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School District Measure A Oversight Committee Meets Tonight

The school district’s Measure A oversight committee meets tonight. (File Photo)

The Alameda Unified School District’s Measure A Oversight Committee will meet tonight at 6:30 p.m. at district offices at 2060 Challenger Drive. The meeting is open to the public.


Reject AUSD Tax Measure that Subsidizes Private Development

A letter from Action Alameda News publisher David Howard.

For those whose heads were left spinning by the enthusiasm with which the school board majority (Spencer opposed) gave away $4.6 million in cash for $1.95 million in return, here is some context.


Alameda Students Rock at Science Fairs

We Rock, Paper, Scissors team. (Pictured from L to R: last row) Josephine Kientz, Jennifer Sauter, Cordelia Spencer, (second row) Liam Hofmann, Tsaunder Huff and Isabelle Sauter and (sitting) Margaret Konecky. (Courtesy photo)

If it’s spring, it must be science fair season, and local young scientists are taking no prisoners.


District Produces Grant Deeds from 2000 Swap

The City of Alameda and the Alameda Unified School District voted to move forward with a swap to hand back certain parcels from the school district to the City of Alameda.

Responding to an Action Alameda News public records request, the Alameda Unified School District has produced the grant deed that handed the Encinal Terminals [...]

Alameda Community Learning Center to Hold Art & Diversity Festival This Friday

The Alameda Community Learning Center (ACLC) is holding its annual Art & Diversity Festival this Friday, March 28th, at the ACLC campus at Wood Middle School. The festival is open to the public.

Organizers say the event celebrates the wide-ranging talents of ACLC students, and the unique culture of ACLC, a public charter school.

The [...]

Alameda City Council Unanimously Approves Land Swap

Alameda County Tax Assessor parcel map of the two AUSD tidelands parcels.

Last night, Alameda City Council unanimously approved a complex land swap deal that sets the stage for the development of the former Island High School site, and the development of large swathes of land on Alameda’s north shore.


School Board Approves Land Swap Deal with City of Alameda

The Alameda Unified School District Board of Trustees voted 4-1 to approve a land swap deal with the City of Alameda. (File Photo)

Earlier this week, in a 4-1 vote, the Alameda Unified School District Board of Trustees approved a land swap deal with the City of Alameda. Trustee Trish Spencer was the dissenting vote.


Upcoming City Council, Alameda Municipal Power Meetings

Alameda City Hall West. (File photo)

Alameda City Hall watchers will be busy next week with back-to-back meetings of the Public Utilities Board, which oversees Alameda Municipal Power, and Alameda City Council.


AUSD to Trade 29 acres of Land for 20 Acres from City

Alameda County Tax Assessor parcel map of the two AUSD tidelands parcels.

A proposed agreement that the Alameda Unified School District Board of Trustees will vote on tomorrow references two distinct school-district owned Tidelands Trust parcels, bringing to 29.05 acres in total of land that the district will trade to the City of Alameda in [...]

School District, ACLC, Nea Charter Schools Still Negotiating Site Locations

The school district and Community Learning Center Schools are still negotiating over campus locations for ACLC and Nea for the 2014 to 2015 school year. (File Photo)

A letter released to parents today by Joan Uhler, Community Learning Center Schools (CLCS) Board President, says that the charter school organization has agreed to extend negotiations for [...]


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