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  • Fremont crime summaries for the Jan. 30 edition
    published on Thu, 29 Jan 2015 21:52:04 GMT
    Fremont Police Department Officers Omeed Zargham and John Bordy conducted a traffic stop on Fremont Boulevard near Enea Terrace for a mechanical violation on Monday at 3:50 p.m. After a probation search of the vehicle, the officers cited Andrew Keyes, 33, of Hayward, on suspicion of methamphetamine possession. A 23-year-old Newark man reported a carjacking in the Alvarado Boulevard and Falcon Drive area on Monday at 12:04 a.m. According to the victim, he met three people earlier in the evening a...
  • Fremont calendar for Jan. 30
    published on Wed, 28 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT
    Nonprofit Music for Minors II will present children's recording artist Charlotte Diamond in concert at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 31 at Harbor Light, 4760 Thornton Ave. in Fremont. Concert proceeds benefit Music for Minors II's annual music docent training program for community volunteers who become docents sharing weekly music lessons in children's classrooms in Fremont, Newark and Castro Valley school districts and other school programs in Pleasanton and Dublin....
  • Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy celebrated in Newark
    published on Mon, 26 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT
    The non-violence philosophy of Martin Luther King Jr. reverberated throughout an annual event celebrating the civil rights hero's life and legacy. Organized by the Afro-American Cultural and Historical Society Inc. and held at the First Presbyterian Church of Newark, the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 38th annual Community Celebration held on Jan. 11 commemorated the theme "Changing Lives and Transforming Communities Through Dr. King's Philosophy of Non-Violence" with speeches and music....
  • Newark: LOV plans 'An Elegant Affaire'
    published on Wed, 28 Jan 2015 06:25:02 GMT
    Tickets remain for the League of Volunteers' 24th annual "An Elegant Affaire" gala dinner to be held at 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 6 at the Doubletree by Hilton at 39900 Balentine Drive in Newark. The event is considered the major fundraiser for the League's "Arts In Schools Program."...
  • Nearly 80 homes planned for former elementary school site in Newark
    published on Wed, 28 Jan 2015 06:23:59 GMT
    Anticipating a large crowd, city officials have moved the Feb. 12 Newark City Council meeting from Council Chambers to another venue to accommodate residents seeking to comment on a proposal to build up to 77 homes on the former Ruschin Elementary School campus. Newark Pavilion, at 6430 Thornton Ave., will host the meeting scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 12, according to Newark City Manager John Becker....
  • More
    published on Tue, 27 Jan 2015 21:33:35 GMT
    The League of Volunteers is holding the 24th annual An Elegant Affaire on Friday, February 6th at the Doubletree by Hilton when Tri-City hidden chefs will join Doubletrees Executive Chef Karl Peters to present a gourmet dining experience. The affair is held to benefit LOVs popular Arts in Schools Program that presents in-school multi-cultural performing arts assemblies in Fremont, Newark, and Union City....
  • Preciado wins most support, appointed to school board
    published on Tue, 27 Jan 2015 00:24:13 GMT
    Francisco Preciado Jr. has been chosen to serve as a trustee in the Newark Unified School District. The 2003 Newark Memorial High School graduate teaches in the Political Science Department at De Anza College in Cupertino....
  • Who said there's no such thing as a free lunch?
    published on Mon, 26 Jan 2015 21:24:12 GMT
    One of the benefits of being a Newark Rotarian is the opportunity to attend our regular lunch meetings held on Tuesdays beginning at 12 p.m. at Sinodionos Steak House on Cedar Boulevard in Newark. Each week we are treated to a fantastic lunch expertly prepared by owner Bill Sinodinos and his fabulous staff....
  • Newark calendar for February 2015
    published on Mon, 26 Jan 2015 21:14:04 GMT
    A free demonstration by Landru Chocolates master chocolatier Oscar Baile on how to temper chocolate and create truffles is scheduled 2-3:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 31 at Newark Library. Registration at the Information Desk is required....
  • 6th Annual Transition Information Night for High School Students with Disabilities
    published on Mon, 26 Jan 2015 05:55:43 GMT
    The 6 th Annual Transition Information Night for High School Students with Disabilities is happening February 4, 2015 at the Teen Center in Central Park from 6-8pm. This event will provide a showcase of agencies, schools, and community resources available for young adults as they prepare to leave high school....
  • LOV's 'An Elegant Affaire' fundraiser set for Feb. 6 in Newark
    published on Thu, 22 Jan 2015 02:03:17 GMT
    Tickets remain available for the League of Volunteers' 24th annual "An Elegant Affaire" gala dinner to be held at 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 6 at the Doubletree by Hilton at 39900 Balentine Drive in Newark. The event is considered the major fundraiser for the League's "Arts In Schools Program."...
  • Newark residents pack City Hall over development at ex-school site
    published on Wed, 14 Jan 2015 07:53:40 GMT
    A plan to build 77 houses at the former Ruschin School site cleared a hurdle Tuesday night when it received approval from the Planning Commission. Classic Communities, a Palo Alto developer, has agreed to buy the closed 10-acre campus for more than $19 million....
  • More
    published on Tue, 13 Jan 2015 23:52:36 GMT
    Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Born January 15, 1929, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was a formidable civil rights leader, promoting nonviolent protests and civil disobedience, especially during the African-American civil rights movement in the 1950s....
  • High school boys basketball: Moreau Catholic deals Newark Memorial rare MVAL loss
    published on Wed, 07 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT
    The Moreau Catholic High boys basketball team made a big stride in trying to win its first Mission Valley Athletic League title in school history. On Wednesday the host Mariners used a huge third quarter run to pull away for an 82-55 victory over Newark Memorial, ending the Cougars 46-game MVAL winning streak....
  • Fremont, Newark school boards to interview, appoint new members
    published on Wed, 07 Jan 2015 23:09:50 GMT
    Fremont and Newark school districts will start the new year by adding a new board member each through appointment rather than costly special elections. Newark candidates, who have until Tuesday to apply, will be interviewed at a Jan. 20 meeting....
  • Burst Pipe Floods 6 Classrooms At Newark Memorial High School
    published on Sun, 04 Jan 2015 22:20:48 GMT
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  • The Arc of Alameda County Says Goodbye to Newark's Bob Perrotti
    published on Sun, 04 Jan 2015 02:24:47 GMT
    The Arc of Alameda County extends its deepest sympathies to the family of Nunzio Perrotti of Newark who passed away December 29, 2014. He was 87. Bob was the heart of The Arc for decades, according to The Arc of Alameda County President and CEO Ron Luter....
  • Newark repairing classrooms damaged in holiday flood
    published on Sat, 03 Jan 2015 00:10:14 GMT
    Even the district's most active student likely didn't have as adventurous a winter break as Newark Memorial High School's 480 Building, where a ruptured water main flooded classrooms, causing extensive and costly damage. Water rising as high as 2 feet ruined floors, cabinets, walls, books and other parts of six classrooms, a dance studio and the drama department's costume closet, forcing some courses to move to different rooms when students and teachers return to campus Monday....
  • Continue Reading
    published on Fri, 26 Dec 2014 05:01:32 GMT
    Nearly every neighborhood has one-that house that takes their holiday lighting to a whole different level. These are the people who put Clark W. Griswold's house to shame, who spend months planning their holiday show....
  • People who've taken their holiday lighting displays to a whole new level
    published on Fri, 26 Dec 2014 03:00:04 GMT
    Nearly every neighborhood has one-that house that takes their holiday lighting to a whole different level. These are the people who put Clark W. Griswold's house to shame, who spend months planning their holiday show....