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Jose Lima Jr. &nbsp&nbsp The Alameda Hornets men’s basketball team celebrated winning the California Interscholastic Federation Div. II NorCal Regional title March 17, in their home gym.

2018: Island City Sports Year in Review

Dec 24,2018

Alameda natives accomplished many athletic feats in 2018. Here’s part one of a two-part series looking back at some of the great athletic exploits from Alamedans in 2018.  

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Courtesy photo &nbsp&nbsp Left to right, Bill Sonneman, Alameda Education Foundation president; Vicki Sedlack, Alameda Education Foundation executive director; Dr. Daniel Chin, OD; and Vicky Schiffer, ABB Optical Group account manager celebrate the group’s recent donation to Alameda schools.

AEF Awarded Grant with Help from Optometrist

Dec 20,2018

Thanks to a nomination from local optometrist Dr. Daniel Chin, the Alameda Education Foundation (AEF) will receive a $1,000 grant through ABB Optical Group, one of the nation’s leading distributors of optical products. 

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Courtesy photo &nbsp&nbsp Student volunteers get their maps and door hangers before heading out to educate residents.

Kids Educate Community on Tobacco Products

Nov 15,2018

Alameda youth are standing up to big tobacco companies. Eighty six students from Lincoln Middle School, Bay Farm Elementary School, Encinal High School and other volunteers attended the final neighborhood canvassing event in the city on Saturday, Oct 27.

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SJND Students Vote in Mock Election

Nov 15,2018

In the days leading up to the 2018 midterm elections, SJND students were reading up on state-level candidates and propositions and getting ready to vote — in a mock election.

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Money Tip for Students

Nov 08,2018

Knowing how credit scores are calculated can help throughout one’s life. A credit score is a three-digit number that has a long-lasting effect on one’s buying power. When applying for credit: a loan, a credit card or other sources of borrowed money, the applicant’s credit score will be checked.

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Courtesy photo &nbsp&nbsp The Tinker Bus, a former school bus turned STEAM laboratory and classroom, will visit libraries on upcoming Saturdays.

Tinker Bus to Visit the Alameda Free Library

Nov 01,2018

The Alameda Free Library and Tinker Bus have teamed up to bring a working science, technology, art and mathmatics (STEAM) lab to all three branch libraries on the first Saturday of November, December and January.

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