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Castro Valley teachers, school board begin contract negotiations

Castro Valley teachers, school board begin contract negotiations
May 24, 2018

The Castro Valley Teachers Association (CVTA) and the Castro Valley Unified School District opened up contract negotiations for the upcoming school year and a tentative agreement was reached last week,...

Quirk maintains stronghold on East Bay

Quirk maintains stronghold on East Bay
November 1, 2017

Each journey to become a California state assembly member is unique. This was the case for Castro Valley, Hayward, Union City and North Fremont State Assembly representative William “Bill” Quirk on...

Alameda among Bay Area rash of hate crimes

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October 19, 2017

Alameda’s residential community was rattled by a series of hate crimes as the summer came to a close. Members of the Alameda Board of Education discussed these topics at the school board meeting on Tuesday,...

Father-son Castro Valley toy store moves to Hayward

Father-son Castro Valley toy store moves to Hayward
August 30, 2017

When people look for toys and collectibles, most turn to digital retailers such as eBay or Amazon. However, rare toys are waiting to be discovered in small toy shops. In fact, the success of small collectible...

New app tracks CSUEB shuttles

New app tracks CSUEB shuttles
March 15, 2017

On Feb. 7, Cal State East Bay’s Information and Technology Services launched a transit module on the CSUEB mobile app, where students can view shuttle, BART and AC Transit line 60’s stop times.   The...

Abobe art gallery exhibition: Looking forward, the future of art

Abobe art gallery exhibition: Looking forward, the future of art
January 25, 2017

CSEUB Alumni Lee Daguman’s acrylic piece “Lady” was one of many pieces on display. “Evoking beauty and depth through a faceless but feminine hair style hovering amidst vibrant splashes of color...

Moms make no excuses: Local fitness, health group celebrates two-year anniversary

Moms make no excuses: Local fitness, health group celebrates two-year anniversary
January 25, 2017

Maria Kang, who was born in San Francisco and lives in Elk Grove, had no idea what she had gotten herself into when she posted a picture in 2013 of her wearing workout clothes, with her three sons and...

Castro Valley history told through exhibit

Castro Valley history told through exhibit
January 11, 2017

In a collaboration between historians Lucille George and Randy Vanderbilt, the Adobe Art Gallery in Castro Valley hosted "200 Years of Castro Valley History; A visual history of Castro Valley from...

New shuttle aims to connect campus to housing

New shuttle aims to connect campus to housing
November 16, 2016

Fall transfer student Rohit Reddy uses a new university loop shuttle up to five times a day. He travels back and forth from his classes at the science building to his dorm at University Village, and then...

Castro Valley park celebrates 50 years

Castro Valley park celebrates 50 years
June 9, 2016

If you grew up in the East Bay, chances are you’ve been to Lake Chabot Regional Park in Castro Valley, whether it was for a birthday party, a fishing excursion, a boat ride or just a walk on the trail. On...

CSUEB students build new playground

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September 30, 2015

Swings and slides went up on Saturday at the Salvation Army in Downtown Hayward, adding to a semi-vacant play area for children in their after school program. The idea for the playground came from Cal...

Affordable housing breaks ground in Hayward

Affordable housing breaks ground in Hayward
July 8, 2015

Ingrid Matskas has lived in affordable housing for seniors in West Hayward near Tennyson Road and Hesperian Boulevard for the last 10 years. Matskas fled from Germany with her father in 1951 after World...

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