Newark schools: Recall election looms over superintendent's resignation

Ray Rodriguez -- vying to unseat incumbent Newark Mayor Alan Nagy -- says he will stay on the board despite plan to launch recall campaign against him. 
Cowboys ride running game in win over Newark Memorial  
Kyle Kearns threw for 232 yards and three touchdowns and the Foothill High football team's defense picked off five passes to open the season with a 30-12 win over San Leandro at Burrell Field on Friday night.  
Elsewhere: Hayward restores parking on Mission Boulevard.  
Newark police may present findings to the Alameda County District Attorney's Office by next week.  
Robert Shaver, a longtime employee, will be the Alameda County Water District's new general manager and earn $305,000 in total compensation. In December, he will replace Walt Wadlow, the district's general manager since 2009.  
With one exception, this is essentially the same measure that narrowly failed to garner the needed two-thirds voter approval in 2012. We agree that funding our transportation systems is critical for the region's economy. But that doesn't justify open-ended taxation with no regard for the trade-offs.  
On her Twitter feed, a Newark Memorial High School teacher was explicit about her desires for her students. She wanted to pour coffee on them. She wanted to stab them. Some of them, she said, "make my trigger finger itchy."  
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Music, food, parade, race slated at city's 59th annual celebration  
Values have gone up more than 20 percent here in one year