News Briefs

High school students in Alameda can learn about college, career, summer jobs, and internships from 3 to 5 p.m. tomorrow, Friday, March 18, at the second annual Alameda Unified School District Career Pathways and Youth Job Fair. The fair will be held at the Encinal High School gymnasium, 210 Central Ave. 

On Saturday, April 2, the United States Coast Guard will honor the military service of all women of all eras. An honor guard from the Oakland Military Institute will welcome the guests. Women veterans from the Yountville Home, some of whom served in World War II, will attend.

Mary King, vice president of human resources at Pacific Gas and Electric and West Point graduate; and Chief Warrant Officer Beth Slade, commanding officer of Coast Guard Station Golden Gate, will make presentations. A complimentary luncheon for all women service members will follow. 


The League of Women Voters Alameda (LWVA) invites all Alamedans to meet their public officials at its annual social mixer and fundraiser Thursday, March 31, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., at the Community Center of Harbor Bay Isle, 3195 Mecartney Road.  

The Navy’s Alameda Point Restoration Advisory Board meets this evening, Thursday, March 17. The meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. at 950 W. Mall Square on Alameda Point. Everyone is welcome to attend to hear updates about the Navy’s cleanup and talk directly with the Navy and regulatory agency representatives.



The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) announced today that it will close the Webster Tube on March 14, 2016 for maintenance and graffiti removal.

The Webster Tube, coming into Alameda, will be closed as follows: