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  1. AUSD notes: Schools sacrifice to boost Island teachers' payRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

    At its April 10 public meeting, Alameda schools' Board of Education approved a series of budget realignment strategies to shift funds from programs to employee salaries. The decisions came after two months of presentations detailing the district's revenues and expenditures.

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  2. Photos: Piedmont wins baseball game against EncinalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 19 | Contra Costa Times

    Piedmont High's Carson Gerhardy hits a grand slam in the third inning of their baseball game against Encinal High in Alameda, Calif., on Wednesday, April 18, 2018. Piedmont High's Carson Gerhardy rounds the bases after hitting a grand slam in the third inning of their baseball game against Encinal High in Alameda, Calif., on Wednesday, April 18, 2018.

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  3. Alameda school leaders adjust budget to boost employee salariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 19 | Inside Bay Area

    Trustees with the Alameda Unified School District have approved budget changes aimed at freeing up money to boost employee pay. The move, which happened April 10, follows trustees reviewing the salary issue over five meetings since February and comes as the district wrestles with ways to pay for rising health care and pension costs.

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  4. Alameda collectibles shop Silver Baron stays old-school, survives industry challengesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 18 | Contra Costa Times

    "I don't have a computer or a cell phone," said Bovo, who will turn 79 next month. "I walk to work.

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  5. Secret recording? Alameda city manager taped council members who she...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 14 | Inside Bay Area

    The City Council is poised to fire its city manager Monday in response to an independent investigation that appears to have revolved around a secret recording she made of a conversation with two council members. The council will meet in special session 5 p.m. Monday to decide the fate of City Manager Jill Keimach, who has been on paid administrative leave since March following an Oct. 2 letter to the council where she detailed receiving "unrelenting" and "unseemly political pressure" from two council members to appoint an internal Alameda Fire Department candidate "handpicked by the local union."

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  6. Former city councilman runs again in AlamedaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 12 | Inside Bay Area

    A former city councilman is hoping voters will allow him to serve again, saying trust must be restored in City Hall. Tony Daysog, who served on the council from 1996 to 2006, and again from 2012 to 2016, announced his bid Thursday to secure a seat in November's election.

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  7. 7 awesome SF Bay Area things to do this weekend, April 13-15Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 12 | Inside Bay Area

    Gertie Kennedy, 6, of Alameda, applies peanut butter to a toilet paper roll while making a bird feeder at the Alameda Daisy Troop's 31282 booth during an Earth Day festival in Alameda, Calif., on Saturday, April 22, 2017. The city of Alameda hosted several Earth Day events from beach cleanups, to a Hands Across Alameda solidarity event and a "Love Our Green Island," festival at Washington Park.

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  8. But company faces 55 percent monthly rent hike within year, from $13K to $20,150Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 12 | Contra Costa Times

    Beer lovers look set to continue hoisting ales, stouts and other varieties produced by Faction Brewing at Alameda Point for at least another 10 years. The business at 2501 Monarch St. - a former U.S. Navy aircraft hangar with a sweeping view of the San Francisco Bay and skyline - secured a renewal on its lease with the city, plus options for two 10-year extensions.

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  9. Various Alameda events to mark Earth Day next weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 12 | Contra Costa Times

    Those interested can mark Earth Day later this month by helping collect litter and debris at Robert W. Crown Memorial State Beach. The cleanup, organized by the East Bay Regional Park District, will take place between 8:30 a.m. and 10 a.m. April 21. Participants must be at least 4 years old, and students can earn community hours toward school requirements.

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  10. East Bay Pets of the Week: Shelter animals need 'forever' homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 10 | Inside Bay Area

    With age comes maturity, but don't tell Patrick! He still acts the kitten and brings plenty of love and playful energy to any home. Patrick is a brown shorthair tabby about 6 years old.

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  11. San Francisco Bay: $18 million in new funding for environmental restorationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 9 | Contra Costa Times

    Areas like the so-called "Island Ponds" off Alviso, are proposed to be restored to wetlands for fish and wildlife with funding from Measure AA, a $12 per home parcel tax approved by voters in 2016. In June 2016, Bay Area voters approved Measure AA - a $12 per home parcel tax raise $500 million over the next 20 years to pay for wetlands restoration, flood control and wildlife projects around San Francisco Bay.

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  12. Alameda: SJND teacher chosen for international fellowship at YellowstoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 9 | Inside Bay Area

    Laura Zamora, a teacher at Saint Joseph Notre Dame High School, was selected out of hundreds of applicants by the nonprofit Ecology Project International to participate in teacher fellowship in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem at Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming, according to EPI. EPI is a field science and conservation organization that partners scientists with local and international students and educators in ecologically critical environments in Costa Rica, Ecuador and the Galapagos, Belize, Baja Mexico, Yellowstone National Park and Hawaii.

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  13. East Bay letters: BART not great example to justify high-speed rail planRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 8 | Contra Costa Times

    Regarding the recent letter, "BART was called a boondoggle too," yes, BART takes people from Point A to Point B. But it still is a financial boondoggle. If you buy a ticket on an airplane, the price of the ticket pays the cost of the service.

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  14. Hotel proposed near Alamedaa s Park Street BridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 5 | Inside Bay Area

    Plans are underway to build a 96-room hotel about a block from the Park Street Bridge on a site that once housed an auto dealership and is now a scooter store. The four-story hotel, which would be at 1825 Park St. at Clement Avenue, would operate under the Holiday Inn Express brand.

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  15. East Bay schools recognized as "distinguished" by state officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 3 | Contra Costa Times

    More than two dozen elementary schools in Alameda and Contra Costa counties have been recognized as "Distinguished Schools" for their gains in academics and meeting performance standards. The Alameda County schools include Cleveland Elementary School in Oakland, Southgate elementary in Hayward, Emerson elementary in Berkeley, Bay Farm elementary in Alameda and Forest Park elementary in Fremont.

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  16. The surprising things newcomers love and hate about the Bay AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 3 | Contra Costa Times

    The north tower of the Golden Gate Bridge peaks through the morning fog Friday, Jan. 13, 2018. Some newcomers mention this scene as one of the things they love about living in the Bay Area.

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  17. See what the Raiders head coach said at the annual league meeting in Orlando.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 27 | Contra Costa Times

    Jon Gruden has a laugh as the Oakland Raiders introduce him as their new head coach at the team facility in Alameda, Calif., on Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018. He reminded reporters of that often in their hour-plus sitdown in Orlando at the annual league meeting, mostly to note he'll be able to disseminate far more about his team once he's actually allowed to talk with players.

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  18. Around the Island: How to get the word out in emergencies in AlamedaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 27 | Contra Costa Times

    Everyone in Alameda deserves a giant round of applause and a big hug following the sinkhole this past week. An even larger thank you goes out to the Oakland Public Works crew who worked tirelessly through the weekend to complete the urgent repairs ahead of schedule.

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  19. Alameda's Adoptable Pets: Goodbye and thanks for loyal readershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 27 | Contra Costa Times

    If we're smiling more than usual down at Friends of the Alameda Animal Shelter , it might be because Alameda Magazine just named us Best Nonprofit in Alameda for the fifth year in a row. Readers voted FAAS's annual fundraiser, After the Ball, Best Charitable Event for the third year running.

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  20. Raiders Draft 1.0: 10 realistic options at No. 10Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 26 | Contra Costa Times

    The Oakland Raiders' owner Mark Davis, left, and general manager Reggie McKenzie, right, introduce Jon Gruden as their new head coach at the team facility in Alameda, Calif., on Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018. With the 2018 NFL Draft exactly a month from Monday, it seems like a good time to start honing in on the Raiders' first-round pick.

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