COUNCIL VOTES 4-0; MAYOR ABSTAINS, CITES POLICY AGAINST POSTURING ON NON-CITY ISSUESBy Steven Tavares It is no surprise the Hayward City Council and residents at Tuesday’s meeting were divided over Arizona’s controversial immigration law–the entire country is roiling in debate… Read More ›
Hayward may join fellow Bay Area cities, San Francisco, Oakland, Berkeley and San Jose in protesting Arizona’s immigration law. Unlike the various “boycotts” issued by the other cities, a copy of the proposed letter to Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer simply… Read More ›
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… Read More ›
An unidentified man (would you want to be identified with this sign?) listens to state Sen. Ellen Corbett and others Wednesday in Hayward speak in favor of her bill to increase font sizes and require pharmacies to provide translation services.
STATE TAKES $116M FROM COUNTY, INCLUDES $4.26M FROM SAN LEANDRO; $5.3M FROM HAYWARD By STEVEN TAVARESThe Citizen SACRAMENTO Nearly a year ago, San Leandro Mayor Tony Santos defiantly warned lawmakers in Sacramento hoping to balance the state’s finances to “keep… Read More ›
Hayward Councilman Bill Quirk was hoping Tuesday night to push the city towards pursuing medical marijuana in its future. The following remarks by Quirk failed to move his fellow councilmembers, but his oration revealed a city feverishly attempting to distance… Read More ›
COUNCIL NOT INTERESTED IN STUDYING THE ISSUE THIS YEAR By STEVEN TAVARES The Citizen Hayward City Councilman Bill Quirk gave an impassioned speech on behalf of medical marijuana, but it did not come close to swaying his colleagues. The council was… Read More ›