From the wire:
An interesting and thorough story about Afghans in Fremont from Judith Miller (Yes, that Judith Miller) It’s good, but I’m sure you guys will spot the big error in the first sentence. Read it here.
From the cops:
DUI Checkpoint from 7:00 p.m. to midnight Saturday on northbound Fremont Boulevard in front
of Centerville Jr. High School.
Cops will still be patrolling city streets during the two weeks City Hall is shut down, but there will be some service reductions. Here’s the rundown:
The Police Department will respond to all 9-1-1 emergency and animal service calls over the two week period. The Police Department’s front lobby will be OPEN to the public from 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM, December 20-22 and December 27-29. The lobby will be CLOSED December 23-24 and December 30-31.
In addition, the following Police Administrative Services will be modified and/or not available beginning December 20, 2010:
- Red-light violation viewings and services – not available
- Alarm Permit services – not available
- Community Engagement, Crime Prevention and Volunteer Services – not available
- Film and Special Event Permits – not available
- Parking violation services – not available
- Requests for police reports and clearance letters will be subject to availability of staff. Staff cannot guarantee processing of these items during the two week furlough.
- Livescan services will be OPEN December 20, 22, 27 and 29.
- Animal Shelter will be OPEN Tuesday and Wednesday of both weeks from 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM.
- Pet Licensing will be OPEN December 21-22 and December 28-29, normal hours will resume January 4, 2011.