Monthly Archives: May 2012

Open Primary Opens Eyes

I couldn’t believe my eyes!  As I thumbed through Alameda County’s sample ballot and voter information pamphlet, I saw what resembled a campaign piece.  That’s right!  There in black and white, political party endorsements were listed. The county’s pamphlet, a … Continue reading

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Are You Ready?

If you’ve ever heard someone shout “Are you Ready?” from a table at our local street fairs, it was probably a volunteer from Alameda’s Community Emergency Response Team (CERT).  There are over 700 CERT graduates in Alameda and the number … Continue reading

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