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School Board Votes to Close Lum School

Board votes to close Lum school. (Photo: Action Alameda News)

The Board of Trustees for the Alameda Unified School District unanimously voted to close Lum elementary school on Tuesday evening.

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City, Friends of Alameda Animal Shelter Come to Terms

Alameda city council is expected to approve a new funding agreement with Friends of the Alameda Animal Shelter. (File photo)

On June 6th, Alameda city council is expected to approve a new funding agreement for the Alameda animal shelter.

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Water Rates Set to Go Up 19 percent Over Two Years

EBMUD is set to increase water rates by 19 percent over two years. (Google Street View)

The East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) is set to approve rate increases that will see water rates go up 19 percent over two years.

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Councilmember Jim Oddie Yields to “Political Blackmail” on No Cause Evictions

Text of an e-mail from Alameda Renters Coalition member Eric Strimling to Councilmember Jim Oddie. (Acquired through a public records request.)

Yielding to what he himself had characterized as “political blackmail,” Councilmember Jim Oddie on Tuesday joined Councilmembers Marilyn Ashcraft and Malia Vela in moving forward a revision to a local rent control ordinance that […]

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School District Sources a Second, Concurring, Opinion on Lum School

The Alameda Unified School District has secured a concurring opinion from a San Francisco structural engineering firm regarding the proposed re-location of Lum elementary school students.

The Alameda Unified School District announced today that it has sourced an opinion from a second structural engineering firm, recommending that Lum elementary school students be re-homed for the […]

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Stargell Commons Opens to Add 32 Affordable Housing Units

Alameda Mayor Trish Spencer cuts the ribbon to open Stargell Commons. (Courtesy photo)

Local dignitaries celebrated the opening of Stargell Commons yesterday, a 32-unit garden-style affordable housing development in the West end of Alameda.

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Lum Parents Stage Staunch Defense of School

Lum Elementary School parents are staging an all-out defense of their school. (Photo: Action Alameda News)

Parents and teachers at Donald Lum Elementary School have launched a full-on counter-offensive in response to the school district’s proposal to close the facility in the name of earthquake safety.

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Library Offers Fine Amnesty Program

Library offers fine amnesty program. (File photo)

The Alameda Free Library is offering a fine amnesty program through the month of June.

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Roosevelt’s Potomoc Back Afloat

The Roosevelt presidential yacht in dry dock in Alameda. (Photo: Business Wire)

The WWII-era Roosevelt presidential yacht, Potomac, is back in the water after a maintenance drydocking at Bay Ship and Yacht in Alameda.

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East Bay Gives Fundraising Marathon Today

The AAUW Alameda Tech Trek program supports middle school girls exploring STEM careers. (Courtesy Photo)

Today marks the fourth annual giving day hosted by the East Bay Community Foundation, aiming to raise $5 million in support of hundreds of non-profit organizations in the East Bay, San Francisco and greater Silicon Valley.

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