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What’s in a name? Alameda

Jul 14,2021

Creek and rancho (pictured in the 1878 map on the left), township, town and city: all with the name “Alameda.” So how did our fair city fit into this puzzle? See the story on page 12, and find out even more this Saturday, July 17. Dennis Evanosky’s free 60-minute tour begins at 9 a.m.

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Some Good Old-Fashioned Base Ball

Jul 14,2021

The Oakland Colonels took the field last Sunday in Washington Park. The Colonels are part of Bay Area Vintage Base Ball, a 15-year-old organization that uses the Spalding 1886 rulebook and strives for historical accuracy.

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Sideshows Continue Unabated at Point

Jul 13,2021

Sideshow activity and drag racing at Alameda Point has now become a weekend routine. Despite community outrage and being given a host of ideas on how to curb the activity, the city appears to be
doing nothing about it. Even the private security detail is absent when needed.

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