SF East Bay News & Events

The curious case of an outstanding school superintendent and a school district’s dysfunctional board of trustees

In the city of Hayward, California, there was a school superintendent that the community’s civic and business leaders – as well as parents and school teachers and administrators – admired and respected for his work in ameliorating the quality of instruction and the academic achievements of the students.

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Hayward Area Historical Society to collect Chabot College 'photo' memorabilia for its "Permanent Collection" archive

Chabot College is teaming up with the Hayward Area Historical Society (HAHS) for a Photo Day on Saturday, November 15, 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM. You're encouraged to bring photographs of Chabot College and/or its surrounding neighborhoods to HAHS for scanning and placement in HAHS's Permanent Collection.Chabot-HAHS Photo Day

The Hayward Zucchini Festival - a must for both young and old

Hayward Zucchini FestivalSet this year for Saturday and Sunday, August 16 and 17 at its traditional Kennedy Park (Hesperian Blvd.) venue, the Hayward Zucchini Festival has been a standard city event for 32 years. The Festival continues to draw a huge

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Hayward to build new state-of-the-art public library and community learning center

New Hayward Library BuildingThe city of Hayward is catching up with the 21st century world with plans for the construction of a new state-of-the-art library to replace the one built in 1951. When the existing main library on Watkins and C streets was built, Hayward’s population was a mere 14,000. Today, Hayward is a bustling city of over 150,000 people and although it is ranked

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One can talk about someone’s past indiscretion but to add racial overtones to it makes one quite politically incorrect

Hayashi and WieckowskiDuring recent caucuses and endorsement meetings by Bay Area organizations, a question about “the latest scandals involving elected officials of Asian descent” was tossed at candidates. The question looked innocent enough, until, giving it

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Nine Oakland mayoral candidates discuss public safety issue and all appear to the audience to have flunked

Oakland Mayor Safety ForumOakland, CA, April 4, 2014: East Bay residents don’t have to read up on poll figures to know that public safety is the number one problem in the city of Oakland. And so during a public forum dedicated solely to the issue of public safety held at the Temple Sinai

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