Alameda

Courtesy photo &nbsp&nbsp Dr. Pauline Stahl, a teacher at Encinal High School, speaks after receiving her Teacher of the Year award from Alameda County.

County’s ‘Teacher of the Year’ Works at Encinal

Oct 17,2019

Pauline Stahl, Ed.D., a veteran teacher in the Alameda Unified School District (AUSD), was selected as one of two Alameda County Teachers of the Year at the 30th annual Alameda County Teacher of the Year Awards ceremony in Castro Valley, Oct. 3.

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Council Must Act Now

Oct 17,2019

The City Council must act on De-Pave and Northwest Territories Parks with a sense of urgency. Acting on both follows policy set in the city’s recently approved Climate Action Plan and the worsening climate crisis demand launching work on these parks now.

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Courtesy AUSD &nbsp&nbsp Students at Alameda Science and Technology Institute held an assembly to help raise awareness of mental health in September.

ASTI Students Organize Mental-Health Assembly

Oct 17,2019

Student leaders at Alameda Science and Techonology Institute (ASTI) held a schoolwide assembly last month to help their peers learn that mental health issues are normal, that talking about them is helpful and that resources are available to discuss them.

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Dennis Evanosky &nbsp&nbsp Artist Janet Murphy has created a calendar that features Justa Sketch and her companion Inky Doodle, below.

Alamedan Publishes Unique 2020 Calendar

Oct 15,2019

Artist Janet Murphy has lived almost all her life in Alameda. Murphy recalls her father making up silly names. She says that when Wienerschnitzel opened its doors on Park Street, her father came home and told her the new restaurant’s name.

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Robert Kaukahi &nbsp&nbsp Encinal Jet Defensive lineman William Ealelei makes a diving tackle to sack Piedmont quarterback Cal Barna.

Jets Lay Highlanders Low, 26-0

Oct 15,2019

Another game means another shutout victory for the Encinal High School (EHS) football team. This time they blanked Piedmont High School (PHS), 26-0, in the West Alameda County Conference (WACC) Foothill League contest Friday, Oct. 11, on the road.

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Courtesy DABA &nbsp&nbsp More than 400 classic cars will line Park Street this Saturday for the annual Classic Car Show. New this year is “EV Alley” featuring electric vehicles.

Car Show Revs Up

Oct 10,2019

An Island City tradition in its 26th year, the Downtown Alameda Classic Car Show takes place this Saturday, Oct. 12, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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Students Advise Council to Prioritize Climate

Oct 10,2019

Lincoln Middle School students Juliana Chinzorig, 12, whose sign reads “There is no Planet B” and Katelyn Le, 12, with sign reading “Act as if our home is on fire, because it is!” attended the Oct. 12 City Council meeting to help bring awareness to human-caused climate change.

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Learning Center Rallies for Climate

Oct 03,2019

On Sept. 20, in 120 countries, some 4 million people rallied at an estimated 2,500 climate strikes to demand action to prevent climate change. These rallies have been described as the largest youth-led global demonstration in history.

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Courtesy Sue Yajko &nbsp&nbsp Thanks to Alameda parent Sue Yajko, the Alameda Hornets have a new marching band named “The Sting.” The band fills a void left since the early 1990s.

Introducing ‘The Sting’

Oct 01,2019

Alameda High School (AHS) once again has a marching band. AHS has not had a marching band since the early 1990s. The AHS Marching Band “The Sting” performed its first halftime show at the AHS Hornets football team home opener on Sept. 6. They also performed at the Island Bowl on Sept.

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