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

Hayward school district’s spring special election will cost $600k

Hayward school trustees Annette Walker andLisa Brunner during a press conference last year.Both voted to put a $88 parcel tax measure on the special election ballot this May.HAYWARD USDA Hayward school parcel tax that has generated more than $11 million since its passage four years ago is due to sunset at the end of June. But the … Continue reading Hayward school district’s spring special election will cost $600k

HUSD assistant superintendent follows boss in filing claim against school board

HAYWARD | The Hayward superintendent accused of attacking two school board members in closed session and who allowed an alleged rapist speak to underperforming high school students filed a claim last month against the school district for violating his privacy. Now, the East Bay Citizen has learned another school district administrator has filed a claim … Continue reading HUSD assistant superintendent follows boss in filing claim against school board

Talk of censure for Hayward trustee who misused school district resources

Censure could be detrimental to Hayward school trustee John Taylor's re-election effort this fall.HAYWARD | Days after an investigation found a member of the Hayward school board misused district resources for his own recent city council campaign, there is talk of censuring him for his actions.Hayward school board member John Taylor admitted that he used a district … Continue reading Talk of censure for Hayward trustee who misused school district resources

Hayward council candidate John Taylor says supe who attacked school board members is ‘best in the country’

Hayward council candidate John Taylor isalso a member of the city's school board.HAYWARD CITY COUNCIL | Hayward City Council candidate John Taylor is taking credit for luring the school district’s superintendent who was later alleged to have attacked two members of the school board last fall.While seeking the endorsement of the Alameda County Democratic Central … Continue reading Hayward council candidate John Taylor says supe who attacked school board members is ‘best in the country’

Hayward superintendent who attacked school board joins City Council campaign

John Taylor's Hayward City Council campaignincludes Superintendent of Schools Stan Dobbs.HAYWARD CITY COUNCIL | The Hayward school superintendent who attacked two members of the school board this fall is taking a role in the City Council campaign of another current school trustee.Hayward superintendent Stan “Data” Dobbs is listed as treasurer for Hayward school board member … Continue reading Hayward superintendent who attacked school board joins City Council campaign

Hayward school board acknowledges altercation with superintendent;makes no move on his fate

HAYWARD SCHOOLS | Four members of the Hayward school board publicly acknowledged at special meeting Thursday night that Superintendent Stan “Data” Dobbs allegedly berated and cursed the board in a closed session meeting on September 16 and then made physical contact with at least one of the boardmembers. The board, however, following a two-hour closed … Continue reading Hayward school board acknowledges altercation with superintendent;makes no move on his fate

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

Brunner, McGee Win Re-Election To Hayward School Board; School Bond Measure Easily Passes

HAYWARD | SCHOOL BOARD | Incumbents Lisa Brunner and William McGee won re-election to the Hayward school board Tuesday night. Two seats were open to just three candidates.Brunner, who along with McGee, were both elected four years ago, won 42 percent of the vote. McGee, who served as board president last year, garnered 31 percent. Hayward … Continue reading Brunner, McGee Win Re-Election To Hayward School Board; School Bond Measure Easily Passes

‘Data’ Dobbs Denies Ever Dropping Candidacy For Hayward Superintendent

HAYWARD SCHOOL BOARD | Hayward’s new Superintendent, Stan Dobbs, claims he never dropped out of the superintendent race in a recent interview with the East Bay Citizen at the July 24 board meeting despite evidence that proves otherwise. Dobbs blatantly told The Citizen that “I don’t know anything about this pulling out,” even though Dobbs … Continue reading ‘Data’ Dobbs Denies Ever Dropping Candidacy For Hayward Superintendent

EXCLUSIVE: While In Hayward, Berkeley’s New Superintendent Racked Up A High Number Of Absences; Travel Expenses

EDUCATION//BERKELEY/HAYWARD | Berkeley's newly-hired superintendent of schools, Dr. Donald Evans, missed an excessive number of schools days due to absences and vacations, while also attending a high number of education-related conferences around the country, costing his former employer--the Hayward Unified School District--over $16,000 in travel expenses, according to the documents obtained by The Citizen.The records reveal Evans logged 50 … Continue reading EXCLUSIVE: While In Hayward, Berkeley’s New Superintendent Racked Up A High Number Of Absences; Travel Expenses

How Hayward’s New Superintendent Wanted The Job, Quit The Job, Got The Job

HAYWARD SCHOOL BOARDBy Steven Tavares and Shane BondIt’s not often a reporter is called out by name by an elected official in front of a crowded board meeting, but at this month's Hayward school board meeting the East Bay Citizen again found itself in the middle a hot topic of discussion. However, without much context it only proved to … Continue reading How Hayward’s New Superintendent Wanted The Job, Quit The Job, Got The Job

Hayward School Board President Admits They May Have Broken The Brown Act

HAYWARD SCHOOL BOARD | The quickly assembled special meeting last Tuesday called by the Hayward school board to discuss the contract of its interim superintendent may have been illegal.“I do think we violated the Brown Act,” said Hayward school board president William McGee early Thursday morning following the unanimous approval of a 1-year, $229,500 contract for … Continue reading Hayward School Board President Admits They May Have Broken The Brown Act

Hayward School Board Approves $229,500 Contract For Interim Superintendent

HAYWARD SCHOOL BOARD | A $229,500 contract for interim superintendent Stan "Data" Dobbs was unanimously approved by the Hayward school board early Thursday morning, despite some controversy over his lack of an administrative credential and former employment with the district just over six months ago.Board member John Taylor, who has been the strongest advocate for Dobbs and most intimately … Continue reading Hayward School Board Approves $229,500 Contract For Interim Superintendent