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FBI Acknowledges Density, Urbanization Play a Role in Crime

In a forward to their just released 2007 Crime Report, the FBI lists "density and urbanization" as one of 13 factors that impact crime within a community.

Tue, 16 Sep 2008 20:31:04 GMT - Source: n/a

Alameda Coast Guard Makes Cocaine Bust

Coast Guard law enforcement, led by the 11 Coast Guard District based in Alameda, embarked aboard the USS McInerney caught a group of smugglers about 350 miles west of Guatemala that was carrying 237 bales of cocaine, the Coast Guard said Monday.

Tue, 16 Sep 2008 20:28:44 GMT - Source: n/a

Tamalpais Murder Mystery

A few hundred yards along Hogback path on Mount Tamalpais, a gruesome murder once took place, and before the authorities, the newspapers and the public got through with it, the case that developed was as ...

Tue, 16 Sep 2008 12:59:10 GMT - Source: SFGate

Alameda school district solicits comments on new superintendent

People can offer comments on the qualities they wish to see in the new superintendent of the Alameda Unified School District during a Sept.

Tue, 16 Sep 2008 04:33:13 GMT - Source: Ledger Dispatch

Alameda City Council to hear appeal on Orchard store

The Orchard Supply Hardware proposed for Alameda Towne Centre would undercut local hardware stores and cause increased traffic and pollution, according to an appeal of a Planning Board decision that will go ...

Mon, 15 Sep 2008 20:11:45 GMT - Source: Ledger Dispatch

Alameda schools achieving academic growth, state says

Most Alameda schools are continuing to meet their target for achieving academic growth based on how well students are performing on standardized tests, according to the latest data from the state Department of ...

Mon, 15 Sep 2008 12:04:45 GMT - Source: Ledger Dispatch

Most Alameda students pass exit exam

Most sophomores in Alameda have already passed the high school exit exam, which state officials now require for a student to receive a diploma at the end of their senior year.

Mon, 15 Sep 2008 03:48:41 GMT - Source: Ledger Dispatch

Is Alameda a Suburban Community?

What makes a suburb? Jobs? Housing? Density? Is Alameda a suburb?

Sun, 14 Sep 2008 01:59:20 GMT - Source: n/a

Federal Reserve to Hold Lehman Talks Through Weekend

The Federal Reserve bank started talks on Friday night regarding the Lehman Brothers financial crisis. Lehman has signficant exposure to SunCal, the master developer for Alameda Point, through direct investments with SunCal and its minority interest in D.E. Shaw & Company, a SunCal partner on Alameda Point.

Sat, 13 Sep 2008 04:39:40 GMT - Source: n/a