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  1. Alameda County urban farm program expands, to add kitchenRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Fremont Bulletin

    Dig Deep Farms broke ground last week on a commercial kitchen that will help grow its program that employs former inmates while supplying healthy food to low-income neighborhoods. "We will take some of our produce from our urban farms and create packaged goods, such as tomato sauce, jams and a fire-roasted salsa that's very good, that we will sell," said Lt.

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  2. 105-year-old Ashland woman recalls simpler timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | Fremont Bulletin

    Violet Wade has lived through 18 presidencies, two world wars and a depression, but her most vivid memories surround her home. She may not have moved from her house, but the house itself moved, to Ashland from a Quigley Road farm in what would become San Lorenzo Village.

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  3. Hayward park district saves millions by avoiding special electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | Fremont Bulletin

    Rather than shell out almost $2 million to hold a special election, Hayward Area Recreation and Park District directors have opted to appoint someone to fill a board vacancy. The San Leandro Unified school board also will appoint someone to a vacated seat rather than pay for an election, which would cost hundreds of thousands of dollars.

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  4. Hit-and-run suspect arraigned on murder charges in San Leandro's boy's killingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Fremont Bulletin

    Dylan Edinger, 14, left, and Sky Zaste, 22, friends of a 14-year-old boy killed by a hit-and-run driver at East 14th Street and Ashland Avenue in unincorporated San Leandro, pause after lighting a candle at a small memorial at the crash site on Nov. 12, 2014. Sonny Anderson, 34, of San Leandro, has been arrested in the fatal hit-and-run death Nov. 11 of Ashland resident Ivan Cruz, 14. HAYWARD -- An ex-convict was arraigned Tuesday on murder and other felony charges in the hit-and-run killing of a 14-year-old San Lorenzo boy.

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  5. Cherryland urban park seen in a vacant lot, or housing or retail developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | Fremont Bulletin

    An empty fenced-off lot on a busy corner could be transformed into an urban park, and not just any park, but a vibrant one with a computer lab, a community farm, boxing center, cafe, exercise equipment, gathering spaces and running trail. An urban park is one of three uses being considered for the 2.6-acre lot at Hampton Road and Mission Boulevard.

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  6. Castro Valley: Cyclist seriously injured in collision with carRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | San Jose Mercury News

    A cyclist suffered major injuries Wednesday night after colliding with a Buick at Ashland Avenue and Galway Drive in Ashland, an unincorporated area west of Castro Valley. The crash occurred at 9:40 p.m. and sent the cyclist to Eden Hospital with injuries to the face and shoulder.

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  7. $10 million grant will combat infant mortality in Alameda CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2014 | Fremont Bulletin

    The federal government is awarding nearly $10 million to sustain an Alameda County program that works with African-American women in low-income neighborhoods to prevent infant mortality and improve early childhood health. U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell announced Wednesday that Alameda County's Healthy Start Initiative is one of 87 organizations nationwide to win the latest round of grants for programs targeting the needs of vulnerable mothers and infants.

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