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  • 10 Weekend Reads
    published on Sat, 28 Mar 2015 10:50:29 GMT
    Welcome to the weekend. Pour yourself a mug of Guatemalan Antigua Valley coffee, settle in for our long form Saturday morning reads: a At Kodak, Clinging to a Future Beyond Film a Stanford's Most Popular Class Isn't Computer Science-It's Something Much More Important It's Called "Designing Your Life," A Course That's Part Throwback, Part Foreshadowing Of Higher Education's Future....
  • Newark's Mexico Tortilla Factory keeps rolling 'old school' style
    published on Mon, 23 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    Founded by Rogelio and Ercilica Collazo, the business at 7015 Thornton Ave. is now serving third and fourth generation customers, said their daughter, Sucy Collazo, owner and Newark vice mayor. Rogelio Collazo, who died in July 2009 at 78, worked at Fisher Body and later the former General Motors plant in Fremont....
  • More
    published on Tue, 24 Mar 2015 23:26:50 GMT
    Enjoy an evening of wonderful symphonic music provide free of charge by the Tri-Cities own 50-musician symphony the Newark Symphonic Winds. Under the direction of Richard Wong, the NSW will treat the audience to music from How to Train Your Dragon, Midway March by John Williams, a medley of some of the most memorable Hollywood hits, a lovely memorial Communion by Strommen, a little Earth, Wind and Fire, and many, many more....
  • Newark calendar for the April edition
    published on Tue, 24 Mar 2015 00:24:54 GMT
    Meet the Rotary clubs of Fremont, Newark and Union City at Rotary Community Day in the Park from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, April 4 at Fremont's Central Park, 40000 Paseo Padre Parkway. Hosted by local Rotary clubs, Rotaract Club of Greater Fremont and local high school Interact clubs, the event is expected to include business and community leaders, food and light beverages and a chance to learn from local professionals how Rotary is good for business, careers and the community....
  • Crimes and arrests in the April 2015 Newark Connection
    published on Tue, 24 Mar 2015 00:24:35 GMT
    Siren Sounds is a monthly review of calls for service by Newark Police Department, as reported on Nixle.com . All subjects are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law....
  • Newark voids Areas 3 and 4 development approvals
    published on Mon, 23 Mar 2015 22:10:11 GMT
    To comply with a court order, Newark City Council has unanimously voided approvals for a controversial development in the southwestern part of the city bordering San Francisco Bay approved more than four years ago. Council members rescinded certification of the environmental impact report and approval of the development agreement on Feb. 26 for a development known as "Area 3 and 4 Specific Plan Project."...
  • Citywise: Councilwoman Desley Brooks drums up support for new race, equity department
    published on Fri, 20 Mar 2015 22:22:03 GMT
    Oakland Councilwoman Desley Brooks is gathering support for her proposal for a new department to snuff out racial bias at City Hall. Brooks proposed the Department of Race and Equity last month, one of the city's first responses in the wake of the Black Lives Movement protests last year....
  • Fremont calendar for March 20 edition
    published on Thu, 19 Mar 2015 17:51:51 GMT
    A pair of five-week dance classes for couples 16 years old and up, offered by Fremont Adult School, is scheduled to begin Friday, March 20. Beginning tango, waltz and samba/merengue is scheduled from 7-8 p.m. with intermediate waltz and two-step scheduled from 8:15-9:15 p.m. Cost is $30 per person. Classes will be held in the multi-purpose room, 4700 Calaveras Ave. For more information, visit face.edu or call 793-6465....
  • Marty Kaplan: What matters to me & why
    published on Sat, 14 Mar 2015 01:33:00 GMT
    I began making a list of what matters to me. Intellectual curiosity. Climate change....
  • Briefs for March 13 Fremont Bulletin
    published on Thu, 12 Mar 2015 19:57:55 GMT
    League of Volunteers will be awarding two $250 scholarships in fine arts and photography, a $500 music scholarship and a $250 scholarship in community service to graduating high school students who are residents of Fremont, Newark or Union City. These include the Dan and Marie Archer Scholarships for painting or drawing and for photography, the Fred Jueneman/Newark Arts Council Scholarship for music and the Michael Gendreau Scholarship for Community Service....
  • ICYMI, Newark! Headlines from Around East Bay You May Have Missed Last Week
    published on Mon, 09 Mar 2015 01:57:17 GMT
    Were you busy last week? We thought so. Catch up with the stories that made headlines around the East Bay last week....
  • Around the Diocese
    published on Fri, 06 Mar 2015 23:26:03 GMT
    "We will not have a Valentine's Day party," agreed the fourth-grade class of St. Edward School in Newark. This is how the planning of the fourth-grade retreat - "Giving in Love" - began....
  • Tegile Systems Chosen for More-Compelling Features, Lower Price Point ...
    published on Fri, 06 Mar 2015 14:48:47 GMT
    NEWARK, Calif., Tegile Systems, the leading provider of flash-driven storage arrays for databases, virtualized server and virtual desktop environments, today announced that University of Northwestern - St. Paul has updated and upgraded its storage infrastructure with an estimated $200,000 5-year total cost of ownership savings over an alternative Dell Compellent system. University of Northwestern - St. Paul is a private, not-for-profit Christian liberal arts school located in the Twin Cities sub...
  • Retired Alameda teacher can't stop teaching
    published on Thu, 05 Mar 2015 23:39:26 GMT
    After 30 years teaching young children in Montessori programs in Alameda, Sheri Fenstermacher discovered an ideal new challenge in retirement: more teaching. She now volunteers with the Oakland-based Super Stars Literacy program, which offers additional one-on-one or small-group instruction for kindergarten through second-grade students who are falling behind in reading, writing and social skills....
  • Retired Alameda teacher can't stop teaching
    published on Thu, 05 Mar 2015 23:25:17 GMT
    Super Stars Literacy volunteer Sheri Fenstermacher, left, works with kindergarten student Tony Huynh during an after-school literacy program at Garfield Elementary School on Feb. 19, 2015, in Oakland. After 30 years teaching young children in Montessori programs in Alameda, Sheri Fenstermacher discovered an ideal new challenge in retirement: more teaching....
  • Thelma A. Roche
    published on Thu, 05 Mar 2015 01:26:14 GMT
    Born on Nov. 6, 1927, in San Jose, Calif., and raised in Newark, Calif., she graduated from Washington Union High School. A military wife for 32 years, she traveled the world and retired in Fairfield, Calif., in 1977....
  • Lady Wildcats take first round of playoffs
    published on Sat, 28 Feb 2015 17:23:49 GMT
    The Wildcat varsity girls basketball team won their first round in the North Coast Sectional Division 2 girl's playoffs Tuesday night, at Ukiah High School. The Ukiah girls crushed the Warriors of Newark Memorial High School with a final score of 61-39 and move forward in their bracket to a second round on Friday, Feb. 27. The Wildcat girls came onto the court with intensity and took control of play in the first few seconds of the game by winning the tip-off....
  • Newark school board recall fizzles
    published on Fri, 27 Feb 2015 22:53:14 GMT
    A campaign to recall school board member Ray Rodriguez has fizzled, ending the last chapter of controversy that followed Superintendent Dave Marken's resignation last year. After months of upheaval, Marken returned in September to lead Newark Unified again, and so did the district's normalcy....