Man's plan to deceive Newark police fails when fake name turns out to have arrest warrant
A man who gave Newark police a fake name because he had a warrant was foiled because there was an outstanding warrant for the name he provided, police said.
Joey Frenchwood delivered in the clutch -- twice -- to help the Newark Memorial High boys basketball team survive a major challenge from upstart Concord on Saturday, as the Cougars earned a 74-70 win to capture a third consecutive North Coast Section Division II title
Hayward will have a new mayor after the June 3 election, with Mayor Michael Sweeney declining to run for a fourth term. Four candidates have filed to succeed him. Because Sweeney is an incumbent and did not file, the filing deadline is extended to Wednesday. Filing also remains open for one council seat.
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Clayton Hartwell, Jacob Donato and Jacob Macalolooy lead strong James Logan High wrestling team into state championships at Rabobank Arena in Bakersfield
Newark Memorial beats MVAL rival Washington and will seek it third straight section title when it faces Concord, a 54-49 upset winner over No. 1 Montgomery
Anger management: Cat that attacked his family getting therapy
The Oregon owners of a 22-pound housecat that trapped them in their bedroom after attacking their baby say they're not giving up on their pet and are getting it medical attention and therapy. Full Story
SXSW Music Picks: Watch Keith Urban, Pitbull, Kendrick Lamar for free
The iTunes Festival at SXSW continues through Saturday.
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President Obama trades barbs with Zach Galifianakis on 'Between Two Ferns'
Obama rips the third “The Hangover” film, while Galifianakis calls the president a nerd.