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City Changes Course on Rental Cost Task Force

Alameda City Council asked former city council candidate Jeff Cambra to facilitate a community discussion about rental cost issues in Alameda.

Alameda City Council swerved in the road Tuesday evening enroute to launching a task force to study rental costs in Alameda.

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Alameda County Median Home Price Rises

The median sale price of existing single-family homes in Alameda County rose to $732,220 in August, up 11.9 percent from August 2013, and up 1.3 percent from July, the California Association of Retailers said yesterday.

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School District Projected to Have Back-to-Back Deficits

The Alameda school district is on track for back-to-back deficits.

The Alameda Unified School District is on track for its second financial deficit in as many fiscal years, officials say.

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California Legislature Recognizes Local Volunteer

Bob Rollins. (Courtesy photo)

An Alameda local has been recognized with a California Legislature Assembly Resolution, recognizing his volunteer work with the Alameda Police Department as a child safety seat coordinator.

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Traffic Collision Jams Interstate 880 Traffic Just South of Alameda

An early morning traffic accident snarled Interstate 880 for hours this morning.

A traffic collision in the wee hours this morning on Interstate 880 sent nine people to local hospitals and fouled traffic in both directions for hours, the California Highway Patrol said.

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Rythmix Cultural Works Hosts Reception to Launch Powerbox Art

Donna Layburn, president, Park Street Business Association. (Action Alameda News)

Roughly 70 people attended a reception at Rhythmix Cultural Works on Friday evening to launch the unveiling of community-produced art that now decorates 10 Alameda Municipal Power utility cabinets in the Park Street area.

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Alameda Public Affairs Forum to Air U.K. Health Care Documentary Tomorrow

Ken Loach. (Courtesy photo)

The Alameda Public Affairs Forum will screen “The Spirit of ’45″ tomorrow at the Alameda Free Library. The film chronicles events in Britain at the end of World War II, including the creation of the National Health Service.

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City of Alameda to Form Rental Cost Task Force

The City of Alameda has proposed establishing a rent task force to study the high costs of living in Alameda. (File photo)

The City of Alameda is moving forward on a proposed task force to study and report on the state of housing and rental pricing in Alameda.

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Island High School Lock Down Based on Apparent False Reports

A report of a gunman yesterday at an Alameda school appears to have been false.

Alameda police say a lockdown at Island High School on Pacific Avenue yesterday was due to false reports of a gunman on the campus.

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Coast Guard Cutter Waesche Returns to Alameda after 14-week Pacific Deployment

A coastie reunion in Alameda, September 6, 2014. (U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer 3rd Class Loumania Stewart)

The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Waesche returned to its home port in Alameda on Saturday, after a 14-week deployment in the Pacific, and a political photo-op during an offloading stop in San Diego.

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