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Piedmont: Booker named new superintendent
Randall Booker, Piedmont Unified's assistant superintendent of educational services, will take up his post as superintendent on July 1.
OAKLAND -- Two longtime Alameda County public defenders were appointed to judgeships by the governor Friday.Gov. Jerry Brown appointed Andrew Steckler and James Cramer to the Alameda County Superior Court bench to fill vacancies created by the retirements of judges Joan Cartwright and Hugh Walker.
New Recreation Director Sara Lillevand has taken steps to try to resolve a long-standing problem in which parents were driving down to the plaza in front of the Piedmont Community Hall to drop their children off at preschool in the morning and returning to pick them up at midday.
A check was presented to the Piedmont Park Commission in early March to build a retention swale in the park and plant some redwoods to replace a few trees that had to be removed.
Parents must go in person to the school their child will attend. To make an appointment for Piedmont High, call Melanie Reed, 510-594-2646; Piedmont Middle, Evangeline Walsh, 510-594-2669; Beach Elementary, Megan Nakahara, 510-594-2666; Havens Elementary, Cheryl Vaughan, 510-594-2680; and Wildwood Elementary, Christine Peterson, 510-594-2780.
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