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  • Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District Announces New Vice Principals
    published on Wed, 01 Jul 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    Matthew Hart, Vice Principal, Joe Michell K-8 School: Matthew Hart has been teaching English at Granada High School for all 16 years of his educational career. He grew up in the Fresno area of the central valley and attended Clovis West High School....
  • A rising chorus: Made in Hayward
    published on Thu, 02 Jul 2015 23:10:39 GMT
    The "Made in Hayward" campaign launched by Hayward Superintendent of Schools Stan Dobbs , has ignited a growing sense of pride among Hayward's 65,000 students and countless alumni. The nation's eyes turned to Hayward earlier this year when Tom Hanks penned a heartfelt Op-Ed in the New York Times calling Hayward's Chabot College , "That place made me what I am today."...
  • Judge: Killer was sane in double slaying at Hayward car lot
    published on Tue, 30 Jun 2015 18:38:26 GMT
    A judge ruled Tuesday that a man was legally sane when he fatally stabbed a security guard and a truck driver during a vicious 2010 robbery at a Hayward auto auction lot. Karl George Sanft , 40, is expected to be sentenced Sept....
  • Hayward teacher deserves First Amendment praise for suggesting Curry not visit schools
    published on Sat, 27 Jun 2015 23:52:48 GMT
    Amaral exercised his First Amendment rights by blogging in May that he hoped Golden State Warriors' star Stephen Curry would stay away from his Hayward school and not bring his students false hopes that they, too, could be superstars. For that, he received death threats....
  • Union City man found guilty of Hayward auto auction killing
    published on Thu, 25 Jun 2015 11:59:13 GMT
    A Union City man was found guilty Wednesday of two counts of first-degree murder with special circumstances for killing two men at a Hayward auto auction yard in 2010. Karl George Sanft, 39, made no visible reaction as retired Judge Joseph Hurley announced his verdict in the case that has now moved into the sanity phase....
  • Idec Index on boxing: Andre Ward's big test
    published on Fri, 19 Jun 2015 09:58:34 GMT
    FEATURED FIGHT: Andre Ward vs. Paul Smith. Ward is commonly considered one of the top three boxers in the world, pound-for-pound....
  • Amobi Okugo excels at dirty work for Orlando City
    published on Thu, 16 Apr 2015 22:15:00 GMT
    Orlando City takes on the Columbus Crew Saturday night in Columbus, reporter Paul Tenorio takes a look at the match-up. When it comes to grunt work, defensive midfielder isn't as bad as dairy cow midwife, road kill taxidermist or the other occupations featured on "Dirty Jobs."...
  • Thousands of Kids to Get in Free to Alameda County Fair
    published on Tue, 16 Jun 2015 03:14:00 GMT
    Elementary school students throughout Alameda County have received a free ticket to the Alameda County Fair. All K-5 students in participating school districts received a free ticket to use any day of Fair....
  • South Asians dominate spelling bee circuits
    published on Mon, 15 Jun 2015 03:55:14 GMT
    While Sunday was a day of rest for most of us, 8-year-old Shreyas Rathi, of Cupertino, navigated the orthographic pitfalls of English, mastering words like araneiform, nunatak and cilia at the fiercely competitive Bay Area-based contest of the South Asian Spelling Bee circuit, a training ground for the National Spelling Bee. Descendents of South Indian immigrants -- whose families immigrated from countries like India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Pakistan -- represent less than 1 percent of the U.S...
  • Special Event: Nutrition for Plant-Based Athletes & Weekend Warriors
    published on Sat, 13 Jun 2015 19:33:15 GMT
    The next Plant-Powered Health and Fitness Speaker Series is taking place Saturday June 20th, 2pm, at The Sports Basement in Berkeley. The event will consist of a meet and greet with other attendees and speakers, a presentation by Dr. Agarwal, and a cooking demonstration by Maria Clementi -Pre, during, and post workout snacks / meals -Foods that give you energy to sustain an active lifestyle -Best foods for optimal recovery -The amount of protein you really need -To supplement or not As a long di...
  • Oakland Father Who Shot, Hit Teen With Baseball Bat For Beating Up...
    published on Fri, 12 Jun 2015 08:48:05 GMT
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  • Estefania
    published on Thu, 11 Jun 2015 00:27:41 GMT
    Estefania Bridewell passed away in Lodi, CA on June 4, 2015, at the age of 86. Born September 23, 1928, in Stockton, CA to Pedro and Josephine Urrutia, she was the oldest child of 6 in this large Basque family. Speaking only Basque when she started school, she would come home from kindergarten and teach her father English as well....
  • What's Happening: East Bay Youth Football Academy summer camps
    published on Wed, 10 Jun 2015 17:20:12 GMT
    East Bay Youth Football Academy -- Registration open for non-contact, instructional summer camps for boys and girls, grades K-8. Sessions begin June 22 and are available in Piedmont, Hayward and Alameda....
  • Defense Attorney: Union City Man's Mental State Key Issue in Double Murder Case
    published on Tue, 09 Jun 2015 23:49:51 GMT
    The mental state of a 39-year-old Union City man charged with two counts of murder for allegedly fatally stabbing two men at an auto auction lot in Hayward five years ago is the key issue in his trial, which began today, his attorney said. William Linehan, the defense lawyer for Karl Sanft, said he doesn't dispute prosecutor Warren Ko's allegation that Sanft killed security guard Angelito Erasquin, a 63-year-old Hayward man, when Erasquin saw him steal a car....
  • Defense attorney says mental state important in Hayward double murder trial
    published on Tue, 09 Jun 2015 21:35:46 GMT
    The mental state of a 39-year-old Union City man charged with two counts of murder for allegedly fatally stabbing two men at an auto auction lot in Hayward five years ago is the key issue in his trial, which began Tuesday, his attorney said. William Linehan, the defense lawyer for Karl Sanft, said he doesn't dispute prosecutor Warren Ko's allegation that Sanft killed security guard Angelito Erasquin, a 63-year-old Hayward man, when Erasquin saw him steal a car....
  • Insanity defense brought at trial for Hayward auto auction yard killer
    published on Tue, 09 Jun 2015 20:52:58 GMT
    A retired Alameda County judge will determine whether or not a Union City man was legally insane when he stabbed two men to death at a Hayward auto auction yard while stealing a car in 2010. Karl George Sanft cq, 39, waived his right for a jury to be the fact finder at his trial where he is facing life in prison without the possibility of parole for killing security guard Angelito Erasquin cq and truck driver James Wightman cq on Feb. 2, 2010 at the Manheim San Francisco Bay cq auto auction yard...
  • Teacher receives death threats for urging Steph Curry to stay away from his class
    published on Sun, 07 Jun 2015 20:06:08 GMT
    A Northern California teacher has received death threats for writing a bluntly honest blog post to Steph Curry, urging the NBA MVP to stay away from his classroom. This has nothing to do with Curry, really....
  • Stephen Curry worship: Teacher scorned for questioning status as role model
    published on Sat, 06 Jun 2015 14:59:06 GMT
    HAYWARD, Calif. "" As local media falls over itself in a worship frenzy for Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry, a high school English teacher has received death threats for questioning his legitimacy as a youth role model in a blog post that has gotten him way more attention than he bargained for....
  • Teacher to Curry: Dona t ever visit my high schoola
    published on Wed, 03 Jun 2015 21:35:10 GMT
    Matt Amaral wants the world to know when he wrote a letter asking Stephen Curry not to visit his high school in Hayward, he was just trying to make a point. The English teacher at Mt....
  • What's Happening: Aces Foundation Camp at Oakland Tech
    published on Wed, 03 Jun 2015 16:57:08 GMT
    Aces Foundation Camp -- Lorenzo Alexander's Aces Foundation holding its annual free Football Skills Training Camp. June 6-7 from 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Oakland Tech High School, 4351 Broadway Ave., Oakland....