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High School Class of 2022 Graduate List

The Alameda Sun would like to congratulate the Alameda high school graduate Class of 2022.

Alameda High School
Benjamin Braden Abe, Noel Estifanos Abraham, Kaled Abuzaid, Jacob...

Mayor's Advice to New High School Graduates

Congratulations to the Class of 2022! On June 9, I attended commencement ceremonies for Alameda and Encinal high schools. Watching these bright young people cross the stage to accept their...

Housing Policies Perpetuate Inequality

State-mandated housing policies will never end the monumental deficit of affordable housing. The private market cannot end the deficit either. Only a dramatic shift in federal and state funding...

Alameda County Mask Mandate Removed for Indoor Public Settings

On Friday, June 24, the Alameda County Public Health Department (ACPHD) rescinded the mask mandate for indoor public settings from earlier this month. The order went into effect on June 25.

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Supreme Court Ruling Felt in Alameda

On Friday, June 24, the U.S. Supreme Court withdrew the Federal Constitutional right to an abortion when it overturned Roe v. Wade and ruled to uphold a Mississippi law that bans abortion after...

Local Club Team Reaches Quarterfinals

The East Bay United Bay Oaks 05 Gold (17U Girls) team made it to the quarterfinals of the 2022 U.S. Youth Soccer Far West Regional Championships last week. The tournament was held from June 20 to...

Annual President’s Cup Winner Crowned

Yvonne Lee was the winner of the Alameda Women’s Golf Club Annual President’s Cup Tournament. The three-week tournament concluded on Thursday, June 23 with Lee posting an overall low net score of...

Alameda High School Coaches Honored

The California Coaches Association (CCA) honored two Alameda high school coaches at the State Coach of the Year Awards ceremony June 11 at the Sandpiper Community Center in Redwood City.

St...

Alameda Volleyball Players Win Regional Event

Alamedans Logan Chen and Clara Verdickt took first place in the California Beach Volleyball Association Santa Cruz Tour Stop 1 girls’ 12-and-under U division Wednesday, June 15. Chen and Verdickt...

Encinal Junior High Team Win Volleyball Title

On May 20, Encinal Junior High School’s sixth and seventh grade co-ed volleyball team won the Div. II championship over the Lincoln Lions. Although undermatched, the Jets won in two straight sets...

Dr. Natalie  Gelman
Raising Children

I continue to be surprised at how many parents do not teach their children to participate in responsibilities around the house. We set a model for how our children will be as they grow, and we...

Dr. Natalie  Gelman
We Are Able to Change

I saw an interview with Merry Clayton. She was a back ground singer in the 60’s. The documentary Twenty Feet From Stardom included much of the work she did. She was a Raylette, when she worked...

PG&E Offers Californians Lifesaving Tips for National Preparedness Month

Sun Staff Reports

The fall season has begun, and bone-dry drought conditions have made the western United States a tinderbox prime for wildfires. That, combined with the threat of...

Alameda Family Services to Assist City in Responding to Mental Health Crises
Alameda Family Services to Assist City in Responding to Mental Health Crises

Karin Kim Jensen

At the September 21st City Council meeting, the Council authorized the City Manager to negotiate and execute an agreement with Alameda Family Services (AFS) to provide...

The Generation Gap

A few years ago, the font on my email became very tiny. I explored trying to figure out how to change it, and I was unsuccessful. I called my daughter and asked her to help me. She told me to go...

Girls Inc. of Island City Hires New CEO

Girls Inc. of the Island City (GIIC) announced recently that it has hired Sarah Burton as its new CEO.

Burton has 20 years of leadership experience in the non-profit sector and has worked...

Alameda Native Earns Historic Eagle Scout Status

Alameda native Michael Proffitt will have his Eagle Court of Honor ceremony on Wednesday, June 29, at the Alameda Elks Lodge 1015 after a two-year delay.

Proffitt, who graduated from St....

Kiwanis Club Holds Dinner Ceremony for Scholarship Awardees

The Kiwanis Club of Alameda held a formal dinner for the recipients of their scholarship program on June 8 at the Alameda Elks Lodge Ballroom. The scholarships were funded by the Alameda Kiwanis...

Alameda High School Graduation Ceremonies Complete

The Alameda Sun would like to congratulate the Alameda high school Class of 2022. All graduation ceremonies are complete. St. Joseph Notre Dame held its graduation on May 28, Alameda Community...

Bay Farm Student Wins National Art Competition

Bay Farm Elementary School student Analiese Tan’s artwork recently won a national contest for the cover of Music K8, a teaching resource for music teachers across the country. It is the first time...

The Alameda Sun would like to congratulate the Alameda high school graduate Class of 2022.

Feature Articles

The Alameda Sun would like to congratulate the Alameda high school graduate Class of 2022.

Feature Articles
Jun, 23 2022

These glossy jet-black birds are readily seen year-round throughout Alameda and are actually quite remarkable. They are excellent fliers and among the most intelligent birds.

Alameda native Michael Proffitt will have his Eagle Court of Honor ceremony on Wednesday, June 29, at the Alameda Elks Lodge 1015 after a two-year delay.

Feature Articles
Jun, 16 2022

The 54th annual Sand Castle and Sand Sculpture Contest held June 11 at Crown Memorial Beach featured a vast array of original works that showed off the participants' architectural and creative

LIFESTYLE

Friday, Jun. 10 Webster Street’s 2nd Friday Art Stroll, 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. “You’re invited to...
Island Arts|Kids Stuff
Jun, 09 2022
The Alameda Unified School District (AUSD) LGBTQ+ Roundtable announced the winners of the annual...
On May 20-22 at Alameda Point, about 2,100 people experienced the talents of Uprooted, the third in...
The nationally acclaimed theatrical production company, We Players, will premiere its newest play,...

History

Special Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Exhibits Displayed at the USS Hornet Museum

The USS Hornet Sea, Air and Space Museum is displaying several exhibits celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage. The three special exhibits are in the Hangar Bay for guests to...

Bataan Death March 80th Anniversary Commemoration at the USS Hornet Museum

The USS Hornet Sea, Air & Space Museum, in partnership with the Bataan Legacy Historical Society, the Philippine Scouts Heritage Society and the American Defenders of Bataan and Corregidor...

Museum Hosts Black History Month Exhibit

The USS Hornet Museum is partnering with the Walking Ghosts of Black History to present a special exhibit for Black History Month.

The African American Medal of Honor Winners, Significant...

Firefighters were able to  stop the flames from jumping Park Street except  at Webb. Flames spared the rest of the west side  of Park, but badly damaged the east side.
The Great Park Street Fire

Smoke still pours from a fire neighborhood east of Park that destroyed much of the Street along Santa Clara and Webb avenues on Jan. 7, 1920. This is a detail of a panorama taken from Webb by an...

A close look at this painting  reveals the fence that now  defines the entrance to Lincoln  Park. The home pictured here  was once the residence of R. R.  Thompson, who supplied the city  with its drinking water. Thompson  Avenue bears his name. Read more  about Thompson and the fate of this  palatial mansion .
Steamboat Captain once Called Alameda Home

A close look at this painting reveals the fence that now defines the entrance to Lincoln Park. The home pictured here was once the residence of R. R. Thompson, who supplied the city with its...