San Lorenzo Express

Social Organizations

American Legion -- The San Lorenzo Post 0675 was chartered in 1949. Contact Peter DiGregorio, 351-6148, or write to 674 West Sunset Blvd., Hayward 94541. See the website of American Legion Department of California.

Hayward Area Genealogical Society -- Meets monthly from January through October on the fourth Tuesday, 6:30 - 8 p.m. in the San Lorenzo Library, 395 Paseo Grande (you don't have to be a member to attend). The society publishes a monthly newsletter, The Informer, from January through November. See website or contact H.A.G.S. at PO Box 754, Hayward 94543; Carl Webb 351-3335 (

Lions Club -- The San Lorenzo chapter, founded in 1945, meets every Wednesday morning at 6:45 a.m. at Baker's Square on Hesperian. The chapter supports centers for the blind in Oakland and Pittsburgh, raises funds for scholarships to local youth, and supports a group home for youth in San Leandro. Contact P.O. Box 395, San Lorenzo 94580; president Nelson Mosher (, 278-8854). See Lions International.

Little League Baseball16301 E. 14th St

Ashland Little League includes about 300 kids. The ball park is at 16301 E. 14th St., Ashland. Early sign-ups in November at the snack bar at the field (the snack bar has a telephone, 276-9516). Regular sign-ups are from December through March. The season opens in late March. Contact the league by e-mail at, or U.S. Mail at P.O. Box 3050, San Leandro 94578.

San Lorenzo Little League hosts two leagues: the American and National, each with 28 teams. Over 700 kids participate. Registration takes place in January and the playing season opens in March. The ball park is on Grant Avenue across from Arroyo High School (the snack bar has a telephone, 278-5434). For more information write P.O. Box 21, San Lorenzo 94580, or e-mail Fred Viviani (

Moose Lodge -- Lodge 1786, 17374 via San Ardo, San Lorenzo 94580 (828-1869). See Moose Fraternal Organization.

Rotary Club -- The San Lorenzo Rotary Club was chartered in 1955. It meets every Thursday at 12:15 p.m. at a local restaurant. Contact secretary Judy Huie (tel. 786-1858). See Rotary International.

San Lorenzo Girls Softball League -- Girls from 4 1/2 to 18 years old of any ability are invited to play. Games are on three fields at San Lorenzo Community Park. See League website for information on season, sign up, supporting activities, board of directors, etc.


Boy Scouts

San Francisco Bay Area Council, 1001 Davis St., San Leandro; 577-9000.
Tres Ranchos District (includes unincorporated Eden Township)

Cub Scout Pack 603 (sponsored by San Lorenzo Community Church)
Cub Scout Pack 616 (sponsored by Kiwanis Club Of Chabot-East Oakland; meets at Lorenzo Manor School)
Cub Scout Pack 635 (sponsored by Church of Latter Day Saints San Lorenzo 2nd Ward)
Cub Scout Pack 702 (sponsored by Calvary Lutheran Church; meets at the church school)

Boy Scout Troop 603 (sponsored by Calvary Lutheran Ministries; meets at Calvary Lutheran Church school)
Boy Scout Troop 612 (sponsored by San Lorenzo Community Church)
Boy Scout Troop 635 (sponsored by Church of Latter Day Saints San Lorenzo)

Sea Scout Ship Makai meets weekly at the San Lorenzo Community Church and conducts at least one cruise each month. The Makai's present boat is a 65 foot former U.S. Navy Torpedo Retriever.

Girl Scouts -- Girl Scouts of S.F. Bay Area, 7700 Edgewater Drive, Oakland, Suite 340; 562-8470, fax 633-9925.

Senior Sociables -- Individuals over age 50 get together every Thursday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., for a variety of social activities, including card games, pool, bingo. The group also hosts dancing every Wednesday from 10 a.m. to noon. All activities take place at the San Lorenzo Community Hall, 377 Paseo Grande. Day trips are also planned. For more information call Patty Castro, 278-9983, or write c/o San Lorenzo Village Homes Assn., 377 Paseo Grande, San Lorenzo 94580.

Southern Alameda County Youth Soccer League -- This league is for boys and girls and covers San Lorenzo and San Leandro. The number of teams expands to fit the number of kids who sign up. Player registration takes place in March and April. Visit the league website.

[Revised April 6, 2015]