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Food for fines

During this amnesty program, each food item donated to the library can be used to “pay” for $1 in library overdue fines, up to a maximum of $25 cleared per card. All donated food will be given to the Alameda County Community Food Bank.

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Fear of being homeless in America

Kamy Moran/ Staff Writer Homelessness can happen to anyone–even to you. Several years ago, I had a car accident and my car was totaled, so they towed it away and left me hurt and in much pain on the street. I was lying down on a bench near a restaurant. A nice lady came by […]

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