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  • Catholic Club's slam dunk
    published on Fri, 24 Oct 2014 22:30:55 GMT
    It was the Catholic ministry at California State University East Bay's big night: Bishop Michael C. Barber, SJ, would celebrate Mass Oct. 19 at Pioneer Gym on the Hayward hilltop campus. "It's great to be here tonight at Cal State East Bay," the bishop said as Mass began....
  • East Bay's Park It: This Halloween, get festive on the farm, weird in the woods
    published on Fri, 24 Oct 2014 07:55:57 GMT
    Halloween falls on a Friday this year. In anticipation, East Bay Regional Parks will stage several Halloween-themed events during this weekend before it....
  • New United Way Report Shows 29% of Bay Area Households Are Struggling to Afford Basic Needs
    published on Thu, 23 Oct 2014 23:20:49 GMT
    San Francisco, CA, USA -- Struggling to Make Ends Meet on Minimum Wage, new brief by United Way of the Bay Area, reveals that as of 2012, 29% of Bay Area households were struggling to cover the cost of basic needs. That's 657,000 households that cannot afford critical needs like housing, food, health care and child care....
  • AUSD Green Schools Program Wins Golden Bell Award
    published on Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:30:15 GMT
    The Alameda Green Schools Challenge , a comprehensive recycling program set up by parents and teachers in the Alameda Unified School District , has won a 2014 Golden Bell Award from the California School Boards Association . The CSBA gives the Golden Bell Awards annually to "outstanding programs and governance practices" in school districts and county offices of education throughout the state....
  • Alameda: Chan donates $6,000 to Island High basketball team
    published on Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00:00:16 GMT
    Alameda County Supervisor Wilma Chan presented a $6,000 check Oct. 16 to Island High School to help it pay for its after school basketball program. In the past, Island High School's sports programs, which also include indoor soccer and volleyball teams, were funded through a federal 21st Century ASSETS grant....
  • Alameda calendar: Teen haunted house at South Shore
    published on Wed, 22 Oct 2014 23:59:26 GMT
    Library Book Sale. Friends of the Library's fall used book sale features thousands of gently used books in a wide variety of genres, and DVDs, VHS, LPs....
  • Berkeley briefs: Arrest made in downtown attack; reduced services at...
    published on Wed, 22 Oct 2014 20:18:37 GMT
    About 27,000 vote-by-mail ballots were sent out with return envelopes that incorrectly say, "Election Day is November 5, 2014." "This is an unfortunate error on some vote-by-mail envelopes sent to voters in Berkeley, and we deeply regret any confusion this may be causing," said county Registrar of Voters Tim Dupuis....
  • Marena Perez & Carlos Madera Set for Alameda Civic Ballet's the Nutcracker, 12/20-21
    published on Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:13:20 GMT
    MARENA PREZ, principal dancer of the Balleteatro Nacional de Puerto Rico and CARLOS MADERA, will appear as guest artists in the Alameda Civic Ballet's production of The Nutcracker on December 20 and 21, 2014 at the Kofman Theater in Alameda, California. Born in San Juan, Puerto Rico, MARENA PREZ began her ballet training at Ballet de Nana Hudo....
  • Piedmont/Montclair What's Happening: Oakland Composite High School Mountain Bike Team seeks riders
    published on Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:30:43 GMT
    Oakland Mountain Bike Team -- Oakland Composite High School Mountain Bike Team is seeking boys and girls, ages 12-18, interested in riding and racing mountain bikes, no experience necessary. Season begins in December so Fun Ride is an introduction to the team and an opportunity to ride local trails with certified coaches....
  • Vote Yes on Oakland's Measure Z and No on Berkeley's Measure R
    published on Wed, 22 Oct 2014 03:21:43 GMT
    We're also urging "yes" votes on Berkeley Measures S and F, and we're endorsing Gilmore, Oddie, and Matarrese in Alameda; Eng, Senn, and Almanzor for Oakland school board; and Raburn for the BART board. As we noted in an election story last week, three controversial ballot measures - R, S, and F - in Berkeley this year each represent a test, of sorts, of whether voters think Mayor Tom Bates and the city council majority have been doing a good job running the city....
  • MotionSavvy Announces Crowdfunding Campaign to Build UNI, the First...
    published on Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:56:48 GMT
    First of its kind device translates sign language into audio and spoken word to text, finally empowering the Deaf and Hard of Hearing to lead full lives and boundless careers We want to open up the rest of the world to the Deaf community and give them the opportunity to go about their lives with confidence and accomplish dreams that were once thought to be impossible. UNI could make the difference for a Deaf person getting paid minimum wage as a retail backroom stocker to earning a six-figure sa...
  • Book: Alameda Author Pens Haunting Tale of Genocide
    published on Sun, 19 Oct 2014 08:09:29 GMT
    Alameda Sun, CA Sept 25 2014 Alameda Author Pens Haunting Tale of Genocide Fernanda Castro Thursday, September 25, 2014 When the word "genocide" is said or heard, the first event to appear in the minds of most people is the Holocaust. Upon first learning about it, many have come to know it as the first genocide of the 20th century....
  • The Broad Brush: Your Alameda News in 60 Secondsvisit|blogPost-1483106|o-river_simple_list-39675|6
    published on Sat, 18 Oct 2014 15:04:53 GMT
    Welcome to this week's edition of The Broad Brush, your weekly, two-sentence news review. Here are your headlines for the week....
  • Wilma Chan Donates $6000 to Island High School Basketball Team
    published on Fri, 17 Oct 2014 13:58:39 GMT
    Alameda County Supervisor Wilma Chan presented a $6000 check to Island High School today to help it pay for its afterschool basketball program. In the past, Island High School's sports programs, which also include indoor soccer and volleyball teams, were funded via a federal 21st Century ASSETs grant....
  • Alameda: Encinal students presenting 'Much Ado About Nothing'
    published on Thu, 16 Oct 2014 00:36:13 GMT
    The Shakespeare Club of Encinal High School is proud to present "Much Ado About Nothing" on the weekend of Oct. 25-26. "We established our club last year to offer Encinal students the opportunity to see, read, and perform the works of William Shakespeare," said Linnea Arneson, president of the club....
  • Alameda calendar: Blossom Garden's annual benefit Saturday
    published on Thu, 16 Oct 2014 00:24:59 GMT
    Blossom Garden Annual Fundraiser. Moonlight Circus Soiree, Blossom Garden of Alameda's 18th annual fundraiser, features carnival games and prizes, live entertainment, music and dancing, a silent and live auction, circus performers and more....
  • Alameda: Island plays host to annual Zombie Crawl
    published on Thu, 16 Oct 2014 00:19:18 GMT
    What began as a zombie-themed birthday party for a few dozen friends has turned into a popular late October tradition for hundreds of Alamedans. And Islanders will see plenty of zombies around town this Saturday night, when the sixth annual Alameda Zombie Crawl takes place....
  • Alameda city briefs: City installs new 'smart' parking meters
    published on Thu, 16 Oct 2014 00:16:47 GMT
    The city's Public Works Department installed 40 "smart" parking meters on Park and Webster streets as part of a pilot program. The meters, which were installed Oct. 6, have large digital displays and accept credit cards as well as coins....
  • Alameda: Candidates vying for Alameda Hospital board
    published on Wed, 15 Oct 2014 23:58:03 GMT
    Along with electing a mayor and two City Council members, Island voters will be picking representatives for the board that oversees Alameda Hospital when they go to the polls this November. Four candidates are running for the three open seats with four-year terms....
  • My Word: Alameda's high schoolers are registered to vote -- are you?
    published on Wed, 15 Oct 2014 22:37:42 GMT
    Are you registered to vote yet? Local high school students may be ahead of you in preparing for the general election on Nov. 4. On Friday, League of Women Voters of Alameda volunteers and the Alameda County Registrar of Voters staff will help as many as 350 Alameda High School seniors in 10 social science classes to register or preregister to vote, helping them build a lifetime of voting and civic engagement. The voter registration deadline is Monday....