Feature Articles

Photos courtesy Minerva Perez, Marianna Martinez poses with Raiders Wide Receiver Rod Streater just prior to having her head shaved for charity.

Sun Shines on Good Deeds

Mar 20,2014

In support and recognition of children battling cancer, Alameda resident Marianna Martinez, 11, participated in the St. Baldrick’s Day event at Oakland Children’s Hospital.

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Courtesy photo Cienna Johnson as Tracy Turnblad and Nicolette DeLong-Silva as Penny Pingleton.

EHS Thespians Stage New Grand Musical

Mar 20,2014

The Encinal High Drama Department is currently presenting the mega opus extravaganza: Hairspray.

Based on the 1988 John Waters film of the same name, this musical is ostensibly centered on 1960s-style dance music and “downtown” rhythm and blues; but don’t be fooled.

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Alameda Author Wins Top Honors

Mar 13,2014

Alameda author and editor Julia Park Tracey annouced Monday her latest book in The Doris Diaries series: Reaching for the Moon won the grand prize at the Great Northwest Book Festival, which honors the best titles of the late winter and early spring season.

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