Feature Articles

I Keep My Video Off in Class

Apr 07,2021

My eyes are closed I’m exploring other planets with my body unmoving Swirling colors suspended in infinite darkness Satin stars and sparkling universes close enough to touch I meet new people in my little world I listen to their thoughts and ambitions From this vantage point I can see so much I c

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Photos by Joe Woodard

Volunteer for Spring Cleaning at Park

Apr 01,2021

Spring has sprung and so have the weeds at Jean Sweeney Open Space Park. The Alameda Kiwanis and Alameda Rotary clubs have joined forces to pick weeds and collect trash. Kiwanis funded installation of the playground structure and Rotary, the pavilion and picnic area.

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Jets Burned by Dragons, 41-7

Apr 01,2021

Bishop O’Dowd (1-1) raced out to a 20-0 first quarter lead against Encinal (0-2) and didn’t let up until halftime. The Dragons defeated the Jets 41-7 last Friday, scoring all of their points before halftime.

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The Easter Bunny Brunch Hunt 2021

Apr 01,2021

Gil Michaels

For Christians, the Lenten season of asceticism honors the mythical Jesus and his great sacrifice. For me, it means trying to avoid another surreal visit from the Easter Bunny, who drops in suddenly, usually when I’m sitting outside reading.

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Courtesy photo

New Murals on Webster, Part One

Mar 31,2021

A bicycle-themed mural on a wall of the Rodeway Inn at Webster Street and Ralph Appezzato Memorial Parkway is among one of three new large artworks that now grace the Webster Street District.

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