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  • Newark news in brief
    published on Sat, 23 May 2015 00:27:59 GMT
    The City of Newark Recreation and Community Services Department is sponsoring their annual Cougars Girls Summer Basketball Camp from June 22-26 at the Silliman Activity Center, 6800 Mowry Ave. Designed for girls 8 to 15 years of age at all skill levels, the camp emphasizes fundamentals and individual skill development. Full-day, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., and half-day, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., options are available....
  • Fremont news in briefs for the May 15 edition
    published on Thu, 14 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    City of Fremont has been recognized by the Association of Bay Area Governments with an award for its Warm Springs/South Fremont Community Plan. Photo courtesy of City of Fremont A rally against California Senate Bill 277 is scheduled from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Friday, May 15 outside of state Sen. Bob Wieckowski's district office, 39510 Paseo Padre Parkway in Fremont....
  • Help CompAndSave Support Food for the Poor, Inc. by Donating Empty...
    published on Thu, 07 May 2015 15:26:05 GMT
    CompAndSave's goal is to collect and recycle 10,000 empty printer cartridges, and donate every cent raised to Food For the Poor Non-Profit to feed the Hungry. "We are not seeking any profit, this isn't our goal....
  • More
    published on Tue, 05 May 2015 23:46:09 GMT
    Home is where the heart is, and a local nonprofit is showing a lot of love for its community this month at its premier annual fundraiser. Indo Americans for Better Community is hosting its 12th annual Charity Ball on May 9 to support two local charities with an evening of food, drinks, and entertainment....
  • San Lorenzo Education Chair Pens Disappointed Letter on Bargaining
    published on Mon, 04 May 2015 17:51:54 GMT
    One of our biggest disappointments this year at Negotiations has been the failure, so far, of Superintendent Brill's team to recognize the importance of developing a long-term investment plan to address the need for competitive compensation. With few exceptions, San Lorenzo teacher salaries lag 5%-15% behind our nearest neighbors....
  • 2 sentenced in slaying of Newark teen football star
    published on Mon, 04 May 2015 17:42:05 GMT
    Two alleged gang members have been convicted and sentenced to lengthy prison terms in the 2010 slaying of a former Newark high school football star, authorities said Monday. Rafael Tovar , 34, of Newark was sentenced in Alameda County Superior Court last week to 29 years to life in prison for fatally stabbing 17-year-old Justice Afoa ....
  • Fremont news in brief for the May 1 edition
    published on Thu, 30 Apr 2015 20:59:32 GMT
    Fremont Native American Studies Program s fourth annual Spring Community Pow Wow is scheduled Saturday, May 16 at Washington High School, 38442 Fremont Blvd. in Fremont. Photo courtesy of Fremont Unified School District Richard Godfrey, of the Fremont Environmental Sustainability Commission, will host a workshop and discussion of solar energy for homes and economic strategies to install solar at affordable costs from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 2 at Fremont Main Library, 2400 Stevenson Blvd. There...
  • More
    published on Tue, 28 Apr 2015 23:32:40 GMT
    Artists throw great parties. Its a fact of life in literature, legend, and Music at the Mission fundraising....
  • 'Newark has a bright future,' mayor says during speech
    published on Mon, 27 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    Newark Mayor Alan Nagy delivers the State of the City Address on April 16 at DoubleTree by Hilton. Photo by James Sakane In its 60th year as an incorporated city, Newark is a "thriving community," Newark Mayor Alan Nagy said in his April 16 presentation at the annual State of the City address....
  • Union City Middle School Staff Retiring from New Haven Unified School District
    published on Tue, 28 Apr 2015 20:22:51 GMT
    On Friday, May 29th the middle schools will host a combination middle school retirement party at Swiss Park in Newark. Between the two schools, there are nine lucky individuals who are taking the leap into retirement....
  • Newark gang member sentenced for killing high school football star
    published on Tue, 28 Apr 2015 13:49:38 GMT
    A Newark gang member was sentenced Monday to 29 years to life in prison in the 2010 killing of a Newark Memorial High School football star. Rafael Tovar, 34, was one of two men who fatally stabbed 17-year-old Justice Afoa on Dec. 15, 2010....
  • Reputed Hayward gang member sentenced for murdering high school football star
    published on Tue, 28 Apr 2015 02:06:23 GMT
    A known gang member was sentenced to 29 years to life today for the murder of a 17-year-old Neward High School student and football star more than 4 years ago. Prosecutor Elgin Lowe said Rafael Tovar, a 34-year-old batch mixer from Newark, was one of two people who fatally stabbed Justice Afoa near the intersection of Cedar Boulevard and Birch Street in Newark at about 3:30 p.m. on Dec. 15, 2010....
  • Hayward: Newark gang member sentenced for killing high school football star
    published on Tue, 28 Apr 2015 00:44:50 GMT
    A Newark gang member was sentenced Monday to 29 years to life in prison in the 2010 killing of a Newark Memorial High School football star. Rafael Tovar, 34, was one of two men who fatally stabbed 17-year-old Justice Afoa on Dec. 15, 2010....
  • Rotary clubs host Community Day
    published on Mon, 27 Apr 2015 22:46:47 GMT
    Showcasing what they are all about to hundreds of attendees, seven Rotary clubs representing Fremont, Newark and Union City hosted the inaugural Rotary Community Day in the Park on April 4 at Fremont's Central Park in conjunction with Rotaract Club of Greater Fremont and local high school Interact clubs. Event organizer Larry Tan, of Union City-based Rotary Club of F.U.N. Sunset, said the event was meant to educate the public about Rotary clubs in Rotary District 5170 Area 3 and their many contr...
  • Newark City Council approves controversial Areas 3 and 4 plan
    published on Mon, 27 Apr 2015 22:18:48 GMT
    Plans for a controversial development in southwestern Newark, the subject of a lengthy lawsuit, are moving forward after unanimous approval March 26 from the Newark City Council....
  • Newark recognizes outstanding employees
    published on Mon, 27 Apr 2015 22:18:38 GMT
    Described as a team player who always goes above and beyond to anticipate needs and facilitate success, Amy Davis is the 2014 Employee of the Year for the City of Newark. The city's recreation coordinator, Davis received the recognition from Mayor Alan Nagy during a March 5 ceremony at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Newark....
  • BWW Reviews: Stage 1 Theatre's Jesus Christ Superstar a Huge Hit
    published on Wed, 22 Apr 2015 18:39:21 GMT
    As you walk into the theatre nestled on the campus of Newark Memorial High to watch STAGE 1 Theater's production of Jesus Christ Superstar, your eyes snap to center stage. Bathed in a brilliant blue gel is a seven foot tall book that comes straight out of a Disney fairy tale and on its intricate cover you read the words, "THE GOSPEL OF JUDAS."...
  • Holbrook-Palmer Park car burglar suspect nabbed
    published on Wed, 22 Apr 2015 01:41:00 GMT
    An alert bystander, a technically adept burglary victim and four police agencies combined forces last week for the arrest of David Barnett, 42, of Newark, who is suspected of committing at least one car burglary at Atherton's Holbrook-Palmer Park, among other crimes. Newark police and the Alameda County Sheriff's Department had already been investigating Barnett in connection with a laptop computer stolen from a Newark Junior High School teacher....
  • Fremont Calendar for the April 17 edition
    published on Thu, 16 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    As part of the League of Volunteers and the Newark Arts Council s 2014-15 Sunday afternoon arts series, Laura Ellis will perform "Cinema Sweethearts" at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 17 in the Thornton Junior High multi-use Auditorium, 4356 Thornton Ave., Fremont. Photo courtesy of League of Volunteers A workshop on designing a pair of earrings using Shrinky Dinks for children ages 9-13 is scheduled 3-3:30 p.m. Saturday, April 18 at Fremont Main Library, 2400 Stevenson Blvd. All supplies will be provided....
  • Upcoming Blood Drives in Newark and Alameda County
    published on Tue, 21 Apr 2015 02:00:18 GMT
    Donated blood has a shelf life of 42 days and must be constantly replenished to keep up with the demand. The American Red Cross encourages eligible blood donors to make a difference in the lives of patients this spring by giving blood....