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A Middle Ground Solution for Landlords and Tenants

A letter from Action Alameda News publisher David Howard.

It puzzles me that tenant activists should push for private enterprise to subsidize housing through the support of rent controls, and “just cause termination” laws. Housing is a “very basic human right,” tenant activists argue, a “human service” fulfilling a vital societal need. Aren’t those […]

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Hornet Living Ship Day to Include Presentation on the Origin of the Navy SEAL

The USS Hornet will give a presentation on the birth of original Navy SEAL. (Google Street View)

A regular feature at the USS Hornet Museum, Living Ship Day at the end of this month will include a presentation by former lieutenant commander (LCDR) William Goehner, Jr., who was one of the first Navy SEALs during […]

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Workshop on Drought Tolerant Landscaping

EBMUD has produced a guide for drought-tolerant landscaping.

Alameda Backyard Growers is hosting a workshop on Monday to discuss gardening under drought conditions.


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Alameda Community Learning Center Digs Into Earth Day

Inspired by the “Litterati” movement, ACLC learners pick-up trash around their school on Earth Day. (Lynn Kameny)

By Bara Waters

Sometimes a trashy photo and a clever hashtag are all that’s needed to start a global movement. Inspired by his daughter’s concern for the environment, Oakland resident Jeff Kirschner started a clean-up campaign by taking […]

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Water, Sewer Rates to Rise Again; Drought Surcharges to Apply

EBMUD water and sewer rates are expected to rise again.

Just two years after a large rate increase, the East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) is expected to raise water and sewer rates again, and the new plan will include drought surcharges.


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Charter School Students Win, Place and Show at County Science Fair

ACLC learners await judging results at the 2015 Alameda County Science Fair. (Patricia Williamson)

Students from the Nea and Alameda Community Learning centers (ACLC), public charter schools in Alameda, entered a range of projects in the Alameda County Science and Engineering Fair held March 20-22, at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton, CA.

Out of […]

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CLCS Democratic Committee Now Recruiting

Dear Editor,

I am writing to inform your readers of a new choice available to them to assist with implementing education improvements. The CLCS Democratic Committee is now recruiting. One local chapter of the democratic committee was essential in designating improvement areas, resulting in increased awareness by parents, students, and school board members. If you […]

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Fire Department Press Release Latest Misuse of Nixle Emergency Alert System

An Alameda Fire Department press release appears to be the latest misuse of the city’s emergency alert system. (Alameda Fire Department)

An Alameda Fire Department press release, touting a new Community Paramedic Program, appears to be the latest misuse of a City of Alameda emergency alert system.


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From the Frying Pan to the Fire With Second-hand Smoke

Action Alameda News received a copy of this letter addressed to Councilmembers Tony Daysog, Marilyn Ezzy Ashcraft, and Jim Oddie and to the author’s landlord.

My partner and I are new residents to Alameda, from Oakland. We had been thinking about moving for quite a while, but the reason that really got us motivated was […]

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Community Rallies to Keep Youth Treatment Center Open

Supporters of an adolescent drug and alcohol abuse treatment center at risk of closure are getting behind a petition addressed to Governor Jerry Brown, Attorney General Kamala Harris and Alameda County officials, asking for help to keep it open.


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