News Briefs

New County Health Order

Jun 11,2020

Alameda County’s Health Officer issued a new order which took effect on June 8. This order allows certain additional business, recreational, social and cultural activities to resume. This order also broadens the requirements for the wearing of face coverings in public.  

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County Taking Applications for Youth Academy

Jun 11,2020

Local high school juniors and seniors are encouraged to apply now for Alameda County’s 2020 Youth Leadership Academy, a free educational program for local 11th and 12th grade students interested in learning about local government, developing leadership skills and networking with peers from throug

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Executive Director Retires

Jun 11,2020

Some 30 years ago, Alameda resident Rosemary Reilly agreed to serve “temporarily” as the executive director of Alameda Meals on Wheels (AMOW). In 2004, she added the Alameda Friendly Visitors program to the services AMOW provides.

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Sun Joined Study

Jun 11,2020

About two and a half years ago Alameda Sun staff took part in a survey on journalists working at newspapers across the country. The first study from that survey and other work was recently published in Science Advances.

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Maurice Ramirez Photography

Caroling on Webster Street

Dec 20,2019

Carolers of all ages joined in the fun as the West Alameda Business Association hosted Santa on Webster last Friday. Here, the festive bunch performs outside Cafe Jolie where Santa was holding court.

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Tsunami Readiness Meeting Set for Wednesday Oct. 30

Oct 24,2019

The City of Alameda will host a community meeting with local, state and federal tsunami experts next week to help residents prepare for a potential tsunami. The meeting will discuss what Alameda residents need to do to prepare for a tsunami. 

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City Seeks Applicants for 2020 Art in City Hall

Oct 24,2019

y Hall program provides exhibit opportunities for professional and emerging Alameda artists and arts organizations, with the goal of supporting the local arts community, creating a memorable experience for the public and celebrating Alameda’s diverse history and community.

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