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Tech Camp Available

Jun 07,2018

 

A junior at Alameda High School, Ashley Chu launched Bit by Bit, originally a monthly workshop series that grew into a two-week camp called She STEMs which is open to 20 middle-school girls. 

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Courtesy photo &nbsp&nbsp Vicki Newcomer celebrated achieving a lifelong goal with some flowers and a copy of the Alameda Sun.

Local Graduate Proves It’s Never Too Late

Jun 07,2018

An artist living in Alameda for 15 years, Vicki Newcomer’s determination and resilience to achieve a lifetime goal came to fruition on Friday, May 25, when she graduated from Laney College. She raised her family and studied art for her own pleasure and development. 

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A Rainforest Grows in Alameda

May 24,2018

Edison Elementary School kindergarten teacher and arboreal fan, Jennifer Nelson, showcased her “A Rainforest Grows In Alameda” lesson and exhibit for her students and parents to explore on Open House Night, last Thursday, May 17.

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File photo &nbsp&nbsp The annual Encinal Extravaganza of Bands will be held Saturday, May 19. West End residents should be prepared for road closures and detours that day from 9:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. while marching bands compete.

Extravaganza of Bands Turns 20

May 10,2018

The Encinal High School (EHS) Extravaganza of Bands, the annual parade marching band competition, will be held for the 20th year on Saturday, May 19. The event happens in the EHS Gymnasium and on city streets on the West End from 8 a.m. to 2:15 p.m.

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Hosts Sought for Foreign Exchange

Apr 19,2018

Families in Alameda can broaden their knowledge of other cultures through hosting a student from Spain this summer. Help build world understanding through sharing of culture, language, values and lifestyle with these young people.

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