Hayward man sentenced for killing mentally disabled roommate

OAKLAND -- A Hayward man was sentenced Friday to 56 years to life in prison for killing his schizophrenic roommate in 2012.Michael Wyatt, 57, was convicted by jury of first-degree murder in the Feb. 
Elsewhere: Workforce agreement for $60 million Hayward library project  
A former UC Berkeley campus doctor was sentenced Friday to five years probation for sexual contact with male students during health center visits.  
OAKLAND -- A 37-year-old man was sentenced Friday to four years in state prison for the attempted rape of an unconscious woman in Berkeley last year.An Alameda County jury in February convicted John Kannon, of Berkeley, of attempted rape of an unconscious woman and assault with intent to commit  
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We talk with Rodney Smith, a Bay Area Teamsters organizer, about growing up in Oakland, working union jobs, and then helping others organize for better wages and working conditions.  
The Bay Area added more than 13,000 jobs during March, led by an upswing in tech oriented regions such as Santa Clara County, where a gain of 5,500 jobs put the South Bay region on pace to reach an all-time record number of jobs by year's end, and the San Francisco-San Mateo region added 6,000 jobs, while the East Bay gained 1,500 jobs.  
Neither the resident nor his guest were injured during the blaze in the 9800 block of B Street, firefighters said. They were alerted by smoke detectors and got out before firefighters arrived, officials said. The fire broke out about 9:01 a.m., apparently in a pile of wood outside the rear of the home, officials said. Officials said it appeared to be accidental.  
A University of California at Berkeley student alleged she was a victim of a sexual assault Saturday in Berkeley, university police said Thursday.  
Barron Edwards, convicted Feb. 27, now set to be sentenced May 1 for crimes involving three victims  
Median prices for the nine-county region reached $623,000, just short of the $629,000 marker set around the peak of the housing bubble in November 2007.  
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Besides a documentary on Steve Jobs, what's good at SF Film Festival?

San Francisco International Film Festival, best known for its global perspective, flouts flaunts its Bay Area connections in this year's 181 offerings.