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  1. 2.6 earthquake hits near HaywardRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | SFGate

    The weak quake with a depth of about 4 miles hit along the Hayward Fault at 5:11 a.m. with an epicenter two miles southwest of Fairview. Residents in Hayward, Fremont, San Leandro, Castro Valley and Union City reported weak and light shaking from the temblor, according to citizen reports on the USGS's website.

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  2. Thousands expected for Hayward sergeant's funeralRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 | SFGate

    Flowers are left at the Hayward Police station after Hayward Police Sergeant Scott Lunger was shot and killed during a traffic stop early Wednesday, July 22, 2015. A Union City police officer shows support at the Hayward Police Station in honor of Hayward Police Sergeant Scott Lunger who was shot and killed during a traffic stop early Wednesday, July 22, 2015.

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  3. Discovery of inert tank round in Union City spurs evacuationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2015 | SFGate

    A "tank round," which was later found to be inert, prompted evacuations at several public buildings in Union City the afternoon of Wednesday, July 8. A number of public buildings in Union City were evacuated Wednesday afternoon after a couple found what appeared to be a "very large missile" on the train tracks and brought the projectile to police, officials said, but the bomb was later found to be inert. Around 1:30 p.m., a woman came to the front counter of the police station and told officers there that she and her husband had found the realistic-looking tank round while walking along the railroad tracks off Swissig Way on the eastern side of the city, said Lt.

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  4. Video released in dam destruction that wasted 50M gallonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | SFGate

    Fremont police released grainy surveillance video Wednesday of three men who destroyed an inflatable rubber dam in May, wasting nearly 50 million gallons of water that was intended for customers amid the statewide drought. The video shows the men trespassing on property used by the Alameda County Water District in the early morning hours of May 21. The men somehow damaged a dam made of an inch-thick rubber material, sending water gushing down Alameda Creek and eventually into San Francisco Bay.

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  5. Dad accused of firing paintballs at drug addicts before daughterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | SFGate

    Tyanni Miller, 4, of Union City was shot in the chest after her father and other men fired paintball guns from their car, prompting someone to return fire, police say. The father of a 4-year-old girl who was shot in the chest in East Oakland was charged Friday along with a second man with felony child abuse - accused of firing paintballs at drug addicts before a victim of the bizarre attack returned fire with a real gun.

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  6. 1 dead in 2-alarm Union City apartment fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | SFGate

    The first reports of the blaze came in around 4:30 p.m., said Aisha Knowles , an Alameda County Fire Department spokeswoman. Crews arriving on the scene reported fire coming from a carport at the back of a 4-unit apartment complex near the intersection of Alvarado-Niles Road and Hartnell Street.

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  7. Cops: Before Oakland girl was shot, her dad fired paintballsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | SFGate

    Tyanni Miller, age 4, of Union City, was shot in East Oakland after men she was riding with, including her father, fired paintball guns, police say. The father of a 4-year-old girl who was shot in the chest in East Oakland was arrested - accused of firing a paintball gun that prompted a victim of the attack to return fire with a real gun, authorities said Wednesday.

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  8. NCS softball: Amador Valley takes Division I crownRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2015 | SFGate

    Top-seeded Amador Valley-Pleasanton scored four runs in the first inning and Danielle Williams made it stand up in a 5-1 North Coast Section Division I championship win Saturday over third-seeded James Logan -Union City at St. Mary's College. The freshman left-hander - who took over in the circle this season from Johanna Grauer , now a freshman at UCLA - went seven innings and gave up an unearned run on four hits with nine strikeouts.

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  9. Vandals cost E. Bay district 50M gallons of waterRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | SFGate

    Fremont police are investigating what they believe is an act of vandalism that destroyed an inflatable rubber dam in the East Bay on Thursday morning, costing the area nearly 50 million gallons of water. The police believe someone went to Alameda Creek on Thursday morning and damaged the dam, which is made of roughly an inch-thick rubber material.

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  10. Man shot dead in Union City identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | SFGate

    Powell, who lived in both Union City and San Diego, was found shot near Alvarado-Niles Road and Osprey Drive at 11:37 p.m. Tuesday, said Union City police Lt. Matias Pardo .

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  11. Man shot dead in Union CityRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2015 | SFGate

    The victim, whose name was not immediately released, was shot near Alvarado-Niles Road and Osprey Drive at 11:37 p.m. Tuesday, said Union City police Lt.

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  12. Fremont police sued over chase, crash that killed MarineRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | SFGate

    The family of a U.S. Marine who was struck and killed by a suspect evading Fremont police filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against the city and the officer involved in the pursuit. Andrew Silva , 23, of Union City died on March 25, 2014, just a month after returning from Afghanistan.

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  13. Sales tax shocker: Rate will hit 10% in some Bay Area cities...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | SFGate

    Sales tax rates are going up in parts of California on Wednesday and will, for the first time, hit double digits in some Northern California cities. Albany, Hayward and Union City and San Leandro in Alameda County and El Cerrito in Contra Costa County will pay 10 percent starting next month.

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  14. Police: Man shot dead in Union City because of jealousyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | SFGate

    Two men were arrested on suspicion of killing a man in a Union City bar who was speaking to an ex-girlfriend of one of the suspects, police said Monday. Tjorn Ernis MaGee , 32, of Salinas was shot numerous times at the Spot at 32611 Alvarado Blvd. shortly before midnight Friday, police said.

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  15. Man, 33, shot dead in Union CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2015 | SFGate

    A 33-year-old man was shot to death in Union City Friday evening, police said. Two men have been arrested in connection with the slaying.

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  16. Tragic encounters: 8 Bay Area dog attacks of the pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | SFGate

    June 17, 2013: Nephi Selu, 6, died after being attacked by Kava, a 2-year-old male pit bull mix. The boy lived at a home on Elizabeth Way in Union City with his extended family, including seven cousins.

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  17. Bill would cap large payouts to school superintendentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | SFGate

    A California lawmaker wants to limit the generous - sometimes six-figure - payouts that school districts award school superintendents who leave their jobs. Assemblyman Luis Alejo , D-Watsonville, said the state needs to reduce the severance pay school districts - and ultimately taxpayers - give superintendents who are terminated or voluntarily leave before their contracts expire.

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