Pleasanton schools are closed today in honor of Lincoln's birthday and then again next Monday, Feb. 17, for Presidents' Day.
Most states that formerly observed Lincoln's birthday now observe both Lincoln's and George Washington's birthdays on Presidents' Day.
However, Lincoln's Birthday continues to remain a legal holiday in some states including California, Arizona, California, Connecticut, Illinois, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, and Indiana, but is observed to a limited extent on the anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's birth on February 12, 1809.
All courts in California will be closed Wednesday in honor of Lincoln's actual birthday.
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