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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.
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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 .
BART's two largest labor unions on Tuesday sued the transit agency over its refusal to accept a disputed paid leave provision in recently negotiated labor contracts.
People are invited to help low-income families this holiday season by donating toys to the annual U.S. Marine Corps Toys for Tots program.
It was heartbreaking when a fire shuttered Alameda's American Oak last December.
Alameda native and East Bay political heavyweight Don Perata will join the city's roster of legislative lobbyists if the Alameda City Council approves a one-year, $90,000 contract with Perata's consulting firm Tuesday night.
Incidents highlighted here were recorded in the Alameda Police Department log Nov. 18-26.
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Alameda Rotary's Interact clubs were designed to train future Rotarians - and to provide local high schoolers with opportunities to contribute to their community, both locally and globally.
"Some families live in shelters such as Alameda Point Collaborative transitional housing or Operation Dignity which provides veterans with housing," said Vickie Smith, who grew up in Alameda and works in Family Support Services at AUSD.
Colleen Frainey, 16, of Tualitin, Ore., cut back on advanced placement classes in her junior year because the stress was making her physically ill.
Freeze Warning for Alameda County was issued at December 05 at 3:33AM PST