Feature Articles

A pair of Girls Inc. members stand in front of the Dr. Edith Meyers Center on Santa Clara Avenue. They invite you to Girls Inc.’s 50th birthday party this Saturday. Photo courtesy Girls Inc.

Girls Inc. Celebrates 50 in Historical Headquarters

May 01,2014

Girls Inc. of the Island City, 1724 Santa Clara Ave., will host an open house to celebrate its 50th birthday from 1 to 5 p.m.., this Saturday, May 3. Girls Inc. will mark the day with live music, refreshments and birthday cake.

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Pinball Museum Shows Baseball

May 01,2014

The Baseball Collections of Duane Tom will be the subject of another one-of-a-kind art event at the Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM), 1510 Webster St.

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Students from Amelia Earhart Elementary School recently participated in the Destination Imagination regional tournament. One team will advance to the Global Challenge in Tennessee in May. Courtesy photo

Earhart Students Excel

May 01,2014

More than 40 fourth- and fifth-grade students from Amelia Earhart Elementary School competed for the second year in the Destination Imagination (DI) regional tournament.

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Artists Wanted to Decorate Utility’s Boxes

Apr 24,2014

Alameda Municipal Power (AMP) announced the launch of Power Box Art. AMP is coordinating the project with the Park Street Business Association and Rhythmix Cultural Works. Power Box Art will help beautify transformer boxes in the Park Street business area.

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Art in the Garden Event Benefits Animal Shelter

Apr 24,2014

Do not miss a special opportunity to add a piece of art to your collection and do a good deed for animals in need. See Alameda through the eyes of an accomplished photographer who shoots and prints all her own work. No digital tricks here — just Mary Elena Goodan’s keen eye. 

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APD Sponsors Crosstown Safety Walk

Apr 24,2014

Lace up your walking shoes for a walk around the Island City. On Saturday, May 3, the Alameda Police Department (APD) is sponsoring the “May You Arrive Safely” with two walks.

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APD Hosts Car Seat Check–Up

Apr 24,2014

In Alameda County more than 95 percent of children’s car seats are used or installed incorrectly. Don’t put your child at risk. The Alameda Police Department (APD) is teaming up with the Alameda County Child Passenger Workgroup and Habitot Children’s Museum to inspect child car seats. 

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