As housing crisis rages, Hayward aims to build only 74 homes on 37 acres of prime land

A 37-acre parcel of hillside land near Cal State East Bay in Hayward, long ago envisioned by CalTrans as part of a freeway extension, moved closer to development on Tuesday, but not without concerns the future neighborhood will cater to the rich at a time when housing displacement is becoming rampant in the city. The … Continue reading As housing crisis rages, Hayward aims to build only 74 homes on 37 acres of prime land

‘Bertie’ Cooper, three-term Hayward mayor, dies

Roberta "Bertie" Cooper, a three-term mayor of Hayward, who led the city through a period of increased development, died Monday. She was 82. The cause of death was cancer. Cooper served 18 years as an elected official in Hayward, 12 of them as mayor from 1994-2006. Prior to that, Cooper served on the Hayward City … Continue reading ‘Bertie’ Cooper, three-term Hayward mayor, dies

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