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Courtesy Pacific Northwest Painters & Construction The removal and replacement of a Victorian-era home’s dry-rotted stairs requires some special handling. Learn tricks of the trade at a lecture set for this Sunday.

Learn to Care for Victorian-era Homes

Apr 10,2014

In an effort to inform homeowners as to the best practices for preserving historic homes, the Alameda Architectural Preservation Society (AAPS) will be present a discussion titled, “The Mysteries of Paint Protection” this Sunday, April 13, at 7 p.m.

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Volunteers Needed

Apr 03,2014

Support the Food Bank
The Alameda Food Bank is in need of volunteers to work in a fun, family-like environment giving daily help to Alameda friends and neighbors in need.

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Frank Bette Art Talk Coming Up

Apr 03,2014

Artist Carrie Clinton (left) sneaks a peek at one piece of early California art that Deric Torres will use in his Wednesday, April 9, Art Talk at the Frank Bette Center.

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Olivia Woods Encinal High School senior Julian Mendoza works at his desk. He will be heading for MIT in the fall, the first member of his family to attend college.

From the Nailhouse to MIT

Apr 03,2014

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a top- ranked university that students dream of attending. Out of the 18,357 students who applied for admission to the 2014 freshman class, the Institute admitted 1,419 students, pegging the admission rate at 7.7 percent.

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Join County Recycling Board

Apr 03,2014

The Alameda County Source Reduction and Recycling Board is seeking to fill an Environmental Educator vacancy. The appointee must live in Alameda County. The appointment is for two years, and board members are eligible for re-appointment to one additional two-year term.

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