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  • Alameda Unified School District Accepting Applications for Measure A Oversight Committee
    published on Mon, 25 Aug 2014 18:00:42 GMT
    Measure A, a parcel tax passed by Alameda community members in 2011, raises $12 million per year for core programs, including AP classes, neighborhood schools, small class sizes in grades K-3, athletics, enrichment, and technology....
  • The Broad Brush: Your Alameda News in 60 Seconds
    published on Sat, 23 Aug 2014 15:10:28 GMT
    Welcome to this week's edition of The Broad Brush, your weekly, two-sentence news review....
  • East Bay's Park It: At Fremont's Ardenwood, catch "Babe" for free Saturday
    published on Fri, 22 Aug 2014 13:22:55 GMT
    "Babe," the comedy-drama about a pig that learns to herd sheep, will be the featured film Saturday at Ardenwood Historic Farm in Fremont....
  • Learn About The Renaissance International School's Montessori Program at October Info Sessions
    published on Fri, 22 Aug 2014 03:04:50 GMT
    The Renaissance International School, a Montessori school in Oakland, California, for children ages 2 years old through middle school, with music art, and French and Spanish language immersion programs, to hold school tours in October....
  • Encinal hopes youth is served
    published on Thu, 21 Aug 2014 23:13:27 GMT
    Encinal High School senior running back Brian Clinkscale sprints past a tackler during practice drills, Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, in Alameda, Calif....
  • Alameda: New interim superintendent back "home" on Island
    published on Thu, 21 Aug 2014 01:13:25 GMT
    Sean McPhetridge was working as a teacher inside San Quentin State Prison when a death row inmate offered the advice that helped convince him he should make education his career....
  • Alameda: 'Notes From AUSD' column debuts
    published on Thu, 21 Aug 2014 01:13:21 GMT
    Starting this school year, I'll be writing a biweekly column on important news and issues in the Alameda Unified School District....
  • Alameda: Island resident wins DJ grand prize in Vegas competition
    published on Thu, 21 Aug 2014 01:13:07 GMT
    Sasha Michkovsky was one of three grand prize winners -- and the top scorer -- in a competition for budding disc jockeys and music producers called the "Discovery Project: Electric Daisy Carnival Las Vegas 2014."...
  • Alameda: Women-led institute receives $900k grant
    published on Wed, 20 Aug 2014 23:38:20 GMT
    The National Science Foundation has awarded approximately $900,000 to an Alameda-based organization that works to boost enrollment and retention of women in science, technology and math programs at community colleges nationwide....
  • Alameda: AAUW raises funds for Tech Trek campers
    published on Wed, 20 Aug 2014 23:38:18 GMT
    More than 65 supporters of Tech Trek, a science and math camp for seventh-grade girls, enjoyed a summer afternoon tea in the gold coast garden of Jeanie Graham on Aug. 2. Camper alumna Jonquil Rumberger shared her enthusiasm and experiences, and tea maven Susan Leech talked about the English tea tradition....
  • Alameda: Altarena's 'Boeing Boeing' is one funny comedy
    published on Wed, 20 Aug 2014 23:27:14 GMT
    The sound of laughter shook the Altarena Playhouse this past weekend with the opening of a translated French play, "Boeing Boeing."...
  • Alameda city briefs: EBMUD's Linney to address Rotary lunch
    published on Wed, 20 Aug 2014 22:59:48 GMT
    Doug Linney, Alameda's representative on the board of the East Bay Municipal Utility District, will speak at the Rotary Club of Alameda's lunch meeting on Tuesday about the drought and the district's plan for managing the shortage....
  • My Word: Candidates, pay heed: Bay Farm voters won't be ignored
    published on Wed, 20 Aug 2014 22:55:51 GMT
    Now that there is a full slate of candidates for City Hall elections, which of them is going to stand up for Bay Farm and be our a voice in Alameda politics? They should be falling over each other to court our votes....
  • Alameda calendar: "Walk Through Gold Coast" tour is Aug. 24
    published on Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:03:06 GMT
    JustFaith Ministries. Learn about justice education programs with national speaker Jack Jezreel at the JustFaith Ministries program, "A Call to Transform Our Hearts and the World."...
  • Thomas 721 v. County of Riverside
    published on Mon, 18 Aug 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    Wendy THOMAS; Service Employees International Union, Local 721; Plaintiffs-Appellants/Cross-Appellees, v....
  • Player Profile: Carlos Rogers
    published on Tue, 19 Aug 2014 16:00:00 GMT
    Meet Raiders Legend Lester Hayes at The Raider Image at Hegenberger in Oakland on Friday, September 12 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Meet Raiders Legend Ted Hendricks at The Raider Image at Hegenberger in Oakland on Friday, September 12 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. The Oakland Raiders Back to Football 5K Run, presented by Kaiser Permanente, will bring ... (more)...
  • Pizarro: Glenn Miller concert brings back memories for many
    published on Mon, 18 Aug 2014 21:23:46 GMT
    Last weekend's Glenn Miller Orchestra concert at the California Theatre jogged some memories about the great bandleader in the 1930s and '40s....
  • Teen shelter raising funds to stay open
    published on Mon, 18 Aug 2014 16:46:50 GMT
    For more than 14 years, Alameda Family Services has been providing shelter to homeless, runaway and "thrown away" teens in an eight-bed Victorian in Oakland....
  • The Broad Brush: Your Alameda News in 60 Seconds
    published on Sat, 16 Aug 2014 16:23:56 GMT
    Welcome to this week's edition of The Broad Brush, your weekly, two-sentence news review....
  • Hayward Wellness Clinic moving to Southland Mall
    published on Fri, 15 Aug 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    New patients sometimes have had to wait months for a routine appointment at the Hayward Wellness Clinic, something that should change when the center moves Monday to a larger site at Southland Mall....