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CSUEB holds summer soccer camps

CSUEB holds summer soccer camps

By Jayakrishna Dasappan,
Contributor

August 6, 2015


Filed under Sports

Cal State East Bay has made it an annual summer tradition to conduct soccer camps as part of an initiative from Pioneer Athletics soccer to train young kids to become better soccer players. For the past two weekends, there have been soccer camps conducted at the CSUEB Hayward campus. Last week the c...

Hayward officer killed in the line of duty

Hayward officer killed in the line of duty

Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor

July 22, 2015


Filed under Metro, Showcase

Hayward Police Sergeant Scott Lunger was killed in the line of duty following a traffic stop early Wednesday morning in North Hayward, acting Hayward Police Chief Mark Koller confirmed in a press conference Wednesday morning, according to reports by NBC Bay Area. Sgt. Lunger was pronounced dead sometime Wedn...

New stadium deal looks bleak for silver and black

New stadium deal looks bleak for silver and black

Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor

July 16, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports

San Diego businessman Floyd W. Kephart submitted a 20-page plan to Oakland and Alameda County officials last week for a development project that would provide a new stadium for the Oakland Raiders by 2019. The $900 million, 55,000-seat stadium also includes development plans for an area adjacent to the n...

Affordable housing breaks ground in Hayward

Affordable housing breaks ground in Hayward

Louis Laventure,
Sports and Campus Editor

July 8, 2015


Filed under Metro, Showcase

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 War II and worked here as a nanny and a maid until 2005. She’s since relied on Social Security for...

NBA championship overshadows relocation to San Francisco

NBA championship overshadows relocation to San Francisco

Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor

June 25, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Golden State Warriors returned home to Oakland on Friday and celebrated their first NBA championship in 40 years with the city and their fans. City officials said more than one million people descended on Downtown Oakland to participate in the festivities that included a parade and a rally wh...

Hayward homeless rates below county average

Hayward homeless rates below county average

Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor

May 27, 2015


Filed under Metro, Showcase

Despite what many people believe, the homeless epidemic is not on the rise in Hayward. Since as early as 2003, surveys, questionnaires and censuses taken by subcontractors of Alameda County have been used gauge the size of the homeless population in the East Bay. However, Hayward has become a victim...

Bicyclists rope rodeo in Downtown Hayward

Bicyclists rope rodeo in Downtown Hayward

Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor

May 20, 2015


Filed under Metro, Showcase

When you hear the word rodeo, bicycles aren’t the first thing that come to mind. The City of Hayward and bicycle shop Cyclepath Hayward teamed up to create the first ever bike rodeo in downtown on Saturday. All events were free and included a vintage bike show, bike valet, obstacle course, skill...

T-Pain joins the Mayhem

T-Pain joins the Mayhem

Kris Stewart,
Online and Social Media Editor

May 7, 2015


Filed under Campus

Nappy Boy, T-Pain, will headline the Associated Students, Inc. annual Spring Mayhem event May 30 at the California State University, East Bay main campus in Hayward.. Spring Mayhem is an outdoor festival open to students, faculty, staff and members of the community. In previous years, the event was called...

East Bay SPCA’s new video encourages pet adoption

East Bay SPCA’s new video encourages pet adoption

Shannon Stroud, Metro Editor

April 27, 2015


Filed under Blog

The East Bay SPCA released a purr-fectly fun new YouTube video on April 21 to encourage the adoption of furry friends and getting pets spayed and neutered in the Bay Area. The parody video “Oaktown Pup” featured employees of the East Bay SPCA lip-syncing and dancing a long to a new version of Bruno...

East Bay wildlife scorched by the drought

East Bay wildlife scorched by the drought

Shannon Stroud,
Metro Editor

April 14, 2015


Filed under Metro, Showcase

As California’s drought enters its fourth year and citizens scramble to meet the demands of Governor Jerry Brown’s statewide water restrictions, wildlife experts say the natural habitats of Bay Area wild animals are also at high risk, in ways that could adversely affect residents. As f...

Attempted kidnappings in Hayward

Attempted kidnappings in Hayward

Shannon Stroud,
Metro Editor

April 1, 2015


Filed under Metro

Police are investigating three attempted kidnappings in Hayward over the last six weeks. The most recent attack happened March 27 when a 16-year-old girl walking home from Hayward High School, on Walpert Street and Fletcher Lane, was grabbed by an unidentified male and pushed into the backseat of ...

Letter to the Editor: CSUEB name change

February 12, 2015


Filed under Letters-to-editor

This letter was submitted in January 2015. Ladies and Gentlemen, Ten years ago this month CSU Hayward divorced Hayward, its main campus name of 42 years and married East Bay.. No other CSU before or since had or has 1) dropped a 30 or 40 year old main campus name to take a new one, 2) dropp...

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