News Briefs

 

The City of Alameda invites the public to participate in a second community workshop to discuss recommendations that address speeding and safety, while improving walking, bicycling, driving and public transit on Otis Drive between Westline Drive and Willow Street.  

The meeting will take place in the Wood Middle School multi-purpose room, 420 Grand St., next Wednesday, March 20, at 6:30 p.m. More info: 747-6892 or gpayne@alamedaca.gov.  

 

The Bonta California Progress Foundation invites high school seniors, entering college students or current first-year college students to submit an application for free money for college.

In three free workshops coming up this month, computer users can brush up on their computing skills at the Alameda Main Library, 1550 Oak St. The classes will focus on the Windows operating system and how to integrate it with portable devices. The first class takes place Wednesday, March 13; register at the circulation desk. Above, replacing a bad tube meant checking among the ENIAC computer’s 19,000 possibilities. The forerunner of today’s personal computers was introduced in 1946.

 

Alameda LGBTQ community group, Out on the Island, will produce an Evening of LGBTQ Entertainment Wednesday, March 13 at The Local.

The Alameda City Council approved funding to provide free legal services to low-income Alameda tenants. This new funding supports tenants in the city with termination or eviction notices, rent increases, lack of repairs or habitability, harassment or retaliation and other landlord-tenant disputes. 

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