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  • Hayward bazaar benefits scholarship fund
    published on Fri, 24 Oct 2014 22:25:26 GMT
    The annual bazaar that has raised more than $60,000 for student scholarships for area high school students since 2002 will open again on Nov. 1 Home baked goodies, collectible items, jewelry, handcrafted boutique items, Christmas treasures and more will be available at the Hill and Valley Club's Scholarship Bazaar, which will be open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at its clubhouse, 1808 B St. The club also offers a $5 box lunch for shoppers who call ahead to reserve one. Contact Joann Silveira at 510- 78...
  • Yost's East Bay ties
    published on Thu, 23 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    Kansa City Royals manger Ned Yost walks on the field during practice at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., on Monday, Oct. 20, 2014. Ned Yost confesses he wouldn't be managing in the World Series -- never would have made it to the major leagues, in fact -- if not for a Bay Area junior college baseball coach who once scouted for the Kansas City Royals and whose son played for the Giants and Royals....
  • Homeroom: Volunteers in Hayward to spruce up parent resource center for Make a Difference Day
    published on Fri, 24 Oct 2014 18:21:16 GMT
    The group will clean up the campus, tend the gardens and work on a mural. Child care and food will be provided....
  • World Series: Yost's journey to Kansas City took root in East Bay
    published on Fri, 24 Oct 2014 06:30:06 GMT
    Kansa City Royals manger Ned Yost walks on the field during practice at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., on Monday, Oct. 20, 2014. Ned Yost confesses he wouldn't be managing in the World Series -- never would have made it to the major leagues, in fact -- if not for a Bay Area junior college baseball coach who once scouted for the Kansas City Royals and whose son played for the Giants and Royals....
  • Yost's journey to Kansas City took root in East Bay
    published on Thu, 23 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    Ned Yost confesses he wouldn't be managing in the World Series -- never would have made it to the major leagues, in fact -- if not for a Bay Area junior college baseball coach who once scouted for the Kansas City Royals and whose son played for the Giants and Royals. Gene Wellman, a longtime baseball coach at Chabot College in Hayward, was Yost's indirect inspiration to push himself harder than he ever thought he could....
  • Brentwood Library to hold Korean War movie screening in Antioch
    published on Tue, 21 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    The Battle of Chosin, a 17-day fighting retreat in which vastly outnumbered American marines and infantry were able to inflict 10-1 casualties against an attacking army of Chinese soldiers, is known as one of the most brutal and harrowing of the Korean War. But, much like the so-called "forgotten," Korean War, Chosin has not received much attention from non-historians, compared with similar battles in say, Vietnam or World War II....
  • Kansas City Royals' East Bay connections
    published on Fri, 24 Oct 2014 01:13:34 GMT
    Kansa City Royals manger Ned Yost walks on the field during practice at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., on Monday, Oct. 20, 2014. NED YOST, manager: Graduated from Dublin High in the East Bay, where he struggled to make the varsity team as a senior....
  • Armanino Foods of Distinction Inc. Reports Its Highest Quarterly...
    published on Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:55:00 GMT
    Armanino Foods of Distinction Inc. ' s stock volume soared Oct. 20, with 49,575 shares changing hands, nearly double its 30-day average volume of 29,983 shares. The uptick is being fueled in part by the Hayward, Calif.-based international food company's upbeat announcement that it has achieved the highest quarterly sales and earnings in its history....
  • Tennyson, Castro Valley put up nearly a mile of offensevisit|article-5835835|river-40393-1col-hp-3|1
    published on Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:39:11 GMT
    It was approaching 11 p.m. and Tennyson-Hayward football coach Terry Smith - exhausted, drenched and euphoric - handed out praise and game balls to one offensive player after another in the end zone. "Don't forget about the defense," chimed in Tennyson defensive coordinator Anthony Jackson ....
  • High school roundup: Salesian hands St. Mary's its first loss
    published on Sun, 19 Oct 2014 06:21:37 GMT
    With sophomores scoring all four of its touchdowns, the Salesian High football team beat visiting St. Mary's 30-23 on Saturday afternoon to take over sole possession of first place in the Tri-County Athletic League Rock Division. The loss was the first of the season for St. Mary's , which fell behind for good in the third quarter when Salesian's Dewayne Dixon returned a kickoff 90 yards for a touchdown....
  • Memories of the Loma Prieta Earthquake 25 years later
    published on Fri, 17 Oct 2014 23:13:25 GMT
    Memories of the Loma Prieta Earthquake 25 years later I was 9 years old then. Check out this story on thecalifornian.com: http://bit.ly/1wbs4Qn In this Oct. 19, 1989 file photo, workers check the damage to Interstate 880 in Oakland, Calif., after it collapsed during the Loma Prieta earthquake two days earlier....
  • benefits & social events
    published on Wed, 15 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    Bay Area Jewish Singles Hiking Club. Six-mile hike in Garin/Dry Creek Regional Park, 1320 Garin Ave., Hayward....
  • ELECTION 2014: Two vying for Alameda County schools supe...
    published on Thu, 16 Oct 2014 15:17:53 GMT
    Two experienced administrators are vying to take over an office that makes few headlines but provides critical services to the Alameda County public education system and local schools. Helen K. Foster and Karen Monroe are running for Alameda County superintendent of schools, a post being vacated by longtime superintendent Shelia Jordan....
  • Jordan Sr., Albert
    published on Thu, 16 Oct 2014 03:00:00 GMT
    Albert Jordan, Sr. Albert was born in Tulare County, California on May 26, 1928. He entered peacefully into rest on October 10, 2014 at his home in Hayward surrounded by his loving family....
  • Alameda: Island plays host to annual Zombie Crawl
    published on Thu, 16 Oct 2014 00:19:18 GMT
    What began as a zombie-themed birthday party for a few dozen friends has turned into a popular late October tradition for hundreds of Alamedans. And Islanders will see plenty of zombies around town this Saturday night, when the sixth annual Alameda Zombie Crawl takes place....
  • Kensington: Police search ends in arrest of two theft suspects
    published on Wed, 15 Oct 2014 21:02:54 GMT
    A man and woman spotted driving an allegedly stolen car were arrested after a search in Kensington last week, police said. Justin Pereira, 31, of Hayward, and Karis Garcia, 23, of Oakland, were caught in separate locations Oct. 7 and expected to be charged with several felonies, police Chief Gregory Harman said....
  • UC Davis names new chief financial officer
    published on Wed, 15 Oct 2014 01:02:40 GMT
    Dave Lawlor has been named as vice chancellor of Finance and Resource Management, and chief financial officer for UC Davis, Chancellor Linda Katehi announced Tuesday. Lawlor has held a senior finance post at George Washington University in the nation's capital for the last seven years and before that worked in industry in California, Illinois and Maryland....
  • UC Davis chooses CFO
    published on Wed, 15 Oct 2014 00:53:07 GMT
    Dave Lawlor has been chosen as the new chief financial officer of the University of California Davis , effective Nov. 3. Lawlor, who also will serve as vice chancellor of finance and resource management, previously held a senior finance position at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. "I feel very fortunate to move from one world-class institution to another," Lawlor said in a news release. "Though different in many respects, both GW and UC Davis have much in common....
  • Lead Jr. Training Camp in Hayward
    published on Tue, 14 Oct 2014 22:59:14 GMT
    III, along with Raiderettes Chanel and Erica, took nearly 200 4th-6th graders through football drills and encouraged the students to be active and have fun. The Raiders chose Fairview Elementary in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, where 42 percent of the students are Hispanic....
  • Host Camp at Fairview Elementary
    published on Tue, 14 Oct 2014 22:45:29 GMT
    TE Mychal Rivera, S Brandian Ross and RB George Atkinson III had fun playing 60 with students at Fairview Elementary School in Hayward during a Junior Training Camp....