Union City-Fremont east-west connector back on track

A town-hall meeting is scheduled Thursday to discuss the long-planned project that will link Interstate 880 and Mission Boulevard. 
In a letter distributed to the John G. Mattos Elementary School community in Fremont today, embattled principal Liza Muzaffery announced her resignation effective today.  
Two men wearing masks displayed a gun and knife before robbing employees of cash and fleeing on foot, police said.  
Police and firefighters are investigating an alleged arson at a baseball field near a church in Fremont, according to police.  
As the county supervisors who represent eastern and southern Alameda County, we are committed to building public support for a unique transportation project that would promote exercise and recreation, preserve precious natural resources and protect public safety.  
Fremont approves pedestrian-bicycle bridge between Warm Springs BART station and a new planned "innovation district" with 4,000 homes, elementary school and office space; Hayward mulls the end of June municipal elections.  
Jackie Burrell
Total Wine & More is opening its first superstore in the Bay Area next week with a second to follow in Mountain View later this year  
"Love in the Wilderness" is the theme of a hike from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Feb. 14 at Sunol Regional Wilderness, led by naturalist Cat Taylor. The group will look for "amorous amphibians and rapturous raptors."  
Niles Essanay Silent Film Museum, 37417 Niles Blvd., will host the following screenings and events for a suggested donation of $5 per person for members and $7 for non-members, unless otherwise noted: Saturday, Feb.  
James Sakane
Year of the Monkey starts Feb. 8  
( T. Charles Erickson )
Review: 'Satchmo' goes behind Louis Armstrong's happy facade

The solo show 'Satchmo' by Terry Teachout depicts jazz legend Louis Armstrong reflecting on his bittersweet life and music; it plays at American Conservatory Theater through Feb. 7