Calcification in changing oceans explored in special issue of The Biological Bulletin
What do mollusks, starfish, and corals have in common? Aside from their shared marine habitat, they are all calcifiers-organisms that use calcium from their environment to create hard carbonate skeletons and shells for stability and protection.
Recent-graduate killed in sand tunnel collapse
Tracks in the sand near the shoreline of Francis State Beach, show the spot where people tried to rescue Adam Pye after a sand tunnel collapsed over the 26-year-old San Lorenzo man Monday afternoon.
New York Daily News
Man buries himself alive in sand
Emergency crew workers and volunteers frantically try to rescue the 26-year-old after a tunnel he was digging collapsed at Francis State Beach in Half Moon Bay, Calif.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Girl Missing Hand Gets To Live Dream Of Becoming Police Officer In Hayward
A six-year-old girl missing one hand received a chance to live her dream of being a police officer on Wednesday.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
For more than half a century, the San Leandro Art Association has celebrated summer with Festival of Fine Art.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
Great blue heron keeps watch in field
Photographer Linda Dalton, an administrator at Cal State East Bay, took this photograph from the parking lot at Crissy Field.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
California's Low On Water? Time to Fine the Water Resources Board Not Its Citizens
California is in the midst of one of its many droughts. To combat the current drought, the otherwise do-nothings of the California Water Resources Board are proposing to fine citizens they call "water hogs" $500 per day.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Stars and Stripes
NSA tracked email accounts of leading Muslim Americans, report says
The National Security Agency and the FBI allegedly tracked email accounts of five Muslim American leaders between 2006 and 2008, according to an NSA spreadsheet of email addresses disclosed by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Cal State East Bay's SOS Fund Helps Students To Graduate
Cal State University East Bay's SOS Fund, which began three years ago by two alumni, currently has $58,000 in gifts and individual scholarships ranging from $500 to $1,500.
National Public Radio
Coaching First-Generation Students Through College
One-third of college students are the first in their families to enroll in college.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Inside Bay Area
Hayward: 12 people, $300,000 grant to aid low-income neighborhoods
Twelve people have been chosen as Koshland fellows to figure out the best way to spend a $300,000, five-year grant to improve South Hayward.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Contra Costa Times
School Bell: Joint venture adds student resources in Antioch
Actually, it's a generous donation of $10,000 from the Antioch Schools Education Foundation paired with the DonorsChoose program, which provides an avenue to fund teacher-requested projects and supplies.
Wed Jun 25, 2014
Town-gown effort means new hires at Oregon State
Oregon State University is spending a third of a million dollars a year on new positions aimed at mending relations with campus neighbors.
Tue Jun 24, 2014
Local history gets a breath of new life when the Hayward Area Historical Society opens the doors to their Center for History and Culture.