Hayward teachers rally for more pay

Hayward Unified School District and its teachers union are meeting with a mediator after the union declared an impasse. 
Join us for a video demonstration of setting up an irrigation system in the drought.  
 
A 19-year-old man in jail on charges of robbing an 81-year-old woman in Oakland has confessed to a second robbery in Hayward of a 66-year-old woman, according to court documents.  
 
The San Mateo-Hayward Bridge will close this weekend for the second time this month as Caltrans crews continue to resurface and treat the deck structure, as well as perform maintenance repairs.  
 
Almost a dozen Bay Area residents, including three who worked as baggage handlers for Southwest Airlines at Oakland International Airport, have been charged in a conspiracy to use the handlers' special security access to ship marijuana throughout the United States, federal prosecutors announced Monday.  
 
Five vehicles, including a motorcycle, were involved in a crash that backed up freeway traffic for miles and slowed the morning commute Monday, the California Highway Patrol said.  
 
Little correlation was found between city size and pay of city managers according to public data analyzed and launched by this newspaper.  
 
The landfill solar project is the centerpiece of the United States' largest government renewable energy collaboration. Environmental Protection Agency Director Gina McCarthy on Wednesday applauded the 19 Bay Area government agencies for coming together.  
 
D. Ross Cameron/Bay Area News Group
Starr King Unitarian Universalist Church installed a small community library based on the idea "take a book, bring a book." The Hayward library holds children's books.  
 
Doug Duran/Bay Area News Group
Hayward will hold a community/law enforcement summit, a bike rodeo, an airport open house, a citywide cleanup, a garden dedication this weekend, and nearby Castro Valley hosts a rodeo.  
 
(Herb Greene)
Friday's TV picks: Grateful Dead fans, get a load of this

'The Other One: The Long, Strange Trip of Bob Weir' chronicles Weir's journey from his youth in Palo Alto to global fame in documentary on Netflix. Plus, Thomas Middleditch of 'Silicon Valley' drums up laughs on 'Comedy Bang! Bang!' 
( Jeffrey R. Staab )
David Letterman set trashed; Dumpster divers move in

Hours after the 'Late Show' finished taping, the crew began dismantling and throwing away iconic parts of David Letterman's set.