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  • CSU threatens unprecedented 5-day strike in April
    published on Mon, 08 Feb 2016 19:17:09 GMT
    Students wait outside a classroom at Meiklejohn hall on the campus of Cal State East Bay in Hayward, Calif., on Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015. The California State University faculty union will bring teaching to a halt at all 23 campuses in April -- an unprecedented move for the 470,000-student university system -- unless an agreement over salaries is reached before then, it announced Monday morning....
  • East Bay's Park It: Treat your valentine to nature's beauty
    published on Sun, 07 Feb 2016 09:43:07 GMT
    Valentine's Day weekend will soon be here, and it will not pass unnoticed in the East Bay regional parks, where staff naturalists have scheduled lots of valentine-themed hikes. Here's a roundup: At Big Break Regional Shoreline in Oakley, Feb. 14 is "Love Your Parks Day."...
  • Calendar
    published on Sat, 06 Feb 2016 08:22:07 GMT
    Ash Wednesday Day of Renewal : 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. San Damiano Retreat Center, 710 Highland Drive, Danville. Led by Rev....
  • East Bay Profile: Tina Humphrey helps single moms become independent after homelessness
    published on Sat, 06 Feb 2016 05:14:28 GMT
    There's a former convent in Oakland's Rockridge neighborhood that's an oasis for homeless single moms and children, and it's run by a woman who knows first hand the challenges inherent to single parenting. For nearly five years, Hayward resident Tina Humphrey has been the executive director of the Oakland Elizabeth House, a residential self-sufficiency program for women with young children who have been dealt hardships such as chronic poverty, domestic violence and addiction....
  • Treatment of Muslim-Americans is compared to WWII Japanese internment
    published on Fri, 05 Feb 2016 15:49:53 GMT
    Rosie Maruki Kakuuchi poses for a photo at her home in Las Vegas on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016. Kakuuchi, now 90, remembers riding the train as a 16-year-old girl with her family from Los Angeles to Manzanar....
  • Reward in Unsolved San Leandro Murder Doubled to $50K
    published on Fri, 05 Feb 2016 05:42:23 GMT
    The San Leandro City Council has voted unanimously to increase the reward to $50,000 for information about the unsolved homicide of Joel Ramirez, who was fatally shot in 2014 just three days after his 21st birthday. Police said Ramirez was fatally shot in his driveway in the 400 block of Kenilworth Avenue on the morning of Dec. 14, 2014, after returning home from his girlfriend's house....
  • $50,000 Reward Offered in Unsolved 2014 Murder
    published on Thu, 04 Feb 2016 22:34:21 GMT
    SAN LEANDRO, CA: The San Leandro City Council has voted unanimously to increase the reward to $50,000 for information about the unsolved homicide of Joel Ramirez, who was fatally shot in 2014 just three days after his 21st birthday. Police said Ramirez was fatally shot in his driveway in the 400 block of Kenilworth Avenue on the morning of Dec. 14, 2014, after returning home from his girlfriend's house....
  • High school basketball: De La Salle boys, Miramonte girls No. 1
    published on Mon, 01 Feb 2016 22:03:22 GMT
    Logan Johnson, 21, of St. Francis dribbles around a Serra defender in his team's 52-44 victory on Friday. With the victory, the Lancers moved up to No....
  • Drummond: Fremont woman battles Islamophobia
    published on Mon, 01 Feb 2016 13:41:58 GMT
    Fremont Unified School District candidate Moina Shaiq is photographed on Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014 in Hayward, Calif....
  • Two sentenced in Hayward murder of marijuana grow burglar
    published on Fri, 29 Jan 2016 23:40:17 GMT
    Two men convicted of murder in the fatal beating of an East Palo Alto man in 2010, after holding him captive in Hayward, were sentenced Friday to at least 30 years to life in prison each. Mohammed Khan, 53, and Manuel Trujillo, 68, were convicted of the first-degree murder of Francisco Lopez, 27, and the attempted voluntary manslaughter of his brother Fernando Lopez....
  • San Lorenzo Man Convicted of Attempted Murder a Second Time for 2009 Shooting
    published on Fri, 29 Jan 2016 02:06:41 GMT
    A San Lorenzo man was convicted today of attempted murder for shooting a man at a drunken party in San Leandro six years ago after the victim argued with the shooter's girlfriend. The verdict after three days of deliberation marks the second time Jeremy Millbrook, who's now 25 but was only 18 at the time, has been convicted of attempted murder for shooting Sione Manoa, who was 20 at the time, when he shot him at the party on Dec. 19, 2009....
  • Congratulations to Castro Valley Resident Recognized for Achievement...
    published on Sun, 10 Jan 2016 18:36:22 GMT
    At the annual California Music Educators Association Bay Section Conference held January 8 and 9, Fremont Unified School District teacher Mr. Gregory Conway, a Castro Valley resident, was selected to receive the Gilbert T. Freitas Award for Excellence in Instrumental Music. The Award was started to honor the memory of Mr. Gilbert Freitas who passed away in 1985 at the young age of 56. Mr. Freitas was one of the early owners of Best Music Company and Best Instrument Repair Company, both located i...
  • Hayward park district general manager retires
    published on Wed, 27 Jan 2016 21:58:29 GMT
    John Gouveia was only 14 when he went to work for the local park and recreation district, and after more than 40 years there, he's ready to retire. Gouveia, Hayward Area Recreation and Park District general manager since 2012, will retire Friday....
  • Real-World Writing Examples: A Blogger Reveals His Secrets
    published on Wed, 27 Jan 2016 14:00:00 GMT
    Years ago, I taught high school. I left in spite of the kids, not because of them....
  • Patrick Landeza brings Hawaiian Music Festival to San Francisco
    published on Tue, 26 Jan 2016 19:56:09 GMT
    Walking the halls of Moreau Catholic High School in Hayward with Patrick Landeza on a recent Tuesday morning, one quickly realizes what a perfect ambassador the slack-key guitar troubadour is for Hawaiian music and the Islands' culture in general. Though he's only been on staff since August, the Filipino-Hawaiian-Irish-American Berkeley native is greeted by students and colleagues alike as if he were was a veteran presence on campus....
  • Jurors Deciding Fate of Gunman in San Leandro Shooting
    published on Tue, 26 Jan 2016 08:10:02 GMT
    A prosecutor told jurors today that he believes there's sufficient evidence for a San Lorenzo man to be convicted of attempted murder for shooting a man at a party in San Leandro six years ago after the victim argued with the shooter's girlfriend. In his closing argument in the trial of Jeremy Millbrook, prosecutor Butch Ford said he thinks Jeremy Millbrook, who's now 25 but was only 18 at the time, intended to kill Sione Manoa, who was 20 at the time, when he shot him at the party on Dec. 19, 2...
  • East Bay Crime Blotter: Package Thief; Protest Blocked Off-Ramp; Skimming Suspect Photos
    published on Sat, 23 Jan 2016 01:34:47 GMT
    Do you recognize these men? Police say they've withdrawn money from card skimming victims in 3 Bay Area counties. After the shooting, nearby Brier Elementary School and Glankler Early Learning Center were locked down for about 40 minutes as a precaution....
  • Friend of Oscar Grant's killed in Hayward
    published on Sat, 23 Jan 2016 03:43:49 GMT
    You know the name of one friend: Oscar Grant. But if you knew Grant before he was shot and killed by a BART police officer in 2009, then you'd know that where Grant was, Johntue Caldwell and Kris Rafferty would not be far away....
  • East Bay Crime Blotter: Package Thief; Protest Blocked Off-Ramp; Skimming Suspect Photo
    published on Fri, 22 Jan 2016 22:52:59 GMT
    Do you recognize these men? Police say they've withdrawn money from card skimming victims in 3 Bay Area counties. After the shooting, nearby Brier Elementary School and Glankler Early Learning Center were locked down for about 40 minutes as a precaution....
  • Raiders talk lease extension in Oakland
    published on Fri, 22 Jan 2016 21:10:33 GMT
    The authority that runs O.co Coliseum will meet behind closed doors Monday to discuss how it will approach a lease extension for the Oakland Raiders, providing further indication that the team is staying put for at least one more season. "The Raiders and ourselves have agreed to sit down and have discussions about a lease extension," Scott McKibben, executive director of the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum Authority, said Thursday....