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  • Former Hayward City Councilwoman Doris Rodriquez dies at age 86
    published on Fri, 19 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT
    Former City Councilwoman Doris Rodriquez, known for her wit and charm and advocating for her city's residents, died Sunday at the age of 86. Rodriquez was on the City Council from 1991 to 2004, returning in 2006 to fill a vacancy created with the death of Councilman Matt Jimenez and serving the last two years of his term. She remained active in politics and local affairs, speaking occasionally to the City Council and attending school board meetings until she became ill this summer....
  • VVC's chief business officer leaves Updated at
    published on Sat, 20 Dec 2014 07:18:33 GMT
    Victor Valley College's Chief Business Officer and Vice President of Administrative Services G.H. Javaheripour announced Friday that he has taken a job as the president/superintendent of Yuba College in Northern California. Javaheripour was VVC's most senior administrator and has worked there since December 2008....
  • Hayward Police Searching for Missing Autistic Teen
    published on Sat, 20 Dec 2014 01:01:19 GMT
    The Hayward Police Department is asking the public's assistance in locating a Missing Juvenile from Mt. Eden High School....
  • Former Hayward City Councilwoman Doris Rodriquez dies at age 86
    published on Fri, 19 Dec 2014 20:24:34 GMT
    Former City Councilwoman Doris Rodriquez, known for her wit and charm and advocating for her city's residents, died Sunday at the age of 86. Rodriquez was on the City Council from 1991 to 2004, returning in 2006 to fill a vacancy created with the death of Councilman Matt Jimenez and serving the last two years of his term. She remained active in politics and local affairs, speaking occasionally to the City Council and attending school board meetings until she became ill this summer....
  • Homeroom: Oakland teachers raising money for immigrant teens
    published on Thu, 18 Dec 2014 22:47:50 GMT
    The Oakland teachers union is raising money for about 200 unaccompanied minors who crossed the U.S. border this year and are staying in Oakland and attending high schools here. The students are living with families or volunteers and are spread among Oakland, Fremont and Oakland International high schools, Gorham said....
  • Ellen Corbett goes to work for Hayward school district
    published on Thu, 18 Dec 2014 15:53:48 GMT
    Weeks after being term-limited out of the Legislature, former state Senate Majority Leader Ellen Corbett has taken a lucrative new job with the Hayward Unified School District. Corbett, 59, who spent most of the past 24 years in local or state elected offices, will serve as the district's new executive director of institutional advancement, communications and government relations -- a newly created post that will pay her $167,822 annually....
  • American Birkebeiner to host two ski demos
    published on Wed, 17 Dec 2014 07:01:02 GMT
    The Birkie Tour Demo is January 18. Birkie Ski Demo is February 22, the day after the American Birkebeiner race. American Birkebeiner to host two ski demos The Birkie Tour Demo is January 18. Birkie Ski Demo is February 22, the day after the American Birkebeiner race....
  • More
    published on Wed, 17 Dec 2014 01:57:52 GMT
    Its the holiday season and you know what that means? Yes, time to see yet another performance of The Nutcracker, the classic two-act ballet with music by Tchaikovsky. It is estimated that American ballet companies generate about 40 percent of their annual ticket revenues from performances of The Nutcracker....
  • Pets and Wildlife Calendar: Dec. 13 and beyond
    published on Sat, 13 Dec 2014 01:48:05 GMT
    Home for the Holidays: Tri-Valley Animal Rescue is sponsoring all costs and adoption fees for animals to approved homes. The shelter is open from 11:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. excluding holidays and is located at 4595 Gleason Drive, Dublin....
  • After Ferguson, some police embrace body cameras
    published on Fri, 12 Dec 2014 19:55:46 GMT
    When Hayward, California, police sergeant Jose Najera heads off on patrol, he straps on his handcuffs, guns, radio -- and now a body cam. "We have a head piece, sunglasses....
  • Schools Around East Bay Cancel School for Thursday
    published on Thu, 11 Dec 2014 02:32:21 GMT
    Numerous Bay Area schools are closing Thursday because of a potentially dangerous wind and rainstorm moving into the area. All San Francisco Unified School District schools and school districts in Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin and Sonoma counties have canceled school for Thursday....
  • Getting to Know Latavius Murray
    published on Wed, 10 Dec 2014 22:52:32 GMT
    The 2014 Week 15 edition of The Silver and Black Show will air on KTVU FOX 2 Saturday, December 13 from 10:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Meet Raiders Legend Odis McKinney at The Raider Image at Fashion Fair on Saturday, December 13 from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. The 2014 edition of The Silver and Black Show will air weekly on KICU TV 36 Saturday from 5:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Meet Raiders Legend Odis McKinney at The Raider Image at Fashion Fair on Sunday, December 14 from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. From 6-8 p.m...
  • Mack Named to USA Football All-Fundamentals Team
    published on Wed, 10 Dec 2014 21:33:19 GMT
    The 2014 Week 15 edition of The Silver and Black Show will air on KTVU FOX 2 Saturday, December 13 from 10:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Meet Raiders Legend Odis McKinney at The Raider Image at Fashion Fair on Saturday, December 13 from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. The 2014 edition of The Silver and Black Show will air weekly on KICU TV 36 Saturday from 5:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Meet Raiders Legend Odis McKinney at The Raider Image at Fashion Fair on Sunday, December 14 from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. From 6-8 p.m...
  • Kelly Leads Students on Raiderette Cam
    published on Tue, 09 Dec 2014 23:34:05 GMT
    The 2014 Week 15 edition of The Silver and Black Show will air on KTVU FOX 2 Saturday, December 13 from 10:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Meet Raiders Legend Odis McKinney at The Raider Image at Fashion Fair on Saturday, December 13 from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. The 2014 edition of The Silver and Black Show will air weekly on KICU TV 36 Saturday from 5:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Meet Raiders Legend Odis McKinney at The Raider Image at Fashion Fair on Sunday, December 14 from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. From 6-8 p.m...
  • New Alameda County Superintendent of Schools to be Sworn In
    published on Tue, 09 Dec 2014 20:24:42 GMT
    Alameda County Superintendent Sheila Jordan congratulates L. Karen Monroe following her election to become the next leader for the Alameda County Office of Education . Monroe will assume her new role beginning January 5, following Jordan's retirement after 16 years as Alameda County Superintendent of Schools....
  • Hayward downtown holiday tree lighting Dec. 4
    published on Wed, 03 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT
    The night event along B Street will have children's rides, an ice-skating rink in front of City Hall and pictures with Santa Claus, leading up to the tree lighting inside City Hall. Festivities are 5 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday and will go on even if it is raining....
  • Southern Alameda County: Measure KK defeated; several tax, school bond measures win
    published on Wed, 05 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT
    The measure, which asked voters to loosen restrictions on protected open space in Union City, became the county's most divisive initiative, with each side accusing the other of misleading the public. Measure KK also was the area's most unpopular and was the only one that failed to pass....
  • Willits High School Cross Country at championships
    published on Fri, 05 Dec 2014 17:58:14 GMT
    Seven Willits High School runners competed in the 2014 North Coast Section Championships in Hayward two weeks ago. None of the Willits runners qualified to move on to the state championships....
  • Fremont crime summaries for the Dec. 5 edition
    published on Thu, 04 Dec 2014 17:56:36 GMT
    That day, a clerk reported seeing two people push four television sets, valued at about $2,000, out the fire exit and place them into a U-Haul van, police said. An arriving police sergeant saw the vehicle and followed it into the Kaiser Permanente parking lot where a woman exited....
  • Hayward downtown holiday tree lighting Dec. 4
    published on Thu, 04 Dec 2014 02:00:41 GMT
    The night event along B Street will have children's rides, an ice-skating rink in front of City Hall and pictures with Santa Claus, leading up to the tree lighting inside City Hall. Festivities are 5 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday and will go on even if it is raining....