Powerful Tools to get into College

By Elizabeth LaScala, PhD ;                                                                                                     […]

Japanese American Internment Camp Experiences in WWII

After December 7, 1941, the United States went to war with the invader and with itself. Almost overnight strident voices incessantly clamored that everyone with different names and faces were fifth columnists ready to stab America in the back with disloyal acts. Many feared more attacks and every unexplained flash of light or anyone associated […]

Deciding Summer Camps

Your child can help decide where to go to camp Summer may seem far away but it’s not too early to start planning your child’s summer camp adventure. Get prepared for summer camp by including your child in the decision-making process, and getting a head start on homesickness prevention. Many camp registrations open early and […]

Alamo’s Law Enforcement

Law Enforcement in Alamo – Who You Gonna Call? By Steve Mick;                                      Security and law enforcement are increasingly important to Alamo residents so it is appropriate to examine how law enforcement is organized in the Alamo community. Since Alamo is […]

Sleep Apnea From A To ZZZ

by: Dr. Robert J. Brown The following is a brief review of sleep apnea, its definition, causes and treatment options. There are two types of sleep apnea, obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and central sleep apnea. OSA is more common and can result from many factors including: excessive weight, large neck, small mouth, large tongue, nasal […]

California Saber-Toothed Cat

  by James M. Hale The California Saber-Toothed Cat (Smilodon fatalis californicus) was an apex, keystone carnivore that lived locally throughout the East Bay during the Pleistocene epoch, from 2.5 million years ago until about 10,000 years ago, preying on large herbivores such as bison, mammoths, camels, and giant ground sloths. The middle to late […]

Drones Prohibited in East Bay Regional Parks

Enjoy Your New Drones—Just Not in the Parks Dec. 23, 2015 – With hundreds of Bay Area residents expected to receive drones as holiday gifts, the East Bay Regional Park District reminds park visitors that drones – motorized, remote-controlled aircraft – are illegal in all parks and open space areas in the District. Drones are […]

Los Cerros Middle School Recognized

Danville— Los Cerros Middle School is the first of San Ramon Valley Unified School District school to be recognized as a Common Sense Digital Citizenship Certified School by Common Sense, the national nonprofit organization dedicated to helping kids and families thrive in a world of digital media and technology. The school community has demonstrated its […]

SOF And PG&E launch SVRC

Sentinels of Freedom and PG&E Partner with College of Alameda to Launch SVRC Sentinels of Freedom and Pacific Gas & Electric sponsored their second SVRC (the first was at SF State) at the College of Alameda on Tuesday, November 10. SVRCWhat is an SVRC? A Student Veteran Resource Center, is an on-campus center at colleges […]

Sleep Can Save Your Life

By Dr. Robert Brown; Here are just a few of the facts about sleep debt. Yes, loss of sleep accumulates causing a debt. Recent research has found that sleeping 6 hours a night over a two-week period results in reaction times equivalent to a 0.1% blood alcohol level. Scientists at the University of Bristol studied […]