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School District Holds Firm on Redaction of Information in Public Records Request

The Alameda Unified School District is holding firm on redacting the identities of Encinal High School Staff who complained about a teacher there. (Google Street View)

The Alameda Unified School District is holding firm on redacting the identities of Encinal High School Staff who complained about a teacher there. (Google Street View)

The Alameda Unified School District (AUSD) is holding firm on the redaction of information in documents released pursuant to a public records request for complaint letters against a controversial teacher transfer at Encinal High School.
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CHP Maximum Enforcement for Labor Day

The California Highway Patrol, Castro Valley Area, launches a four-day heightened enforcement campaign tomorrow.

The California Highway Patrol, Castro Valley Area, launches a four-day heightened enforcement campaign tomorrow.

The Castro Valley California Highway Patrol (CHP) office is launching a four-day maximum enforcement campaign tomorrow evening, to run through the Labor Day weekend.
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California Coastal Cleanup Day Approaching

Coastal Cleanup Day is approaching, and the City of Alameda Public Works Department is facilitating volunteer participation.
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Alameda Community Sailing Center Hosts Summer-end Barbecue

Kame Richards, ACSC Co-Founder, Board President. (Action Alameda News)

Kame Richards, ACSC Co-Founder, Board President. (Action Alameda News)

Alameda Community Sailing Center (ACSC), a non-profit aiming to make sailing accessible to Alameda residents, wrapped-up its kids summer sailing camp yesterday with a barbecue and a free sail.
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Strong Earthquake Rattles Alameda in Wee Hours

A magnitude 6.1 earthquake, centered about 4 miles northwest of American Canyon, California, which is roughly 40 miles north of Alameda, rattled residents here this morning at about 3:30 a.m.

The United States Geological Services website reports that the quake was about 6.6 miles deep and occurred at 3:20:44 a.m. this morning.

One Alameda resident wrote on Twitter, “I woke up by the rocking of the quake. It was strong.”

There were apparently no injuries in Alameda and no serious damage reported; Alameda public safety officials have not apparently distributed any warnings or alerts via the Nixle reverse 9-1-1 system.

Council to Consider Two Developer Finalists for 68-acre Alameda Point Parcel

The City of Alameda is considering two developers to develop 'Site A' at Alameda Point.

The City of Alameda is considering two developers to develop ‘Site A’ at Alameda Point.

When Alameda City Council returns from August hiatus, it will consider two developers as candidates to build out ‘Site A’ – a 68-acre parcel of land at Alameda Point within the Waterfront Town Center zoning district, slated for mixed-use residential and commercial development.
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National Naval Officers Association Extends Scholarship Deadline

Commander Adolph Keyes, USCG (retired). (National Naval Officers Association Website)

Commander Adolph Keyes, USCG (retired). (National Naval Officers Association Website)

The local chapter of the National Naval Officers Association, based on Coast Guard Island, Alameda, has extended the application deadline for its Hadwick and Lily Thompson Scholarship.
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Online Service for Booking Pet Exams Coming to Alameda

Alameda pet owners should soon be able to book wellness exams with local vets through Nibbol. (Action Alameda News)

Alameda pet owners should soon be able to book wellness exams with local vets through Nibbol. (Action Alameda News)

Alameda pet families should soon be able to book wellness and vaccination exams online with local veterinarians through a new web service.
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Public Works Proposes Street Changes Near Maya Lin School

The City of Alameda Public Works Department is proposing changes to the streets around Maya Lin school to improve pedestrian safety.

The City of Alameda Public Works Department is proposing changes to the streets around Maya Lin school to improve pedestrian safety.

The City of Alameda Public Works Department is proposing changes to streets in the vicinity of Maya Lin school, in response to concerns from residents about pedestrian safety.
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City Closes Swim Centers, Halts Programs

The City of Alameda posted on its website today closures for two swim centers. (City of Alameda)

The City of Alameda posted on its website today closures for two swim centers. (City of Alameda)

The City of Alameda posted closure notices to its website today for two swimming facilities.
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