News & Announcements
Alameda County Small Business Workshops(1834KB)
Workshops include "Starting a Home Business", "Access to Capital", "Starting a Business", and "Successful Business Plans". Register for all workshops at acsbdc.org.
Food Business Entrepreneurial Training Academy(1094KB)
The Alameda County SBDC and the Alameda County Community Development Agency offer a free ten-part seminar on "Running Your Own Food Business" for participants interest in launching and growing
food businesses in unincorporated Alameda County.
Don't Rush Safety Campaign
Supervisor Miley, along with the school districts, the community and advocates, and numerous public agencies, organized the Don't Rush Safety Campaign to promote safe routes to school. View the PSA video at bit.ly/1JfWmFj
League of Women Voters Eden Area September Newsletter(1056KB)
The League of Women Voters invites you to learn more about
proposed changes to Prop 13 on Friday, September 25 from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the San Leandro Library in the Estudillo Room.
Cherryland Fire Station Groundbreaking Ceremony(236KB)
Join us to celebrate a new Fire Station for Cherryland on Wednesday, September 30, 2015 at 2 p.m. This ceremony will take place at 19745 Meekland Ave., Hayward.
2015 Alameda County Survey for Older Adults Now Available!(483KB)
Help us learn about how Alameda County can be a better place for older adults to live. You can also complete the survey online at http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/ACOlderAdultSurvey2015.
Ashland & Cherryland FamFest 2015(256KB)
Join us for a fun-packed event with a 5k run/walk/roll,
exciting activities, live music & delicious food. Come be a part
of the biggest event EVER for Ashland & Cherryland! Visit ACFamFest.org for more information.
Supervisor Miley to Interview Finalists for the Castro Valley MAC Vacancy
Supervisor Miley will be interviewing the two finalists for the Castro Valley MAC vacancy. This will be held on Thursday, August 6 at 6 p.m. The interview is held at the Castro Valley Library --3600 Norbridge. The public is invited to observe.
Coffee with a Cop(191KB)
Join your neighbors and police officers for coffee and conversation at the Castro Valley McDonalds located at 1620 Strobridge Ave., Castro Valley on August 12, 2015 from 7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
San Francisco Premium Outlets in Livermore Job Fair(701KB)
This job fair will be held on Friday, July 24 from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. at the Robert Livermore Community Center at 4444 East Avenue, Livermore. Come ready to interview. Bring your resume and dress for success.
Get Locally Organically Produced Fruits and Vegetables Delivered
Dig Deep Farms CSA (community supported agriculture) provides a weekly assortment of vibrant organically produced fruits and veggies that they carefully grow on our own farms, assemble from their network of small local farms.
Ashland Cherryland Food Policy Council Vacant Land Survey Report(786KB)
ACFPC celebrated the release of their Vacant Land Survey Report. The Council's Vacant Land Survey Report is a community-based assessment of California State Assembly Bill AB 551: Urban Agriculture Incentive Zones.
Oakland Hosts Warriors Parade, First Time Since 1975
The success of the Golden State Warriors...have provided a golden spotlight on this city. The resilience and tremendous potential of Oakland are emblematic of the Warriors' victory. Go, Warriors! Go, Oakland! - Nate Miley
Supreme Court: Big Pharma must pay for prescription drug disposal in Alameda County
A groundbreaking law that forces the pharmaceutical industry to pay for collection and disposal of unused drugs passed its final court test, and the Alameda County officials who originated the concept predicted it will now spread across the country.
Now Accepting Nominations for the Tri-Valley Air Quality Impact Award(748KB)
Are you or someone you know doing something good for air quality in the Tri-Valley? The TVAQIA recognizes individuals, businesses and organizations making strides to improve local air quality through innovative projects and programs.
Alameda County Apps Challenge 2015(483KB)
Use technology to improve your local government. Tap into your community pride and your activist spirit, bring your ideas and your technological know-how and take the Challenge on April 25 at James Logan High School in Union City.
Retirement Party for Bob Swanson(171KB)
Join us in celebrating Bob Swanson's 14 years of service to Castro Valley and Alameda County. Bob's retirement party will be on Thursday, April 16 at 5:30 p.m. at the Castro Valley Moose Lodge. Click on link for more information.
Invitation to Apply for the Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) Steering Committee
Alameda County is launching a county-wide Steering Committee for the proposed CCA program. The Committee will advise the Board of Supervisors and Community Development Agency staff during the formation process on key aspects of the program's development.
Free Lead Paint Repair Funds(510KB)
If you own a pre-1978 home or apartment building you may be eligible for funds and technical assistance to reduce lead hazards at your property.
Prop 47 Frequently Asked Questions(195KB)
On November 4, 2014, the voters of California passed Proposition 47, a law that reduces some felonies to misdemeanors. There are many questions asked by the public. A FAQ was developed to answer those questions.
My Word: Must consider all options, but we must strike a deal(157KB)
By Nate Miley, guest commentary. As Alameda County continues to learn more about stadium proposals and developments of our major sports teams, options facing our community leaders crystallize.