Fremont police arrest man for assaulting co-worker with pipe

Fremont police arrested a 56-year-old man on Wednesday on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon in a fight between two co-workers, police said.  
FREMONT - A woman and a man were arrested on suspicion of robbing a Raley's Supermarket in Fremont on Wednesday, police said.  
 
As of Friday, it had been nine days since Riti Lomesh had eaten anything. The 23-year-old woman has staged a hunger strike in front of Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O'Malley's office to protest an upcoming sentencing for the man accused of vehicular manslaughter in her brother's death.  
 
Police are looking for two men who allegedly used a slingshot to break into a restaurant in Fremont early Thursday morning.  
 
Two Fremont residents were arrested in a San Rafael burglary case Thursday with the help of an iPad tracking application, police said.  
 
The Sunol-Ohlone Regional Wilderness will celebrate the season with its annual Spring Wildflower Festival, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday. There's also a 2-mile wildflower walk from 2 to 4:30 p.m. April 10 at Tilden Nature Area near Berkeley, guided by naturalist Trent Pearce.  
 
The Sunol-Ohlone Regional Wilderness will celebrate the season with its annual Spring Wildflower Festival, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday. There's also a 2-mile wildflower walk from 2 to 4:30 p.m. April 10 at Tilden Nature Area near Berkeley, guided by naturalist Trent Pearce.  
 
Police in Fremont are investigating a reported battery that occurred Tuesday.  
 
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Mayor's annual progress report details strides in housing inventory, Downtown Civic Center planning  
 
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Review: 'Satchmo' goes behind Louis Armstrong's happy facade

The solo show 'Satchmo' by Terry Teachout depicts jazz legend Louis Armstrong reflecting on his bittersweet life and music; it plays at American Conservatory Theater through Feb. 7