An idea for combating sea level rise at the Hayward Shoreline and beyond

Assemblymember Bill Quirk's involvement with the Oro Loma ecotone project goes back to his time as a Hayward council member. PHOTOS/Steven TavaresENVIRONMENT | Hayward Assemblymember Bill Quirk understood a rise in sea levels was impending way back in the 1970s. As a scientist at NASA's Goodard Institute of Space in New York City, Quirk built … Continue reading An idea for combating sea level rise at the Hayward Shoreline and beyond

Quirk’s Ties To Calpine, Hayward Energy Plant Becomes Election Issue

AD20 candidates: Asm Bill Quirk, LuisReynoso, Jaime PatinoASSEMBLY | 20TH DISTRICT | Assemblymember Bill Quirk says his Republican opponent in the 20th Assembly District is a nice guy. Jaime Patino, the first-time office-seeker, says Quirk is a fine fellow, himself. Hayward school board member Luis Reynoso, who switched from Republican to no party preference will … Continue reading Quirk’s Ties To Calpine, Hayward Energy Plant Becomes Election Issue

A Little Something for Your Troubles

You don't want a power plant on the outskirts of Hayward? Well, here's a package of goodies valued at $1.6 million for your troubles--courtesy of Calpine. The San Jose-based power producer announced a partnership Thursday related to the coming Russel City Energy Center near the Hayward Shoreline.Calpine says the deal includes 26 acres of shoreline "to remain undeveloped in … Continue reading A Little Something for Your Troubles