Feature Articles

Waterwise Irrigation Talk Set for April 14

Apr 10,2014

Despite the recent rains, California is still in a drought, and the Alameda Backyard Growers want to help local gardeners conserve water. The group has scheduled a presentation on waterwise irrigation at its meeting scheduled for Monday, April 14, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

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AFD Offers Safety Program

Apr 10,2014

The Alameda Fire Department’s (AFD) Safety Accessibility Program provides services to low-to-moderate income residents over 62 and to the disabled of any age.

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Kiwanians to Host Leverton, Russo Talks

Apr 10,2014

Kiwanis Club of Alameda is hosting a pair of Wednesday meetings that feature Lisa Leverton, the volunteer coordinator for Alameda’s Relay for Life, and City Manager John Russo.

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Students like these are looking for an opportunity to stay with a families in the Bay Area. Courtesy photo

Exchange Program Seeks Host Families

Apr 10,2014

Host families are needed in Alameda for 17 more students visiting from Spain this summer. A total of 25 students, ranging in age from 13 to 18, will arrive on Monday, June 30, and depart on Monday, July 28.

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Volunteers Needed

Apr 03,2014

Support the Food Bank
The Alameda Food Bank is in need of volunteers to work in a fun, family-like environment giving daily help to Alameda friends and neighbors in need.

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Frank Bette Art Talk Coming Up

Apr 03,2014

Artist Carrie Clinton (left) sneaks a peek at one piece of early California art that Deric Torres will use in his Wednesday, April 9, Art Talk at the Frank Bette Center.

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Olivia Woods Encinal High School senior Julian Mendoza works at his desk. He will be heading for MIT in the fall, the first member of his family to attend college.

From the Nailhouse to MIT

Apr 03,2014

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a top- ranked university that students dream of attending. Out of the 18,357 students who applied for admission to the 2014 freshman class, the Institute admitted 1,419 students, pegging the admission rate at 7.7 percent.

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Join County Recycling Board

Apr 03,2014

The Alameda County Source Reduction and Recycling Board is seeking to fill an Environmental Educator vacancy. The appointee must live in Alameda County. The appointment is for two years, and board members are eligible for re-appointment to one additional two-year term.

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Exploring Yoga

Apr 03,2014

The Asian Art Museum of San Francisco will present Yoga: The Art of Transformation on Wednesday, April 9, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the Regina K. Stafford Meeting Room at the Main Library, 1550 Oak St. The program coincides with an exhibition of the same name at the Asian Art Museum.

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