Feature Articles

AUSD Offers Free and Reduced-Price Meals

Sep 03,2020

Alameda Unified School District (AUSD) announces its policy to serve nutritious meals every school day under the national school lunch program, school breakfast program, and/or the afterschool snack program through June 30, 2021.

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Courtesy Photo &nbsp&nbsp Volunteers load food into a car at the drive-through food bank.

Food Bank to Remain at Alameda Point

Sep 03,2020

What was supposed to be a temporary relocation of the Alameda Food Bank (AFB) has moved its operations to its warehouse on Alameda Point is looking like a much longer-term arrangement.

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The New Normal

Sep 03,2020

Diners on Park Street enjoy take-out from the Town Tavern menu while pedestrians in their masks stroll by, some carrying coffee. Both Park and Webster street have adjusted to the new normal with sidewalk dining.

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Write a Compelling Essay and Help Animal Shelter Win $100,000

Aug 27,2020

From longer walks to cozier naps and all the happy moments in between, pets make our lives better. Have you or your family adopted a pet from Friends of the Alameda Animal Shelter (FAAS)? If so, the Petco Foundation wants to hear how your pet has rocked your world.

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When Times Are Hard

Aug 20,2020

When times are hard
And your heart is breaking
Seek others also hurting.
A simple smile
Or similar courtesy
Can make another day worthwhile.
Or don a glove
And when about
Discard found litter
To show your love
For our small city

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