News Briefs

 

For those who want to put together beautiful rooms but don’t know where or how to begin, the Alameda Main Library, 1550 Oak St., has an event scheduled on Sunday, March 24, from 2 to 4 p.m., to help.

Sherrill Baldwin Halbe and Rose K. Mark, co-authors of Interior Design for Small Dwellings will present a workshop on the steps necessary to design rooms so they reflect both aesthetic and functional needs.

Admission is free and no registration is necessary. 

 

Temple Israel of Alameda, 3183 Mecartney Road, is hosting an opportunity for voters to hear both sides of measures A and B. The TI Forum will take place this Sunday, March 24, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. To learn more see www.templeisrael.org or call 522-9355.

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.

 

Over the weekend of March 5 and 6, teams of Alameda Police Department (APD) patrol sergeants and officers conducted operations in the Downtown Alameda and Webster Street business districts.  Officers issued 159 citations to drivers of double-parked vehicles, as well as to bicyclists and scooter riders and smokers violating city ordinances. APD also responded to calls for service on both Webster and Park streets that resulted two arrests: one for theft and the second for being drunk in public.

 

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.  

 

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