Hundreds of Alamedans migrated over to Bay Farm Island Monday, June 30, to watch the formal unveiling of Curry Court at Leydecker Park at 3225 Mecartney Road.
The court is named after Golden State Warriors’ point guard Stephen Curry. Curry graced the hundreds in attendance, including more than 30 toddlers who were selected to participate in a basketball clinic on the newly formed basketball court, with his presence. He shook hands and posed for pictures.
Victim in hospital, Alameda teen suspect held for attempted murder
An Alameda teen is facing attempted murder charges after he allegedly stabbed a 23-year-old man last Wednesday, June 26, at Jackson Park.
Francisco William Estigoy, 19, was arraigned last Friday, June 28, at the Wiley W. Manuel Courthouse in Oakland. There Estigoy was read his two attempted murder charges and learned that he would continue to be held at the Santa Rita Jail in Dublin without bail.
City Manager John Russo announced the appointment of Glenn Steiger as Alameda Municipal Power’s (AMP) new general manager. Steiger replaces Girish Balachandran who left the utility in December.
Steiger brings more than 40 years of electrical industry experience to his new job. This includes his role as deputy general manager for the Navajo Tribal Utility Authority in Ft. Defiance, Ariz. where he is responsible for all electric and broadband utility operations.
ABC newscaster Michael Finney, a former Alameda resident, is the Grand Marshall at this year’s Alameda Mayor’s Fourth of July Parade. He is well known in the Bay Area for his 7 On Your Side reports on ABC7 News and his Consumer Talk radio show on radio KGO.