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    East Bay events for Memorial Day, Monday, May 25 
    Hayward Unified reaches tentative contract agreement with teachers
    Hayward Unified School District reached a deal with the teachers union giving educators their first raise in eight years before the 2013-14 school year. 

    Vietnam War casualties honored in photos
    Project to find pictures of all U.S. service members killed in the Vietnam War hitting a snag in the Bay Area 

    Citywise: Garbage rates to increase in San Leandro
    Garbage rates will go up 8.49 percent Aug. 1 for San Leandro customers served by Alameda County Industries. 

    Oakland to choose developer to restore shuttered Henry J. Kaiser Convention Center
    Michael Morgan gazed wistfully across the Calvin Simmons Theatre, the concert hall in the Henry J. Kaiser Convention Center where the maestro for years skillfully guided ensembles. 

    Eye on the East Bay: Oakley 911 call hits close to home
    Also, Canada goose gets loose in Pleasanton; getting to the bottom of whether inmates have proud parents; and local congressman is top gun at annual shootout 

    Bay Area adds 17,200 jobs, fueled by 8,400 jobs in Santa Clara County
    The Bay Area added 17,200 jobs during April, fueled by big job gains in Santa Clara County that were par with the level of the South Bay's job gains during the dot-com era, an indication of the strength of the region's economic expansion. 

    Pilot killed when small plane crashes in Castro Valley hills
    Plane wreckage found a day after pilot took off 

    Fremont Burger & BrewFest on tap
    The Fremont Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the first Fremont Burger & Brew Fest on Saturday, May 23, from 11 a. 

    (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.