Editorial

Determining Sexual Orientation

Sep 18,2022

Young people are learning much more terminology than I learned growing up. They get information from sex education in school, social media, parents, friends, books and the internet.

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Vandalism at Jean Sweeney Open Space Park

Sep 09,2022

On Friday, Sept. 3rd, the Monarch Butterfly Garden in the Jean Sweeney Open Space Park was hit by someone who decided to destroy the netting and bracing that was protecting the newly planted milkweed plants.

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Superintendent’s Community Update

Sep 02,2022

With the first two weeks of school behind us, we are excited about what we hope will be a year of positive and productive learning, creativity, and imagination for students.

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Bill Pai Suspending Campaign

Sep 02,2022

Today, September 1, I am suspending my campaign for Alameda City Council in 2022. To all who have expressed their support, I apologize for disappointing you. To those who have generously contributed to my campaign, I will be returning your donations in the near future.

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When the Lights Go Out

Aug 25,2022

Ed and Bill are roommates and students who share an apartment on the West End. Their one-year lease just expired and their landlord, Henry, has been making comments about them moving out soon. However, they have no desire to leave, and they have told Henry that as well.

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President’s Message

Aug 25,2022

I talk to a lot of business owners (obviously) and most have concerns over the economy and where we’re headed. Some have stopped reading and watching the news because of the anxiety they derive from it.

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What does America mean?

Aug 18,2022

My family and I recently attended a rodeo, the most Western of American sporting events. This one was held in Sonoma County and was produced by the Flying U Rodeo, a company founded and led, until his recent passing, by hall-of-fame cowboy, Cotton Rosser.

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Connecting With Friends

Aug 18,2022

Many years ago, I met a woman who expanded my view about friendship. Nan was a woman who actively stayed in touch with people she met and liked. This was true all over the world. Very often, she was either traveling somewhere to stay with a friend, or someone was staying with her.

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