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Alameda, California, residents of Concord apartments and condos are getting ready to celebrate the new year with a party.

Alameda County residents are getting the first taste of the new 2017 year in the city of Alameda with an outdoor party on the Plaza at Alameda Plaza on Dec. 31.

The party will be sponsored by the Concord Apartment Association, an independent non-profit organization that helps residents find affordable rental housing and apartments.

The Alameda County Housing Authority will be hosting the party.

The Plaza at North Alameda at Albertson Plaza in Alameda.

The new year is also shaping up to be a busy one in the United States.

The federal government will open its 2017 fiscal year on Thursday with more than $1.6 trillion in tax collections.

On Tuesday, the Federal Reserve raised its benchmark interest rate by a quarter-point to 0.25 percent, bringing the rate on the national level to 2.75 percent.

The Federal Reserve’s latest move came as investors are weighing the potential effects of a possible Fed hike on the U.S. economy.