits and vegetables are available at great prices.  So good!  Don’t miss the opportunity to shop for delectable fruits, vegetables and flowers.  The market is on Webster Street an...
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By Evelyn Kennedy, Alameda, Real Estate, Alameda, CA
(Alain Pinel Realtors)
 Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Training 2016 Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Training in 2016 begins on Saturday August 6, 2016.  The program provides free training to Alameda residents and people who work in Alameda so they may learn to be self-sufficient in a disaster. Class members will learn skills to enable them to provide emergency assistance to themselves, their families and neighbors.  Along with the training will come peace of mind.  If you know The basics of what to do when a disaster occurs you will feel you have more control.   There are six classes in the training including Personal Preparedness and Hazard Mitigation, Disaster Medical, Fire Suppression/Hazardous Materials, Disaster Search Techniques, Basic Incident Command System(ICS) and a Completion Ex...
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By Evelyn Kennedy, Alameda, Real Estate, Alameda, CA
(Alain Pinel Realtors)
  Things to do in Alameda on July 30,  and 31, 2016  The Alameda’s Farmer’s Market is open to the public Saturday, July 30 and Tuesday, August 2  mornings from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm, rain or shine.  All the fruits and vegetables are available at great prices.  So good!  Don’t miss the opportunity to shop for delectable fruits, vegetables and flowers.  The market is on Webster Street and Haight Avenue and is open rain or shine.   The 32nd Art and Wine Faire is happening on Park Street on Saturday, July 30  and Sunday, July 31 from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm.  Sponsored by the Downtown Alameda Business Association there will be lots of delicious food, art and crafts, fun for the kids and live music.  This is the most popular event in Alameda and it happens on Park Street from Buena Vista Avenue to ...
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By Evelyn Kennedy, Alameda, Real Estate, Alameda, CA
(Alain Pinel Realtors)
 Things to do in Alameda on July 16 and 17, 2016 The Alameda’s Farmer’s Market is open to the public Saturday, July 16 and Tuesday, July 19  mornings from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm, rain or shine.  All the fruits and vegetables are available at great prices.  So good!  Don’t miss the opportunity to shop for delectable fruits, vegetables and flowers.  The market is on Webster Street and Haight Avenue and is open rain or shine.  Alameda South Shore Center and Off the Grid food trucks will be at South Shore on Saturday, July 16, from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm in the South Shore Center parking lot near Petco.  The Dreams that Build Apollo:  The 47th anniversary celebration of Apolllo 11 at the USS Hornet on Saturday, July 16, 11:00 am to 5:00 pm.  Faride Kahalaf will speak about the legacy of the Hornet...
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