Category Archives: Education

Funding the Police

Alameda is joining numerous cities across the country in rethinking how we provide policing before next year’s city budget is prepared.  What level of policing we want and expect from the Alameda Police Department (APD) will determine the funding we … Continue reading

Posted in City Hall, Education, Quality of Life | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Palestinians Tell Their Stories at Alameda Library

Everyone has a life story, and many are being told at Alameda’s Main Library at 1550 Oak Street.  An exhibit that combines black-and-white portraits of 26 Bay Area Palestinians with audio recordings is on display.  The library’s largest meeting room … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Quality of Life | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

National Geographic – A Repeat Customer at Alameda Shipyard

If you’ve ever considered taking a National Geographic cruise to destinations between Alaska and the western tip of South America, your ship will have been serviced right here in Alameda. Bay Ship and Yacht Company near the Alameda/Oakland ferry terminal … Continue reading

Posted in Alameda Businesses, Education, Environment | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Charting Coursework for Jobs

Back-to-school time is approaching.  Experts from all corners of society have been trying to define what skills are necessary to prepare young adults for the workforce.  The trend has been to push for higher academic, classroom-based education for all students. … Continue reading

Posted in Education | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments