Editorial

Prayer Techniques For The Fearful

Aug 27,2020

Unity, a New Thought philosophy, celebrates its annual “World Day of Prayer” on September 9 and 10. The theme of this fear-filled yearís event is, quite aptly, “From fear to faith.”

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Reality Contradicts Calls for Defunding

Aug 20,2020

It could be more than a coincidence that Alameda Police Department (APD) Chief Paul Rolleri included in his retirement announcement that he “had made the personal decision to retire back in January” of 2020.

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Got Medicare? Get Free COVID-19 Test

Aug 20,2020

If you have Medicare and want to be tested for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19. Medicare covers tests with no out-of-pocket costs. You can get tested in your home, doctor’s office, a local pharmacy or hospital, a nursing home, or a drive-through site.

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Stop Judging Past by 2020 Standards

Aug 13,2020

For all its breadth of information, Harry Gleicher’s well-written opinion piece (“Young People Have the Power to Make Wrongs Right,” July 30) needs to define key terms and put them in a context more meaningful than his generation’s righteous rush to judgment.

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You Are School

Aug 13,2020

The season to return to school is near,
A time of woe for some, for others cheer,
Tradition was you’d fill your backpack full,
With paper, pens and all the learning tools,

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As Perplexing as the Loch Ness Monster

Aug 06,2020

For me, the nebulous expression “affordable housing” has always been a mystery or an enigma; right up there with professional wrestling, Area 51 and the Loch Ness Monster.

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File photo &nbsp&nbsp Julia Morgan and Ira Hoover designed this Tudor Revival-style home for George and Lucy Walker in 1909. This is just one of seven homes that Morgan designed in Alameda.

Julia Morgan in Alameda

Jul 30,2020

Part one of two

French eyebrows raised, tongues clicked and wagged. That woman was back. Dozens upon dozens of male professors and their students had wondered if she had learned her lesson — apparently she had not.

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