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Voters will be asked in November to approve a half-cent city sales tax that would last for 30 years. Measure HH would increase the total sales tax for San Leandro shoppers to 9.5 percent.
When people hear that California Waste Solutions will build a waste transfer station in West Oakland, what comes to mind is Waste Management's Davis Street transfer station in San Leandro, commonly known as the "Oakland dump." thing is farther from the truth, according to city leaders and officials at CWS, who are asking Oakland residents to take the time to separate fact from misinformation.
The founder and former chief executive of a charter school in Fremont has been awarded $545,000 in damages by jurors who found that she had been fired in retaliation for complaining that she had been discriminated against. An Alameda County Superior Court jury ruled that board members at Families of Alameda for Multi-Cultural/Multi-Lingual Education Charter School, or FAME, created a hostile work environment for Maram Alaiwat, retaliated against her and breached the covenant of good faith and fair dealing by preventing her from doing her job.
Around 30 feet of the center divide of Interstate 880 in San Leandro was destroyed in a fiery crash, involving several vehicles Monday. All lanes of Interstate 880 are shut down Monday in San Leandro after a fiery big-rig crash injured more than 10 people, California Highway Patrol officials said.
A former Pleasanton McDonald's manager was sentenced to seven years in prison Thursday for robbing another McDonald's in San Mateo last year, District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe said. Felix Jeronimo Gonzalez-Becerra, 43, is also suspected of robbing his own McDonald's and is expected to face separate charges in that case, according to prosecutors.
Police are looking for a man in a black sedan who exposed himself to a middle school student Wednesday morning on Bancroft Avenue. At 7:50 a.m., the girl was walking to Bancroft Middle School when a man in a sedan parked in the 1400 block of Bancroft Avenue called to her to come to the car.
A person struck by a BART train at the Bay Fair BART station in San Leandro Tuesday night has been transported to a hospital, a BART spokesman said. A report of a person under a train came in around 8:05 p.m. at the station at 15242 Hesperian Blvd., BART spokesman Jim Allison said.
Two men wanted on car theft charges were arrested Wednesday after police found them looking inside vehicles near the John Muir Middle School in San Leandro. Two officers were passing the 1400 block of Williams Street when they spotted two men who were looking into parked cars and "acting suspiciously."
The neighborhood on the western edge of the city had sought permission to install three gates and fences to limit access to the area, which is next to an entry to the San Francisco Bay Trail.
The right lanes of westbound Interstate Highway 580 in San Leandro have reopened following an injury accident this evening, according to the California Highway Patrol.
BART is reporting delays of up to 20 minutes Monday afternoon due to equipment problems on the tracks near the Bay Fair station.
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