Oakland mom at casino ignored cops carrying child left in hot car, police say

Phaley Nget, the Oakland woman accused of leaving her young children inside a car, ignored an officer carrying one of the children while they were looking for her in the casino, according to a police affidavit. It was the second case of a mother being accused of leaving her children in a car to go into a Bay Area casino in the last month. 
(AP Photo/Half Moon Bay Review, Dean Coppola)
Family and friends of Adam Jay Pye, of San Lorenzo, continue to mourn his death at Francis Beach. He died after a hole he was digging collapsed and buried him alive in sand.  
 
I've mentioned it before, but in view of the recent hot and dry weather, it's worth repeating -- take plenty of water with you when you hike in the regional parks and other open spaces.  
 
To submit an item to the What's Happening calendar, email ccnsports@bayareanewsgroup.com to request a form. Put "What's Happening" in the subject line.  
 
Bryman College campuses in San Jose, San Francisco, Hayward, and Los Angeles could close or be sold as parent company BioHealth goes to bankruptcy court.

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The Hayward City Council on Tuesday appointed Planning Commissioner Elisa Marquez to fill the vacancy created when Councilwoman Barbara Halliday was elected mayor.  
 
A 17-year-old Hayward boy shot in the head near Del Norte Court and Oliver Drive by an unknown suspect remained in intensive care on Tuesday.  
 
A 5-year-old boy who was struck by a minivan while chasing a ball across the street over the weekend in the city's Tennyson-Alquire neighborhood has died, police said Tuesday.  
 
A 42-year-old woman turned to a Hayward fire station for help Sunday after allegedly being kidnapped at gunpoint days earlier from Santa Cruz.  
 
This barren, desert prison is where O.J. Simpson lives

Some here call it the 'O.J. House,' the only gated community in a vast stretch of desert rich in gold and silver, pioneer trails and proud, isolated towns north of Reno. 
(Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP)
Surprise! Justin Bieber in news for his music

The troubled singer releases clips of 11 new tracks on Instagram, hinting at prospect of new album.