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At its June 11 public meeting, the Board of Education for the Alameda Unified School District (AUSD) approved a resolution to name the district office after Nielsen Tam, a former Board of Education member who died in 2015.

Encinal High School
Miles Abadia, Miriam Acosta, Jackson Ade, Abigail Jomina Adiong, Ajmeer Ahmadzaoy, Jacob Ahmed, Lauryn Alexander, Marion Allen Devore, Sarai Almaguer Hernandez, Clyde Daniele Ambalong, Anthony Anderson, Hannah Arbios, Danielle Archuleta, Jonathan Atases, Dylan Aubrejuan, Ariana Ayer Winslow

Joseph Rhoi Baisa, Kayla Rian Baldoz, Raiden Baldoz, Anastasia Balthasar, Coryn Banks, Rowan Barbeau, Munkhdul Bat Erdene, Ben Batom, Joseph Batom, Fer Christian Baybayon, Jake Beales, Jaden Berner, Diego Borba, Aloyouis Bruce

Firefighter recruits completed their training course and took the oath of office to become probationary firefighters on Wednesday, June 20, in the Council Chambers. Family, friends and members of the community joined Mayor Marilyn Ezzy Ashcraft, Alameda Fire Department (AFD) Chief Edmond Rodriguez and City Manager Eric Levitt in welcoming the new recruits, left to right: Zach Blair, Nathan Beck, Garrett Indrebo, Jeremiah Zeichner and Nate Da Silva. City Clerk Lara Weisiger administered the oath of office.

The Alameda County Grand Jury released its finding and recommendations regarding the investigation of the 2017 Alameda fire chief hiring process.

What started off under the radar ended up in the spotlight.

On June 17, the City Council unanimously rejected a lease at Alameda Point for a digital data storage facility that would have been part of “the cloud.” Just six weeks earlier, four Councilmembers wanted to bring it back with minor tweaks to the language of the lease.