Bicycle theft suspect caught on camera stealing at Newark high school

Police need the public's help in identifying a man who stole bikes from Newark Memorial High School on April 10. 
The Alameda County Fire Department has knocked down a one-alarm fire at a single-story shopping mall in Newark this morning, according to a department dispatcher.  
 
Despite raising rates for 12 consecutive years, the Fremont-based district now has a $15 million budget hole, and to fill it might charge its biggest water consumers even more.  
 
Hayward teacher wins international awardA Hayward educator is one of 24 worldwide being recognized for his commitment to teaching entrepreneurship.Richard Charles will be honored along with the other teachers and several students April 24 at a gala in Washington, D.  
 
Letters from councilwoman sparks speculation on possible campaign; Dan Siegel, another mayoral candidate, receives a lifetime achievement award from the National Lawyer's Guild.  
 
Wildflowers will be the stars this weekend in the regional parks, and recent rains give hope for a good show.On center stage is the Spring Wildflower Festival at Sunol Regional Wilderness.  
 
EASTER HOLIDAY/PASSOVER EVENTSALAMEDA Spring egg scramble -- At Crab Cove; Saturday, 10-11:45 a.m. Ages: walking to 12 years old; free activities include a mobile fish exhibit, beach exploration, lawn games, arts and crafts.  
 
NEWARK -- A late-night fire that broke out at a home near Civic Center Park displaced a family of four, an Alameda County Fire spokeswoman said.No one was injured in the blaze.  
 
Popular dice game, paired with salad bar lunch, will be benefit  
 
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Mayor Jean Quan heaped praise on the city's interim police Chief Sean Whent during a mayoral debate Thursday, and said she and departing City Administrator Fred Blackwell planned to hire a permanent chief "within the month."  
 
This church floor was transformed into a huge psychadelic light show

This rather ordinary church in Casablanca, Morocco was transformed into an explosion of color and pattern during the "Magic Carpet" show by French artist Claude Mossessian. Full Story