There were two cases of vandalism reported at Jean Sweeney Park last weekend.
Jean Sweeney Open Space Park
The annual cancer research fundraiser, Relay for Life, held its Alameda event Saturday, July 23 from 1 to 10 p.m. at Jean Sweeney Park. The event was sponsored by the American Red Cross of Alameda County. Proceeds from the event benefit American Cancer Society (ACS).
A loud explosion startled many West Enders on Monday afternoon. According to the Alameda Police Department (APD), about 2 p.m. dispatch received a report that the crew working on the Cross Alameda Trail at Jean Sweeney Open Space Park discovered an apparent explosive device.
Construction of the Cross Alameda Trail, through Jean Sweeney Open Space Park began July 12. Officers at Alameda Police Department (APD) started enforcing the trespassing ordinance at the property Monday, July 10.