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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....
  • Newark crime summaries for the June 2015 edition
    published on Fri, 22 May 2015 19:36:23 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....
  • More
    published on Tue, 05 May 2015 23:46:17 GMT
    The City of Newark Recreation & Community Services Department is pleased to announce its 2nd annual Healthy Kids Fitness Expo in Newark on Saturday, May 9. This free event is geared toward offering the necessary tools and information to help parents make informed decisions regarding their childrens health and fitness activities. Watching television, playing video games, and surfing the internet are some of Americas favorite pastimes....
  • 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 ....
  • 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....
  • East Palo Alto: Vandal breaks windows, takes batteries from nonprofit agency's vans
    published on Thu, 23 Apr 2015 03:43:20 GMT
    A nonprofit agency that provides food to needy families in Menlo Park and East Palo Alto is reeling after two of its vans were vandalized to the point of being unusable. Employees of the Ecumenical Hunger Program at 2411 Pulgas Ave. in East Palo Alto arrived at work Tuesday to find that windows on both vehicles had been smashed....