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Hayward strip mall destroyed by fire, vandals

Hayward strip mall destroyed by fire, vandals

Kedar Dutt,
Photo Editor
July 26, 2017
Filed under Metro, Photo Galleries

The strip mall in Hayward down the hill from the Cal State East Bay Hayward campus is damaged from a fire last month and vandals that broke into the abandoned businesses. The site is the former home of several Fijian, Pacific Islander and other ethnic shops that included a curry restaurant, a ...

The battle for Berkeley: Rally results in violent outbursts in East Bay

The battle for Berkeley: Rally results in violent outbursts in East Bay

Mathew Weber,
Contributor
April 19, 2017
Filed under Features, Media, Metro, Photo Galleries, Politics, Showcase

Downtown Berkeley erupted in chaos last Saturday at MLK Jr. Civic Center Park, less than half a mile from the UC Berkeley campus where students once fought to defend free speech in the 1960’s. The Liberty Revival Alliance organized a “Patriot's Day Free Speech Rally” on Saturday that was to feature ...

36 confirmed dead in Oakland warehouse fire

36 confirmed dead in Oakland warehouse fire

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
December 7, 2016
Filed under Metro, Showcase

Family, friends and community members gathered near 1305 31st Avenue in East Oakland on Sunday night, the site of the horrific fire that claimed the lives of at least 36 people. Alameda County Sheriff's Sgt. Ray Kelly confirmed on Wednesday at a press conference that Alameda County fire and rescue c...

Fire-fighting goats retired from service

Fire-fighting goats retired from service

Michele Dennis,
Contributor
October 19, 2016
Filed under Media, Metro, Showcase, Videos

For 21 years, the Oakland Fire Department has employed roughly 3,500 goats and brought them to the Oakland Hills to eat grasses and shrubs, which serve as kindling during dry fire seasons. The goats recently returned to their ranch in Dixon, California, after finishing up their latest season as fire...

Hayward restaurant re-opens

Hayward restaurant re-opens

Pavel Radostev Pushina,
Spanish Editor
February 20, 2015
Filed under Metro, Showcase

Los Compadres, a Mexican restaurant in downtown Hayward, suffered damages from a fire, which forced the family owned business to shut down for eight days. On Jan. 28, a former restaurant, The Imperial caught on fire. According to the Daily Review, the fire started due to an electrical problem. Alt...

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