The Alameda Fire Department and the Community Development Department have partnered to fund a citywide Safety and Accessibility Modification Program, a fire and fall safety program that aims to keep Alameda's seniors and disabled people safer in their homes.
Last month’s shootings at a Connecticut elementary school have spurred fresh questions about whether schools should be doing more to keep students safe, though local schools officials say they're confident they're doing the right things.
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Hundreds of the Alameda Unified School District’s youngest charges are on wide-open school campuses where some basic security measures aren’t being followed, visits to three of Alameda’s elementary schools showed this week.