What's the Going Rate for Birthday Presents for Your Kids' Friends? Birthday season seems endless, and with so many gifts to give, another line item in your budget might be in order. So what’s the right amount to spend on your kids’ friends’ gifts?Story here.
BART Cooling-Off Period Approved by Judge – Trains Will Run. A potential BART strike was averted until at least October this morning, Sunday, when a San Francisco judge said he will approve a 60-day cooling-off period in the contract talks. Story here.
Police Log: BART Scare, Threats and Thieves. Reports of man with gun at Bay Fair station, and other notable incidents Aug. 4 to 10. More here.
Things to Do: Casa Peralta Tour; Senior Moments; Bal Theatre Book-Release Party. Events around town in San Leandro this week: Aug. 12 to 18. Details here.
Paris Powell Murder Still Unsolved, But Not Forgotten. Blog is here.
SL Schools look to Raise Taxes Higher Than Voters OK’d. The San Leandro school board will vote tonight whether to approve a new board policy – one, which outlines a plan to tax residents a flat $39 per "parcel of taxable real property" every year under Measure L. Story here.