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  • Oakland Composite mountain bike coach 'stoked' with mission
    published on Wed, 25 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    Coaches Scott Steinwert and Morgan Fletcher talk about the race to come with student racers in Laguna Seca in May 2014. Racer Keegan Pfeiffer and coach Morgan Fletcher talk about the race after the finish in May 2014 at Boggs Mountain in Lake County....
  • Mendocino County Special Olympic teams win gold medals
    published on Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:29:42 GMT
    Special Olympics athletes from throughout the region, including three teams from Mendocino County traveled to Windsor on March 14 and March 15 to compete in the Special Olympics of Northern California Regional Basketball Tournament. Windsor High School hosted the 40 teams from Hayward, San Francisco, San Mateo, Sacramento, Lake, Humboldt, Sonoma, and Mendocino Counties....
  • Alameda: City Council to tour Alameda Point
    published on Thu, 19 Mar 2015 00:34:02 GMT
    The public can join the City Council on a walking tour of the area at Alameda Point where a new waterfront neighborhood featuring homes and businesses is planned. Called "Site A" by city officials, the 68 acres around what's known as the Seaplane Lagoon will also have parks and open space, bicycle and walking paths and a new ferry terminal....
  • Surprising Serra makes a fine showing
    published on Tue, 17 Mar 2015 00:50:30 GMT
    Serra basketball coach Chuck Rapp really likes his current squad. The players relish practice, make the extra pass and play especially hard....
  • Chabot women win state basketball championship
    published on Mon, 16 Mar 2015 02:21:06 GMT
    Chabot College made history with a 63-58 win Sunday, defeating Mt. San Antonio to win the school's first state women's basketball championship, Michelle Townsend hit a 3-pointer with 1:05 to go to give the Gladiators a 61-58 lead over the previously undefeated Mounties , then hit a pair of free throws with one second left to seal the win at Cerritos College....
  • NorCal boys basketball: Padres seek to grind it out across the bridge
    published on Fri, 13 Mar 2015 05:00:56 GMT
    It's been a week since Serra-San Mateo stormed the court at Santa Clara University after winning the Central Coast Section Open Division boys basketball tournament. Padres coach Chuck Rapp gave the team the weekend off to celebrate and rest, because the season is not over....
  • Castro Valley Can Tryout for the UK Soccer Academy
    published on Thu, 12 Mar 2015 20:33:59 GMT
    The CVM Academy will be holding tryouts Thursday - March 26th at Moreau Catholic High School, 27170 Mission Blvd, Hayward, CA 94544, from 7:00 - 8:30pm....
  • NorCal basketball: Serra, St. Francis boys receive Open Division spots
    published on Mon, 09 Mar 2015 06:03:40 GMT
    Two days after playing a section championship game that was not decided until the final second, Serra and St. Francis received Open Division spots Sunday in the Northern California playoffs that begin this week. Serra, which beat St. Francis 40-38 in the Central Coast Section Open Division final Friday, received the No....
  • Siren Sounds for the March 6 Fremont Bulletin
    published on Thu, 05 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT
    Fremont Police Department officers were dispatched to a reported indecent exposure at Fremont Main Library Sunday at 2:30 p.m. An unknown suspect exposed himself to a woman on the second floor of the library, police said. The suspect, who fled before police arrived, was described as a Hispanic man, 30 years old, with black shoulder length hair with sunglasses on his head....
  • Hayward Muralist Paintsa "Field of Dreams" for Hayward Little League Players
    published on Fri, 06 Mar 2015 17:12:40 GMT
    In the movie, "Field of Dreams," an Iowa corn farmer played by Kevin Costner hears a voice whispering to him, "If you build it, they will come." But at Hayward's Little league baseball fields, a more fitting line would be "If you paint it, they will come."...
  • Person of interest held in slaying of boy, 14, in Oakland's
    published on Thu, 05 Mar 2015 23:25:20 GMT
    Marquita Brown holds a picture of her 14-year-old son Davon Ellis, Monday, March 2, 2015, in Oakland, Calif. Police say Davon was walking with his friends last Saturday when he was shot on the 3300 block of Brookdale Avenue, east of Coolidge Avenue....
  • New Salinas site in play for minor league ballpark
    published on Thu, 05 Mar 2015 06:33:41 GMT
    New Salinas site in play for minor league ballpark Effort to move Bakersfield team to Salinas still looking possible, team owner says Check out this story on thecalifornian.com: http://bit.ly/1BJQV2h In the wake of last summer's much ballyhooed but stalled effort to bring a minor league baseball team to downtown Salinas, the owner of the team involved said Wednesday that his effort won't be over until the last man is out. In fact, Bakersfield Blaze owner D.G. Elmore says that, following an unsuc...
  • Oakland: Classmates, friends, family grieve for slain Davon Ellis, 14
    published on Thu, 05 Mar 2015 00:21:33 GMT
    Fourteen-year-old Davon Ellis was his father's "pride and joy," an honor roll student and outstanding football player whose future was bright. But the dreams of Davon and his family were destroyed Feb. 28, when the teen with the dazzling smile was gunned down while walking with friends to a store in the Fruitvale neighborhood....
  • Suspect Charged with Attempting to Murder Hayward Police Officer
    published on Wed, 04 Mar 2015 17:50:15 GMT
    A 28-year-old San Leandro man has been charged with attempting to murder a police officer after he allegedly shot at a Hayward officer during a vehicle stop early on Sunday morning, police said Monday. Ronald Higgins is also charged with a second count of attempted murder for allegedly shooting at another person on Saturday night, Hayward police said....
  • 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....
  • Hayward resident says nine people attacked him with baseball bat, carjacked him
    published on Mon, 02 Mar 2015 22:58:33 GMT
    Police are asking the public for help in finding nine suspects a man claims attacked him with a baseball bat and carjacked him outside his apartment over the weekend. About 10:40 p.m. on Sunday, a man called police from a local hospital to report he'd been attacked outside his home on 27000 block of Manon Avenue, Sgt....
  • Metro State AD Joan McDermott leaving for Cal State East Bay
    published on Sun, 01 Mar 2015 08:00:46 GMT
    Joan McDermott is leaving Metro State to become the athletic director at Cal State East Bay in Hayward, Calif. Her colleagues at Metro State aren't surprised at all that Joan McDermott is reflecting upon her coaching days as she leaves after 17 years as the athletic director....