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Monument dedicated to Alameda legend Willie Stargell
During his life, Willie Stargell saw his uniform number (8) retired by the Pittsburgh Pirates, entered the National Baseball Hall of Fame and had the field at Encinal High School dedicated in his honor. Currently, a Stargell statue stands outside Pittsburgh's PNC Park, and Encinal organizes the Willie Stargell Classic baseball tournament every year during spring break. On July 25, the 1958 Encinal graduate received another honor at the official dedication of the Willie Stargell Baseball Monument at Alameda Landing.
The thief approached the woman from behind, and after he pulled the purse from the woman's shoulder, he ran back to his vehicle and fled the area. The robbery occurred about 10:30 a.m. July 22, police said.
Performances will take place 7 p.m. Aug. 7; 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Aug. 8; and 2 p.m., Aug. 9. Tickets for youth are $7 advance and $10 at the door. Tickets for adults are $13 advance and $15 at the door.
Teen Battle of the Bands. As part of the 2015 Teen Summer Programs, teen can either take part in or just watch as local teen bands face off in the ultimate musical competition.
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A segregated unit made up of Japanese-Americans, the 442nd suffered more than 800 casualties while battling to save fellow GIs surrounded by German forces in the Vosges Mountains in eastern France in October 1944. The fierce fighting lasted five days before the men of the 442nd broke through the enemy defenses and rescued about 211 American soldiers.
The new rules deny a landlord the right to carry out a disputed rent hike if the landlord fails to appear before the committee without giving notice or good cause if a tenant asks for a review. The increase also will be void and will not take effect for at least one year if the landlord does not show.
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