Alameda News

 

The Food Shift Kitchen (TFSK), based at Alameda Point Collaborative (APC), is a non-profit social enterprise that is reducing squandered produce, creating nutritious meals for the community and providing job training and employment to APC residents. 

About a year ago, TFSK’s Founder and Director, Dana Frasz, connected with APC to discuss how they could make use of their under-utilized commercial kitchen and provide value to their community. Together they settled on a win-win solution.

 

Each year the Rotary Club of Alameda confers scholarships to outstanding students who attend high schools in Alameda. Students attending Alameda High, Alameda Science and Technology Institute (ASTI), Encinal High, Island High and St. Joseph’s Notre Dame High schools are encouraged to apply.    

 

The East Bay Regional Park District, Rotary Club of Alameda, Alameda Friends of the Parks Foundation, and the Alameda Recreation and Park Department present the 2017 Splash into Spring Egg Scramble.

Bring the entire family to this popular community event on Saturday, April 8, at the Crab Cove Picnic Area, Robert Crown Memorial State Beach, 1252 McKay Ave. Free parking will be available at the Otis and Westline drives parking lot. Pre-registration is not necessary. 

 

The county has a need for qualified residents to serve as community watchdogs. Alameda County civil grand jurors examine the operations of local government agencies and investigate citizen complaints. Alameda residents are encouraged to apply. 

 

Alameda Municipal Power (AMP) is taking steps to transform its service with the launch of a new technology program called Energy inView. Beginning next month, AMP’s meter-installation contractor, Professional Meters, Inc. will begin replacing the traditional analog meters with Smart Meters, which are capable of two-way communication between customers and AMP.

AMP expects to complete installation for all its residential and commercial customers by December 2017. The utility will notify customers prior to their scheduled meter upgrades. 

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