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The Alameda Babe Ruth League is holding a fundraiser dinner to support Alameda’s youth baseball teams.

“Grandpa Joe’s Pasta and Tri-tip Dinner” will be a five-hour event that will take place this Saturday, July 12, at the Alameda Elks Lodge located at 2255 Santa Clara Ave. Guests will be treated to a pasta and tri-tip dinner. There will also be a silent auction at the event. Tickets cost $40 in advance and $50 at the door. 

Dragon Flyers travel to Venice for international regatta

The Alameda Dragon Flyers, an Alameda dragon boat racing team, traveled all the way to Venice, Italy last weekend to take part in the International Flatwater Sprint canoe kayak regatta. The races took place on the Lake of Santa Caterina in Auronzo di Cadore in Belluno, about 135 kilometers from Venice, on July 4-6. 

Jane Sullwold held on to her lead to win the Alameda Women’s Golf Club (AWGC) President’s Cup Tournament last Thursday, June 27. Sullwold was in the lead after each round of the tournament. She posted the best net score in the first two rounds of the tournament. 

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.

Bay Area natives Jessie Stewart and Rei Esaka were the big winners at the See Jane Run Half-Marathon and 5K race last Sunday, June 22 in Alameda. 

The 29-year-old Stewart blew through her competition completing the half-marathon course in 1:21:52, on her way to winning the race. San Francisco resident Michelle Meyer came in second place with a time of 1:25:38, while Oakland resident Flora Lai came in third place with a time of 1:27:41.

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