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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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Google Presence in Town Grows

Mar 13,2014

The Google-owned wind energy company, Makani Power, has announced it will expand its presence at Alameda Point. Google has renewed Makani’s lease for up to 21 years with an additional 110,000 square feet of industrial space in a former naval airplane hangar.

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Alameda Author Wins Top Honors

Mar 13,2014

Alameda author and editor Julia Park Tracey annouced Monday her latest book in The Doris Diaries series: Reaching for the Moon won the grand prize at the Great Northwest Book Festival, which honors the best titles of the late winter and early spring season.

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