News Digest: Remembering Ilene Misheloff, Clipper Get started for Wheels & Rotary Clubs’ speech contest | News

32 decades in the past

This Saturday will mark the 32nd anniversary of the working day Dublin teen Ilene Misheloff went lacking while strolling dwelling from Wells Center College.

However her disappearance has remained unsolved due to the fact that fateful afternoon on Jan. 30, 1989, Dublin police just lately probed any possible relationship involving Misheloff’s scenario and the 1988 cold-scenario kidnapping and murder of 9-calendar year-old Hayward female Michaela Garecht, which investigators imagine was solved last month with charges becoming introduced towards earlier convicted murderer David Emery Misch.

“At this time, we do not have any proof linking David Misch to the disappearance of Ilene Misheloff, but Dublin Police will be functioning with Hayward PD, Fremont PD and the FBI to establish what evidence was gathered and if any of that evidence can assist in the Misheloff investigation,” Dublin law enforcement Capt. Nate Schmidt explained to the Weekly.

The annual Ilene Misheloff candlelight vigil and wander has been canceled for this calendar year thanks to the pandemic, but Ilene’s father Mike Misheloff and Dublin Law enforcement Chief Garrett Holmes are releasing a temporary recorded statement for the anniversary this weekend, Schmidt explained.

Clipper Start off

A new pilot method supplying decreased fares to small money travellers on the Wheels bus technique started out this week.

Identified as Clipper Start out, the system is administered by the Bay Spot Metropolitan Transportation Fee (MTC) and will continue on “via the close of the calendar year at a bare minimum,” the company explained in a statement.

The card is not a transit go but as a substitute features bargains for single rides on 22 participating Bay Space transit devices, including the Livermore Amador Valley Transit Authority.

Candidates can give either a duplicate of an EBT or Medi-Cal card, a county rewards eligibility letter, their Muni Lifeline card range, or a duplicate of their previous federal tax return to verify their eligibility. A personalised Clipper card that must be loaded with dollars prior to making use of will be issued once the software is accredited.

The Clipper Get started discount on Wheels buses is 20% off of the standard $2 one-way fare, and is routinely used when the card is used.

Playing cards are only out there as a result of the Clipper internet site and are not obtainable at the Livermore Transit Middle, Wheels administrative office or any Tri-Valley retail areas in which Clipper Playing cards are offered.

Cash flow suggestions for the application selection from $25,520 for a residence of just a person, all the way up to $88,240 for a domestic of eight men and women (moreover $8,960 for every additional house member in excess of 8).

To find out much more about the program and to apply, visit

Shoppers will be guided through the software approach, obtain details about what files to add, and can save their progress to end the application afterwards if required.

Youth Speech Contest

3 community Rotary Clubs — Dublin, Pleasanton North and Tri-Valley — are inviting nearby large-schoolers to set their oration expertise to the exam at a re-envisioned, COVID-safe, digital club-level variation of the Richard D. King Yearly Youth Speech Contest.

“The opposition, which acknowledges the price of community talking competencies for rising youth leaders, will present ninth- to 12th-quality pupils an possibility to produce an original five-moment speech, based mostly on the theme of ‘Rotary Opens Possibilities,'” Rotary officials reported.

“The youth speech contest is organized to raise particular understanding and recognition of the relevance of powerful community speaking to enhance community know-how of what Rotary is and does all over the planet and to provide its contestants an possibility to earn money prizes,” they extra.

Competing for dollars prizes, contestants will report movies of their lectures for judging, with the presentations and success owing the 7 days of Feb. 21. Entries are owing by Feb. 7. Go to