Hayward: War's effect on returning veterans topic of lectures, films, discussions

Veterans and their service dogs will visit the Hayward library on Tuesday, and Karl Marlantes, a veteran and author, will give a talk Oct. 6 at the Chabot College Performing Arts Center. 
A probation search at a residence in Castro Valley led to the arrest of three men for drug-related offenses on Wednesday, Newark police said.  
 
San Leandro resident Elroy Gomez Jr. was scheduled to appear in Alameda County Superior Court in Hayward on Monday afternoon to enter a plea for the felony charge in connection to the attack Wednesday, Lt. Robert McManus said.  
 
Tim Harris scores three times as Livermore beats Arroyo  
 
Trevor Jones runs for 224 yards as American Eagles beat San Lorenzo Rebels  
 
A plan to melt polystyrene trays down into condensed blocks for recycling meets opposition from some San Lorenzo teachers.  
 
California Waste Solutions, the Oakland company poised to be booted out of two-thirds of the $1 billion garbage contract it was awarded over Texas-based garbage giant Waste Management, says it's not bitter over.  
 
The clinic run by Tiburcio Vasquez Health Center will offer primary and pediatric care, group classes, dental care, obstetrics and gynecology services, health education, mental health care, a lab and more.  
 
East Bay Flag Football -- Registration open for co-ed flag football league, for ages 7-15. Games take place Sundays at Oakland High School, 1023 MacArthur Blvd.  
 
San Leandro shoppers would pay a total of 9.5 percent sales tax if measure is approved.  
 
French Laundry's Thomas Keller dishes on fame, golf and guilty pleasures

Who knew Thomas Keller had a thing for In-n-Out burgers? The famous Yountville chef talks about his love of golf, scotch, the restaurant business -- and his penchant for fries. 
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Emma Watson delivers powerful speech on feminism

The 'Harry Potter' actress questions why women's rights has become so polarizing in a United Nations Speech in New York over the weekend.