Alameda News and Announcements

  • Can the Police Prevent the Next Charlottesville?

    Police in riot gear stand in front of the controversial statue of Robert E. Lee in Emancipation Park in Charlottesville, Virginia, on Aug. 12, 2017. (ProPublica, Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)Alt-right protestors are said to be planning demonstrations in San Francisco and Be...

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  • City Moves to Adapt Former Enlisted Quarters to a Tech Campus

    The City of Alameda has issued an RFP to adapt the former navy base bachelor enlisted quarters to a tech center. (Google Street View)The City of Alameda has issued an RFP seeking a design firm to create an architectural vision for adapting the former Naval Air Station Alamed...

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  • Economic Development Task Force to Meet

    On Monday, the City of Alameda Economic Development Strategic Plan 16-member task force will meet. (File photo)On Monday, the City of Alameda’s 16-member economic development task force will hold its first meeting to start generating input for the city’s Economi...

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  • Overnight Shooting Causes Closure of Southbound I-880

    Southbound I-880 was closed during the morning commute after an overnight shooting. (NextDoor)An apparent road rage shooting overnight resulted in the closure of southbound I-880 through the morning commute. Officers from the Hayward CHP division responded to reports at abo...

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  • College of Alameda Awarded Makerspace Grant

    The College of Alameda has been awarded $250,000 to create a makerspace community. (College of Alameda website)The California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office has awarded College of Alameda $250,000 to create a makerspace community. The grant will fund curriculum...

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  • Community Learning Center Schools Staff Changes

    Annahita Rad, Jana Chabre, Annalisa Moore, David Hoopes, Jeremy Goodreau (Photo: K. Bitzer)Community Learning Center Schools (CLCS) has announced changes in the leadership teams at CLCS, Alameda Community Learning Center (ACLC) and Nea Community Learning Center (Nea), the la...

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  • AmericanTown's Heroes: Ride for Reading Delivers Books to Kids on Bikes!

    Reading is Fundamental is an expression you may have heard. In addition to being the name of an organization whose mission is to foster literacy across the country, it has also been the theme of ads, songs, videos and campaigns aimed at inspiring a passion for reading. To be...

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  • City of Alameda Re-opens Facade Grant Program

    The City of Alameda has re-opened its business façade grant program. (File photo)The City of Alameda has re-opened its business facade grant program. Under the Façade Grant Program, business and property owners may be eligible for 50/50 matching grants for ext...

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  • Rare Coins, California Impressionists & Fine Jewelry Bring Treasure Hunters to Michaan's in August

    Collectors won't want to miss the US $20.00 gold coins from 1907 and 1908, when the transition was underway from the Liberty Head motif to the iconic design by American sculptor Augustus Saint-Gaudens, featuring a fierce and majestic  eagle in flight reversing to the elegan...

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  • Jean Sweeney Open Space Park Construction Just Moves Homeless Elsewhere

    New signs have been posted at the perimeter of the Jean Sweeney Open Space Park. (Action Alameda News)City authorities have cleared the campers from the Jean Sweeney Open Space Park to start construction, but residents are complaining that the homeless haven’t been he...

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