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Photo by JoanAnn Radu-Sinaiko - In the sand castle division Escher’s Heshers from Alameda won first place in the 13-and-over age group for this castle.

Not Just Another Day at Crown Beach

Jun 12,2014

Perfect weather greeted those who visited Robert Crown Memorial State Beach to see plots of sand evolve into showpieces at the annual Alameda Sand Castle and Sand Sculpture Contest Saturday, June 7.

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Participants in the 2013 Wiggle Waggle Walk. Photo by Dennis Evanosky

Time to Get Your Wiggle On

Jun 05,2014

The most important fundraiser of the year for the Friends of the Alameda Animal Shelter can also be a ton of fun for dogowners and their pets. The third annual Wiggle Waggle Walk is set for this Sunday, June 8, from noon to 3 p.m. at the Harbor Bay Ferry Terminal on Bay Farm Island.

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Photo by Dennis Evanosky

Scramblin’ for Eggs

Apr 17,2014

The Easter Bunny brought smiles and delight to last Saturday’s Egg Scramble at Crown Beach. The cutest among the “scramblers” were the ankle biters in the “just learning to walk” category, like these children looking for any goodies that the Easter Bunny just might have left behind.

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Pilots Compete in Massive Cross-Country Event

Sep 23,2021

Ekene Ikeme

The St. Joseph Notre Dame (SJND) women’s cross-country team finished fifth in the women’s varsity A white, three-mile competition at the 40th Annual Woodbridge Cross Country Classic on Sept. 17 and 18.

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City of Alameda News Roundup

Sep 22,2021

The city of Alameda launched its Commercial Streets program in June 2020. The program streamlined the permit approval process for expanding dining and retail into new parklets (using parking spaces) and the sidewalks.

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Public Art Update — Calimar

Sep 22,2021

City Staff recently joined artist Rossella Scapini to inspect Calimar, a new sculpture slated for Alameda Point. The sculpture will be located on the Alameda Point shoreline, overlooking the Bay Trail near the Ron Cowan Central Bay Operations and Maintenance Facility.

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AUSD Vacancy

Sep 22,2021

The Board of Education for the Alameda Unified School District (AUSD) is now accepting applications for the remaining term of the seat left vacant when former Board President Mia Bonta was sworn in as a member of the State Assembly on September 7.

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Principals’ Jobs Not Unlike the Labors of Hercules

Sep 15,2021

Jeff Smith

The recent kerfuffle within the domain of Alameda Unified School District (AUSD) secondary education shocks many of those unfamiliar with the machinations and vagaries of public schools, while it surprises few of the AUSD stalwarts.

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