For Immediate Release
Press Contact: Mary Kay Clunies-Ross, Public Information Officer, City of Berkeley, (510) 981-7008

Groundbreaking Ceremony

Berkeley, California (Thursday, March 01, 2012) - The Berkeley community is invited to celebrate the beginning of the San Pablo Park Basketball Courts Renovation Project. The renovation, funded by Measure WW, will allow for new paving, drainage and re-surfacing; new basketball poles, rims, nets and backboards; new energy-efficient lighting; new fencing; and new benches.

WHAT: Groundbreaking Ceremony for San Pablo Park Basketball Courts Renovation Project
WHO: Berkeley Council Member Darryl Moore, City of Berkeley staff, community members
WHEN: Wednesday, March 7, 2012, from 12 – 1 p.m.
WHERE: San Pablo Park, 2800 Park Street, Berkeley

Project funding is provided by a grant from the Measure WW bond measure, approved by Alameda and Contra Costa County voters in November, 2008, and a grant from the Community Development Block Grant program.

The basketball courts were dedicated to Mr. William “Bill” Rose in 1990. A new sign will be installed to commemorate the dedication.