15 Bay Area students named Gates Millennium Scholars

The scholarship pays for college and graduate school for high-performing, low-income high school seniors and is given to 1,000 students nationwide. 
Elsewhere: San Leandro proposes fee, tax increases  
 
Local youth loses close three-round decision  
 
Festivities at Ardenwood begin with a flower garland program from 10:30 a.m. to noon Saturday. Visitors can create tissue paper garlands to wear themselves or use as home decorations. Tilden Nature Area will host a free May Day open house from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. The family-friendly program will include maypoles, bubble making and crafts as well as a special performance by the Berkeley Morris Dancers.  
 
Festivities at Ardenwood begin with a flower garland program from 10:30 a.m. to noon Saturday. Visitors can create tissue paper garlands to wear themselves or use as home decorations. Tilden Nature Area will host a free May Day open house from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. The family-friendly program will include maypoles, bubble making and crafts as well as a special performance by the Berkeley Morris Dancers.  
 
During a preliminary hearing Monday at the Hayward Hall of Justice, a judge determined there was enough evidence to send the 34-year-old San Lorenzo resident Sonny Anderson to trial in the Nov. 11 death of San Lorenzo High freshman Ivan Cruz.  
 
The documentary 'Alive Inside: A Story of Music and Memory' will be shown for free Thursday in Hayward.  
 
Theodore Mejia, 27, of Hayward, was found shot about 10 p.m. in a residential neighborhood near Brae Burn Avenue and Gresel Street in Hayward.  
 
Masaru Oka
From ethnic festivals to foodie gatherings to county fairs, here's a guide to fun events in the Bay Area through the summer.  
 
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Students at Corinthian-owned Heald, Everest and WyoTech colleges are left hanging by the shutdown. But experts doubt sweeping reforms are likely.  
 
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'An Ember in the Ashes' poised to set YA market afire

After a launch party April 28 at Kepler's Books, Sabaa Tahir of Mountain View will embark on a seven-city national book tour; and Paramount has already snapped up the movie rights in a seven-figure deal and foreign rights have been sold in 24 countries.  
Tiger Woods, Lindsay Vonn breaking up

Golf star Tiger Woods and skiing sensation Lindsay Vonn both use social media to announce they are breaking up after a relationship that lasted nearly three years