Editorial

Superintendent Presents Updates

Jul 16,2020

As we continue to adjust and adapt to the ever-changing environment of the COVID-19 pandemic, we want to be sure to keep you up to date on our planning process, our options and our general thinking on what students and families may experience during the 2020-21 school year.

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Time to Rename Jackson Park

Jul 16,2020

I grew up in Alameda and spent many glorious childhood summers in our parks. I have significant nostalgia for these places, central as they are to my childhood memories.

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I Got an Awesome New Roommate

Jul 16,2020

My West End article from a few weeks ago, “Webster Street, Resurrected” now seems suddenly and regrettably trivial and presumptuous. We’re back on lockdown. And we had a fatal shooting. 

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Group Calls on Council: Declare Racism an Emergency

Jul 09,2020

The Alameda Sun received a copy of this resolution
Dear Community,
Please join People Power Alameda in demanding the Alameda City Council Declare Racism a Public Health Emergency.
Resolution Declaring Racism a Public Health Emergency

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Kristen Smeal &nbsp&nbsp Companion plants thrive in St. Philip Neri garden.

Companion Planting: Good Neighbors/Bad Neighbors

Jul 09,2020

Just like humans, plants have friends and foes and can thrive or fail when planted in close proximity to one another. By definition, planting one or more types of plants together in a beneficial relationship is called companion planting.

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Tomorrow Will Echo in Eternity

Jul 02,2020

In 1955 the era of the polio epidemic and the Cold War was heating up. Civil rights and entanglement in Vietnam were percolating and the invasion of Cuba was on the horizon.  Malcom X, Medgar Evers, and Martin Luther King Jr.

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Alameda: Infrastructure a Priority

Jun 25,2020

Alameda is a special place, as was clear soon after I joined the City’s Public Works Department back in 2012. Eight years later, as I transition to a neighboring city, the specialness of Alameda is all the more clear. 

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