• Palestinian-Israeli issue front & center at town hall

    Palestinian-Israeli issue front & center at town hall

    Tyler Dragoni,
    Politics Editor

    The ongoing conflict between Israel and Palestine buffeted various public venues in the Bay Area last week including a protest at the Port of Oakland and vocal opponents of continued U.S. monetary support at a local town hall. The Port of Oakland continues to be a scene of protesters attempting to... READ MORE »»

    Congressman Swalwell engages a full audience at the San Lorenzo Village Homeowners Association town hall.

    Photo | Tyler Dragoni

  • Track and field hires record setting assistant coach

    Track and field hires record setting assistant coach

    Tejasvi Baluvuri,
    Sports Reporter

    The track program no longer has a missing link as Coach Andrew Murphy joins the track and field staff at California State University, East Bay for the 2014-15 season. Murphy plans to bring his experience and championship-winning attitude to the program. Coach Murphy has developed a habit of breaking... READ MORE »»

    Head Coach Ralph Jones believes Andrew Murphy is the boost this track team will need to be successful.

    Photo | Chris Valentine

  • Gravity +3 swings folk into Snappy’s

    Gravity +3 swings folk into Snappy’s

    Bryan Cordova,
    Contributor

    Last Saturday, the harmonic vibes of local folk-rock band Gravity +3 swung around Downtown Hayward’s Snappy’s Cafe. The band performed both their original songs and cover tributes mid-afternoon. The husband and wife duo, Bill and Ruth DeSmidt, and their newest addition Chuck Yolland prepared... READ MORE »»

    Bay Area folk-rock band Gravity +3 performs at Snappy’s Cafe in Hayward on Saturday.

    Photo | Brian Cordova

  • Sikh leader speaks out against stereotypes

    Sikh leader speaks out against stereotypes

    Stephanie Diaz and Erika Myers,
    Contributors

    Bhai Jagjit Singh, the president of the Sikh Missionary Society of USA, is doing his best to combat what he considers a negative attitude towards foreigners and Sikhs in America. “We all bear the burden when we allow our sons and daughters to fall into the intellectual and spiritual waste bin and... READ MORE »»

    Bhai Jagjit Singh has spoken out on the troubles Sikhs face.

    Photo | Erika Myers

  • Zydeco Festival brings Louisiana to Fremont

    Zydeco Festival brings Louisiana to Fremont

    Sam Benavidez,
    Arts & Life and Social Media Editor

    On Saturday beginning at 10 a.m., the East Bay Regional Park District will be present at the 18th annual Cajun Zydeco Festival at Ardenwood Historic Farm in Fremont. The event will feature Cajun and Zydeco music, dancing, food booths with Cajun and Creole dishes and more. The term ‘Cajun’ stems... READ MORE »»

    The festival promises to bring a blend of Cajun food and Zydeco dance to Fremont this Saturday.

    Courtesy | EBRPD

Media

Protesters target  Ringling Bros.

Protesters target Ringling Bros.

Tyler Dragoni,
Politics Editor

Every other year, the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus take center stage at the Oakland Arena amid protests. This year’s was no different. Many families hurried...  Read More »

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Arts & Life

Gravity +3 swings folk into Snappy’s

Gravity +3 swings folk into Snappy’s

Last Saturday, the harmonic vibes of local folk-rock band Gravity +3 swung around Downtown Hayward’s Snappy’s Cafe. The band performed both their original songs and cover tributes mid-afternoon. The husband and wife...  Read More »

Zydeco Festival brings Louisiana to Fremont

Zydeco Festival brings Louisiana to Fremont

On Saturday beginning at 10 a.m., the East Bay Regional Park District will be present at the 18th annual Cajun Zydeco Festival at Ardenwood Historic Farm in Fremont. The event will feature Cajun and Zydeco music, dancing,...  Read More »

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Metro

Sikh leader speaks out against stereotypes

Sikh leader speaks out against stereotypes

Bhai Jagjit Singh, the president of the Sikh Missionary Society of USA, is doing his best to combat what he considers a negative attitude towards foreigners and Sikhs in America. “We all bear the...  Read More »

Carnegie park rides on report

Fumes fill the air as a group of dirt bike riders rev their engines and gear up to set out on a rocky, rugged trail at Carnegie State Vehicular Recreation Area, or SVRA. Studies of expanding Carnegie SVRA...  Read More »

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