Veterans job fair at USS Hornet

Military.com and the Non-Commissioned Officers Association will host a free veterans career expo aboard the USS Hornet museum Thursday that will feature corporations and businesses looking to hire military members and veterans.

The job fair will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. aboard the aircraft carrier, which is docked 707 West Hornet Ave. at Alameda Point. The event is open to military members, veterans and their families.

McCormick joins city's Public Utilities Board

The city's Public Utilities Board welcomed new Boardmember Ann McCormick at its July 15 meeting.

An Alameda resident, McCormick was appointed to the board by the City Council on June 6.

McCormick is a founding principal of Newcomb Anderson McCormick, a San Francisco-based energy engineering and management consulting firm devoted to solving energy and sustainability issues.

McCormick is an active member of the California Energy Efficiency Industry Council and is a past president of the Bay Area Chapter of the Association of Energy Engineers and has served for many years as a board member of Women Energy Associates. She replaces John McCahan, who concluded his second term with the board in June.

The five-commissioner board was established to control and manage the city-owned electric utility.

It is responsible for setting rates, adopting a budget, and ensuring the supply of safe and reliable power at competitive rates.

Board meetings are held on the third Monday of the month at 7 p.m. at City Hall, and are open to the public. For information, go to www.alamedamp.com.