Alameda's Week: Purse Snatching, Ferry Center, Low Rainfall, New Laws, Alameda Point EIR

Popular stories on Alameda Patch during the past week.

Photo credit: Patch graphic
Photo credit: Patch graphic
These were among the week's top stories:

Police Log: Shoplifter Attacks Security Guard, Purse Snatchers Chase and Hit Woman
The last days of 2013 saw several robberies and auto thefts in Alameda.

Alameda Voices: Frugal Living, Pesky Pounds, SF Bay Ferry Center at Alameda Point
Bloggers who live or work in Alameda explore the Island's nooks and crannies in words and photos.

How Dry Are We? Local Rainfall Was 23 Percent of Normal in 2013
This year was the driest on record, with Oakland Airport breaking its previous record by nearly 4 inches.

Paparazzi Rules to Transgender Rights: California's Surprising New Laws in 2014
Californians will see an increase in minimum wage, enhanced bicycle safety and new rules allowing transgender students to choose which restroom to use.

Final EIR on Alameda Point Now Available to Public
The Final Environmental Impact Report is expected to go to the Alameda City Council for approval in early February.

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