(Kristopher Skinner)
Tina Humphrey helps single moms become independent after homelessness

Elizabeth House is a former convent in Oakland's Rockridge neighborhood that's home to recently homeless single moms and children run by a woman who knows firsthand the challenges inherent to single parenting. 
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.  
"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."  
Demand far exceeds available affordable housing.  
A motorcyclist died early Wednesday after colliding with a big rig on Interstate 880 during the morning commute, the California Highway Patrol said.  
The Hayward man was killed after his disabled vehicle was hit on the freeway near the I-238 turnoff in San Leandro by a San Francisco man suspected of driving under the influence.  
Police arrested four East Bay men on Monday in connection with car break-ins in Milpitas and Palo Alto, including burglaries from cars parked at restaurants along El Camino Real. The suspects tried to flee when police stopped them at the Town & Country Village parking lot.  
Laura A. Oda
The nine-story tower is the centerpiece of a $668 million Highland Hospital campus renovation.  
Oakland denies former Black Panther's $7 million claim; construction on the new Hayward library begins, but a big red security sign there annoys some folks.  
It was Elias Ladnay, not the other driver he apparently made up, who crashed into Aurora Bermudez on Dec. 28, killing her as she walked within the lighted crosswalk at Hesperian Boulevard and Tahoe Avenue, police said.  
( 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