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San Leandro News

Nomination Period Now Open for Recreation & Parks Commission Representative

March 25, 2015 

The City of San Leandro presently has a vacancy on its Recreation and Parks Commission. This particular commissioner will be selected by, and will represent the interests of the San Leandro Unified School District on the City Commission. Applicants must be registered voters and residents of San Leandro who can demonstrate involvement in community service, schools, and Recreation and Parks activities and who have the ability to be strong liaisons between the District and the Commission. Applicants must also reside within the geographic boundaries of the San Leandro Unified School District. The successful candidate will be expected to attend the Commission's monthly meetings (plus potential ad hoc meetings) as well as monthly meetings to report to the School Board.


Citywide Garage Sale & Recycling Event

March 16, 2015 

Mark your calendars for San Leandro’s annual Neighborhood Cleanup Day on Saturday, May 16! Host a Garage Sale at your house in the morning. The City will advertise participating households in the San Leandro Times (registration by May 7, 2015 is required). Later, drop-off items to be recycled at a local facility. Visit the Solid Waste & Recycling homepage for additional information.


FREE Shredding, e-Waste & HHW Recycling Event – April 4th

March 5, 2015 

The City’s Recycling Program has partnered with the Alameda County Household Hazardous Waste Program to bring you a FREE one-stop recycling event on Saturday, April 4, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at the Public Works Service Center, 14200 Chapman Road. Residents are welcome to bring personal documents for shredding and may drop-off audio and video tapes, CDs, DVDs, household chemicals and batteries, as well as e-waste, medications, needles and sharps for recycling.

For a complete list of materials being accepted and packaging guidelines, please visit the Solid Waste & Recycling homepage or call (510) 577-6026.

$25k Reward Offered in Homicide of Joel Ramirez

February 19, 2015 

On February 17th the City Council approved a $25,000 reward for information regarding the December 2014 unsolved homicide of Joel Ramirez, a 21 year old San Leandro resident.

SLPD detectives have explored several motives surrounding this case and are presently searching for leads in order to identify the suspect responsible for Joel’s senseless murder.

The $25,000 reward is being offered in order to help will prompt someone to come forward with information that will lead to the arrest and criminal charging of the suspect responsible for the murder.


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Spring Activities Guide is Here!

January 21, 2015 

The San Leandro Recreation and Human Services Department has launched its 2015 Spring Activities Guide! Summer Sneak Peek, Chabot Day Camp, Summer Adventures, Special Events, Classes, Aquatics, Senior Trips... the list goes on and on! There is something for everybody from tots to seniors and individuals to families in the San Leandro Recreation and Human Services Spring Activities Guide! Don't miss out on an opportunity to learn something new, meet new friends, get in shape and get involved in our community!

For information on our current course offerings, please visit the San Leandro Recreation and Human Services Online Registration System or visit the Recreation and Human Services Department homepage.