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  • Boys basketball: Moreau Catholic surges to beat James Logan
    published on Sat, 06 Feb 2016 14:28:12 GMT
    The Moreau Catholic High School boys basketball team found itself trailing 28-27 at halftime to host James Logan on Friday and needing to find out how it would answer the upset threat by the Colts. Moreau Catholic responded with one of its best quarters of the season on its way to a 68-52 Mission Valley Athletic League win, in large part due to outscoring James Logan 23-5 in the third quarter....
  • Calendar for the Feb. 5 Fremont Bulletin
    published on Fri, 05 Feb 2016 00:12:03 GMT
    "A Touch of Red," an exhibit featuring the work of seven abstract artists, such as Vera Tchikovani who created "Unraveling" is scheduled through Saturday, Feb. 6 at Olive Hyde Art Gallery, 123 Washington Blvd., in Fremont. Gallery hours are noon to 5 p.m. Thursdays to Sundays....
  • School-choice program up for renewal
    published on Wed, 03 Feb 2016 22:57:14 GMT
    Teacher Shanel Sommers looks over the work of one of her third-graders at KIPP Thrive Academy, a new school in what had been the closed Eighteenth Avenue School, Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015, in Newark, N.J. When Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg appeared on Oprah Winfrey's show five years ago with a Democratic mayor and Republican governor to announce a $100 million donation to try to remake the education system in Newark, it was presented as an effort to make a struggling city into a national model...
  • Jalopy - A New Sci-Fi Flick From Daniel Kautz, Shot Using...
    published on Wed, 05 Dec 2012 08:00:00 GMT
    Jalopy - A New Sci-Fi Flick From Daniel Kautz, Shot Using High-Quality 35MM Film and Utilizing The Latest and Greatest in Practical Special Effects I'm Daniel Kautz a film student at San Francisco State and I decided to do something different for my thesis project. I'm Daniel Kautz a film student at San Francisco State and I decided to do something different for my thesis project....
  • More
    published on Tue, 02 Feb 2016 21:16:25 GMT
    Enjoy an evening of fabulous gourmet dining at the 25th annual An Elegant Affaire to be held Friday, February 12 at the Doubletree by Hilton in Newark. This event is the major fundraiser for the League of Volunteers Arts in Schools Program, which last year served 11,600 young people in Fremont, Newark, and Union City schools through in-school-multi-cultural and performing arts assemblies....
  • Health care startup Theranos hit with dose of doubt
    published on Sun, 31 Jan 2016 08:30:55 GMT
    Born in the US capital, Elizabeth Holmes took the crown of youngest "self-made" woman billionaire thanks to revolutionary blood tests touted by her Silicon Valley startup Theranos. The 13-year-old private firm now finds itself in the crosshairs of a branch of the US Health Department that this week notified Theranos it was in violation of a set of regulations and that "deficient practices" at one of its labs posed "immediate jeopardy to patient health and safety."...
  • Time Is Running Out for Theranos
    published on Sun, 31 Jan 2016 03:32:39 GMT
    Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper. You can view today's paper or previous issues....
  • Jalopy - A New Sci-Fi Flick From Daniel Kautz, Shot Using...
    published on Wed, 05 Dec 2012 08:00:00 GMT
    Jalopy - A New Sci-Fi Flick From Daniel Kautz, Shot Using High-Quality 35MM Film and Utilizing The Latest and Greatest in Practical Special Effects I'm Daniel Kautz a film student at San Francisco State and I decided to do something different for my thesis project. I'm Daniel Kautz a film student at San Francisco State and I decided to do something different for my thesis project....
  • Five steps to take when buying a home
    published on Fri, 29 Jan 2016 22:36:19 GMT
    Buying a home is a big commitment, with tons of important decisions to make along the way. Let's discuss a little about the five steps you will need to take to ensure you get the right home....
  • Walgreens halts use of Theranos' California lab
    published on Fri, 29 Jan 2016 19:39:44 GMT
    Until the California lab satisfies regulators' safety concerns, Walgreens said it won't be sending any blood samples there for testing. Walgreens halts use of Theranos' California lab amid safety concerns Until the California lab satisfies regulators' safety concerns, Walgreens said it won't be sending any blood samples there for testing....
  • Newark: Open forum meetings set for NUSD superintendent search
    published on Fri, 29 Jan 2016 17:44:04 GMT
    Open forums are scheduled from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 3 and 10 a.m. to noon Thursday, Feb. 4. For Spanish speakers, sessions are scheduled from 9 to 10 a.m. and 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. both Feb. 4. All meetings will be held in the district's Board Room, 5715 Musick Ave., Newark. On Jan. 19, the district Board of Education chose Sally Frazier and Rich Fisher, of Leadership Associates, as its executive search advisers to conduct the recruitment and comprehensive search process in the selectio...
  • Car show starts Relay for Life of Fremont fundraising
    published on Thu, 28 Jan 2016 20:29:58 GMT
    A 1948 Ford model 8N tractor, owned by Steve Dabrowski of Palo Alto, on display Saturday at Relay for Life of Fremont s Car Show at Dale Hardware on Thornton Avenue. Photo by James Sakane For the first time, Relay for Life of Fremont kicked off its fundraising campaign with a car show on Saturday at Dale Hardware on Thornton Avenue....
  • Seats still available for LOV's 'An Elegant Affaire' fundraiser
    published on Thu, 28 Jan 2016 19:10:28 GMT
    Tickets remain available for the League of Volunteers' 25th annual "An Elegant Affaire" gala dinner to be held at 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 12 at the Doubletree by Hilton at 39900 Balentine Drive in Newark. The event is considered the major fundraiser for LOV's "Arts In Schools Program."...
  • The Daily Startup: Naritiv Scores Funding for Disappearing Ads
    published on Thu, 28 Jan 2016 15:12:23 GMT
    Advertisers have been studying Snapchat for how to get exposure to its audience. Naritiv, a startup functioning as a digital agency, has figured out way to help brand advertisers create promotional snaps ....
  • Crime summaries for the February edition of Newark Connection
    published on Mon, 25 Jan 2016 22:53:09 GMT
    Siren Sounds is a compilation of Newark Police Department calls for service, as reported at nixle.com . All suspects are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law....
  • Calendar for the February edition of Newark Connection
    published on Mon, 25 Jan 2016 20:25:00 GMT
    Kiwanis Club of Fremont meets on Tuesdays at Doubletree by Hilton, 39900 Balentine Drive in Newark, for a meal and to hear an interesting speaker at the meeting. Scheduled February speakers are: Moina Shaiq, one understanding of Islam/Muslin people and religion, for the Feb. 2 breakfast at 7 a.m.; Fred Clegg, Kiwanis district lieutenant governor, for the Feb. 9 dinner at 6:30 p.m.; Bernie Nillo, on Newark's program, for the Feb. 16 breakfast at 7 a.m.; and Christina Fernandez, on the work of Saf...
  • Newark's latest housing approval will harm current and future residents
    published on Thu, 14 Jan 2016 21:58:23 GMT
    On Dec. 10, 2015, Newark City Council gave their unanimous approval to 386 homes, an elementary school and park next to the Ohlone College, Newark campus. This project is the first part of the Area 3 & 4 project that at its conclusion will bring 1,000+ homes, half of which will be built next to the shoreline and over irreplaceable marshland....
  • Calendar for the Jan. 15 Fremont Bulletin
    published on Thu, 14 Jan 2016 20:52:37 GMT
    Offering different arts and craft lessons each week, "ArtTain" art classes for children in second through sixth grades, led by high school students, are scheduled for Fridays, Jan. 15, and Jan.22, Feb. 19 and Feb. 26, and March 4, March 11, March 18, and March 25, 4-5 p.m., at Fremont Main Library, 2400 Stevenson Blvd. Space is limited. There is no registration but come early....
  • Powerball fever: Players snatch up tickets
    published on Tue, 12 Jan 2016 15:00:55 GMT
    Winning the world's biggest-ever lotto jackpot is not about infinitesimally small probabilities. Nor is it about hitting a 1 in 292.2 million chance, the mathematical odds of winning the biggest Powerball prize of all time - now valued at a whopping $1.4 billion....
  • Dumbarton Bridge is all set to be given new illuminations
    published on Wed, 06 Jan 2016 14:03:23 GMT
    The lighting design has already been developed and West Dunbartonshire Council is now aiming to gain the necessary approvals from Historic Scotland and planning as soon as possible. It is hoped that the lighting scheme will be in place during this year....