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Archive for May, 2011

Piedmont Bird Callers on Letterman

Posted by Len Gilbert on May 24, 2011

The Piedmont Bird Callers will be making an appearance on the Late Show with David Letterman. Tune in to CBS 5 at 11:35PM on Wednesday, May 25th to catch their performance.

Since 1963 students from Piedmont High have carried on the tradition of competing for the title of best bird caller.  In addition to bragging rights, the top three finishers in the competition will be heading to New York where they have once again been invited to appear on The Late Show with David Letterman.

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RCPC May Town Hall Meeting – Safeway Center

Posted by Len Gilbert on May 19, 2011

Rockridge Community Planning Council May Town Hall Meeting

Thursday, May 19  |  7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

 Rockridge Branch Library, 5366 College Avenue at Manila

Community Room, Upstairs

The topic of interest for Piedmonters is the update and discussion of the Rockridge Shopping Center and College Avenue Safeway Projects. This area is being redeveloped and affects traffic and shopping.   

Oakland Planner Darin Ranelletti will explain how Oakland will process Safeway’s Rockridge Shopping Center redevelopment proposal. Help shape RCPC’s response.  

The College Avenue Safeway plans and the CVS store closure will also be discussed.

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Learn More about the Proposed Beach Garden

Posted by Len Gilbert on May 18, 2011

First Havens, now Wildwood, Beach is the next Piedmont elementary school to be retrofit. Learn more about a proposal for the garden area that would integrate it into the campus.

Click the apple to view the presentation

Please review the proposed plan for the Beach Garden and add your comments at:

http://beachschoolgarden.com then click on the apple.

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The 46th Annual Piedmont Bird Calling Contest

Posted by Len Gilbert on May 2, 2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 1, 2011

Contact: Ken Brown
Cell: 925-997-0494
kbrown@piedmont.k12.ca.us

The 46th Annual Piedmont Bird Calling Contest

Piedmont, CA – Piedmont High students are making preparations for the 46th Annual Piedmont Bird Calling Contest.

This year’s contest will take place on Friday, May 13th, at 4PM in the Alan J. Harvey Theater, located on the Piedmont High School campus, 800 Magnolia Avenue, Piedmont, California. Tickets are $15 general seating and $10 student seating. Purchase tickets on-line at www.piedmont.k12.ca.us/phs/. Tickets will also be available for purchase at the box office on the day of the event.

Since 1963 students from Piedmont High have carried on the tradition of competing for the title of best bird caller. In addition to bragging rights, the top three finishers in the competition will be heading to New York where they have once again been invited to appear on The Late Show with David Letterman.

For more information about the 46th Annual Piedmont Bird Calling Contest contact Piedmont High School at 510.594.2630 or visit http://www.piedmont.k12.ca.us/phs/.

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