Updated: May 17, 2013 11:15:47 PM PDT
NEWARK -- Police shot an armed man Friday following a 45-minute standoff during which the man fired one round at responding officers.The man suffered a life-threatening gunshot wound and was transported to a local hospital, according to a Newark Police news release.
Five years after being fired amid accusations that she tipped off her nephew to an impending police raid, former Oakland City Administrator Deborah Edgerly is back in the thick of city business. SEIU, Local 1021 has hired Edgerly as a consultant to review the city's books as it continues negotiations on a new labor deal for more than 2,000 full and part-time city workers.
Undocumented students do not qualify for federal aid, and a group of Hayward High students have taken it upon themselves to try to help fill that gap.
Newark officials would like to save the Mowry's Landing School, a 129-year-old one-room building located at Ardenwood Farm. But the cost of restoring the decaying structure is too expensive, and there have been no takers when they tried to sell it.
Purple & White Camp -- Registration for 14th annual Piedmont summer basketball camp. For boys and girls ages 9-14, June 24-27: 1-5 p.m. or July 15-18: 9 a.
With the click of a button, school officials can communicate instantly with parents by sending up-to-the-minute messages on their smartphones.
Senior captures event with leap of 19 feet, 23/4 inches to go with two other league championships
Five of Hayward's nine mobile home parks will remain senior-only. Applause broke out in the packed City Council chamber Tuesday after the council unanimously approved an ordinance that prohibits converting the parks to allow all ages to live there.
The Viola Blythe Awards are held each year to reward Newark's most dedicated volunteers. The 28th annual ceremony is scheduled Wednesday evening at the Hilton Newark-Fremont. The awards are named after a well-respected and generous woman who assisted those in need in the Tri-City for more than 50 years.
Service would be changed on 20 bus routes in southern Alameda County
A group of Hayward students took up the challenge of illustrating what health and wellness means to them through photographs, and some of their work is on display at the Foothill Gallery.
The California Supreme Court got it right on Monday when it unanimously ruled that local governments have authority to ban certain activities -- in this case marijuana dispensaries -- from operating within their borders.
Some residents of Fremont's 28 Palms neighborhood said the sign, which was installed last month next to NewPark Mall and I-880, near the intersection of Mowry School Road and John Muir Drive, is an "eyesore" that looms high above dozens of homes and backyards, damaging the area's quality of life.
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Police want the public's help in locating a burglary suspect who broke into a Newark home on Marsten Drive Friday morning and encountered a resident inside. No one was injured during the break-in and the burglar fled the home empty handed.
Police say one man held the woman inside a bathroom before he hit her and fled. A witness then told police a second man was seen lingering near the home before the invasion.
Former Oakland councilman is kicked off the board he was elected to last year.
Elsewhere, John Muir Middle School students challenge teachers on the basketball court to raise money for cancer research, and San Leandro High is the recipient of a regional Jefferson Award for student volunteer work.
RaeAnn Garza, one of the smallest players on the James Logan High softball team, continues to lead the Colts to their biggest wins.
A police dog is back to work after fighting with a man who hid in the attic of a home to avoid arrest Friday night, police said.
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Even if Oakland and the Alameda County Sheriff's Office had resolved money issue, there was another issue that might have imperiled the county's now defunct police patrols in Oakland -- almost no deputies wanted any part of them.
Students in three rocketry clubs at Newark Memorial High and Newark Junior High have qualified to compete in the Team America Rocketry Challenge, a national contest held each year. But first, they must raise enough funds to pay for traveling to the prestigious contest.
Elsewhere, Washington Manor Middle School takes basketball championship, and Irvington High wins kudos for student civil involvement.
Oakland is unable to reach agreement with Alameda County Sheriff's Office over paying costs associated with deputies who was injured while on patrol in the city
Santiago Ornelas, 37, has been missing since he was injured in a police chase on April 5; relatives say a coroner's official told them tattoos on a body found in an East Oakland yard waste container match his.
During Mayor Alan Nagy's speech at the Newark Hilton, he emphasized something close to his heart: Newark's small-town spirit, which he said is embodied in the city's ample volunteerism.
Noah Falck, an 18-year-old who grew up in the East Bay, ran toward the Boston bombings and assisted authorities with crowd control shortly after he completed the marathon. Falck, a freshman at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, said he was just one of hundreds to help near the chaotic scene.
Elsewhere, Mission San Jose High School celebrates its diverse student population, and schools in Castro Valley and Fremont get academic honors.
Skyline Lacrosse Club -- Spring Registration is open for Skyline Lacrosse Club. For boys and girls grades 2-12. www.skylinelacrosse.comBASEBALL Oakland Velocity Baseball -- Practices are on Thursday and Friday nights at 6:15 p.
The Newark school board's 3-2 vote sent the League of Volunteers scrambling to find a new home for the bingo games that have become its main source of revenue. Since October 2005, LOV has paid about $300,000 in rent. But it has fallen behind on the rent and now owes $66,350.
Service will be inside Washington gym at noon, followed by formal dedication of Ingram's statue at Tak Fudenna Stadium