East Bay park district defies Fremont’s wishes; Mission Peak entrance to reopen in two weeks

The staging area that leads to the popular Mission Peak Regional Preserve in Fremont will stay closed through May 4 while East Bay Regional Park District workers clean up garbage and a bathroom left ransacked by residents escaping home confinement due to covid-19. Robert Doyle, general manager for the East Bay Regional Park District, made … Continue reading East Bay park district defies Fremont’s wishes; Mission Peak entrance to reopen in two weeks

Alameda County schools will not reopen this year; students to attend virtual classrooms

The academic school year in Alameda County will continue at home, not in the physical classroom. Alameda County Superintendent Karen Monroe said Tuesday that public schools will not reopen for the remainder of the current school year due to the covid-19 pandemic. “We must ensure that we continue to do all we can to support … Continue reading Alameda County schools will not reopen this year; students to attend virtual classrooms

Kaiser stymied strike vote in the East Bay after closing cafeteria meeting space

Kaiser Permanente management closed hospital cafeterias across the state Monday before a vote by some of its workers to authorize a strike this fall. The meeting spaces were closed at Kaiser hospitals in Oakland, Berkeley, San Leandro, Fremont, Livermore, and Pleasanton, a representative for Service Employee Union International said. SEIU represents more than 4,800 employees at … Continue reading Kaiser stymied strike vote in the East Bay after closing cafeteria meeting space