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Bob Rhodes - Park Director and Legendary Alamedan

The legend of Bob “Rocko” Rhodes, who by the way remains an Alameda fixture, started back in his youthful days with the ARPD. Bob began in the department’s employ as an umpire following graduation from the Sam Spear School of Umpiring in 1972. 62 more words

Alameda Recreation & Park Department

Norm Fenk - McKinley Bears

In July of 1974, Norm Fenk was shown marking down yet another run for the McKinley Bears as they stormed past the Woodstock Dolphins by a score of 21 to 2. 53 more words

Alameda Recreation & Park Department

Why bunt when you can hit a home run?

Since 2003, I’ve heard literally thousands of comments along this line, “I wish they would bring back the old park league baseball program.” If you’re reading this, you are probably one of the people who shared this sentiment, and likely more than once! 204 more words

Alameda Recreation & Park Department

Boy, 13, Accused In Attacks On Homeless In Oregon

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police say a 13-year-old boy is one of two people accused of attacking homeless people in southeast Portland.

Sgt. Pete Simpson says the investigation began Wednesday when a 41-year-old man arrived on a woman’s porch bleeding from a head injury. 86 more words


I'm Two!!

My hu-Aunt and Uncle came to visit and it’s been a busy week. Well, they were busy–I got a lot of sleep and lots of tummy rubs from my hu-Uncle. 359 more words


An Evening at the Park

We have a nice park near our house where we’ve been going to play in the evenings. We usually play ball (imagine that?), but tonight there were a bunch of dogs I wanted to run with. 197 more words