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Franklin Students Win Hornet Essay Contest

Franklin School students have won a USS Hornet Museum sponsored essay contest. (Google Street View)

Two fifth graders from Franklin Elementary School have won an essay contest, “Why I want to be an astronaut when I grow up,” sponsored by the USS Hornet Museum.

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City of Alameda to Receive Urban Planning Grant From the State of California

By Erica Madison

Good news for the park and facility master plan.

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Alameda’s Interim City Manager Suggests Park Facility Master Plan

By Erica Madison

Good news for park enthusiasts – over 12 parks in Alameda have been identified for a major overhaul; the bad news is, there’s no money available to begin even the most crucial repairs.

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Oakland Closing Small Schools – Should Alameda do the Same?

The East Bay Express is reporting that the Oakland school district is looking to close some small schools – they cost just as much or more to operate as large ones. Given Alameda Unified School District’s funding problems, should AUSD look at closing some of their smaller schools?

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  • MT : Cutter Stratton's crew returns to homeport in #Alameda, Calif., after 140 - day deployment. http://t.co/NvnQlaRP4n ,
  • MT : #CHP assists city of #Oakland, halts sideshow involving hundreds of vehicles. http://t.co/17Pjbm3HHE ,
  • CHP halts #Oakland sideshow, interviews over 200 people, issues citations, recovers multiple firearms, expects more arrests. #AlamedaCounty ,
  • RT : Detours in Downtown Oakland Due to Protests Wednesday, November 26 http://t.co/ca6ZBB4JhF ,
  • RT : Reminder: Alameda County offices will be closed tomorrow 11/27 & 11/28 for the Thanksgiving holiday. ,

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