Guest commentary: Need all hands on deck to fix Hayward public schools
For decades, the Hayward Unified School District has been plagued by challenges including truancy, discipline and low graduation rates. When I took the helm as superintendent two years ago, the board of trustees and I proclaimed that our students deserved better.
A pedestrian reportedly trying to cross a freeway early Sunday morning died when he was struck by a car near the border of San Leandro and Hayward, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Dig Deep broke ground on a commercial kitchen that will provide job training, employment for former Alameda County inmates and others.
Authorities said the convicted killer was one of three men arrested for two East Oakland robberies that happened within 25 minutes Thursday night in the Laurel and Glenview districts. The three are also suspected of other recent robberies.
Also: Hayward art exhibit opening; Cherryland Elementary wins wellness challenge grant; Oakland school gets green transit award; Oakland teachers to march; and Union City students win awards and cash.
Bob McGuire, who coached track and field, cross country at Pleasant Hill High, and later at Cal State Hayward died on Tuesday after a brief illness.
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Bigfoot is my BFF
A visit to the Bigfoot Discovery Museum in Felton will bolster your belief or seal your skepticism.
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Angelina Jolie inspires Nickelodeon crowd
'Maleficent’ actress tells kids being different is a good thing, and it’s OK to cause a little trouble.