Alameda on camera: King tides

Alameda on camera: King tides

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Photos by Tom Charron. Click on the photo for slideshow.

Last Thursday and Friday brought the year's highest tides - known colloquially as king tides - and with them, minor flooding all along the California coastline. Local shutterbug Tom Charron documented the effect that the tides, which are caused by a specific alignment of the Earth, sun and moon, had on the shoreline surrounding Alameda.