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  • Citywise: Newark waives affordable housing developer's fees for Mowry Avenue project
    published on Fri, 24 Oct 2014 23:33:00 GMT
    A developer planning to build 281 homes near NewPark Mall will not have to pay $8.4 million in affordable housing fees, as the Newark City Council has waived the fees requirement. D.R. Horton, a national homebuilder, plans to construct 146 townhomes, 93 condominiums and 42 single-family residences at 5699 Mowry Avenue, next to NewPark Mall....
  • Fremont calendar items for Oct. 24
    published on Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:33:16 GMT
    The Internet Association, the unified voice of the Internet economy, invites the community to take part in a small business crawl on Friday, Oct. 24, from 10 a.m.-11:30 p.m. 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. to showcase local businesses in Fremont's Irvington District and highlight the innovative ways small businesses use the Internet to grow. While the focus in the Silicon Valley region is often solely on large technology and Internet companies, The Internet Association's small business crawl will spotl...
  • Robertson, Jack
    published on Tue, 21 Oct 2014 03:00:00 GMT
    Jack Robertson On October 17, 2014 Jackie Boyd Robertson passed away with his family by his side in Santa Clara, CA. after suffering cardiac complications....
  • The last mayor of Whitehaven
    published on Mon, 20 Oct 2014 10:26:23 GMT
    THE man who was the last mayor of Whitehaven has died, aged 69. Walter Hurst, who had lived in Nottinghamshire for many years, had been suffering with lung cancer. Born and bred in Whitehaven, he had been a teenage member of the local Sea Cadets unit before joining the Royal Navy when he was 18. Here he learnt a trade as an electrical engineer before leaving to work in the county's coal mines, studying in his own time for qualifications of the Institute of Mining, Mechanical and Electrical Engin...
  • Alameda County Water District: Three running for two board seats
    published on Sat, 18 Oct 2014 00:03:44 GMT
    As the drought continues, utility leaders have struggled to provide water despite diminishing supplies, and to pay for system upgrades with reduced revenue. Those are some of the problems that Alameda County Water District board of directors must solve as the agency continues to serve 336,000 people in Fremont, Newark and Union City....
  • Earth Science Tech's Shares Still Soaring on Study Showing Hemp's ...
    published on Thu, 16 Oct 2014 12:00:00 GMT
    Earth Science Tech Inc.'s stock volume continued to soar Oct. 15 on results of a study released about the effects of hemp oil on animal breast cancer cells. The Newark, Del.-based company that develops products from hemp extracts traded 86,593 shares yesterday, more than 10 times its 30-day average volume of 8,486 shares....
  • Breast Cancer Awareness & How to prevent Breast Cancer
    published on Mon, 13 Oct 2014 19:47:54 GMT
    This October, we are donating $1 from every purchase to the National Breast Cancer Foundation to provide help and inspire hope to those affected by breast cancer through early detection, education, and support services PRLog - Oct. 13, 2014 - NEWARK, Calif. -- Statistics show that one in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer at some point in their lifetime; which is the most common type cancer diagnosed in women....
  • Tax measures in New Haven Unified schools, Union City and Newark
    published on Fri, 10 Oct 2014 22:36:48 GMT
    Tri-City voters next month will consider three ballot measures asking them to pay more to upgrade Union City and south Hayward schools, and avoid cuts in public safety and other essential services in Union City and Newark. "Our facilities are old," said Arlando Smith, the district's co-superintendent....
  • Roadshow: $100.2 million job underway to rebuild two key overpasses...
    published on Fri, 10 Oct 2014 08:21:56 GMT
    Q The northbound Interstate 880 exits at 23rd and 29th streets are the two exits I take for my commute to work along the Embarcadero in Oakland. Construction including the razing of all of the trees has been ongoing for several months to these aging exits....
  • Newark schools: Public records lawsuit heads to state appeals court
    published on Thu, 09 Oct 2014 21:44:47 GMT
    A lawsuit involving emails mistakenly released by the school district has headed to appeals court, lingering weeks after resolution of the school board controversy that led to the legal dispute. Newark Unified leaders say they inadvertently released documents seven weeks ago with confidential attorney-client information....
  • Youngsters score pockets of change at Newark Rotary haystack
    published on Fri, 03 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    As fall begins, the Newark Rotary Club is in full swing, serving the community and providing opportunities for fellowship and networking. During the Newark Days celebration, Newark Rotarians had a blast running the haystack event....
  • Newark Connection calendar for October
    published on Fri, 03 Oct 2014 23:43:36 GMT
    Come to the 15th annual Senior Health and Resource Fair on Tuesday, Oct. 7 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Silliman Activity and Family Aquatic Center, 6800 Mowry Ave. Free health screenings and wellness information will be available. Meet health care and senior service prioviders....
  • Newark Connection: Three things matter most in real estate
    published on Fri, 03 Oct 2014 23:09:19 GMT
    Did you know that if someone bought a one-year pass to travel from Newark to San Francisco in the early 1900s by ferry they were given a free plot of land in Newark on which to live? Today the most expensive house in Newark is going for $839,000. The least expensive is on sale for $279,000....
  • Record crowds at Newark Days 2014
    published on Fri, 03 Oct 2014 23:08:59 GMT
    "When I see all of this, it's worth it," said Shirley Sisk, gesturing to a record crowd of more than 170,000 people who attended the 2014 Newark Days. "The smiling faces on kids and seniors, the families spending time together, make the hours we put in, all worth it."...
  • Marken's return as Newark superintendent a fresh start
    published on Fri, 03 Oct 2014 23:08:43 GMT
    With Dave Marken back as superintendent of the Newark Unified School District, the healing process after a tumultuous summer has begun, according to three longtime Board of Education members. Trustees Jan Crocker, Ray Rodriguez and Nancy Thomas said they are pleased to have the popular superintendent at the helm of the district once again and are dwelling on the positive outcome....
  • Newark Connection: Newark Police Department welcomes officers, announces promotions
    published on Fri, 03 Oct 2014 23:07:55 GMT
    Police Chief James Leal officially welcomed Newark Police Department's newest members and promoted personnel to the community in front of their family and fellow employees at a swearing in ceremony Aug. 19. Six individuals were recently hired or have been promoted. They are officers Oskar Reyes and Andrew Musantry, newly promoted Sgt....
  • Youngsters score pockets of change at Newark Rotary haystack
    published on Fri, 03 Oct 2014 21:35:48 GMT
    As fall begins, the Newark Rotary Club is in full swing, serving the community and providing opportunities for fellowship and networking. During the Newark Days celebration, Newark Rotarians had a blast running the haystack event....
  • Newark City Council: Two open seats offer chance for leadership change
    published on Thu, 02 Oct 2014 22:24:53 GMT
    The City Council will get new blood this November, as six challengers are vying for two council seats incumbents are giving up. Mike Bucci, who says the city should promote itself better....
  • Fremont Family Resource Center in Need of Volunteers in Tri-City Area
    published on Thu, 02 Oct 2014 00:26:43 GMT
    Looking for a different kind of volunteer work? Interested in helping your community? Consider volunteering to help low- to moderate-income families and individuals file their income taxes for the 2014 tax season. The Fremont Family Resource Center's Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program is recruiting volunteers for the 2014 tax season....
  • New California law eliminates 'gay panic' as a defense for attacks on LGBT people
    published on Wed, 01 Oct 2014 15:59:09 GMT
    On Tuesday, California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill into law that would outlaw so-called "gay panic" and "trans panic" defenses in court for offenders who commit acts of violence against LGBT people. The East Bay Express reported that Assembly Bill No....