Feature Articles

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Cashman Rides for AIDS

Mar 27,2014

Alameda residents John Cashman, Diane Runyan and Nita Greganti are once again joining the AIDS LifeCycle bicycle ride from San Francisco to Los Angeles travelling 545 miles to support the San Francisco AIDS Foundation (SFAF).

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Marketplace Upgrading Lots

Mar 27,2014

The Alameda Marketplace announced recently it will be sharing a brand, new parking lot under  construction at the intersection of Park Street, Tilden Way and Lincoln Avenue.

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Student Speeches to be Awarded

Mar 20,2014

Alameda students in grades nine through 12 who have written speeches with the theme: “Celebrating the Legacy of Nelson Mandela” will receive cash awards for their efforts Saturday, March 22, noon to 2 p.m. at the Alameda Main Library, 1550 Oak St.

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Courtesy photo Alameda Resident Annette Sandoval’s Women are Like Chickens can be ordered now.

Local Pens New Novel

Mar 20,2014

Alameda resident Annette Sandoval is a prolific writer who often sets her works in the Bay Area. Women Are Like Chickens is her latest novel, the story of four Mexican American friends raised in San Francisco during the 1980s.

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Photos courtesy Minerva Perez, Marianna Martinez poses with Raiders Wide Receiver Rod Streater just prior to having her head shaved for charity.

Sun Shines on Good Deeds

Mar 20,2014

In support and recognition of children battling cancer, Alameda resident Marianna Martinez, 11, participated in the St. Baldrick’s Day event at Oakland Children’s Hospital.

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Courtesy photo Cienna Johnson as Tracy Turnblad and Nicolette DeLong-Silva as Penny Pingleton.

EHS Thespians Stage New Grand Musical

Mar 20,2014

The Encinal High Drama Department is currently presenting the mega opus extravaganza: Hairspray.

Based on the 1988 John Waters film of the same name, this musical is ostensibly centered on 1960s-style dance music and “downtown” rhythm and blues; but don’t be fooled.

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Temple Israel Presents Purim Carneval

Mar 13,2014

Games, booths, prizes (gold fish and more), face painting, mask making, the Shushan Saloon and the Shushan Deli are a few of the fun and delicious activities taking place this Sunday, March 16, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Temple Israel of Alameda’s world famous Temple Purim.

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