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  • Tickets on Sale: Alameda Fire's Annual Crab Feed Benefits Displaced Youth, Families
    published on Mon, 02 Mar 2015 22:20:54 GMT
    Alameda Firefighters are teaming up once again with the Alameda Education Association to help raise money for youth in the City of Alameda and in Alameda County who have been displaced or have been victims of human trafficking. Schelin says the fundraiser will benefit both the Alameda Family Services Dreamcatchers program and the Alameda Point Collaborative Youth Education Program , which helps kids in the area who truly need the most support....
  • Campus incidents rekindle school security discussion
    published on Mon, 02 Mar 2015 16:12:57 GMT
    Vandals broke into a kindergarten classroom at Bay Farm School on February 13. Photo courtesy of the Alameda Police Department. Parents and schools staffers are making a renewed push for better security at Alameda schools following a pair of on-campus incidents over the past few weeks....
  • The Broad Brush: Your Alameda News in 60 Seconds
    published on Sat, 28 Feb 2015 15:54:40 GMT
    Welcome to this week's edition of The Broad Brush, your weekly, two-sentence news review. Here are your headlines for the week....
  • Pets and Wildlife Calendar: Feb. 28 and beyond
    published on Sat, 28 Feb 2015 00:01:05 GMT
    Family Nature Fun: Drop by Crab Cove to explore and learn about the Bay and its wildlife. New topics each week....
  • Alameda in history: Assemblyman Robert W. Crown
    published on Fri, 27 Feb 2015 17:14:13 GMT
    Alameda's Robert W. Crown Memorial State Beach was renamed in 1973 for the state Assemblyman who championed its state public park status and use - preservation for all Alamedans to enjoy year-round. Crown died at the age of 51 after being struck by a car while jogging....
  • Alameda: Pinball museum attracts young, old fans
    published on Fri, 27 Feb 2015 01:18:06 GMT
    An unidentified patron plays one of the newest games at the Pacific Pinball Museum, Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015 in Alameda, Calif. The museum recently received permission from the city to move the more than 90 historic games into the site of the former Carnegie Library site, across from City Hall....
  • film, tv & radio
    published on Thu, 26 Feb 2015 18:24:02 GMT
    "Beneath the Helmet: From High School to the Home Front." Film about the lives of Israeli high school students who become soldiers....
  • Alameda: Author writes of upbringing on reservation
    published on Thu, 26 Feb 2015 04:35:52 GMT
    The Alameda resident recently published his first novel, "Jack Crow: Indian Healer," which draws on his experiences growing up in the small city of Wolf Point, Montana, on the Fort Peck Indian Reservation. While Lenz is of German and English descent, more than 50 percent of Wolf Point's residents are Native American....
  • Alameda Salutes to Education In April
    published on Thu, 26 Feb 2015 03:48:41 GMT
    Save the Date! Salute to Education is April 24, 2015 from 6:00 - 9:00 PM at Rhythmix Cultural Works. We look forward to honoring innovative programs and volunteers from each Alameda public school....
  • Alameda city briefs: Workshop set Monday on Clement Avenue project
    published on Thu, 26 Feb 2015 03:11:56 GMT
    The city's Public Works Department will host a community workshop on Monday to review a "preferred concept" proposal aimed at improving Clement Avenue between Grand Street and Broadway. The potential improvements may include removing the abandoned railroad tracks, installing a bikeway and enhancing pedestrian access....
  • Alameda: Edison Elementary School placed on lockdown
    published on Thu, 26 Feb 2015 03:11:27 GMT
    Edison Elementary School was put on lockdown Feb. 23 after a man walked into the school's office, tried to steal something, then grabbed an employee and tried to pull the person outside, police said. No one was injured during the incident, which began around noon when school staff called police, saying the man appeared confused and agitated as he stood outside the school office....
  • Alameda's Pacific Pinball Museum part arcade, part tribute, all fun
    published on Thu, 26 Feb 2015 01:46:53 GMT
    The Who's famous song, "Pinball Wizard" plays through the mind while preparing to enter the premises at 1510 Webster St. And the volume only ratchets up in one's head as one walks through the place. Amid the flashing lights and dinging bells, the Pacific Pinball Museum has gained popularity as a destination for kids' birthday parties....
  • Alameda calendar: Library to host free estate planning workshop
    published on Thu, 26 Feb 2015 01:34:29 GMT
    Ayurvedic Health. Learn ways to promote healthy digestion with Molly Russell, Ayurvedic Health Counselor....
  • 'Good news' after midyear budget review
    published on Wed, 25 Feb 2015 23:34:00 GMT
    A little more than halfway into fiscal year 2014-15, La Caada has seen a net increase of $97,675 in general fund revenue and a $35,325 decrease in spending since the budget was passed last June, allowing officials to fund more projects citywide. But a full plate of new projects waiting for funding - including hiring a consultant to help draft a citywide noise ordinance and additional landscaping and hardscaping to make a Meadow Grove sound wall more neighbor-friendly - quickly brought the city's...
  • Alameda: "Wabi-Sabi" photo exhibit opens at Bette Center
    published on Thu, 26 Feb 2015 00:14:45 GMT
    Frank Bette Center for the Arts held an opening reception on Feb. 13 for a new exhibition of photography by Joel Koosed. The exhibit is titled "Wabi-Sabi, Decay, Emptiness and Other Ephemeral Beauty," and this photographic and autobiographical show is on display in the Signature Salon until Saturday....
  • Berkeley calendar: San Francisco Shakespeare Festival's touring...
    published on Wed, 25 Feb 2015 22:41:49 GMT
    Noon Concert Series. UC Berkeley Music Department's 62nd annual free, noontime concert series continues when Department of Music students perform chamber music....
  • What's Happening: Purple Pride Youth Football Mini Camp
    published on Wed, 25 Feb 2015 18:21:45 GMT
    Alameda Little League -- Registration open for Challenger Division for boys and girls with physical and mental challenges. No score is kept....
  • What's Happening: Alameda Little League Fundraiser, March 14
    published on Wed, 25 Feb 2015 18:21:21 GMT
    Registration open for Challenger Division for boys and girls with physical and mental challenges. No score is kept....
  • Around The Horn: Berkeley high school basketball teams seeded in top five of section brackets
    published on Wed, 25 Feb 2015 18:21:01 GMT
    St. Joseph Notre Dame was selected as the No. 3 seeds in both the North Coast Section Division V boys and girls playoffs....
  • Joan Buchanan to Keynote Global Edu-Preneurs Event
    published on Wed, 25 Feb 2015 18:09:54 GMT
    The Doing What Matters initiative announced today that CA State Senate candidate and former Assembly member, Joan Buchanan, will keynote the SF East Bay area's Inaugural Global Edu-Preneurs event at JFK University, March 6, 2015. Organized and chaired by Deputy Sector Navigator for Global Trade & Logistics, Petural 'PJ' Shelton, this event is structured to 'open the dialogue and continue conversation' about how our regional community -- comprised of educators, administrators, business leader...