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The Alameda Community Fund (ACF) will hold its 10th annual fundraising dinner tomorrow, Friday, Oct. 18, at the Christ Episcopal Church, 1700 Santa Clara Ave. Dinner guests will enjoy a great meal, fellowship and live music while at the same time supporting the work of Alameda non-profits. 

The ticket price of $50 includes wine, beer or soft drinks during “happy hour” and with dinner. Cocktail hour runs from 6:30 to 7 p.m., dinner from 7 to 8 p.m., and live music and dancing to the Franz-Nichols Band from 8 to 10 p.m.

Pauline Stahl, Ed.D., a veteran teacher in the Alameda Unified School District (AUSD), was selected as one of two Alameda County Teachers of the Year at the 30th annual Alameda County Teacher of the Year Awards ceremony in Castro Valley, Oct. 3.

New striping on Main Street from Pacific Avenue to the Main Street Ferry Terminal will reduce the roadway from four auto travel lanes with no shoulder to three auto lanes plus bicycle lanes by the end of this month or early November. The City of Alameda received many requests over the years for better bicycle access to the Ferry Terminal. The new lanes respond to these requests.

The project will help create critical links between:

Student leaders at Alameda Science and Techonology Institute (ASTI) held a schoolwide assembly last month to help their peers learn that mental health issues are normal, that talking about them is helpful and that resources are available to discuss them. The student leaders facilitated the process by having their classmates take a quiz.

The quiz helped the students learn about the stigmas that surround mental illness and taught them about symptoms of mental health disorders such as depression and anxiety.