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Tennyson all-inclusive park set to break ground

Tennyson all-inclusive park set to break ground

Daniel Aziz,
Contributor

April 19, 2018


Filed under Metro

“Mia’s Dream Come True” is an all-inclusive park that is set to be built in South Hayward on Tennyson Road. The two-acre park will cater to the needs of children with disabilities allowing them to play and socialize in a safe environment, according to Hayward Area Recreation and Park District (HARD...

CSUEB welcomes comedy contortionist

CSUEB welcomes comedy contortionist

Paz Sandoval,
Contributor

April 19, 2018


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus, Showcase

Most Cal State East Bay students can relate to the thoughts of what their life and career will look like after they graduate. This is something comedian Jonathan Burns also had to face after he received an Art Education degree from Millersville University in Lancaster, Pennsylvania in 2004. “I know wh...

Hayward proposes funding cuts to domestic violence services

Hayward proposes funding cuts to domestic violence services

Tia L. Wilson,
Contributor

April 19, 2018


Filed under Features, Metro

A second round of funding cuts could be coming for some local Hayward organizations. The Hayward Community Services Commission proposed a 25 percent funding cut to community organizations dedicated to serving survivors of domestic violence during the Hayward City Council meeting on April 3. Ruby’s Plac...

Tritons take down Pioneers in four game series

Tritons take down Pioneers in four game series

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

April 10, 2018


Filed under Sports

After two successful weekends in the California Collegiate Athletic Association Conference (CCAA) against Chico State (18-4 overall, 14-12 conference) and Cal State San Marcos (13-17, 8-16), the California State East Bay baseball team finally fell. “We played some really good baseball those two...

Hayward establishment is a hidden gem

Hayward establishment is a hidden gem

Ikaika Nichols,
Contributor

April 10, 2018


Filed under Features

Pearl’s Coffee Shop, located near Cal State East Bay on Hayward Boulevard, is family owned and has been run by Pearl Adre for years with the goal of providing a happy space for people to visit in the mornings. With no previous experience in the restaurant or food industry, she was forced to pick up...

A farewell to a downtown Hayward classic

A farewell to a downtown Hayward classic

Juan Diaz,
Contributor

April 10, 2018


Filed under Arts & Life, Features, Showcase

2525 Vintage & Modern, a local thrift store, closed on March 31. Store owner Paige Christodoulou said she closed the store for personal reasons rather than financial. The store itself was located on 22600 Foothill Way in Hayward. It was beautifully decorated with bright pastel colors by a variety...

Hayward High School band and color guard headed to Disneyland

Hayward High School band and color guard headed to Disneyland

Ana Cortez,
Contributor

April 10, 2018


Filed under Metro

The Hayward High School Marching Band and Color Guard are excited to be performing on the Main Street at the Disneyland theme park in Anaheim in May this year. After ranking superior in California Music Education Association (CMEA) Festival, the band director music program at Hayward High, Nick Tocco, rew...

Trees at the core of Hayward photography exhibit

Trees at the core of Hayward photography exhibit

Ikaika Nichols,
Contributor

April 2, 2018


Filed under Arts & Life, Showcase

Artist Glenn Hemanes likes going to Navarro Beach for the bonfire leftovers which he calls “rescue wood.” He turns what some may see as leftover debris into pieces of artwork that he can sell. He specializes in vessels, wooden hand-made hollow containers, that look similar to bowls. Hemanes recently...

Heart of the Bay is under a housing crisis

Heart of the Bay is under a housing crisis

Erika Martinez,
Staff Writer

February 28, 2018


Filed under Metro, Showcase

Being able to only speak Spanish, Hayward resident Maria Osegura walked to the podium with an English translator, and complained to Hayward City Council members. “The manager said that I had to pay that entire amount which was over $2,000, and if I didn’t then they would bring a lawyer and woul...

Russell City: A forgotten town that used to be in Hayward

Russell City: A forgotten town that used to be in Hayward

Joshua Akintomide and Benjamin Lal

February 7, 2018


Filed under Metro, Showcase

A mural on the side of a building located on A Street in Hayward depicts three musicians playing between two iconic city landmarks: a train station and a country club. The sepia colors are reminiscent of an antique photograph. “The city may be gone, but the memories live on,” reads its message,...

College students lean on dietary supplements

College students lean on dietary supplements

Taylor Fedorenko,
Contributor

January 10, 2018


Filed under Features

Brett Zukunft, a student at California State University, East Bay, heads to the gym six days a week. He works out for three hours each day in order to bulk for the Contra Costa NPC Championships, a bodybuilding competition consisting of 19 body ranking categories, which will take place in Hayward on M...

Does crime pay in Hayward?

Does crime pay in Hayward?

Brian White, Keanu Estrada, and Maximino Cisneros

December 7, 2017


Filed under Metro, Showcase

The city of Hayward, like many other Bay Area cities, is experiencing a spike in its crime rate that is increasing exponentially faster than the national average, according to the 2016 FBI Uniform Crime Report. The crime report is compiled from more than 16,000 law enforcement agencies throughout...

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