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Severe Storm

What are you doing to brace for this week's severe weather? Let us know: newstips@action-alameda-news.com

Poll: Was it Right to Close All the Schools?

The strong winds forecasted for Thursday’s storm did not materialize in Alameda, and although there was some localized flooding reported in various intersections and neighborhoods throughout town, there appears to have been no mass power outages or other significant event in Alameda due to the storm.

Alameda Unified School District classes resume on […]

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School District Hires Chief Human Resources Officer

The Alameda Unified School District has hired Tim Erwin as Chief Human Resources Officer. (File Photo)

The Alameda Unified School District has hired Alameda resident Timothy Erwin as Chief Human Resources officer, starting full-time on December 1st.

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Six Alameda Schools Evacuated Today due to Gas Scare

Otis, Lum, Wood, Ruby Bridges, Haight, and the Academy of Alameda schools were evacuated today over a gas leak scare. (File Photo)

Six Alameda schools were evacuated today over a gas leak scare.

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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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Third Campus is a Charm for Charters

ACLC and Nea’s new location at 1900 Third Street. (Photo collage by Robert Cassard)

by Bara Waters

Sometimes the third time is the charm – at least for Alameda public charter schools, Nea and Alameda Community Learning Center (ACLC). Both schools have been shuffled around in recent years, but are settling in for the […]

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School District Holds Firm on Redaction of Information in Public Records Request

The Alameda Unified School District is holding firm on redacting the identities of Encinal High School Staff who complained about a teacher there. (Google Street View)

The Alameda Unified School District (AUSD) is holding firm on the redaction of information in documents released pursuant to a public records request for complaint letters against a controversial […]

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School Board Race is Three for Two

Three candidates are vying for two seats on the Alameda Unified School District Board of Trustees. (File Photo)

The extended nominating period for candidates for the Alameda Unified School District (AUSD) Board of Trustees closed yesterday. Three candidates will vie for two seats this November.

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Free Vaccination Clinic for Uninsured K-5 Students

Alameda Family Services is providing a free back-to-school vaccination clinic for uninsured K-5 students.

When: Thursday, August 21, 9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. by appointment – Please call 510-612-7807 Where: 1900 3rd Street, (Portable 27) Alameda, CA

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School District Appoints Interim Superintendent at $180,000 Salary

The Alameda Unified School District has appointed Sean McPhetridge Interim Superintendent. (LinkedIn)

Last night, the Alameda Unified School District (AUSD) Board of Trustees approved an agreement appointing former employee Sean McPhetridge Interim Superintendent, at a salary of $180,000 per year.

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Open Letter to School Board on Cell Phone Attennae

Dear Superintendent and Board Members:

This is a recap of facts on the school cell phone antenna issues that this community wants resolved. As you are all aware, AT&T has cell phone antennas on top of Maya Lin School and on Wood Middle School; Sprint had them on Wood Middle School until this July, and […]

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