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Alameda High to Remain Open Wednesday Despite Threat
Alameda High School will be open Wednesday, Dec. 11 - the date given in a graffiti-like threat to school safety written on the wall of a student bathroom - but it's "a personal decision for each family" whether their children should attend classes Wednesday, an Alameda Unified School District spokesperson said today .
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Contra Costa Times
Days Gone By: In 1869 Alameda, two trains collide, killing 13
"Our hopes of success are based on material considerations. About five years ago this place was aroused from a state of hibernation by the whistle of a locomotive.
Rec Dept. Wants Your Vote for Next Summer's Movies in the Park
It's not quite the Oscars, but Alameda residents do have the chance to vote from now through Tuesday, Jan. 7 for the movies they would most like to see next summer.
River Otters Seen at Lake Merritt, Lake Temescal
River otters are making appearances all over the East Bay, says Sharol Nelson-Embry, the supervising naturalist at the East Bay Regional Park District's Crab Cove Visitor Center in Alameda.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Inside Bay Area
Alameda: Fire heavily damages home
Fire crews were called to the two-story home in the 2000 block of San Jose Avenue at 4:02 p.m., according to Alameda fire Capt.
The Miami Herald
Raiders' Watson slowed by injuries so far
ALAMEDA, Calif. _ Menelik Watson missed a day of practice this week due to illness, which hardly qualifies as news given the amount of time the Raiders' second-round draft pick has spent rehabbing instead of playing football.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Crown Beach has city views, swimming, too
What you'll see: The revival of Robert Crown Memorial State Beach is nearly complete on the shore of San Francisco Bay in Alameda.
Five displaced in two-alarm apartment fire in Alameda
A two-alarm fire in an Alameda apartment building damaged to units and displaced five people Sunday evening, according to a fire official.
Alameda's Week: Cyclist Injured, Don Perata Hired as Lobbyist, City Lights Up Its Christmas Tree
These were among the week's top stories: Police Log: Collision Sends Cyclist to Hospital, Burglars Hit Homes, City Garage, Ploughshares Nursery Major incidents from the Alameda Police Department log, Nov. 18-26.
The Broad Brush: Your Alameda News in 60 Seconds
Welcome to this week's edition of The Broad Brush, your weekly, 60-second news review.
The Almaden Resident
Rose Garden tree lighting
The annual Christmas Tree Lighting at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1100 Shasta Ave. at The Alameda, takes place Dec. 6 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Area school children will perform, including students from Trace Elementary, Hoover Middle School, Luther Burbank School and River Glen Elementary.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
City Hires Perata
Alameda native and former California state senator Don Perata has been hired by the city of Alameda as a consultant.
Alameda Municipal Power Manager Leaving for Riverside Job
SUMMARY Girish Balachandran, general manager of Alameda Municipal Power , has been hired as general manager of the City of Riverside's Public Utilities, according to a City of Alameda press release.
What's Playing at the Movies: Frozen, Catching Fire
What's playing in theaters around Alameda this weekend, plus showtimes. What actor has turned in the performance of the year? Check out "Cinema Siren's Best Actor Oscar Contenders for 2014" here.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
East Bay Express
Thursday Must Reads: Gap Between Rich and Poor Widens in Cities; East Bay Employment Remains Stagnant
Severe economic segregation also is making it much more difficult for low-income residents to climb the financial ladder.
Livermore School District Trustee Named to California School Boards Association
Information from Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District- Anne White, long-time Livermore School District trustee, has been named to the Board of Directors of the California School Boards Association .
East Bay History for Sale, As Former Alameda Resident's Memorabilia Is Auctioned
You could buy a piece of the past this weekend, as East Bay memorabilia from the collection of the late Jeff Sahadi - a former Alameda resident and Alameda High School graduate, and a long-time Piedmont Avenue jewelry designer - goes up for auction, according to an article on insidebayarea.com .
On the Tab :: Dec. 5 - 12
"It's the holidays!" seems to be everyone's excuse to be overwhelmed, overbooked and over it all.
Inside Bay Area
Alameda city briefs: Alameda Unified placed on AP District Honor Roll by College Board
The College Board has placed the Alameda Unified School District on its AP District Honor Roll, one of just 477 districts in the United States and Canada selected as a result of increasing student access to Advanced Placement courses while maintaining or increasing the number of students scoring a 3 or higher on AP exams.