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  • California Southern University Names Dr. Carolyn Miller Dean of...
    published on Tue, 01 Sep 2015 10:03:07 GMT
    I am thrilled to join CalSouthern and to have the opportunity to work with the leadership team to develop a truly distinctive and outstanding Graduate School of Education California Southern University has named Dr. Carolyn Miller dean of the university's new Graduate School of Education. Dr. Miller's career in education has spanned two decades....
  • The Renaissance International School Info Sessions & Tours for Parents of Toddlers Through Pre-K
    published on Tue, 01 Sep 2015 02:23:36 GMT
    We are a top Montessori school with campuses in Oakland and Piedmont Our program includes music, art, and language immersion. Parents of children who are toddlers, age 2, through Pre-K, are invited to attend an info session and tour at The Renaissance International School on the following dates: All tours are from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. We ask that children do not attend, because of the length and depth of the tour....
  • Alameda: Monday marks start of new school year
    published on Mon, 31 Aug 2015 22:48:21 GMT
    Monday was the first day of school for the Island's students and at Paden Elementary School things began the same way that every other day will start this school year. Students lined up with their classmates for an opening ceremony in the playground, where they recited the Pledge of Allegiance, heard announcements, sang "Make New Friends," then followed their teacher into the classroom....
  • Remembering Brigadier General James H. Doolittle: One Of America's Bravest Heroes
    published on Mon, 31 Aug 2015 15:16:18 GMT
    Recently, while visiting the Tennessee Museum of Aviation in Sevierville, I saw an amazing exhibit created to honor one of America's most bravest heroes, Brigadier General James H. Doolittle, U.S. Army Air Corps! He was born in Alameda, California, on December 14, 1896. Doolittle was a junior at the University of California when the United States entered World War I. He enlisted as a flying cadet in the Army Signal Corps, which gave him a commission....
  • View Press Release
    published on Mon, 31 Aug 2015 14:37:08 GMT
    Partnerships include Pacific Gas and Electric Company and building giant Lennar Urban , as well as several other local organizations. Dahlin Group , Engeo , Anvil Builders and HomeAid have also volunteered their architectural and building services....
  • La Canada fields suggestions for park areas
    published on Sat, 29 Aug 2015 02:47:00 GMT
    When a USC graduate program in public administration put out a call for projects students could address, the city of La Caada Flintridge answered. The result was a series of parks-related suggestions that will be implemented in coming months, particularly at heavily used Memorial Park....
  • Alameda: Two new teachers join Alameda Christian School
    published on Wed, 26 Aug 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    "We welcome Adeeshela Hannah, who will teach the combined third-fourth grade class, and Camille Smith, who will teach kindergarten," Principal Ron Postma said. "Camille is very warm and bubbly, and I know that the kids will just fall in love with her....
  • Alameda: School board hears about work on campuses
    published on Thu, 27 Aug 2015 02:15:28 GMT
    Students at some Alameda schools will notice some changes on campus when they arrive Monday for the first day of class. Work crews have been busy over the summer, carrying out repairs and upgrades funded through Measure I, the $179.5 million facilities bond that Island voters passed in November 2014....
  • Alameda author writes sci-fi book for youths
    published on Thu, 27 Aug 2015 02:14:59 GMT
    Alameda author Eric Johnson's first book, "Summer School Zombocalypse," doesn't waste any time living up to its cataclysmic promise with a strange plane crash on the schoolyard, rescuers transformed into zombies and kids dodging dangers on every corner as they scramble to find their parents. "Lizardmen, Anidea, call them lizardmen," says the book's plucky -- but unlikely -- protagonist, 14-year-old Tom, who leads the motley crew of school kids who have to save the world from invading aliens....
  • Oakland Raiders excited about upgraded facilities
    published on Thu, 27 Aug 2015 00:46:11 GMT
    This Aug. 25, 2015, photo, provided by The Oakland Raiders, shows the Oakland Raiders Performance Center in Alameda, Calif. The team has brand new practice fields to go along with an 18,500-square-foot building that features four times as much equipment as the old weight room, along with a turf field for walkthroughs and other exercises and a fuel bar designed by Gatorade to help players with their performance and recovery....
  • Alameda letters: Thanks to all who supported library's Summer Reading Program
    published on Thu, 27 Aug 2015 00:19:05 GMT
    The Alameda Free Library's 2015 Summer Reading Program was a huge success. With more than 3,300 kids, teens and adults participating in the Read to the Rhythm program, this was a very busy summer for Alameda readers....
  • Alameda: Romance novelist to read at library on Sept. 12
    published on Thu, 27 Aug 2015 00:13:30 GMT
    The Alameda Free Library will host novelist Tawny Weber on Sept. 12, when she will read and talk about her latest book, "A SEAL's Temptation."...
  • Cheer on the Raiders, Support Alameda Education Foundation
    published on Tue, 25 Aug 2015 19:47:39 GMT
    The deadline has been extended to purchase reserved seating for the Dec. 6th Hall of Fame Raiders game! Proceeds support the AEF Adopt A Classroom program....
  • East Bay What's Happening sports listings
    published on Tue, 25 Aug 2015 17:55:42 GMT
    To submit an item to the What's Happening calendar, email ccnsports@bayareanewsgroup.com to request a form. Put "What's Happening" in the subject line....
  • Google Government Innovation Lab Reveals First Prototypes
    published on Tue, 25 Aug 2015 09:45:00 GMT
    In California's Central Valley, Kern County has announced two prototypes envisioned as remedies for a number of civic challenges. The first prototype is what officials call a Virtual Resource Library , an online hub that once finished, will act as a crowdsourced resource for county services and collaboration....
  • Philip B. Auerbach Recognized by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication
    published on Tue, 25 Aug 2015 09:15:42 GMT
    Philip B. Auerbach of Alameda, California has been included in the Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Edition for his outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of marketing. About Philip Auerbach Mr. Auerbach has 25 years' experience as President of Auerbach International Inc., a global translations and marketing firm....
  • PHOTOS: Jiu-Jitsu By the Bay Tournament Held in Alameda
    published on Mon, 24 Aug 2015 20:37:44 GMT
    Area therapist gives tips on how to help your teen transition into this big step -- and how YOU can turn this time into VERY useful dialogue Unique reactions to quake caught on camera; blazing temperatures; dogs left in hot cars; Tesla fire; Steve Martin visits the East Bay; lice Business Insider compiled a list of the most famous bands from each state and Greatful Dead came out on top. Tiffany Rich's dream to meet her "inspiration" came true thanks to an online media campaign and the kindness o...
  • Back to School Weather Forecast: Sunny and Beautiful
    published on Mon, 24 Aug 2015 15:33:51 GMT
    Kids around the East Bay are heading back to school over the next few days. The week is expected to be sunny and warm....
  • CHP: Alameda woman and daughter, 10, killed in traffic collision
    published on Fri, 21 Aug 2015 21:23:41 GMT
    An Alameda woman and her 10-year-old daughter have been identified as among the three victims of a fatal traffic accident last Saturday afternoon in Tuolumne County. Rachel Shahinian, 50, and her daughter, Annika Zinsley, a student at Otis Elementary School, were traveling east on State Route 120 about 4:05 p.m. when their 2007 Toyota Rav 4 was struck head-on by a 1997 Honda CRV traveling westbound....
  • Head Coach Del Rio Wraps Up Camp, Looks Ahead To Minnesota
    published on Thu, 20 Aug 2015 21:07:47 GMT
    Following Thursday's practice, Head Coach Del Rio addressed the media and spoke about the conclusion of camp, as well as the team's upcoming matchup with the Minnesota Vikings. The team flies to Minnesota tomorrow to take on the Vikings, and upon their return will once again practice at their Alameda, Calif., facility....