San Leandro Approves Limited Pot Dispensary Ordinance

SAN LEANDRO CITY COUNCIL | The fate of medical cannabis in San Leandro will not rest at the ballot box after all, but patients looking to medicate their ailments will, instead, be limited in their choice of dispensaries after the City Council voted, 6-1, to allow the permitting for just a single dispensary. If all … Continue reading San Leandro Approves Limited Pot Dispensary Ordinance

San Leandro Again Takes A Pass On Pot Dispensaries; Pushes Issue To July

SAN LEANDRO CITY COUNCIL | After two failed motions, the council approved, 6-1, to push a one-year ban on medical marijuana dispensaries and grow-sites within its city limits to their last meeting in July. The council again kicked the can down the road, except, this proverbial container is one where you might hide your weed. Over the past … Continue reading San Leandro Again Takes A Pass On Pot Dispensaries; Pushes Issue To July

San Leandro Councilmembers Laying Down Roadblocks?

UNITY BETWEEN SOUZA, STAROSIAK; PROLA MAKING NICE WITH MAYOR, WILL IT LAST?By Steven TavaresThey may not be Batman and Robin, but a new dynamic duo may have much to say about how the San Leandro City Council proceeds with new Mayor Stephen Cassidy at the helm.In recent weeks, it has been difficult not to notice … Continue reading San Leandro Councilmembers Laying Down Roadblocks?

Council Approves Split-Funding of Crossing Guards with School District

SOME MEMBERS INITIALLY BALK AT $35,000 CONTRIBUTION; APPROVES IT, 6-0By Steven TavaresWhen stuck between a rock and hard place, the San Leandro City Council unanimously approved sharing the cost of school crossing guards for a second consecutive year. Similar to last year, the council belatedly approved funding roughly half the cost of guards after leaving … Continue reading Council Approves Split-Funding of Crossing Guards with School District

Interim Superintendent Signed for Next School Year

School Board nearly gives Cathey the job; trustees opt for better transparency to the public By Steven TavaresSan Leandro Interim Superintendent Cindy Cathey received a new contract through June 2011. The San Leandro School Board unanimously approved Cathey's contract, but did not remove the interim tag. After a bit of uncertainty late Wednesday night, the … Continue reading Interim Superintendent Signed for Next School Year

OMG! Reed Named Vice Mayor

Reed Becomes Vice Mayor After Prola Snubbed | Old School Ron's Broken Promise | Student's Cross To Bear? | Bring America's Cup to the Marina When San Leandro Mayor Tony Santos looked down to see the outcome of the vote nominating Councilman Jim Prola to be the next vice mayor, he let out a surprised, "ohhhh" … Continue reading OMG! Reed Named Vice Mayor