Order of March - City of Alameda Mayor's 4th of July Parade 2017

 

1 U.S. Coast Guard Base Alameda Color Guard

2 Lincoln Middle School Marching Band:  The Lincoln Middle School Marching Band has 100 sixth to eighth graders marching in their hometown parade today. It’s the sixth graders’ first time marching! This award-winning band led the Main Street Parade at Disneyland and won “Unanimous Superior.”

3 Trish Spencer, Mayor of Alameda

4 Ginny Krutilek, Gretchen Dael Lipow, Joyce Denyven, Weezie Mott: Grand Marshals

5 Malia Vella, Vice Mayor of Alameda

6 Frank Materesse, Councilmember Alameda

7 Marilyn Ezzy Ashcraft, Councilmember Alameda

8 Jim Oddie, Councilmember Alameda

9 Jill Keimach, Alameda City Manager

10 Kevin Kearney, Alameda City Auditor

11 Kevin Kennedy, Alameda City Trasurer

12 Rob Bonta, Assembly Member

13 VADM Fred Midgette: Vice Admiral Fred Midgette serves as the Coast Guard Pacific Area Commander, which includes all U.S. Coast Guard operational missions ranging from the Rocky Mountains to the waters off the East Coast of Africa.

14 U.S. Coast Guard Ceremonial Honor Guard and Response Boat         

15 Robert Merton, NOSC CO

16 Bill Withrow, College of Alameda President

17 Board of Trustees, Alameda Unified School District

18 Elsa Ortiz, Chris Peeples and AC Transit: AC Transit is the East Bay’s largest transit provider, serving 1.5 million people in 13 cities. AC Transit connects communities with safe, reliable service. AC Transit: we’ll get you there!

19 Paul Rolleri, Alameda Police Chief

20 Doug Long, Alameda Fire Chief

21 Alameda Fire Department Water Tender: 2017 Water Tender. The city purchased two tenders to serve as an emergency water supply for firefighting in the event of an earthquake. The water tank holds 3,000 gallons of water, and tenders can draft salt water from the bay.

22 Alameda Fire Department Antique Pumper: 1965 American LaFrance Pumper carrying Fire Chief Doug Long. Engine is maintained by retired AFD personnel.

23 Alameda Fire Department Antique Pumper: 1920 Seagrave pumper. Served as AFD Engine 2 into the 1930s. The city purchased two at the same time at a cost of $12,500 each. The engine is maintained by retired AFD personnel.

24 AMP: Gold Sponsor

25 Stanford Children’s Health: Gold Sponsor

26 Tim Lewis Properties: Silver Sponsor

27 Bay Ship & Yacht Co., Bronze Sponsor: Bay Ship & Yacht is proud to be part of the Alameda Working Waterfront. We want to thank the community for all that you do!

28 Alameda Sun: Bronze Sponsor

29 Bowzer’s Pizza: Bronze Sponsor

30 Café Jolie: Bronze Sponsor

31 USS Hornet Sea, Air and Space Museum: Bronze Sponsor: The USS Hornet is an aircraft carrier turned museum right here in Alameda! Our float features “Buzz” in our cockpit called Fifi. Come to the Hornet today from 2 to 10 p.m. to celebrate the 4th. Support this national treasure and landmark.

32 Big Blue Plumbing: Bronze Sponsor

33 OMEGA Pest Control: Bronze Sponsor

34 Bladium: Bronze Sponsor

35 Kiwanis President-elect, Kari Thompson: Alameda Kiwanis

40 BART: BART has been moving the Bay Area to where they need to go for more than 40 years. Today the BARTmobile and BART crew are proud to celebrate the 4th of July here in Alameda and wishes everyone a very happy holiday!

41 Alameda Sister City Yeongdong-gun:  Please welcome the delegation from Yeongdong-gun, South Korea, Alameda’s newest Sister City.

42 Red Cross: Members of Red Cross high school clubs have been trained to teach disaster preparedness, first aid and citizen CPR. Volunteering throughout the community, they raise funds for disaster relief, and to help end malaria and measles. They are joined by Red Cross Disaster Services volunteers and staff.

43 U.S. Coast Guard Base Alameda Honor Platoon: These men and women are assigned to Base Alameda, a unit that provides a homeport for lager cutters and deployable security teams, as well as serving as the location of the 11th Coast Guard District and Coast Guard Pacific Area commanders.

44 U.S. Coast Guard: TRACEN Petaluma Honor Platoon: This group represents the thousands of men and women who learn a variety of technical skills at the Coast Guard’s largest West Coast training facility and serve at units around the world to perform the Coast Guard’s many missions.     

45 U.S. Coast Guard: Recruiting, Families and Whale Boat         

46 Encinal High School: Fresh off an undefeated marching season, the Encinal Band and Color Guard are under the direction of drum majors Opal Stanfield and Armen Phelps Jr. They are happy to be able to share their award-winning talents today.

47 Encinal High School Cheer: Go Big Blue, Fight Big White, Here comes the mighty Jets of Encinal High School cheerleaders. “Who has Jet pride? We have Jet pride. You have Jet pride. Goooooooooooooooo Jets!

48 The Haighters (The 300 Block of Haight Avenue): Everyone belongs on Haight Avenue! In these tumultuous times the Haighters are here to remind everyone that   all you need is love! Haighters love thy
neighbors!

49 Alameda Chamber of Commerce: Since February 1929, Alameda Chamber strives to: promote a strong local economy; represent and advocate on behalf of business; provide opportunities to build relationships; and deliver programs to help business grow.

50 Alameda Bicycle: Open to kids of all ages. Take a slow cruise with us around Alameda, a different route every time, and end at Tucker’s Ice Cream for free ice cream (thanks Kate and Dave!) Helmets required. 

51 Virgil: Virgil is riding Rihanna, a five-year-old Andalusian.

52 Lil Arnerich: Lil and Norma Arnerich love Alameda. Happy Fourth of July, everyone! 

53 Alameda World Tournament Baseball: The 36th International Boys League Tournament will take place at the College of Alameda in August. Teams of 14- and 15-year-olds from Japan, South Korea, Australia, Mexico, Germany, Italy and the U.S. will participate.

54 Mark Betz as Charlie Chaplin and his daughter Jenny Betz: Just trying to put a smile on everyone’s face, and say, “Happy Fourth of July, everyone”!

55 Alameda Special Olympics: We bowl, swim, run track, we play tennis, softball and basketball. We are Alameda Special Olympics. We are 44 years strong. We are 55 volunteers working with 60 athletes. We are proud to represent Alameda in diversity.

56 Lum Bears Forever (Donald D. Lum Elementary): Donald D. Lum Elementary School is a California Distinguished School and home of the Lum Bears. Go Bears!

57 Lum PTA: Lum PTA is happy to support Donald D. Lum Elementary School.

58 Wood Middle School PTA: Will C. Wood Middle School is a 2017 winner of the California Department of Education’s Golden Ribbon Award for its innovative STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) program. Go Beavers!

59 Alameda Meals on Wheels: Each day volunteers deliver a mid-day meal to more than 140 Alameda residents of all ages. In 2004, Alameda Friendly Visitors was created, making additional services available with Alameda Meals on Wheels. The heart of our service is companionship.

60  Sikh Riders of America: Sikh Riders of America is a non-profit organization established to increase awareness throughout the community about the Sikh Religion. We seek to achieve this by holding various fundraising events to provide help where needed.

61  Alameda Community Sailing Center: Alameda Community Sailing Center teaches sailing in small boats. We offer two week long summer sailing camps for youths 7 to 18, as well as adult programs. We operate right here on the Island. Find us at SailAlameda.org.

62  Friends of the Alameda Animal Shelter (FAAS): Friends of the Alameda Animals Shelter has taken care of homeless Alameda pets since Jan. 1, 2012. Come and visit the shelter for your next family member. FAAS’s mission is to find a home for every adoptable animal.

63  Mankato Area 77 Lancers: Joining us from Minnesota, the Mankato Area 77 Lancers’ inaugural season was in 1978. Since then, the organization has helped shape the lives of more than 2,100 youth in the Mankato, Minn., area!

64 Alameda Soccer Club: Alameda Soccer Club is our city’s soccer development program for our youth with membership of more than 1,300 players ages 5 to 18. A 100 percent volunteer-run organization for last 20 years. It’s all about the fun of the game!

65 Temple Israel of Alameda: Temple Israel is a welcoming center of Jewish life where members, newcomers and visitors of all ages and cultural backgrounds are encouraged to participate in Jewish practices, spirituality, learning and culture.

66 Encinal Yacht Club Junior Sailing: Come down and sail at Encinal Yacht Club Junior Sailing Program in Alameda! Sailors from 6 to 18 years old are welcome.

67 The Poppin Poppers: Year after year, The Poppin Poppers are here.

68 Alameda Chapter of the Bay East Association of Realtors: In January of 2017, the Alameda Association of REALTORS® merged with Bay East. Their members care deeply about the communities in which they live and work. Remember to reach out to your neighborhood REALTOR® if they can be of assistance.

69 Zach Bateman and the Coal Minds: Delta Punk Voodoo band from Alameda.

70 Rhythmix Art Jam: Rhythmix Cultural Works, celebrating 10 years as Alameda’s premier art, culture, and entertainment destination. The Art Jam bunch bring Salvador Dali to life, walking a surreal path with crutches, ants and melting clocks.

71 Alameda Elks Lodge: For the student who earns a scholarship, a hospitalized veteran who receives friendly visits, a homeless teen who enjoys a home cooked meal, a child who can run and play after physical therapy; the Alameda Elks have helped build our community, one story at a time.

72 Academy of Alameda Middle School: The Academy of Alameda presents a tribute to the 50th anniversary of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band. Our music and art students have been inspired by the music and artwork of this album and hope you enjoy the tribute!

73 East Bay Regional Park District: The Crab Cove Visitor Center is located along beautiful Crown Beach in Alameda. Featuring Aquariums and Exhibits about the San Francisco Bay, open Wednesday to Sunday. Stop by today for fun July 4th activities, 2 to 4:30 p.m.

74 Alameda County Sheriff Mounted Posse: The Alameda County Sheriff Mounted Posse, representing Sheriff Greg Ahern. Since the 1940s the Posse has represented the Sheriff's Department in parades, fairs and Raider games and is under the command of Captain Linda.

75 Trader Joe’s: “Sailing across the culinary seas”

76 Montessori Elementary School of Alameda: MESA involves the academic rigor of core subjects, balanced by an emphasis in writing, critical thinking, public speaking and the arts. A small class of blended grades allows for attention and innovative thinking.

77 Bay Marine Boatworks: Bay Marine Boatworks is the sister company to both Alameda’s Bay Ship & Yacht and Svendsen’s Marine. We are very happy to participate in the parade this year. Happy 4th of July!

78 Svedsen’s Marine: Svendsen’s Marine, since 1963, has been serving Alameda’s boating community and beyond. Happy 4th of July to all!

79 Alameda Theatre & Cineplex: “Good versus Evil” when Spiderman, Ironman, Dru and the tricky Minions set out to destroy their newest villains; The Vulture and Balthazar Bratt.  Now showing the new Spider-Man and Despicable Me 3 at the Alameda Theatre and Cinema Grill!

80 Velocipede Tours, LLC: Velocipede Tours is a 14-passenger beer bicycle. Visit their website at www.oaklandpedaltours.com to sign up for an awesome beer tour. Or call for wine, food or art tours.

81  Alameda Food Bank: The Alameda Food Bank is proudly celebrating 40 years of providing free nutritious groceries to low-income Alameda residents. We serve 2,000 households comprised of 5,000 people, approximately 7 percent of Alameda’s residents.

82  West Wind Schools: West Wind is the longest running martial arts dojo in the country! Look at the energy, focus and fun the students have! Mr. Baker and his staff make sure students have fun while learning. Be sure to visit them on 1429 Park St.

84  Alameda Gator’s Swim Team: A USA Swimming year-round, comprehensive youth swim team supported by the Alameda Swimming Pool Association.  Recreational and competitive swimmers ages of 5 to 18 learn the value of sportsmanship and teamwork.

85 AUSD LGBTQ Roundtable: Representing the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community of Alameda with an emphasis on supporting our youth. Everyone belongs here!

86 Oakland-East Bay Gay Men’s Chorus: They are a 50-voice gay men’s chorus whose mission is to bring voice to a community where everyone matters! Join them on July 15 and 16 for their summer concert “Come Swing with Us” at the Oakland Asian Cultural Center.

87 Starbucks: We are a leader in diversity & inclusion for all and we are proud to serve the Alameda community. We strive to live by our mission “to inspire and nurture the human spirit. One person, one cup and one neighborhood at a time.”

88 Alameda High School Music (Jazz Combo): Members of the Alameda High School Jazz Band perform old standards.

89 Alameda High School Cheerleaders: The Alameda High School 2017-18 Hornets cheerleaders

90 Neptune Beach Pearl: The Neptune Beach Pearl Summer Collegiate Baseball team features top talent from around the country. Players stay with gracious host families and call Alameda home for the summer. Full schedule at www.neptunebeachpearl.com.

91 Cargo Bike Brigade: We aren’t an organized group, just a bunch of people who like cargo bikes. We rode together in the parade because it’s fun to see a lot of them in one place and when you’re in a cargo bike every day seems like a parade.

92 510 Fitness: 510 Fitness is an Alameda-based fitness company that offers classes from Zumba to boot camp. Our supportive fitness family will help you reach your goal every step of the way. First class is free.

93 Veterans Group of Alameda: Veterans Groups of Alameda representing American Legion Posts 9 and 647, Disabled American Veterans No. 8 and Vietnam Veterans No. 400.

94 Naval Air Museum and Military Vehicle Club: See the History in your own backyard at the Alameda Naval Air Museum, honoring all men and woman who served in all branches of the military and civilian base employees from 1940 to 1997. Their motto was “Keep them Flying.”

95 Marine Corps League #919: Marine Corps League, with Marine Vehicles.

96 Alameda Piedmont Oakland Blue Star Moms: The Alameda Piedmont Oakland

Blue Star Moms is a group of proud military mothers of active duty, reserve and veteran service members. We support our troops, our veterans and each other.

97  USS Potomac: The 165-foot USS Potomac was built in 1934 and is located at Jack London Square. She was Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s Floating White House. She cruises on San Francisco Bay twice a week, for special holidays, charters and school kids.

98 Pacific Crest Canvas: Aloha! Pacific Crest Canvas will meet all your canvas needs. The finest marine canvas in the San Francisco Bay Area since 1983. Dodgers, biminis and covers of every kind. Centrally located at Grand Marina in Alameda.

99 Alameda Cycling Arborist: Our Island’s pedaling pruner! Specializing in the aesthetic pruning of small trees and shrubs. Don’t let your husband go near the tree! Visit alamedacyclingarborist.com. Follow on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @cyclingarborist.

100 Alameda Sister City Association: ASCA, a non-profit membership organization dedicated to global friendship, multicultural understanding and economic growth by developing lasting relationships between Alameda and sister cities around the world. alamedasistercity.weebly.com.

101 Alameda Backyard Growers: Growing community one veggie at a time, ABG donates backyard produce to Alameda Food Bank and shares resources on urban food growing all over town. This year we march in memory of our member and friend Irene Rakochy.

102 Altarena Playhouse: The Savannah Sipping Society tells a wonderful story about Southern women discovering a bond that shines a light on their relevance. This play is for the whole family!

103 Rancho El Afortunado: The charros association from Castro Valley’s Rancho el Afortunado represent Mexican culture in their charro outfits. The dancing horses wish you a Happy 4th of July.

104 Welcome Transportation: For all your transportation needs. Serving Alameda for more than 25 years.

105 City of Alameda Democratic Club: Members of the City of Alameda Democratic Club ride or march in patriotic gear.

106 Alameda Renters Coalition: Feeling secure in your own home is a basic American value which we celebrate today. We are a coalition of renters and allies advocating for protections to stabilize our community and keep Alamedans in their homes.

107 Scott’s Seafood: Scott’s Seafood courtesy car for brides and grooms. Complimentary transportation from ceremony site to Scott’s Seafood.

108 Alameda Community Learning Center (ACLC): The sixth to 12th grade public charter school with a 20-year track record of excellence. Flexible, creative, rigorous, empowering: educating the leaders of tomorrow!

109 Bay Language Academy: Offering language and art classes. Choice of languages includes: Spanish, Mandarin, French, Korean, Japanese and English as a second language. Students from 5 to 85 years old are welcome.

110 United for Liberty Peaceful Journeys: Seventh grade representing liberty, Columbia, Providence.

111 PreFabMods: Prefabricated House

112 R&S Overhead Door and The Vinyl 4: Centered in our small island nation of Alameda, the Vinyl 4 plays a lively collection of tunes from that great decade, the 1960s, with influences in British Invasion, Surf, Garage and Pop.

113 Spirits Alley

114 Alameda Island Cannabis Community: Alameda residents who aim to educate our representatives on the economic and social benefits that the cannabis community can offer our city.

115 Rosenblum Cellars: Rosenblum Cellars now located in Jack London Square is still an Alameda hometown favorite. Visit the house of zin for great wines and great times!  

116 The Saloons: The Saloons, our Alameda’s Americana darlings. Look for them at your local watering hole. The Saloons would like to wish everyone a happy and safe Fourth.

117 John Chiang for Governor

118 American Coed Pageants USA (Miss California American Coed): Please welcome your reigning Miss California of the Miss American Coed Pageant, Janet Podesta. Next, your Miss Northern California, Connie Lai. With performing arts, Miss Janet hopes to promote confidence and art in young ladies.

119 NorCal Packards Club: This Packard has been in the Beck family for 49 years. An example of what luxury was like in 1937, it’s original cost was $2,335 when the average salary in the U.S. was $1,700. Estimated to be one of 100 still on the road.

120 ISU Adult Figure Skating Gold Medalist: This 47-year-old Alameda Resident started ice skating three years ago and just won her event at the Adult Skating World Championships. Here she is as Mad King George from the hit Revolutionary War musical Hamilton. Bow down!

121 Jerry Mincey: Stock 325-6 cup stock my high school car. If only that front seat could talk.

122 USA Kung Fu Studio: The best martial arts school in the Bay Area.

124 Bill and Rori Howard (Jaguar): 1938 Jaguar SS100 Saloon, original body, 350 hp Chevy engine, a/c, power steering, power brakes.

125 Alameda Sharetea: Alameda Sharetea Celebrating our first anniversary. We are located at Alameda Landing.

126 Alameda Community radio 96.1 FM: Alameda Community Radio! KACR 96.1 Low-Powered FM. Tune in or stream online for original local programming. We represent all colors and creeds to provide a social, political, cultural and musical forum for all of Alameda!

127 Henry’s Classics Retired Ladder Truck

128 Howtoons: Howtoons are educational project kits for those who ask why, and especially those who ask why not. Roaring with their electric dinosaur, they show us that the only thing to be extinct this summer is boredom!

129 California Bluegrass Association: The California Bluegrass Association brings our next generation of musicians to the forefront with a variety of kid’s programs! Here are the Barefoot Quales from Alameda representing the very best of these musicians.

130 Alameda Girl Scouts: Girl Scouts in Alameda are celebrating 105 years of building girls of courage, confidence and character who make the world a better place!

131 Alameda Girls Softball Association (ASGA): Alameda’s very own girls’ fast-pitch softball league!

132 Alpicella Italian Family club           

133 Otaez Mexican Restaurant: Otaez presents escaramuza charra flor de gardenia (female equestrian riding team), Happy Fourth from Otaez and flor de gardenia.

134 Bay-Eagle Community Garden (The Garden of Eaten’): Enjoy a cornucopia of color with Bay Eagle Community Garden’s entry. A fun and festive display of fruits, flowers and flying insects. Some would call it the bee’s knees!

135 Alameda Women’s Nine-Hole Golf Club: Our golf club plays every Monday and we have fun. We like to meet new women. We have tournaments and parties. Come to Chuck Corica Golf Complex and get information on joining. The Junior Golf Club is for ages 7 to 17 and plays Wednesdays.

136 Orangetheory Fitness Alameda: Come and check out the best one-hour workout in the world with us over at Orangetheory Fitness Alameda. We are located at Alameda Landing, next to the Safeway. Join us for class and we’ll get you in the best shape of your life!

137 Los Amigos Vaqueros: From Union City, a group of friends and family who ride their horses together in the trails, rodeos and parades for the fun of life, to keep their roots and heritage alive and to escape from this modern world we live in.

138 Alameda Family Collective: Alameda Family Collective is a nonprofit with more than 400 Alameda families. We host playdates, support groups, parties and more. AFC is enriching the parenting community with educational and fun activities for parents and kids.

139 Mommy’s Trading Post LLC: Mommy’s Trading Post is a consignment shop for all your parenting needs.

140 Braun Motor Co: No WiFi, GPS or OnStar and we still found our way. Simple is still better.

141 24 Hours of Lemons: 24 Hours of LeMons, the endurance race for $500 cars.

142 24 Hours of Lemons, Al Bourdet: This is a Lemons racecar. It is a 1980 Mazda RX-7 dressed up to look like the BMW M1 race car. Not wanting to advertise Marlboro cigarettes as the original racecar we chose Laramie Cigarettes like Bart Simpson.

143 Zumba Instructors: Zumba Instructors in Alameda unite to raise funds for ALS research and prevention. Also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease, we want to see it eradicated in our lifetime. Dance with us for those who can’t at our upcoming Zumbathon!

144 Alameda Boys & Girls Club: The Alameda Boys & Girls Club is happy to recognize our 2017 Northern California Youth of the Year Ja’Nylah Johnson. She is accompanied by her fellow Keystone Club and Mighty Missy’s club members.

145 The Initiative: This group has been in Vanity Fair, People Magazine, TV, movies and books. The Initiative is an international group of real-life superheroes who are trying to save the world one good deed at a time. Become a hero today!

146 Alameda Aero Club: The Alameda Aero Club has been providing well-maintained aircraft and first-rate flight instruction to its members for more than half a century. We’re at Oakland Airport’s North Field. Check us out at alameda-aero.com or Yelp.

147 Don Grant Youth Track Team: The Don Grant Track Team includes kids ages 3 to 15. Their track season runs January through June and track meets are held around the Bay Area.

148 The Greene Family Sprinkles & Sparklers: A July 4th tribute to donuts and world-famous donut mosaic artist, Elsa Greene! Her largest mosaic used 7,041 donuts (Homer Simpson would be in heaven? mmmm? Glazed! We love’em all: clawed, jellied, frittered or sprinkled!

149 Pacific Boychoir Academy

150 Bayside Real Estate         

151 Frank Bette Center for the Arts: All volunteer community art center with bimonthly exhibits. Find us in the big yellow Victorian to enjoy creative gatherings, the world famous Plein Air Paint Out and Alameda on Camera.

152 Ural Retro Sidecar: Cocker Spaniel Chloe joins her human companions Cathy and Ron for an old-fashioned ride on three wheels.

153 Alameda Family Services: We provide comprehensive human services to youth, families and children in Alameda and Oakland. These services include counseling for youth and their families.

154 Once a Month on the 28th: Support the rights of women and young girls domestically and internationally by pledging to make zero purchases during the 28th of each month. Show the world women mean business!

155 Solidarity Sundays: Solidarity Sundays is a nationwide network of more than 200 patriotic feminist activist groups committed to peace, justice,and resistance and it started right here in Alameda! Resist Trump.

156 Alameda Riptides: The Alameda Riptides are a U19 Girls Rugby Team and 2015 NorCal champions! Girls from any high school are welcome to join and play in the fastest growing sport in the country. No experience is required.

157 Hayward Hills Charros: Presentation of dancing horses by Hayward Hills Charros.

158 Anchor Alameda Association for Art and Film: Bringing cinematic thrills, chills, laughs and gasps your way in November, it’s the Island’s one-and-only Alameda International Film Festival.

159 Optimized Wellness Center: Bay Area’s premiere health and wellness center.

160 Leela Yoga: This parade marks Leela’s fifth year participating in the parade and fourth birthday! Leela is Alameda’s premier yoga studio, voted Best of Alameda two years running. Happy 4th of July to all!

161 The Last Responders: Alameda’s hottest Sixties garage rock band, The Last Responders, are back! Having won second place two years ago, we want to capture that blue ribbon! ‘Merica!

162 Lim’s Tae Kwon Do Academy: Lim’s Tae Kwon Do offers general Tae Kwon Do training as well as Olympic-style training. Our classes provide healthy fitness, enhanced positive attitudes and self-discipline while improving performance.

163 Hal Rombs: This marks the 25th year this car has been in Alameda’s 4th of July parade.

164 CDI Commissioner Arnold Brillinger: An opportunity is about to present itself for Alameda to show that it is a national leader on an important social issue. The Alameda City Council will soon be considering adoption of “visitability” in all new homes in Alameda.

165 Heat Danceline: Heat is a majorette dance team based out of Oakland. We have been featured on the lifetime television show Bring It. We are a youth program for ages 5 to 18 years old.

166 Oakland Zoo: Oakland Zoo is fun for the whole family! Camp at the zoo this summer during Family Sundown Safari, invite a ZooMobile to your next birthday or come ride the brand new California Trail Gondola! Oakland Zoo, it’s your zoo!

167 The Shark Alley Hobos: Bay Area pirate sea shanty band, The Shark Alley Hobos, present “Panic on the 4th July” a musical tribute to the film Jaws.

168 Alameda Jiu-Jitsu: We are a martial arts and yoga studio working in Alameda.

169 Whisk Cake Creations: Alameda’s own custom cake shop, Whisk Cake Creations, was recently featured on the Food Network and just won “Best New Business” in the Alameda Magazine. They are located at 1930 Main St. We whisk you a Happy 4th of July!

170 Fever Dance Academy

171 Alameda Tongue Twisters: Alameda Tongue Twisters is Alameda’s premiere Toastmaster’s Club meeting every Tuesday evening at Alameda Hospital.  Guests are welcome, free! Improve your speaking and leadership skills with the Tongue Twisters.

172 Vantana Row: Vantana Row is a two-piece electropunk band from Alameda. Formed in 2015 by Volly and Jamey Blaze, a nomadic tribe of Wiccan punks treating life as art. Vantana Row, sound you can touch.

173 East Bay Electric Auto Association: Now’s the time to switch to all-electric transportation. Almost all the automakers produce an all-electric car, plus there are electric motorcycles and electric bicycles. Clean energy, quiet and clean air. Join us today.