Editorial

Can We Work Our Way Out of This Situation or Not?

Jun 30,2022

The problem with figuring anything out these days starts with looking back at the day, week or month before and trying to remember where we were then, so that we can draw a line or make some sort of connection with where we are now.

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A Special Salute to an Encinal Graduate

Jun 23,2022

Megan Njeri, a 2022 graduate of Encinal High School (EHS) and the College of Alameda, has only lived in two places: Nairobi, Kenya and Alameda, California.

Having lived in Alameda since she was four, she now plans to relocate to Palo Alto: at Stanford University to be exact.

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So Long, Farewell, to the Class of ‘22

Jun 16,2022

More than 700 seniors from Alameda Unified School District’s (AUSD) four high schools crossed graduation stages last week in an annual rite of passage that drew laughter, tears, shouts, and cheers from all in attendance.

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Bad Romance

Jun 16,2022

Dakota has just moved into her new apartment. She came from another part of the island so she could be closer to her job. Her new landlord, Dale, is extremely nice. She notices almost immediately how attentive he is to her needs and concerns.

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Family Secrets Can Be Hard on Children

Jun 16,2022

I recall a young man coming into therapy with feelings of depression. His mother accompanied him to my office to sign the consent form because of his age. She joined us for the last few minutes of our meeting, with his permission, to share her impression of him.

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Composting Methods from your Apartment

Jun 09,2022

In response to the Alameda County Industries latest Alameda Sun editorial (“ACI Trash Talk April 2022,” April 21), Katie Griffin of EcoWatch, a website that publishes science-based content on environmental issues and solutions for a healthier planet, published Linnea Harris’ EcoWatch composting g

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Turning into an Urban Legend

Jun 02,2022

There is something like a rumor, or myth or common belief that is only a story someone made up and people liked it, so they believed it.

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