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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. Comment?
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. Comment?
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. Comment?
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. Comment?
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. Comment?
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. Comment?
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. Comment?
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