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Courtesy photo. Alameda teen Bethany Kharrazi visited Washington, D.C., last month to lobby for support of cystic fibrosis research.

Activist lobbies for support of cystic fibrosis research

The Kiwanis Key Club of Alameda awarded scholarships to five local high-school graduates. The scholarships are based on submitted applications and the student’s community involvement, educational factors and financial need. The recipients were:

 Fischer Davis from Alameda High School who received the Virginia Hanson Scholarship and plans to attend Chapman.

 Lachlan Addicot from Encinal High School who received the Asher Broughton Scholarship and plans to attend the University of Oregon.

Oregon Historical Society. In 1867 Carleton Watkins took this photograph of a train coming around what the locals called "Cape Horn" on the portage route between The Dalles and Celilo Falls on the Columbia River. The train belonged to the Oregon Steam Navigation Company.

Currently, fundamentalism gets a very bad rap. It is difficult to acknowledge it in less than a pejorative light. 

The sight of professional tennis players clad in pink, a barbecue to the side, a raffle and participants with smiles all around marked the success of the first Rally for the Cure at the Harbor Bay Club. 

University of California, Davis, graduate and professional tennis player Chris Aria organized this fundraiser on Saturday, May 31, with the support of the nonprofit Susan G. Komen Foundation.