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Heart of the Bay is under a housing crisis

Tennyson Gardens, a 96-unit rental housing complex in South Hayward, is seen here in this Nov. 29 file photo. An Eden Housing plan to renovate Tennyson Gardens and the 62-unit Faith Manor apartment complex nearby is among a list of initiatives being eyed by the city council to sustain affordable housing efforts. (Darin Moriki/Bay Area News Group)
February 28, 2018

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...

Gentrification: A real thing in the Bay Area

Downtown Oakland
January 3, 2018

When we’re young we all have this idea of what our lives are going to be like when we get older. Your elementary grade teacher asks the class to think about what they want to be when they grow up and...

The ripple effect of gentrification

The ripple effect of gentrification
August 30, 2017

In the wake of new, high-end apartments being proposed in San Lorenzo, the word “gentrification” has been thrown around frequently in the East Bay. However, not many people have a firm grasp...

Rebecca Esparza

Rebecca Esparza
August 27, 2017

Family makes the world go round Red, blue and orange vacant buildings, rusted cars and garbage are what I continued to see as I walked through Havana. I kept seeing lightning and hearing thunder, hoping...

High priced apartments in San Lorenzo not very welcome

High priced apartments in San Lorenzo not very welcome
August 17, 2017

On the 16000 block of Via Arriba across from the old San Lorenzo Theatre and Wells Fargo bank, next to the recently closed down, lottery-winning Kavanagh Liquors, sits a cluster of vacant lots. There has...

Campus housing tight fit at East Bay

Campus housing tight fit at East Bay
July 26, 2017

In Summer 2017, 12 bedrooms in the freshman buildings are being converted back into study lounges. In the Fall 2016 Quarter, roughly half of the dorm room beds at California State University...

Parking on service roads may cause problems

Parking on service roads may cause problems
June 28, 2017

Students are leaving their cars out in front of the service road in between Residence Halls Diablo, Calaveras, and Shasta at Cal State East Bay for extended periods of time. This road is located...

Bay Area residents make move to Pacific Northwest

Bay Area residents make move to Pacific Northwest
June 28, 2017

Admit it, you’ve thought about moving out of the San Francisco Bay Area. Chances are if you live here, you have. There’s no shame in that. Many of us even have our minds set on leaving this...

Trump Tracker

Trump Tracker
December 7, 2016

What happened? Donald J. Trump announced the appointment of Ben Carson to oversee the Department of Housing and Urban Development.  Here is a rundown of Carson and what this means for the country: It...

Affordable housing emerges in Hayward

December 2, 2016

In an effort to meet the rising local demand for affordable housing, a Northern California housing development agency called Eden Housing teamed up with BART and city officials to construct a 151-unit...

CSUEB lawsuit keeps campus housing on hold

CSUEB lawsuit keeps campus housing on hold
November 30, 2016

Rising rents in the Bay Area can make it difficult for students to afford off-campus housing, so many of Cal State East Bay’s students seek on-campus housing when they start school here. There’s...

Unwanted residents scamper onto Hayward campus

Unwanted residents scamper onto Hayward campus
October 26, 2016

At 2:30 a.m. on Oct. 3, Cal State East Bay freshman Briana Secaira returned from a trip to Los Angeles to her four-bedroom dorm on the second floor of the Juniper residence hall on East Bay’s Hayward...

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