Hayward USD says Reynoso forfeited his seat, moves quickly to begin appointment process

The Hayward Unified School District is moving forward with its attempt to unseat School boardmember Luis Reynoso after he did not respond to a Dec. 30 deadline set by the district to choose whether he will serve on the Hayward school board, which he won re-election last November, or the Chabot-Las Positas Community College Board … Continue reading Hayward USD says Reynoso forfeited his seat, moves quickly to begin appointment process

Reynoso shut out of meeting as Hayward school board plots next move for official holding two elected offices

Hayward school boardmember Dr. Luis Reynoso, top left, lodging a protest on Thursday evening after his mic was muted by Board President April Oquenda, bottom left. Dr. Luis Reynoso, the newly sworn-in member of both the Hayward school board and Chabot-Las Positas Community College District board said he intends to serve both elected offices. Despite … Continue reading Reynoso shut out of meeting as Hayward school board plots next move for official holding two elected offices

A Hayward official won two elected offices and he wants them both, administrators disagree with his plan

Reynoso Hayward school boardmember Luis Reynoso won re-election to this seat last month. Reynoso was one of the election's biggest winners after also gaining a seat on the Chabot-Las Positas Community College Board of Directors. Reynoso wants to serve both boards and his electoral riches are leading administrators at the school district and the community … Continue reading A Hayward official won two elected offices and he wants them both, administrators disagree with his plan

Hayward: After Title IX complaint over girls’ sports facilities at Tennyson High, shenanigans follow

Uniforms and equipment belonging to Hayward's Tennnyson High School softball team were removed from a locked storage locker on campus and thrown into a dumpster this week. Exactly who discarded the contents remains a mystery. Tennyson's softball coach Steve Griggs believes the act was deliberate and retaliation for a complaint filed earlier this year with … Continue reading Hayward: After Title IX complaint over girls’ sports facilities at Tennyson High, shenanigans follow

Former Hayward school board member failed to respond to lawsuit resulting in $660,000 judgment against school district

Then-Hayward school board member JohnTaylor ran for the City Council in 2016.HAYWARD SCHOOL BOARDDuring the spring of 2016, then-Hayward school board member John Taylor was entering the stretch run of his ultimately ill-fated campaign for the City Council. But during a period when the Hayward school board was warring with each other over disciplining its … Continue reading Former Hayward school board member failed to respond to lawsuit resulting in $660,000 judgment against school district

Hayward group contemplates recall campaign against firebrand school board member

Hayward school board member Luis Reynosohas served since 2008.HAYWARDOne of the most controversial, if not colorful, elected officials in the entire East Bay resides on the Hayward school board. Dr. Luis Reynoso's political resume, however, includes a number of formers. He is a former candidate for the state assembly and Alameda County Board of Supervisors, and … Continue reading Hayward group contemplates recall campaign against firebrand school board member

Hayward’s Dobbs saga ends with dropped lawsuit

Case dismissed: Former HaywardSuperintendent Stan "Data" Dobbs.HAYWARDFormer Hayward superintendent Stan "Data" Dobbs' tumultuous tenure appears officially over after he filed to drop his $500,000 lawsuit against the Hayward Unified School District and three of its board trustees.Dobbs, who was fired by the board in September 2016, filed the lawsuit in U.S. District Court earlier the … Continue reading Hayward’s Dobbs saga ends with dropped lawsuit

Special Election: Hayward school parcel tax renewal wins

HAYWARDAn $88 annual school parcel tax was approved by Hayward voters in Tuesday's special election.The vote-by-mail-only ballot for Measure A received 70 percent support, according to the Alameda County Registrar of Voters. A two-thirds majority of the vote was needed for passage.As of Tuesday night, just 11,634, or, 14.49 percent of Hayward's 80,315 registered voters … Continue reading Special Election: Hayward school parcel tax renewal wins

EBC AGENDA — Mar 31-Apr 6 — Rent rehash in ALAMEDA — BILL QUIRK takes on balloons — FREMONT begins council reforms

THE WEEK OF MAR. 31-APRIL 6Saturday is April Fool's Day. Sadly this first item isn't a prank. The city of Hayward is celebrating the life of labor leader Cesar Chavez at City Hall on Saturday morning. Aside from Chavez's inspiring accomplishments within the labor movement, the event should have additional importance in Hayward, which has … Continue reading EBC AGENDA — Mar 31-Apr 6 — Rent rehash in ALAMEDA — BILL QUIRK takes on balloons — FREMONT begins council reforms

Why did Hayward school officials reignite the Ray McDonald episode?

Hayward Superintendent Stan "Data" Dobbsinvited Gloria Allred to Tennyson.HAYWARD SCHOOLS | ANALYSIS |The plight of schools in Hayward has long been a drag on a city that can't seem to take one solid step forward. When former 49ers defensive lineman and alleged rapist Ray McDonald visited Hayward's Tennyson High School last February the negative attention … Continue reading Why did Hayward school officials reignite the Ray McDonald episode?

Ray McDonald, ex-49er on trial for sexual assault, spoke to Hayward students about self-discipline; parents upset

Former 49ers defensive end Ray McDonaldHAYWARD SCHOOLS | Hayward parents are outraged that Ray McDonald, a former San Francisco 49ers defensive end who is scheduled to go on trial next month for allegedly raping an intoxicated woman, recently spoke to 250 at-risk students at Hayward’s Tennyson High School about self-discipline.McDonald “doesn’t even know how to … Continue reading Ray McDonald, ex-49er on trial for sexual assault, spoke to Hayward students about self-discipline; parents upset

Two Hayward school trustees filed police reports after superintendent’s angry tirade

Hayward Superintendent Stan "Data" Dobbs was accused by two school members of berating and cursing the board during a closed session meeting.EXCLUSIVE!HAYWARD SCHOOLS | Two members of the Hayward School Board of Trustees filed police incident reports against its Superintendent Stan “Data” Dobbs following an aggressive, expletive-laden tirade against the entire board last week during a closed session meeting.Hayward … Continue reading Two Hayward school trustees filed police reports after superintendent’s angry tirade

Ellen Corbett, once unemployed following State Senate terms, now has two jobs

On second thought: Ellen Corbett is taking leavefrom HUSD for a legislative appointment.LEGISLATURE | After former State Senate Majority Leader Ellen Corbett was termed out of office last December, the parlor room bets were immediately taken over where she would land next. Some guessed a judicial appointment could be in her future, but that didn't … Continue reading Ellen Corbett, once unemployed following State Senate terms, now has two jobs

An uplifting Wednesday for Hayward’s downtrodden school district

Tom Hanks and Jack Del Rio put Haywardin the naitonal news Wednesday.HAYWARD | When it comes to positive news, Hayward's struggling school district rarely has its day in spotlight. That changed sometime after midnight Wednesday when The New York Times posted an opinion piece by Hollywood actor Tom Hanks writing glowingly of his alma mater, … Continue reading An uplifting Wednesday for Hayward’s downtrodden school district

Ellen Corbett’s next step is improving education in Hayward

Hayward schools get a boost from the additionof Ellen Corbett.HAYWARD | Ellen Corbett's near future will be with the Hayward Unified School District. The termed out former State Senate majority leader accepted a position last week within the school district's administration.The announcement ends speculation as to what would be Corbett's next career move following her … Continue reading Ellen Corbett’s next step is improving education in Hayward