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Unscripted Podcast – Christmas Special Mixdown

Unscripted Podcast – Christmas Special Mixdown

Jocelyn Kibby
December 12
Filed under Media, Podcasts, Videos

How to deal with receiving bad Christmas gifts. S/o to Derek for the topic. ...

City Hall lights up Downtown Hayward

City Hall lights up Downtown Hayward

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
December 7
Filed under Features, Metro, Photo Galleries, Showcase

Hayward’s “Light Up The Season” celebration took over downtown on Saturday. City officials closed off sections of B and Watkins Streets near City Hall where attendees could watch performances, play games, go on carnival rides and much more. According to the President and CEO of the Hayw...

Hayward keeps it lit on Saturday

Hayward keeps it lit on Saturday

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
December 6
Filed under Metro

The holiday season officially kicks off in Hayward on Saturday when the city hosts its annual tree lighting celebration. The tree will be located on B and Watkins Streets in Downtown Hayward near city hall. The event is scheduled from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. and in addition to the tree lighting, will...

The Real Meaning of Holiday Songs

The Real Meaning of Holiday Songs

Bryan Cordova, Metro and Spanish Editor
December 23
Filed under Blog, Showcase

Confession time, I don’t like holiday music. I know it’s a scrooge moment but a long time ago I listened to the songs, like really listened, and it ruined me. Figuring out what these lyrics meant was worse than finding out that (Spoiler Alert) Santa isn't real. But you're clearly using the internet...

Ten homemade holiday gifts

Ten homemade holiday gifts

Shannon Stroud,
Staff Writer
December 11
Filed under Blog

I am your stereotypical broke college student. I eat pasta, a lot of soup, and drink my coffee black because creamer is a delicacy.  As much as I love all things Christmas, part of me really dreads the holiday season. It means I get to toe this line of “Hm, should I buy everyone I love gifts, or should...

Santa Claus convention saves animals

Santa Claus convention saves animals

Jesse Prado,
Contributor

December 4
Filed under Metro

Santacon is a night where everyone goes out dressed up as Santa Claus or Mrs. Claus to a list of venues that are considered, “santa stops.” This year marks the 20th anniversary of Santacon, since it started in San Francisco in 1994. Hayward has been doing it for the last two years as a benefit...

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