Monday, October 23, 2017 / by Abio Properties, Blogger
Want to see a ghost this Halloween? The East Bay is filled with haunted places for cranky poltergeists and benevolent spirits, according to local paranormal investigators. Check out our Top 13. But, please, don’t go alone …
1. USS Hornet - Alameda
Voted the most haunted attraction in the East Bay, this decommissioned naval aircraft carrier ship could be home to as many as 50 spirits. Dozens of witnesses have told tales of unexplained sounds, moving objects and encounters with officers and enlisted men who suddenly vanish. Could it have something to do with the fact that the Hornet earned nine battle stars during WWII, with 300 lives lost? Spend the night if you dare. If you’re too scared to visit this floating museum in person, watch the video “The Haunting of the USS Hornet” by East Bay ghost-hunting expert Loyd Auerbach, available here. 707 W Hornet Ave., Alameda
2. Black Diamond ...
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 / by Abio Properties, Blogger
Please join Abio Cares on Sept. 25 between 8:30-11:30 a.m. at the Alameda County Community Food Bank as we give back to the community we all love.
With one in five of our neighbors lacking food basics, we support the Alameda County Community Food Bank’s (ACCBF) mission to fight hunger locally -- from Berkeley to Fremont, from Oakland to Livermore.
In just three easy hours on Sept. 25, we will help sort and package food headed to 200 food pantries, soup kitchens, senior centers, school meal programs and other community organizations. The ACCFB creates nearly 600,000 meals worth of food every week!
Why does Abio care? To keep up with demand, the food bank needs 75 volunteers per shift. The biggest need is for weekday help, so we want to do our part. No one should worry about where his or her next meal will come from.
The Abio Cares team includes Abio Properties agent Sarka Sarkisian, who said this will be her second volunteer trip to the ACC ...