Julian Chea, a seventh-grader at Lincoln Middle School, took fourth place in the Alameda County Junior High Spelling Bee on March 7. The Alameda speller who progressed the furthest this year didn’t qualify for state competition, but he did take home an impressive trophy.
Most high school seniors headed for college will soon be receiving financial aid award letters. Seniors and their parents should read those letters carefully, according to the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Association (KHEAA).
Three Alameda Boys & Girls Club teens: Fatimah Grant, Siyah Youngblood and Camilo Gazino-Obrera attended the world premiere of Disney Pixar’s newest film, Onward, after being selected to design a T-shirt in partnership with Old Navy.
The City of Alameda has taken charge of the presentation of the world’s-longest Fourth of July Parade, which will celebrating its 44th consecutive year in 2020.
If creativity is really the flower of the mind, then the rest of the body is just a flower pot and every community owes it to itself to be a garden. Just as a flower can spring up through a crack in a sidewalk, so too can a bourgeois community afford young minds an opportunity to blossom.