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Hayward fire chief suspended after on-call drinking incident, scuffle with coworker

Hayward Fire Chief Garrett Contreras drove city vehicles after drinking, started a physical confrontation with a subordinate and failed to answer dispatchers when he was the on-call commander, according to a city investigation. 
HAYWARD -- Two men who used to run a Union City hazardous waste disposal company with big-name local clients were sentenced to jail time on Wednesday for defrauding customers and cheating hazardous waste laws.  
 
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Hayward police Sgt. Scott Lunger's funeral will be Thursday at the Oracle Arena in Oakland. The motorcade will drive through Hayward beforehand.  
 
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Police will escort the body of Hayward Sgt. Scott Lunger from funeral home to services at Oracle Arena in Oakland.  
 
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Staff writersThere is still no stadium deal on the horizon, but the Oakland Raiders and city leaders took one tiny step forward this week: They actually talked.  
 
A health care district is asked to work on a parcel tax to help Hayward, San Leandro hospitals.  
 
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Stolen bicycle had been woman's sole means of getting around Newark.  
 
Staff writersFremont to install surveillance camerasFremont will spend $299,000 for surveillance video cameras and license plate readers at 10 intersections on the city's edges.  
 
Prosecutors allowed Salvador Valasco and Hector Garcia take plea deal because one witness died, a second was deported and a third wouldn't cooperate  
 
Staff WritersGiants billboard invades A's turfWhen it comes to ballparks, the Giants' territory spans from Monterey to Marin. But for billboards, their reach extends all the way into East Oakland, much to the annoyance of the Oakland A's and their fans.  
 
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Skip Muir Woods -- 6 other Bay Area redwood groves to treasure

If you'd rather not battle the crowds and traffic at Muir Woods, here are other pockets of green tranquillity. 
One Direction's Louis Tomlinson forced to admit impending fatherhood

A day after band member Liam Payne confirms the news, Tomlinson acknowledges for the first time that he's going to be a dad -- after getting blindsided by question on 'Good Morning America.'