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Local minor league baseball stats

Local area baseball players now in the minor leagues 
Students at Paden Elementary School lined up with their classmates for an opening ceremony in the playground, where they recited the Pledge of Allegiance, heard announcements, sang "Make New Friends," then followed their teacher into the classroom.  
 
"We think our audiences will love this show," said director Joel Schlader, an Alameda resident. "It's a big, epic story with lots of compelling characters in thrilling situations. And Elton John's music is a wonderful pastiche of different musical styles ranging from pop to gospel to African and Indian."  
 
SB Architects
Along with issues surrounding the parking, the 100-room hotel does not qualify for an exemption under the California Environmental Quality Act for infill projects, including the site not meeting the standard set for "no value as habitat for endangered, rare or threatened species," according to UNITEHERE! Local 2850.  
 
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A large whale carcass found lodged under an Alameda pier in the Oakland Estuary this week was towed away Thursday morning to a remote location where scientists can determine a cause of death, according to the Marine Mammal Center in Sausalito.  
 
The fires, including one outside a commercial building at Alameda Point, caused no significant damage  
 
The Bay Area Outreach and Recreation Program -- BORP, for short -- is a wonderful Berkeley organization offering an extensive choice of adaptive recreation programs for physically disabled or visually impaired adults and kids.  
 
The daffodil-colored cottage sat just beyond the road, perched on a knoll and surrounded by grazing sheep. "Bonjour," said the woman with the brightly colored apron as if welcoming dear friends.  
 
Work crews have been busy over the summer, carrying out repairs and upgrades funded through Measure I, the $179.5 million facilities bond that Island voters passed in November 2014. Among the projects completed was paving at Amelia Earhart, Henry Haight and Lum elementary schools, as well as at Lincoln Middle School.  
 
The Bay Area Outreach and Recreation Program -- BORP, for short -- is a wonderful Berkeley organization offering an extensive choice of adaptive recreation programs for physically disabled or visually impaired adults and kids.