The Eden Township Substation is the Alameda County Sheriff's Office's local office, serving more than 150,000…More locals in the unincorporated areas of Castro Valley, San Lorenzo, Ashland, Cherryland, Sunol and Livermore Valley.
The Substation is home to the Community Oriented Policing and Problem Solving Unit (COPPS) program.
It also houses Special Investigations Units including Crimes Against Persons, Property Crimes, Auto Theft, Sexual Assault, and Juvenile Investigations.
Supervisor Nate Miley's Eden Area District Office 20999 Redwood Rd, Castro Valley, CA94546 Supervisor Nate Miley's Castro Valley office is located in a white colonial-style building on Redwood Court, next door…More to Java Bob's and across the street from Taco Bell. The Castro Valley BART Station is also a short five-minute walk away. Miley's Oakland office is located at 1221 Oak St., where he co-runs Board of Supervisors meetings. Meetings are normally held on Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m. (Double-check the agenda.) From the County website, Miley "brings with him a commitment and platform to improve transportation, healthcare, public safety, and social services to his diverse constituents of Oakland, Dublin, and the unincorporated communities of Fairview, Ashland, Castro Valley and Cherryland."
The San Lorenzo Unified School District was founded in 1859. Approximately 12,000 students from San Lorenzo and…More neighboring areas of unincorporated Alameda County attend its nine elementary schools (Bay, Colonial Acres, Corvallis, Dayton, Del Rey, Grant, Hesperian, Hillside and Lorenzo Manor) three middle schools (Edendale, Bohannonand Washington Manor) and four high schoools (San Lorenzo, Arroyo, East Bay Arts and Royal Sunset). The district also operates the San Lorenzo Adult School for returning students 18 and older.
For the 2010-11 school year, the district will offer preschool at seven of its nine elementary school sites. (For more information on the preschool program, click here.)
The student body is 49 percent Latino, 14 percent African American, 13 percent white, 11 percent Asian and 7 percent Filipino. Approximately 31 percent are considered English language learners and 46 percent receive free or reduced meals. (A newly-renovated Central Kitchen, home of Child Nutrition Services, debuted in July 2010.)
The average teacher-to-pupil ratio is 21:1, the average teacher salary is $66,945, slightly more than the state average. The district spends $5,832 per pupil — just slightly more than the statewide average for unified school districts, and just under the average for all districts in California.
San Lorenzo Unified School District's mission is to "work together with parents and the community to develop critical and creative thinkers who are knowledgeable, responsible, caring participants who contribute to a changing world."
The district is run by a five-member School Board. Dr. Dennis Byas is superintendent.