It was just a chicken-wire fence
plain and simple
But it might as well have been a castle fortress.

This year is going to be a wonderful year for Webster Street. 

On Jan. 25, the Chinese New Year was celebrated as the Year of the Rat.  Rats are clever, quick thinkers; successful, but content with living a quiet and peaceful life. Join the West Alameda Business Association (WABA) for our Spring Celebration — a multi-cultural family-friendly festival, Saturday, March 14, at Webster Street and Taylor Avenue, starting at 11 a.m. The event will feature music, artists, dancers, entertainers and a kids’ crafts zone where they can even make their own paper rats!

Differentiate needs and wants
One step to financial security is learning the difference between a need and a want, according to the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA). Students who learn that difference find their bank accounts grow more quickly.

Through the snappy February air, blows a wind, breeze, zephyr, gust — enough to blow down the border wall or fill the hearts of patrons to the Frank Better Center for the Arts (FBCA) with harmonious bliss.

Margaret Fago and Andrea Bishop showed interpretations of clouds scudding across the sky. One can nearly conjure the smell of loamy grasses and first blossoms carried there.

Did someone say free ice cream? U.S. Bank will be hosting a mobile food truck at their 1414 Webster St. branch, in Alameda this coming Wednesday, Feb 26, when the U.S. Bank “Made in the Bay Area” Food Truck Tour will be dishing out free ice cream sandwiches from CREAM, 2630 Fifth St., while showcasing new updates to the U.S. Bank mobile app.

The local visit is one of 30 stops the U.S. Bank mobile food truck is making across the Bay Area through February, featuring cuisine from favorite Bay Area restaurants that are also U.S. Bank small business customers.