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Alameda: Encinal's Extravaganza of Bands takes to the streets

The 20th annual Extravaganza of Bands, hosted by Encinal High School, took to the streets of Alameda. Sixteen marching bands gathered for the Saturday competition, along with an estimated 2,500 parents, students and onlookers.
The 20th annual Extravaganza of Bands, hosted by Encinal High School, took to the streets of Alameda. Sixteen marching bands gathered for the Saturday competition, along with an estimated 2,500 parents, students and onlookers.  
From ethnic festivals to foodie gatherings to county fairs, here's a guide to fun events in the Bay Area through the summer.  
 
Academic Progress Rate scores for Cal football multiyear and San Jose State men's basketball single year show improvement.  
 
Five people were displaced after an apartment fire Tuesday night, Alameda fire officials said. No one was injured.  
 
Niel Tam, who was diagnosed with leukemia in October, had served on the Board of Education since 2008. He was re-elected in 2012.  
 
An AC Transit driver responding to a digital alert from Alameda police helped officers find a 16-year-old boy missing Sunday afternoon.  
 
Laura A. Oda
It would seem downtown Oakland is not for the birds, but try telling them that. This nesting season, the birds returned a few weeks early in February and quickly got to work on the next generation of seasonal downtown dwellers. If the birds don't care, bird watchers here increasingly do.  
 
ALAMEDA n USS Hornet ceremony -- Hornet Band and the Watsonville Band will perform at 11 a.m.; the ceremony honoring veterans begins at 1 p.m. in Hangar Bay 3, USS Hornet Museum, 707 W.  
 
The new station will replace Fire Station 3, which now operates out of a former family home that the city rents on Grand Street because the original station is not earthquake safe. It will be built at 1625 Buena Vista Ave.  
 
Edylwise Romero is a top student at ASTI as well as student body president, founder of the charitable organization ASTI for Humanity, and is active in other school and community activities. Romero plans to attend Carleton College in Minnesota this fall and study biology.  
 
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Emma Stone, Andrew Garfield reunited?

'The Amazing Spider-Man' co-stars have been spotted together around L.A. amid reports their romance is back on.