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  • Family grieves for slain son, 14, in Oakland's Fruitvale
    published on Tue, 03 Mar 2015 00:51:04 GMT
    Marquita Brown stands near a memorial for her son Davon Ellis, 14, who was shot and killed in Oakland's Fruitvale neighborhood. Marquita Brown stands in front of a memorial for her son, Davon Ellis, 14, who was shot and killed in Oakland's Fruitvale neighborhood Davon Ellis loved sports....
  • Pets and Wildlife Calendar: Feb. 28 and beyond
    published on Sat, 28 Feb 2015 00:01:05 GMT
    Family Nature Fun: Drop by Crab Cove to explore and learn about the Bay and its wildlife. New topics each week....
  • Homeroom: Hayward schools to have heart defibrillators
    published on Fri, 27 Feb 2015 19:51:39 GMT
    All Hayward Unified middle and high schools will be equipped with automated external defibrillators being purchased by the city Fire Department and school district. The Fire Department received a $5,000 grant to buy five of the machines, and Hayward Unified agreed to match the grant....
  • Hayward schools losing ex-state senator Corbett
    published on Thu, 26 Feb 2015 23:51:22 GMT
    Former state Sen. Majority Leader Ellen Corbett has been appointed to a six-figure job on a California government board months after accepting a higher-paying position with the Hayward school district. Corbett, a Democrat from Hayward, was named to the California Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board, which pays $128,109 annually....
  • Union City: Teachers talks at impasse, sides go to mediation
    published on Thu, 26 Feb 2015 00:20:10 GMT
    With the threat of a teachers strike looming, a stalemate between New Haven school district leaders and instructors over contract talks has sent both sides to a mediator in hopes of breaking the logjam. Their first mediation session Monday yielded no immediate results, but one district leader on the negotiating team said he left the meeting feeling optimistic about the chances for an agreement....
  • Tri-Valley briefs: Livermore OKs new Planning Commission with three new members
    published on Tue, 24 Feb 2015 23:01:35 GMT
    After two rounds of evaluations and interviews, the Livermore City Council approved the appointment of the city's five planning commissioners, including three new faces. Council members on Feb. 19 decided to reappoint commissioners Loretta Kaskey and Neal Pann and added transportation engineer Erik Bjorklund, former Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory senior manager Regina Bonanno and broadcast media producer and Livermore Downtown Inc. board member Bryan Fagundes....
  • Top Twelve Dive Bars in the East Bay
    published on Wed, 18 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT
    Yes, we know Tiki dcor, leather upholstery, and taxidermy have been the rage for a while now in the East Bay's bar scene, but sometimes we just want to do a bit of serious drinking at a no-frills watering hole. Luckily, the East Bay still has plenty of dive bars ....
  • Burlingame Ca: San Mateo County Mosquito and Vector Control District Hires New District Manager
    published on Tue, 24 Feb 2015 05:42:56 GMT
    On Wednesday, February 11th, 2015 the San Mateo County Mosquito and Vector Control District's Board of Trustees voted unanimously to approve the selection of Dr. Chindi Peavey as the new District Manager. Dr. Peavey will fill the position left vacant by the retirement of former District Manager Robert Gay in 2014, which has been temporarily held by Interim District Manager and Finance Director Rosendo Rodriguez....
  • Hayward: Couple charged with killing two teens accuses each other of the crime
    published on Tue, 24 Feb 2015 03:01:45 GMT
    In the case against a young couple accused of executing two Hayward teens in 2010, her attorney says he did it and his attorney says it was her. "I'm sorry Mr. Washington, but it's your girlfriend ," attorney Wiliam Linehan said to his client Monday in trial opening statements....
  • New teen librarian joins the Newark Library
    published on Tue, 24 Feb 2015 02:12:10 GMT
    The Newark Library is very excited to welcome a new addition to our staff. Becky Machetta joined the team at Newark near the end of January, and is already making waves....
  • Readers weigh in with their own dilemmas about clearing clutter and letting go of stuff
    published on Mon, 23 Feb 2015 20:40:22 GMT
    When letting go of items with meaning, such as an old wedding dress, think of ways to cherish a piece of it, such as tucking a swatch under the glass of a picture of the married couple. Meanwhile, remember, a lifetime habit of judicious editing is a gift you give your children....
  • Teen escapes kidnapper, suspect at large
    published on Sat, 21 Feb 2015 19:00:49 GMT
    The Hayward Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in identifying the suspect in the Friday attempted abduction of a 14-year-old girl. Police responded at 3:06 p.m. to the area of Ebony Way and Joshua Street in reference to a report of an attempted kidnapping....
  • Hayward Police Seek Suspect In Attempted Abduction Of 14-Year-Old Girl
    published on Sat, 21 Feb 2015 18:07:52 GMT
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  • Fundraising playing key role at some of Vancouver's poorest schools
    published on Sat, 21 Feb 2015 04:56:30 GMT
    Students make their way to the first day of school at Sherwood Park Elementary School in North Vancouver, B.C., on Sept. 22, 2014....
  • Hollywood star Tim Robbins visits Hayward school
    published on Fri, 20 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT
    Music teacher Kelly Johnson is asked to critique actor Tim Robbin's solo performance of "Homeward Bound" after he participates in a practice session with her 5th and 6th grade chorus at Burbank Elementary School in Hayward, Calif., on Friday, Feb. 20, 2015. Robbins was visiting the school as part of the Turnaround Arts program, an intensive arts education resource for struggling schools that is part of the President's Committee on the Arts and Humanities....
  • Hayward: Man attempts to kidnap girl as she walks from school
    published on Sat, 21 Feb 2015 07:37:09 GMT
    Police are looking for a man they say tried to kidnap a 14-year-old girl as she walked home from school Friday. The incident happened just after 3 p.m. near Ebony Way and Joshua Street....
  • Pets and Wildlife Calendar: Feb. 21 and beyond
    published on Sat, 21 Feb 2015 01:22:19 GMT
    Family Nature Fun: Drop by Crab Cove to explore and learn about the Bay and its wildlife. New topics each week....
  • Heald College's Cal Grant cutoff temporary; CEO promises not to charge students
    published on Fri, 20 Feb 2015 23:27:08 GMT
    Students relying on state tuition grants to pay for their education at Heald College got a scare last week when they learned California had suspended Cal Grant payments to the for-profit career college because of its parent company's shaky finances. But on Friday, the California Student Aid Commission approved a compromise its members hope will keep thousands of students from being caught in the lurch....
  • Criminalization of homeless expensive, inhumane and ineffective, UC law team says
    published on Fri, 20 Feb 2015 13:56:09 GMT
    San Jose police detain two individuals as SJPD did targeted patrols in a homeless encampment on Story Roa. near Senter Road in San Jose, Friday, July 18, 2014....
  • VIDEO: 21-Year-Old Shot, Killed In December Was Victim Of Mistaken Identity, Police Say
    published on Thu, 19 Feb 2015 07:40:09 GMT
    A young man fatally shot in front of his San Leandro home in December was the victim of mistaken identity and was apparently only killed because he lived behind a marijuana grow operation, police said today. Joel Ramirez was shot and killed the morning of Dec. 14, just three days after his 21st birthday....