The Pioneer

Girl killed near campus was pregnant

Girl killed near campus was pregnant

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

March 29, 2017


Filed under Metro

Sixteen-year-old Elena Mondragon of Antioch was two months pregnant when she was shot and killed on March 14 near the Cal State East Bay Hayward campus. According to her mother, Michelle Mondragon, an autopsy confirmed the teen was carrying a child in her first trimester when she died. The driver of ...

Local arcades give gamers taste of nostalgia

Local arcades give gamers taste of nostalgia

Degen Gleason-Hyman,
Contributor

March 29, 2017


Filed under Arts & Life, Opinion, Showcase

I started playing video games when I was around nine years old. My first gaming system was the grey, rectangular Gameboy by Nintendo. As I got older I played with more portable systems, specifically the Gameboy Advance SP, the Nintendo DS Lite and lastly the Nintendo DSi. Those kept me busy until one day in my mid-t...

New app tracks CSUEB shuttles

New app tracks CSUEB shuttles

Tishauna Carrell,
Staff Writer

March 15, 2017


Filed under Campus, Metro

On Feb. 7, Cal State East Bay’s Information and Technology Services launched a transit module on the CSUEB mobile app, where students can view shuttle, BART and AC Transit line 60’s stop times.   The app gives students a time estimate for the shuttle's arrival and a full schedule of departure an...

Hayward bus company set to relocate to Livermore

Hayward bus company set to relocate to Livermore

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

March 15, 2017


Filed under Metro

Gillig Corporation, the heavy duty passenger bus manufacturer will call Livermore home by May, with an exact date not yet determined, according to Director of Publications Arminder Dhillon. The Gillig executive team and owners made the decision to move to a new, larger facility in 2014 with a mov...

Why community service is important

Why community service is important

Tishauna Carrell,
Staff Writer

March 15, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

On a recent Saturday morning, I attended a clean up event held by the Keep Hayward Clean and Green Task Force, a program created by former Hayward Mayor Mike Sweeney in 2007 to help reduce the amount of litter in Hayward. As I watched, 10 people including families, the mayor and city council memb...

Shooting death closes Hayward campus

Shooting death closes Hayward campus

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

March 15, 2017


Filed under Metro

The Cal State East Bay Hayward campus was briefly closed on Tuesday evening following an officer involved shooting near the City View Apartments on Carlos Bee Boulevard. According to the Fremont Police Department, around 5:20 p.m. Tuesday detectives attempted to pull over a stolen vehicle that was as...

How safe are Hayward high schools?

How safe are Hayward high schools?

Cody Davis and Louis LaVenture,
Contributor and Editor-in-Chief

March 15, 2017


Filed under Metro, Showcase

On Jan. 11 at a school board meeting Ladale Slocum, a campus safety officer for Tennyson High School in South Hayward, discussed the functionality of security cameras at high schools within the Hayward Unified School District. “Our camera system has been down for at least a couple of years now,” sai...

Community helps Hayward keep clean and green

Community helps Hayward keep clean and green

Tishauna Carrell,
Staff Writer

March 8, 2017


Filed under Features, Metro, Showcase

Jillian Hogan moved from San Jose to Hayward three years ago to be closer to her job in San Leandro. But she quickly noticed lots of fast food bags, chips and other garbage floating around in her neighborhood. “It’s kinda windy out here so the stuff would blow into my front yard,” Hogan said. ...

The Book Shops says goodbye

The Book Shops says goodbye

Allison Weseman,
Contributor

March 7, 2017


Filed under Blog

Its an end of an era for The Book Shop on B St. in Hayward. No longer will the familiar greeting of Renee Rettig welcome customers into the store or the shelves of books in the back that covered subjects from young adults to Native American Studies. After 25 years on B street, the BookShop closed its doors for go...

Hayward Police Department releases new information in 2016 murder

Hayward Police Department releases new information in 2016 murder

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

February 22, 2017


Filed under Metro

Earlier this month, the Hayward Police Department released new information from investigative leads in a 2016 murder. On Aug. 6, 2016 around 7:30 p.m. a 17-year-old male was shot and killed on Muir Street, just down the street from the Cal State East Bay’s Hayward campus. HPD never released the v...

Adopt don’t shop: The downside of buying your pets

Adopt don’t shop: The downside of buying your pets

Tishauna Carrell,
Staff Writer

February 15, 2017


Filed under Features

During the summer of 2015, I adopted my dog, Gus, a large fluffy ombre brown Chow Chow mix from the Long Beach Animal Shelter. My mom, little sister and I had decided that we wanted a dog. As long as it was from a shelter, I did not care which breed it was. Within one minute of entering the facility, ...

South Hayward’s dive bar set to reopen on B Street

South Hayward’s dive bar set to reopen on B Street

Wendy Medina,
Copy Editor

February 15, 2017


Filed under Features, Metro

If you’ve driven down Mission Boulevard in Hayward, the Dirty Bird Lounge’s flickering neon sign may have caught your eye, but its rustic outer appearance could have quickly diverted your interest. Drive down Mission now and there’s still that rustic charm, with the addition of boarded up windows...

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