Berkeley: Student attacked during lunch break off campus

A Berkeley High School student was attacked while off campus for lunch Thursday, school officials said. 
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.  
 
Randall Booker, Piedmont Unified's assistant superintendent of educational services, will take up his post as superintendent on July 1.  
 
Courtesy of Megan Long
All four Robohawks teams qualified for the 2015 World Championship tournament, including one middle school and three high school teams. The 8000A (high school) and 8000C (middle school) teams already took the California State Championship title at the March 7 competition in San Jose. The other two teams made the cut for World's at the Second Annual East Bay Robot and Programming Skills Challenge hosted by Head-Royce on Feb. 28.  
 
Schwarzenegger wants to preserve federal programs  
 
District rules would apply to students, teachers and parents  
 
Recipients of Community Service Awards announced: The Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce recognizes those deserving individuals, groups and businesses who have demonstrated excellence and community leadership in business, volunteer activities and achievement within the Pleasanton  
 
Ruchi Pandya
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President Obama chats with Lynbrook High School student Ruchi Pandya of Saratoga at the White House science fair on Monday March 23, 2015.  
 
Las Lomas High School leaders learned about the threatening graffiti messages written in the boys locker room at the 1460 S. Main St. campus Tuesday morning and alerted the police.  
 
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Review: 'Stupid (expletive) Bird' is a (expletive) blast

San Francisco Playhouse presents Aaron Posner's adaptation/send-up of Chekhov's 'The Seagull' in a winning, creative production; it runs through May 2.