Union City: Suspicious device near adult school a hoax, police say

A suspicious device that prompted the evacuation of Decoto Adult School and four residences Tuesday turned out to be a hoax, police determined.  
Two reputed gang members pleaded no contest to second-degree murder today for beating a 21-year-old Union City woman to death four years ago and then dumping her body near a freeway and setting it on fire.  
 
Elsewhere: Bike Riders Raise $100,000 for Oakland schools  
 
The Union Sanitary District's "cogeneration facility" converts biogas into electrical power, which could reduce its power bills by tens of millions of dollars over the new building's life span.  
 
Garbage rates will go up 8.49 percent Aug. 1 for San Leandro customers served by Alameda County Industries.  
 
Coach Teri Johnson earns 600th career victory as James Logan beat American in MVAL softball  
 
Little correlation was found between city size and pay of city managers according to public data analyzed and launched by this newspaper.  
 
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The Ballet Folklorico de James Logan, which commands the stage with traditional costumes and dance moves honed through countless hours of practice, will celebrate its silver anniversary with two performances Saturday.  
 
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Hayward interfaith group plans to supplement its food pantry with produce grown at its Little Green Farm.  
 
Elsewhere: Union City teachers singled out for awards  
 
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Clint Eastwood to direct hero pilot Captain Sully's biopic

Oscar winning director will oversee film based on the book 'Highest Duty: My Search For What Really Matters' by Danville's Captain Chesley 'Sully' Sullenberger, who successfully landed his disabled plane on the Hudson River.