Hayward approves second downtown dispensary: ‘We’re basically making the downtown a drug hub’

A second cannabis dispensary is coming to downtown Hayward. A conditional-use permit was granted Tuesday night to Jiva Life for a retail establishment at the former Hayward Fishery restaurant on the corner of Foothill Boulevard and C Street. Hayward officials last year approved a cannabis dispensary on B Street. Like the location approved this week, … Continue reading Hayward approves second downtown dispensary: ‘We’re basically making the downtown a drug hub’

Hayward’s much-delayed $60 million downtown library to open in September

Hayward's much-anticipated, much-delayed downtown library will officially open on Sept. 14, the city announced. The $60 million project, funded through a voter-approved half-cent sales tax increase, had suffered a series of construction delays that bedeviled its completion over nearly two years. A number of grand openings have been canceled over the years causing concerns among … Continue reading Hayward’s much-delayed $60 million downtown library to open in September

EBC AGENDA|Sept. 14-20—ALAMEDA minimum wage; ALAMEDA COUNTY may extend ‘dirty dirt’ moratorium; FREMONT settles with Verizon

SAN LEANDRO — Regular council meeting, Monday, Sept. 17, 7 p.m. ENTIRE AGENDA HERE | Next meeting: Oct. 1. –FIBER OPTIC MASTER PLAN--  The council receives a report Monday night from consultant Magellan Advisors that plots the next stages in San Leandro's digital future, including how much it may cost. "The City of San Leandro … Continue reading EBC AGENDA|Sept. 14-20—ALAMEDA minimum wage; ALAMEDA COUNTY may extend ‘dirty dirt’ moratorium; FREMONT settles with Verizon

Hayward council lashes out as councilman blames them for ruining downtown

Salinas, who is running for mayor this fall, called the City Council opportunistic for welcoming the cannabis industry into Hayward