Alameda Journal

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About 300 volunteers showed up for an old-fashioned park raising Saturday at the future Jean Sweeney Open Space Park, to weed, mulch, paint a mural and build planter boxes and compost bins for a future community garden at the 22-acre park. Donna Eyestone stopped by and captured this video of Saturday's event.

Updated at 10:04 a.m. Sunday, February 9

This Friday may be the last time local newspaper readers hear the familiar thwap of the Alameda Journal hitting their porches.