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Alameda teen remembered with mural, skateboard tournament
The mural will feature Clay's name, two sloths on skateboards, a sunburst and the word "Surya," a Hindu sun deity, since the westward-facing park can be especially atmospheric at evening when the sun dips below the horizon. It will be painted on a wall where Clay, known as "C-Bone" to his friends, would sit and hang out when he was not skating.
Mayor Trish Herrera Spencer was on hand to present the City of Alameda Harvey Milk Day proclamation and AUSD Superintendent Sean McPhetridge was honored for his enthusiasm in supporting the start of the AUSD LGBTQ Roundtable as well as his dedication to making Alameda schools more inclusive of the LGBTQ community.
"The board of directors is confident that Christine's working knowledge of Alameda's schools, the needs of its youth and her connection to government and community leaders will serve Girls Inc. of the Island City well," said Andrea Carlise, attorney and board president, in a statement.
On Friday, Lincoln Child Center is hosting a benefit for its foster-child services at Rock Wall Winery. The event takes place from 5:30 to 10:30 p.m. at 2301 Monarch St. Saturday, the USS Hornet Museum presents Living Ship Day, with activities focused on the precursor organization to the Navy SEALs, the Underwater Demolition Team. The event's guest speaker will be veteran William Goehner Jr., of Morgan Hill, who joined the U.S. Navy at age 16.
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Review: Puzzle & Dragons Z + Super Mario. Bros. Edition
Of the two classic games now offered together on a mobile format, 'Puzzle & Dragons Z' is the stronger, with an addictive hook that will keep players busy for long car rides or waits at the airport.