Some members of the community are concerned that President Donald Trump’s temperament, behavior and leadership are so faulty that they threaten this country’s democracy. Alameda4Impeachment is calling for a Congressional investigation into Trump’s behavior. They hope that such an investigation would determine whether sufficient grounds exist for Trump’s impeachment.
Alameda Police Department (APD) place faculty and students at Alameda High School under a shelter-in-place order Tuesday, Feb. 21. The order came after the school received a bomb threat, according to Susan Davis, Alameda Unified School District senior manager of community affairs. Davis said the school received the threat via telephone.
“Teachers kept instructing,” said Davis. “Everyone did what they were supposed to do. Everyone was safe.”
The City Council is seeking residents interested in serving on the Recreation and Park Commission. To apply, obtain application forms from the City Clerk’s office, City Hall, 2263 Santa Clara Ave., Room 380, by phone at 747-4800, or on the City’s website at https://alamedaca.gov. Applications are due to the City Clerk’s office today, Thursday, Feb. 23. Call the City Clerk’s office at 747-4800 with any questions.
At a town hall meeting Monday night, Alameda residents took another step in attempting to create an even more compassionate and inclusive community and country. The event, held at Rhythmix Cultural Works, organized by representatives from Alameda for Black Lives, First Congregational United Church of Christ, Alameda All Faith Coalition, Islamic Center of Alameda, Alameda Comes Together and other community members, featured a presentation from the American Civil Liberties of Northern California and words from local officials.