In a bind, Hayward tables long-standing plan for city to boot Bunker Hill tenants from homes

HAYWARD CITY COUNCILFor a Hayward City Council that has voiced strong support over the past few months for helping stave off its burgeoning affordable housing crisis, the optics of evicting up to 40 families from their homes put city officials in a political bind Tuesday night. Instead, the council voted, 5-2, to postpone for one … Continue reading In a bind, Hayward tables long-standing plan for city to boot Bunker Hill tenants from homes

Hayward Police say no video exists of 16-year-old shot by Fremont officers

HAYWARD CITY COUNCILHayward Acting Police Chief Mark Koller said Tuesday that no video was captured of the March 16 killing of a pregnant 16-year-old in Hayward by undercover Fremont police officers.The family of 16-year-old Elena Mondragon, who was killed near Cal State East Bay, addressed the Hayward City Council Tuesday night during public comment, asking … Continue reading Hayward Police say no video exists of 16-year-old shot by Fremont officers

No consensus from Hayward leaders for combatting homelessness

Hayward Councilmember Greg Jones said the cityneeds an emergency homeless shelter.HAYWARD CITY COUNCIL | Homelessness in Hayward continues to be a vexing problem for its city council. While the problem exists in the city and primarily in its struggling downtown area, the council struggled to reach a consensus this week for solutions or even initial … Continue reading No consensus from Hayward leaders for combatting homelessness

Quirky road signs in Hayward overshadow sobering economic news

There were no funny road signs at City Hall whena picketing city employee was nearly run over.HAYWARD | The new road signs around Cal State East Bay in Hayward are bringing loads of positive attention to the often overlooked and self-described “heart of the bay.”Not only did the local press eat up the new signs … Continue reading Quirky road signs in Hayward overshadow sobering economic news

Assembly Candidates, Minus One, Talk Higher Education At Cal State East Bay

ELECTION '12//ASSEMBLY 20//DEBATEMay 1, 2012 | With the sole Republican in the race for the 20th Assembly District not in attendance , the four candidates to the left attempted to make distinctions between themselves in a debate last week focusing on higher education at Cal State East Bay in Hayward.While the lively 90 minute debate … Continue reading Assembly Candidates, Minus One, Talk Higher Education At Cal State East Bay

Assembly Candidate Questions His Opponent’s Ties To The Lockyer Scandal

ELECTION 2012//ASSEMBLY 20April 27, 2012 | Independent 20th Assembly district candidate Mark Green wants to talk about Nadia Lockyer and he says his opponent, Democrat Bill Quirk, should have known about her problems with substance abuse during the 2010 Alameda County supervisorial race since Quirk was her campaign treasurer."How about all the money [Bill Lockyer] forked over after June … Continue reading Assembly Candidate Questions His Opponent’s Ties To The Lockyer Scandal