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An event honoring the Alameda and Encinal High School legend is during the same weekend in which the four newest members of the National Baseball Hall of Fame will be inducted in Cooperstown, New York

Two productions of the 42nd annual musical song and dance extravaganza by Alameda-based West Coast Dance (WCD) is set for this weekend, Friday, June 26 and Saturday, June 27 at 7:30 p.m. Dance to the Music presents a cavalcade of fluorescent colors, pop tunes, and funky fancy footwork. The product of Artistic Director Marnell Xavier celebrates 42 years of West Coast dancers showcasing stars of tomorrow singing and dancing to favorite songs from past to present. The shows take place at Kofman Auditorium, 2200 Central Ave. in Alameda.

The city of Alameda announced recently that a new website is available to help keep residents and other interested parties informed about the development of Site A at Alameda Point. 

Developer Alameda Point Partners has launched www.alamedapointpartners.com. The site presents detailed information on the project, including ways to get involved and how to stay informed of the latest news and activities. 

The Park Street Bridge remains completely closed to pedestrians, bicycle and motor vehicles from 8:30 p.m. to 5 a.m., Sunday through Thursday until Thursday, Aug. 13. A detour will rout vehicles over the Fruitvale Bridge.

The closures will also affect vessel traffic on the estuary; large vessels that need both the bridge’s leaves open will be required to provide at least two hours’ advance notice.

The city of Alameda has settled a lawsuit that accused one of its officers of excessive physical force stemming from an arrest of a disabled Alameda resident in 2012. 

Attorneys Panos Langos and Susan Kang Gordon announced in a press release that their client Jeffery Navarro settled his civil rights case against the City and Sgt. Patrick Wyeth of the Alameda Police Department for $450,000. 

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