Introducing the “Ugli” fruit

If you’re not a fan of grapefruit, Ugli fruit is a good substitute! The Ugli fruit was found growing in Jamaica and is available from December through April (sometimes in the Fall!). It is a citrus fruit created by hybridizing grapefruit, orange, tangerine, and perhaps pomelo. In addition, it’s easier to know if Ugli is

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Hello 2012, Goodbye 2011!

We spend January 1 walking through our lives, room by room, drawing up a list of work to be done, cracks to be patched.  Maybe this year, to balance the list, we ought to walk through the rooms of our lives… not looking for flaws, but for potential.  ~Ellen Goodman
 

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New Prevention Program Supports Seniors and People with Disabilities

The Alameda Fire Department, working with the Housing Authority, Mastick Senior Center, Boy Scouts, Kiwanis Club, and Alameda Hospital has developed a new program that combines support for seniors and people with disabilities. The Housing Safety and Accessibility Program blends the City’s existing Accessibility Modification Program with key elements of the former Senior Safety Program. This new

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