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Fruitvale Avenue Streetscaping Project Community Meeting Tonight

The City of Oakland is sponsoring a community meeting tonight regarding a Fruitvale Avenue streetscaping project.

The City of Oakland is sponsoring a community meeting tonight regarding a Fruitvale Avenue streetscaping project. (City of Oakland website)

The City of Oakland is holding a community meeting tonight regarding a streetscaping project for a stretch of Fruitvale Avenue between Alameda and the BART station.
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Alameda Police Investigating Shore Line Drive Fatality

Alameda police are investigating a May 9th vehicle-pedestrian collision on the 2200 block of Shore Line Drive that resulted in a man's death. (Action Alameda News)

Alameda police are investigating a May 9th vehicle-pedestrian collision on the 2200 block of Shore Line Drive that resulted in a man’s death. (Action Alameda News)

Alameda police are investigating a Sunday, May 9th, vehicle-pedestrian that resulted in the pedestrian’s death the next day.
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Exam Cram at Main Library

The main library is hosting quiet study times from the end of May to mid-June. (Google Street View)

The main library is hosting quiet study times from the end of May to mid-June. (Google Street View)

The main library on Oak Street is hosting quiet study sessions during high school exam and finals time.
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School Officials Warn of Dangerous Rumored “Scavenger Hunt”

Encinal High School officials sent a late-breaking warning this evening. (Google Street View)

Encinal Junior and Senior High Schoolofficials sent a late-breaking warning this evening. (Google Street View)

In an evening e-mail, Encinal Junior and Senior High School principal Kirsten Zazo warned of a rumored, dangerous, “scavenger hunt” reportedly organized by high school students at both Oakland and Alameda schools.
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School District Names Teacher of the Year

The school district is accepting applicants for a spending advisory panel. (File Photo)

Mandie Cline, a kindergarten teacher at Ruby Bridges Elementary School has been named teacher of the year. (File Photo)

The Alameda Unified School District (AUSD) has named Mandie Cline, a kindergarten teacher at Ruby Bridges Elementary School, teacher of the year for the 2015 to 2016 school year.
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Tomorrow is Bike To Work Day

Tomorrow is Bike to Work Day for the Bay area. (Bike to Work Day San Francisco Bay Facebook)

Tomorrow is Bike to Work Day for the Bay area. (Bike to Work Day San Francisco Bay Facebook)

Tomorrow is Bike to Work Day for the San Francisco Bay area.
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EBMUD Board Votes to Relax Drought Requirements

The EBMUD board of directors has voted to relax drought requirements. (Google Street View)

The EBMUD board of directors has voted to relax drought requirements. (Google Street View)

Today, the East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) Board of Directors voted unanimously to relax drought restrictions, citing high reservoirs and lower customer use.
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Three Rent Control Related Local Petitions In Circulation

At least three rent control related ballot petitions are currently circulating in Alameda.

At least three rent control related ballot petitions are currently circulating in Alameda.

Three different rent control related ballot petitions are circulating in Alameda, vying for the November ballot, with proponents all collecting signatures by different means.
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Seal Supporters Say New Dock Set To Arrive Next Month

Seals lounge on a dilapidated dock at Alameda Point, May 7, 2016. (Action Alameda News)

Seals lounge on a dilapidated dock at Alameda Point, May 7, 2016. (Action Alameda News)

Local activists who lobbied for a new seal haul-out dock to be built along with a new ferry maintenance terminal at Alameda Point say the dock should arrive in June. And they’re asking for help on monitoring usage. (Ed. note – to be clear, the activists lobbied for the dock, not the maintenance terminal.)
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County Paramedics Administering Anti-opioid Drug Roughly Twice Per Day

Paramedics are using Naloxone to counter possible opioid overdose on average twice per day in Alameda County.

Paramedics are using Naloxone to counter possible opioid overdose on average twice per day in Alameda County.

Earlier this week, The Minneapolis Star Tribune reported that celebrity Prince died one day before meeting with a Marin County doctor in an attempt to beat an addiction to painkillers. Prince’s death may be part of a pervasive problem that also impacts Alameda and Alameda County.
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