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Incidents highlighted here were recorded in the Alameda Police Department log Dec. 1-4.
Alameda native and former California state senator Don Perata has been hired by the city of Alameda as a consultant.
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.
Severe economic segregation also is making it much more difficult for low-income residents to climb the financial ladder.
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 .
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 .
"It's the holidays!" seems to be everyone's excuse to be overwhelmed, overbooked and over it all.
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.
Three Good Samaritans who rescued four people from a submerged car in the East Bay back in June, were honored on Wednesday and the family they saved was on hand to applaud their bravery.
Christmas light displays are seen at Darren Roach's residence on Thompson Avenue in Alameda on Tuesday.
Securing support from state officials to improve local ferry service and for funding a new fire station will be among the tasks that former state Senator Don Perata is expected to tackle now that the City Council has hired him as the city's lobbyist in Sacramento.
A woman pulled over in a traffic stop struggled with officers as they tried to arrest her on suspicion of driving with a suspended license, including kicking one officer in the hand, police said.
Every Christmas, Ardenwood Historic Farm in Fremont decks itself out in Victorian-era style for a grand holiday celebration.
For those seeking work in Alameda - or those who are looking for a new job, or even a second job - here's a list of local job openings from indeed.com .
Freeze Warning for Alameda County was issued at December 07 at 12:54PM PST