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  1. Hayward works to help homeless, clean up San Lorenzo CreekRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 13 | Inside Bay Area

    Linda Bennett knew something was odd when her comfort dog made constant noises while she was working alone one Saturday in her B Street office a few weeks ago. A homeless person had apparently found shelter in the basement of her office, near the corner of B and Third streets, and left human feces and other trash behind before leaving.

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  2. Alameda County may allow more microbreweriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 6 | Inside Bay Area

    The suggested change in county zoning laws, set to be heard Oct. 16 by the county planning commission, would allow microbreweries on agricultural parcels in unincorporated areas. Current zoning laws only permit wineries and olive oil mills on agricultural properties in or around Cull Canyon, Palomares and Castro Valley Canyonlands, Pleasanton, Dublin, Sunol and south Livermore.

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  3. A roundup of some upcoming Hayward events.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 5 | Inside Bay Area

    The festival will have live music, food and more than 30 breweries. B Street will be closed from Foothill Boulevard to Mission Boulevard.

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  4. They'll be serving up their famous crab fries and crawfish etouffee by early 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 3 | Contra Costa Times

    Southern Comfort Kitchen, which serves all manner of NOLA cuisine from gumbo to BBQ shrimp, will graduate from the food truck business to the brick-and-mortar world in 2018 with a Castro Valley restaurant. OK, East Bay residents you have crab fries and crawfish etouffee in your future, and not just at food truck festivals.

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  5. Hayward area happenings: Airport open house, concert, free movie,Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 21 | Contra Costa Times

    Hayward Executive Airport's open house Sunday will have free airplane rides for kids, vintage aircraft, warbirds and tours of the control tower. There also will be rescue vehicles, jets, helicopters, custom cars, hot rods and motorcycles on display, along with a MC-130P Combat Shadow airplane.

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  6. Hayward area cooling centersRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    Cooling centers are being opened at several Hayward Area Recreation and Park District sites as hot weather hits the area. The district will open cooling centers noon to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday if temperatures go above 90 degrees.

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  7. Man injured in Castro Valley house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2017 | Contra Costa Times

    The fire, which officials said was caused by improper disposal of smoking materials, started about 10:38 p.m. Sunday in an upper bedroom of a two-story house in the 4900 block of Buti Park Drive.

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  8. Former Oakland officer accused of felony prostitution charges, againRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2017 | Contra Costa Times

    The former Oakland police officer that had his felony prostitution-related charges dropped, will now have to face them again. A judge granted the Alameda County District Attorney's Office motion to refile two felony charges against Ryan Walterhouse, who left Oakland police after his arrest.

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  9. BART pushes cellphone theft awareness campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    Bay Area Rapid Transit police shared this image of a poster that will be translated into multiple languages and displayed on trains as part of a campaign to raise rider awareness of cellphone thefts. As Bay Area Rapid Transit police noted a suspect arrest at an East Bay station last week, they hope a campaign they are rolling out will help lower already dropping numbers on cellphone thefts.

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  10. Developer to rehab Daughtreya s building in Castro ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2017 | Contra Costa Times

    This design rendering by SZFM Design Studio, of San Francisco, shows what the proposed retail-only complex by Main Street Property Services, Inc., of Lafayette, may look like once the old Daughtrey's department store building on Castro Valley Boulevard is redeveloped. The Castro Valley Muncipal Advisory Council has give Main Street Property's proposal their vote of confidence last week.

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  11. Newark police chief James Leal, 51, retiresRead the original story

    Jul 12, 2017 | Contra Costa Times

    Leal, 51, was honored by fellow officers and command staff last on June 28, his last day in uniform in the city where he'd spent 29 years as a member of the force. He was also recognized at a Fremont City Council meeting last month for his decades of service.

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  12. Hayward area events: Independence Day, free movie, fare increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    The All America Family Festival will be 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Mount Eden Mansion, 2451 Tennyson Road. There will be free entertainment, food, refreshments, activities for children and informational booths.

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  13. Curtain Calls by Sally Hogarty: 'Anything Goes' dinner show helps community theaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | Contra Costa Times

    Pittsburg Community Theatre presents "Anything Goes! A Cabaret Dinner Show" at 6:30 p.m. July 15, at the Elks Lodge, 200 Marina Blvd., in Pittsburg. Tickets are $50 and include performances of favorite Broadway show tunes, snippets of next season's musical productions and "Backwards Broadway" fun.

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  14. Mas Mojo band, with its Alameda roots, is featured at Island JamRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | Contra Costa Times

    Michael McDonough, president of the Alameda Chamber of Commerce, predicted the community stage at the Island Jam this past weekend on Webster Street would be the "talk of the town." Alameda singer-songwriter Jim Parodi and his wife Lynn have successfully organized the community stage for the past four years, introducing student talent and professional musicians who have performed in Alameda as well as all over the Bay Area, for 35 years.

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  15. Concerts, reading contests, workshops and author reading are planned.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2017 | Contra Costa Times

    The Hayward Municipal Band will perform jazz, big band, popular, Latin, classical and other music from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday at Memorial Park, 24176 Mission Blvd. . Residents are invited to take a picnic lunch and a blanket or chair to the free concert.

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  16. CIF state track: Bay Area's best take center stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2017 | Contra Costa Times

    St. Joseph Notre Dame's Cooper Teare, right, and Redwood's Liam Anderson, left, compete in the boys 3200 meter run at the North Coast Section Meet of Champions track and field meet held at Edwards Stadium in Berkeley, Calif., on Saturday, May 27, 2017. Months and months of preparation that included breathtaking performances along the way comes down to this weekend for state's top track and field athletes.

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  17. Hayward area community news: Rowell Ranch Rodeo parade SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 | Contra Costa Times

    The annual Rowell Ranch Rodeo chili cook-off will be today at the rodeo grounds. The first-place winner will receive $500.

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  18. Artists eyed for Alameda County freeway overpass muralsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2017 | Contra Costa Times

    After nearly a month of deliberations, a group of unincorporated Alameda County residents and officials have whittled down the list of artists competing to paint three freeway overpass murals to highlight Ashland, Cherryland, San Lorenzo and Castro Valley. The eight semifinalists include Hayward residents Suzanne Gayle, Andrew Kong Knight and Christine Pacheco, who were chosen by three seven-member selection committees representing the Ashland/Cherryland, San Lorenzo and Castro Valley overpasses where the murals will be painted.

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  19. Man charged in womana s brutal killing, arson in Castro ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    Five months since the mysterious brutal killing of a 59-year-old optician, the Alameda County District Attorney has charged a man with her murder and torture. Andrea St. John, 59, of Castro Valley, was found brutally killed in her Castro Valley home before her house was set ablaze on Dec. 12 or 13, 2016.

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  20. Traffic Alert: Big Rig goes ablaze on I-580Read the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    A difficult day on Bay Area freeways became worse Monday afternoon when a big rig caught fire and blocked every lane. The mess on westbound Interstate 580 just west of Eden Canyon Road happened around 1:06 p.m., and caused the California Highway Patrol to issue a Sig Alert for severe traffic, Officer Kevin Bartlett said.

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