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California suffering from teacher shortage

California suffering from teacher shortage

Maira Sanchez,
Contributor

September 21, 2016


Filed under Metro, Showcase

California has experienced a teacher shortage for the better part of a decade, as schools struggle to lure new talent into a profession that isn’t viewed as lucrative, and as cost of living continues to rise statewide. Since 2013, California has the highest student-teacher ratio in the nation at 24:1...

Farmers market maintains presence in Hayward

Farmers market maintains presence in Hayward

Jillian Sanchez,
Contributor

September 9, 2016


Filed under Arts & Life, Features, Metro, Showcase

In the heart of Hayward lies a small event that takes place every Saturday. Farmers from all over California come to set up their stalls, pack their tables with colorful produce and await shoppers. Not only does produce get sold, but a deeper connection that farmers and people share is highlighted: Fo...

Father’s highlighted on first day of school

Father’s highlighted on first day of school

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

August 31, 2016


Filed under Metro

Fathers took center stage on the first day of school throughout the Hayward Unified School District last Thursday. In collaboration with the Black Star Project, HUSD teamed up to encourage fathers and men to participate in the 2016 version of the “Million Father March,” with a special event a...

Hayward more than my home

Hayward more than my home

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

August 31, 2016


Filed under Campus, Opinion, Showcase

When I drive up the Harder Hill and come to school at Cal State East Bay, it’s like a different world. I can almost forget about what’s waiting for me when I come back down. Many East Bay students leave Hayward when school is over, but I am still here, in the city I was born and raised ...

Homeless population occupies Downtown Hayward

Homeless population occupies Downtown Hayward

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

August 31, 2016


Filed under Metro, Showcase

When the City of Hayward opened the new downtown loop in 2014, this is not what officials had in mind. Just a block away from the $105 million renovation project labeled as a traffic solution lies two of the biggest eyesores in the entire city: The old Hayward Centennial Hall and the bankrup...

Four murders in five days

Four murders in five days

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

August 11, 2016


Filed under Metro

A string of homicides this past week in Hayward have brought the grand total to seven so far this year. Ten total homicide cases occurred in Hayward in 2015. According to the FBI crime statistics, nine crimes classified as murder or manslaughter occurred in Hayward in 2014, seven in 2013, six in 2012...

Refugio para animales en Hayward en cuarentena

Refugio para animales en Hayward en cuarentena

Kali Persall,
Jefa de Redacción

August 10, 2016


Filed under Spanish

El mes pasado, con dos meses y medio de edad, un gatito de aspecto saludable fue llevado al refugio de animales del departamento de policía de Hayward. Estaba activo, decidido, y aparecía sano a su llegada e incluso recibió una desparasitación de rutina. A la mañana siguiente, sin embargo, se lo...

Hayward animal shelter under quarantine

Hayward animal shelter under quarantine

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor

August 10, 2016


Filed under Metro, Showcase

Last month, a two and half month old, healthy-looking kitten was brought to the Hayward Police Department Animal Shelter. It was active, feisty, appeared healthy upon arrival and even received a routine deworming. The next morning, however, it was discovered lying in its kennel, lethargic and severely...

Union pickets at local cemetery

Union pickets at local cemetery

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

July 27, 2016


Filed under Metro

When you ride up the hill to Cal State East Bay from Harder Road, you may notice something new at the cemetery. The SEIU Local 265 labor union representatives have been picketing at the Holy Angels Holy Sepulchre Catholic Cemetery in Hayward since April, however, their presence has increased in the...

The real world: Hayward

The real world: Hayward

Erik Khan,
Staff Writer

July 13, 2016


Filed under Campus, Opinion, Showcase

Dear Fellow Cal State East Bay Students, Like many of you, I transferred to East Bay from a community college. During my senior year in high school, parents would ask me where I was going to college. I would shrug and inform them I wasn’t going to leave the area. “I’m just going to Diablo Valley Col...

Enthusiasm curbed for Hayward landmark

Enthusiasm curbed for Hayward landmark

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

July 13, 2016


Filed under Metro

For decades, geologists, teachers and residents had flocked to the corner of Rose and Prospect Streets in North Hayward just east of Mission Boulevard near the La Piñata restaurant to study and observe how much a sidewalk curb had been offset because of seismic activity. Ramon Zavala worked at Pacific Stereo...

Three suspects arrested in San Leandro murder

Three suspects arrested in San Leandro murder

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

July 6, 2016


Filed under Metro

On June 29 Alameda County District Attorney’s Office announced the arrests of three suspects in the May 15 shooting death of Dariel Arreola. Arreola was shot at the Senior Community Center at 13909 E. 14th St. while outside of a first communion celebration he was attending. San Leandro Police Department Lieutena...

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