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‘Sharkie’ Stops By Alameda Skating Rink

Dec 23,2015

Last weekend visitors to the Little Ice Rink at South Shore Center were treated to a visit from Sharkie, the San Jose Sharks Ice Hockey team’s mascot. The National Hockey League mascot likely offered some tips to the kids as he is an extremely accomplished ice skater.

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Donna Eyestone (right) and her 11-year-old daughter, Emma. Courtesy photo

Gingerbread Masters Unveil ‘Crab Cove’

Dec 23,2015

Donna Eyestone (right) and her 11-year-old daughter, Emma, have created the seventh in a series of Alameda gingerbread replicas. This year’s creation is the Crab Cove Visitors Center on McKay Avenue.

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Courtesy photo. Master Robert Shallow looks on as seventh-grader Stella Campbell handles a hawk during the recent Falcon’s Court visit to Wood Middle School.

History Comes Alive at Wood Middle School

Dec 23,2015

On Friday, Falcon’s Court, a non-profit educational organization that presents living history programs at schools throughout California, brought the Renaissance to Wood Middle School to show the seventh graders what life was like in Western Europe from the 14th to the 17th centuries.

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Knights Host Pancake Breakfast

Dec 17,2015

Parishioners and friends of Saint Joseph Basilica recently enjoyed the Knights of Columbus pancake breakfast after the three Sunday masses. Even Santa Claus stopped by. Children had a fun time visiting with St. Nick and the event brought in a lot of holiday spirit.

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Paden Principal, Teachers Dance in Honor of Students’ Acheivement

Dec 17,2015

Paden Elementary School teacher Marcia Gill, far left, joined Principal Katherine Barr, second from left, and fellow teachers Alison Cheren, Jenny Zippin and Kitrena Swanson in modeling the life skill of courage when they put their dance moves, including the Whip and the Nae Nae, on display in fr

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R. Beach  The New Esterhazy Quartet kicks off Rhythmix Cultural Works’ first-ever classical concert series Friday, Jan. 8, at 8 p.m.

From Beatles to Baroque, Rhythmix Has it in 2016

Dec 17,2015

Among the many musical talents that swirl around Alameda’s own Rhythmix Cultural Works, (RCW) is Stephen Schultz, a professor of music at Carnegie Mellon University. Schultz has put together two exciting musical offerings at RCW for the New Year. 
Classical Fridays at Rhythmix

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SJND Wins Oakland Basketball Tournament

Dec 17,2015

The St. Joseph Notre Dame (SJND) Pilots’ men’s basketball team went a perfect 3-0 to win the Damian Lillard Oakland Shootout tournament last week from Dec. 9 through 12, at Oakland High.

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