Feature Articles

AHS Theater Performs Livestreamed Cabaret

May 28,2020

What was supposed to be an end of the year event turned into an online extravaganza for the Alameda High School (AHS) drama department. On May 22, the drama department livestreamed The Living Room Cabaret.

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Maurice Ramirez &nbsp&nbsp City Hall appeared decked out in lime green to draw attention to increased strain on everyone’s mental health during the shelter-in-place order. May is Mental Health Month.

City Hall ‘Shines Light’ on Mental Health Issue

May 14,2020

In recognition of Mental Health Month and to help ensure those struggling know they are not alone, City staff decided to try something new. Alameda joined other cities across the country and shined a green spotlight on City Hall. Lime green is the official color of mental-health awareness.

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Rick Lewis &nbsp&nbsp The black phoebe is a fellow Island City resident.

Meet the Black Phoebe

May 14,2020

The black phoebe is an active and energetic bird in the tyrant flycatcher family. They are found in many Alameda locales. Although often described as being found near water, the water may not be obvious or even considered by the casual passerby as a significant part of the landscape.

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Things Haven’t Changed Much

May 14,2020

In this 1918 photo courtesy of the San Francisco Public Library, a San Francisco police officer confronts a man in public for not wearing a facemask. The Spanish flu pandemic 102 years ago, was an unusually deadly influenza pandemic believed to be caused by the H1N1 influenza A virus.

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