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  • Alameda: School board's two seats sought by three
    published on Thu, 02 Oct 2014 01:39:31 GMT
    Island voters will select two trustees for the Alameda Unified School District when they go to the polls this November and decide the fate of a $180 million bond measure that would fund construction to upgrade local campuses. Incumbent Mike McMahon, who has served on the school board for the past 12 years, is seeking re-election....
  • Alameda: School board's two seats sought by three
    published on Thu, 02 Oct 2014 01:39:31 GMT
    Island voters will select two trustees for the Alameda Unified School District when they go to the polls this November and decide the fate of a $180 million bond measure that would fund construction to upgrade local campuses. Incumbent Mike McMahon, who has served on the school board for the past 12 years, is seeking re-election....
  • Alameda: Altarena Playhouse presenting 'Little Shop of Horrors'
    published on Thu, 02 Oct 2014 00:25:36 GMT
    Warning: Audience members who sit in the front row of the Altarena Playhouse for its next production might just get eaten! Well, probably not, but it might seem like it given the theater's intimate space and that the subject of the upcoming musical involves a very hungry, increasingly large plant. The musical "Little Shop of Horrors" will literally take over the stage from Oct. 10 to Nov. 16. "The size of the Altarena's stage was definitely our biggest challenge," said director Fred Chacon....
  • Notes From AUSD: Lessons from EHS' Island Bowl forfeiture
    published on Thu, 02 Oct 2014 00:25:32 GMT
    Many of you have no doubt heard that the varsity football team from Encinal High School has forfeited the Island Bowl this year because of actions the players took when a fight broke out during an EHS football game on Sept. 26. We are aware that the Island Bowl is a beloved community event here in Alameda and that community members may be unhappy about its cancellation this year....
  • Alameda: National Merit Scholar semifinalists announced
    published on Thu, 02 Oct 2014 00:24:42 GMT
    The National Merit Scholarship Corporation has named four seniors in the Alameda Unified School District as semifinalists this fall. The seniors, who come from Alameda High School and Encinal High School, can now compete to become National Merit Scholar award winners....
  • High school notebook: Carondelet golf continues its rise
    published on Wed, 01 Oct 2014 21:46:04 GMT
    "We have six solid players now. We haven't had that in the past," said Cougars coach Rick Eisenhour, whose team is 9-0 in the East Bay Athletic League....
  • Piedmont/Montclair Around The Horn: O'Dowd girls volleyball team takes third at tourney
    published on Wed, 01 Oct 2014 19:45:37 GMT
    The Bishop O'Dowd High girls volleyball team placed third at the Panther Challenge on Sept. 27 with three victories in four matches....
  • Encinal High football team to forfeit Island Bowl
    published on Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16:27:40 GMT
    The Encinal High varsity football team will forfeit Friday's Island Bowl to Alameda, according to a press release from the Alameda Unified School District on Sept. 30. The forfeiture is the result of actions that occurred when Encinal player fought with Center-Antelope players and/or left the bench to go onto the field during the Sept....
  • Alameda Around The Horn: The St. Joseph Notre Dame girls volleyball team sweeps Albany
    published on Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16:27:43 GMT
    The St. Joseph Notre Dame girls volleyball team swept Albany 25-19, 25-15, 25-2 in a Tri-County Athletic League match on Sept. 25. Rebecca Langowski produced 12 kills and 14 digs, while teammate Emma Doud added eight kills, five digs and four aces....
  • West County Around The Horn: St. Mary's High's girls tennis team sweeps SPSV
    published on Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16:26:31 GMT
    The St. Mary's High girls tennis team defeated St. Patrick-St. Vincent 7-0 on Sept....
  • Alameda County's pioneering drug disposal law upheld by U.S. Appeals Court
    published on Wed, 01 Oct 2014 15:36:19 GMT
    A federal appeals court in San Francisco today upheld a pioneering Alameda County law that requires prescription drug makers to pay for programs to dispose of expired and unused drugs. A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously ruled that the law is not an unconstitutional obstacle to interstate commerce....
  • Wizards, Cavaliers renew dormant basketball rivalry
    published on Wed, 01 Oct 2014 08:54:03 GMT
    After Wizards guard Bradley Beal proclaimed that he and John Wall were the best backcourt in the NBA, Cavs guard Dion Waiters voiced his opinion, saying he and Kyrie Irving were better. "That's nonsense," Waiters said after practice Tuesday....
  • Encinal High football forfeits Island Bowl to Alameda
    published on Wed, 01 Oct 2014 05:45:02 GMT
    Encinal High's varsity football team will forfeit Friday's Island Bowl game to Alameda, according to an Alameda Unified School District news release. The forfeit comes after Encinal players fought with Center-Antelope players or left the bench to go onto the field during Friday's game at Encinal....
  • Raiders make Tony Sparano interim coach
    published on Wed, 01 Oct 2014 00:32:00 GMT
    30, 2014, in Alameda, Calif. . Oakland Raiders interim coach Tony Sparano answers questions from reporters during a media conference Tuesday, Sept....
  • Obituary - Oct. 1
    published on Tue, 30 Sep 2014 22:42:17 GMT
    Jocelyn DeShong Rohde, 81, died peacefully at South Peninsula Hospital in Homer, on Sept. 20, 2014, with her family at her side....
  • Encinal High Letter to Community Following Announcement of Island Bowl Forfeiture
    published on Tue, 30 Sep 2014 22:22:22 GMT
    It is truly an honor to serve our students. As educators, it is our privilege to know each of them by name....
  • Rivalry football game in Alameda canceled over fight
    published on Tue, 30 Sep 2014 20:34:24 GMT
    This Friday's cross-town rivalry football game between Encinal and Alameda high schools, a decades-long tradition dubbed the Island Bowl, has been canceled because most of Encinal's players are suspended due to a fight, officials said Tuesday. Encinal High forfeited the game in the aftermath of a brawl on its home field during last week's game against Center High of Antelope , Alameda Unified School District officials said in a statement....
  • Fight on Field Prompts Encinal High School to Forfeit Island Bowl
    published on Tue, 30 Sep 2014 20:04:04 GMT
    The Encinal High School varsity football team will forfeit the annual Island Bowl to Alameda High School this Friday, October 3, EHS and school district administrators announced yesterday. The forfeiture is a result of actions that occurred when EHS players fought with players from Center High School of Antelope, California and/or left the bench to go onto the field during last Friday's game....
  • Encinal to forfeit Island Bowl football game after fight
    published on Mon, 29 Sep 2014 23:52:24 GMT
    The Encinal High varsity football team will be forfeiting this Friday's Island Bowl to Alameda, according to Susan Davis, Senior Manager of Community Affairs for the Alameda Unified School District. Davis said that in last Friday's game against Center-Antelope at Encinal, a fight broke out on the field and most of the Encinal players on the bench ran out onto the field....
  • Governor Brown Signs Legislation to Combat Human Trafficking
    published on Sun, 28 Sep 2014 23:52:21 GMT
    Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today signed legislation to better protect victims of human trafficking and bills to support education, prevention and law enforcement efforts to fight trafficking. The Governor signed the following bills today: AB 1585 by Assemblymember Luis Alejo : Allows a victim of human trafficking who was convicted of solicitation or prostitution, but can prove that the conviction was the result of their status as a victim of human trafficking, to petit...