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Alameda hosts annual Easter egg scramble

Children bounce on "Hippity Hoppity Balls" and get creative at the arts-and-crafts table Saturday at Alameda's Crab Cove during the Alameda Recreation and Parks Department's annual egg scramble. 
For baseball, Ron Matthews serves as president of the Alameda Little League, is past president of Alameda Babe Ruth, maintains a long association with the Alameda World Tournament Team and served on the Alameda High School coaching staff from 2003-2012.  
 
The draft plan for the center at Alameda Point also calls for reconfiguring Ralph Appezzato Memorial Parkway so that it ends at a large public plaza at a corner of the lagoon, and for the plaza to feature a retail and "transit village."  
 
Now that the semi-rainy season seems to be over, work has resumed on a major construction project along several miles of Carquinez Scenic Drive between Martinez and Port Costa.  
 
Alameda's Earth Day celebration will take place April 26 and the group Community Action for a Sustainable Alameda needs volunteers, helping people sort their recycling, composting and trash.  
 
Editor's note: This week's edition was written by guest columnist Samantha Albert.For a shelter dog, being adopted is like a taking a giant sigh of relief -- "ahhhhh.  
 
A suspects pretends to borrow a victim's phone, then flee with it.  
 
Now that the semi-rainy season seems to be over, work has resumed on a major construction project along several miles of Carquinez Scenic Drive between Martinez and Port Costa.  
 
The Young People's Symphony Orchestra of Berkeley, which includes 100 young musicians from around the Bay Area, will play Berlioz's overture to "Le Corsaire," the first movement of Mendelssohn's "Violin Concerto in E Minor," Reinecke's "Ballade for Flute and Orchestra" and Shostakovich's "Symphony No. 10."  
 
The signs of summer surrounded us. Party boats paraded along the river -- their decks adorned with bikini-clad women and muscle bound men in board shorts.  
 
(Brendan Smialowski)
Congress is using Twitter, but which party is most active?

Your representative in the House is almost certainly on Twitter. Your senator definitely is. But how are they using the social network? Full Story
(Ray Chavez/Bay Area News Group)
Teens: How to thrive despite ADHD

Many teenagers diagnosed with ADHD take medication yet still feel isolated and left to their own devices to figure out how to survive and thrive, particularly in high school, with its added academic and social rigors. We speak to teens, experts, and parents about the resources available, including a new book by a UCSF psychology professor and a free guide by an Alameda teenager with ADHD.