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.  
 
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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.  
 
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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.  
 
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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.  
 
( Gieson Cacho )
Review: Puzzle & Dragons Z + Super Mario. Bros. Edition

Of the two classic games now offered together on a mobile format, 'Puzzle & Dragons Z' is the stronger, with an addictive hook that will keep players busy for long car rides or waits at the airport. 
( Randy McMullen )
Duggar son apologizes after molestation accusations surface

Josh Duggar, one of the cast members of the TLC reality show '19 Kids and Counting,' was accused of molesting five young girls, including his sister, as a teenager; no charges were filed. He reportedly takes responsibility in an issued statement.