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Graffiti on display in the streets of Hayward

Graffiti on display in the streets of Hayward

Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor

April 1, 2015


Filed under Photo Galleries, Showcase

For Hayward residents and frequent visitors graffiti is a common sight in the city. Graffiti artists have found several areas in the city that allows them enough time to finish their pieces.

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 ...

Women discuss gender issues

Women discuss gender issues

Shannon Stroud,
Metro Editor

April 1, 2015


Filed under Metro, Showcase

On March 26, the City of Hayward held “Hayward Honors Women” for the third time at City Hall. The event featured four women with roots in Hayward who discussed gender issues and women’s rights. “Events like these are important because I think it is a coming together and sharing ideas and th...

City of Hayward celebrates women

City of Hayward celebrates women

Shannon Stroud,
Metro Editor

March 24, 2015


Filed under Metro

The month of March is “Women’s History Month” and the city of Hayward is celebrating by holding the “Hayward Honors Women” event. The event will be held on Thursday March 26 from 5pm to 7pm at Hayward City Hall, and is free for all ages. “Hayward Honors Women” will feature a panel discussion...

New district plan shows potential for Hayward

New district plan shows potential for Hayward

Bryan Cordova,
Managing Editor

March 19, 2015


Filed under Metro, Showcase

After complaints from local property owners, the Hayward City Council voted in favor of an enabling ordinance with an amendment that could potentially create a Community Benefit District. Assistant City Manager Kelly McAdoo introduced the enabling ordinance, which provided guidelines for the creation...

Tennyson High students rally for exit exam

Tennyson High students rally for exit exam

Bryan Cordova,
Managing Editor

March 12, 2015


Filed under Metro, Showcase

Hayward Mayor Barbara Halliday and Hayward Unified School District Superintendent Stanley Dobbs joined teachers at Tennyson High School Wednesday to deliver some encouraging words to students preparing for their upcoming CAHSEE or California High School Exit Exam, a statewide requirement for graduation in...

Hayward re-evaluates their brand

Hayward re-evaluates their brand

Shannon Stroud,
Metro Editor

March 5, 2015


Filed under Metro, Showcase

From the newly installed traffic signs on Hayward Boulevard to the planning of the new library in downtown— the residents of Hayward are starting to see some changes to their city. For the last couple of years, Hayward has made citywide improvements such as road maintenance, mall upgrades, and a...

Tim Robbins visits Hayward school

Shannon Stroud,
Metro Editor

February 26, 2015


Filed under Metro

Academy Award winner Tim Robbins spent last Friday in Hayward at Burbank Elementary School. Robbins, known for his roles in “The Shawshank Redemption” and “Mystic River” paid a visit as part of Turnaround Arts, a program that uses art education to help turn around struggling art programs in schools across America. He is conside...

CSUEB alumni take over Moreau JV baseball

CSUEB alumni take over Moreau JV baseball

Taylor Kruger,
Contributor

February 26, 2015


Filed under Sports

After 20 years of playing amateur and collegiate baseball, California State University, East Bay baseball alumni Nick Hudson is now gearing up for a new challenge: his first year as head coach for the Junior Varsity baseball program at Moreau Catholic High School in Hayward. “I know that a few of ...

City of Hayward installs creative signs

City of Hayward installs creative signs

Shannon Stroud,
Metro Editor

February 20, 2015


Filed under Metro, Showcase

The City of Hayward has taken a different approach to get drivers to slow down and pedestrians to pay attention. Seven unorthodox traffic signs were installed in early February alongside Hayward Boulevard. The signs vary, one with a bright yellow background and the words, “Heads up! Cross the street. T...

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...

The Bistro: Hayward’s source for local shows

The Bistro: Hayward’s source for local shows

Sam Benavidez,
Arts & Life Editor

February 20, 2015


Filed under Arts & Life, Showcase

The Bistro, a bar and restaurant on the corner of B Street and Main Street, is one of the only live music venues in Hayward since 1994. From open mic nights to local and touring musical acts, The Bistro is an entertainment venue in a city that otherwise does not offer live entertainment on a regular ...

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