Library Talks continue with fantasy author Patrick Rothfuss. (Google Street View)
New York Times bestselling author Patrick Rothfuss will participate by video chat in the Alameda Free Library’s series of talks with authors on May 11.
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Results are out from the 2016 Bay Area Council Poll
More than 60 percent of Bay area residents surveyed in the 2016 Bay Area Council Poll said that more housing should be built outside of the region; 84 percent support stronger transportation networks between the Bay area and Sacramento and Central Valley to take pressure off the regional housing supply.
Continue reading Build More Housing Outside of Bay Area, Residents Say
Bethany Kharrazi in Washington D.C. advocating for those living with Cystic Fibrosis. (Martin Kharrazi)
Bethany Kharrazi, 16, an 11th-grader at the Alameda Community Learning Center (ACLC), has been honored with the President’s Volunteer Service Award, granted on behalf of President Barack Obama, along with a Certificate of Excellence from the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards.
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The school district has named a new principal for Encinal High School. (Google Street View)
On Tuesday night, the board of trustees for the Alameda Unified School District (AUSD) appointed Alameda resident Daniel Hurst principal for Encinal Junior & Senior High School.
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The EBMUD board of directors has suspended the excessive water use penalty. (Google Street View)
Yesterday, the East Bay Municipal Utility District board of directors (EBMUD) voted unanimously to suspend its excessive water use penalty ordinance, which levied fines on customers who used more than 80 units of water per billing cycle.
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Alameda Hospital earned a “C” grade the in The Leapfrog Group’s Spring 2016 hospital safety score update. (Google Street View)
Alameda Hospital has earned a “C” grade in The Leapfrog Group’s spring safety score update.
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A man initially arrested in a double shooting at a Park Street gas station has been released; the man arrested in last week’s road-rage incident on Central Avenue has been charged in the shootings.
Continue reading Initial Arco Shooting Suspect Released, Road Rage Suspect Charged
The City of Alameda should have a better picture of the impact of SeeClickFix by July.
Action Alameda News discussed the impact of the city’s new service request solution, SeeClickFix, with deputy director for public works Liam Garland.
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Mother Nature provided fair weather for the City of Alameda’s Earth Day festival. (Action Alameda News)
Scores of people turned out at Washington Park today under fair weather and breezy skies for the City of Alameda’s Earth Day festival.
Continue reading Alameda Earth Day Festival 2016 in Pictures
Alameda Mayor Trish Spencer has endorsed Nancy Skinner for the 9th Senate District seat. (Nancy Skinner for Senate website)
Alameda Mayor Trish Spencer has endorsed Nancy Skinner in the race for the California 9th Senate District seat.
Continue reading Alameda Mayor Endorses Nancy Skinner for Senate