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That’s what she said: C’mon Alameda, really? From East Bay Times: Graffiti described by school district officials as anti-Semitic was discovered at Edison Elementary School over the weekend, less than a month after parents gathered on the campus to talk about ways they can challenge messages that denigrate Jews and o...
No apologies: Sometimes there are some people that just have the skill to make things worse not better.   Like if you could pick a more tone deaf response to the renewed interest in Trish Spencer’s lack of support for the LGBTQ community when she was on the School Board, you couldn’t do any better than Trish S...
Little lies: I’ll be honest, I haven’t actually had any run-ins with any signature gatherers trying to get an anti-Just Cause measure on the ballot.  Probably because I don’t really get out that much, and if I do it’s really early in the morning.   But I have seen countless posts about them and there were eve...
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LGBT Activists Shift Blame for Their Own Bad Actions: Dear Editor, Eight years ago a group of LGBT activists worked to get an anti-bully lesson, Lesson 9, inserted into the Alameda school district curriculum. The sole Latina on Alameda’s school board, Trish Spencer who is now our mayor, was supportive of the idea and spoke about having been bullied ...
Estuary Crossing Shuttle Comes to an End: The estuary crossing shuttle ends June 30, supplanted by new AC Transit routes. (AC Transit Website) The Estuary Crossing Shuttle in Alameda’s west-end will come to an end at the close of this month. The City of Alameda launched the shuttle service six years ago to serve Peralta Community Colleg...
USS Hornet Sea, Air and Space Museum Now a Smithsonian Affiliate: The USS Hornet museum has joined the Smithsonian affiliate program. (File photo.) The USS Hornet Sea, Air and Space Museum announced this week that it has joined the Smithsonian affiliate program, granting it access to artifact loan assistance, professional development, co-branding, and other be...
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Alameda in History: The South Pacific Coast Railroad’s lost ferries:   Last month we met Charles Minturn and A. A. Cohen and leaned the roles their ferry boats played in our history. In this month’s story, we’ll ride the South Pacific Coast Railroad’s ferry boats — Newark, Garden City, Bay City and Encinal. We’ll also learn the interesting fates of two of ...
Running in the 'Meda: Big-league mishaps: I don't often write about the top levels of competitive running, since most of us are so far removed from it. It seems like something from another planet. But this past week in Beijing, the International Association of Athletics Federations World Championships have been going on. Many top track...
Council considers trio of development issues:   Alameda's City Council returns from a one-month break next Tuesday to consider a trio of development issues. The council will consider appeals of the Planning Board's approval of a 100-room hotel on Harbor Bay Parkway and also, final approvals for a 52-unit residential complex that will replac...
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Alameda Firefighters Say $43/hr is “Working Families” Wages: Then Mayor Elect Marie Gilmore with Alameda firefighters union president Jeff DelBono on election night, 2010, at Otaez restaurant. In an astounding display of elitism, and with great insult to the nationwide movement to institute a $15/hour minimum wage, Alameda firefighters union president and...
Alameda No on Measure B1 Mailer: Corporate out-of-town landlords, business parks, big box stores pay a lower tax rate with Measure B1 than residents and small business owners. This is the mailer that many Alameda residents received in their mailboxes on Friday, October 21. The school revenue lost due to the removal of the flat ...

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