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The ripple effect of gentrification

The ripple effect of gentrification

Janice Sobrepena Domingo,
Contributor

August 30, 2017


Filed under Opinion

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 on what exactly it means. The term itself was coined in 1964 by British Sociologist Ruth Glass ...

High priced apartments in San Lorenzo not very welcome

High priced apartments in San Lorenzo not very welcome

Eduardo Gonzalez,
Contributor

August 17, 2017


Filed under Metro, Showcase

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 been a recent proposal to build high-end apartments there. The proposal comes from The Demmon...

Elementary school faces ongoing roach infestation

Elementary school faces ongoing roach infestation

Christina Galanakis,
Contributor

November 30, 2016


Filed under Metro

Cockroaches took center stage at a San Lorenzo School District meeting on Oct. 18, in an attempt to address 82 complaints filed by the faculty of Grant Elementary School, regarding an ongoing infestation.   A bag of roach remains taken from the classroom of fourth-grade teacher Julie Wolfe was prese...

San Lorenzo store luckiest in the state

San Lorenzo store luckiest in the state

Louis LaVenture,
News and Sports Editor

January 21, 2016


Filed under Metro, Showcase

For the past two weeks the Powerball lottery had people in frenzy. Lines wrapped around stores and went on for blocks for a chance to purchase tickets to win a $900 million jackpot and then $1.6 billion just a few days later. Three people won the big jackpot including one ticket that was sold ...

$9 million levee project begins in East Bay

$9 million levee project begins in East Bay

Michele Dennis,
Contributor

November 19, 2015


Filed under Metro, Showcase

The threat of rising sea levels inspired a new experimental project that is underway at San Lorenzo’s recently updated Oro Loma Wastewater Treatment Plant. A special event to introduce the project to the public was held on Saturday. More than 200 people came to the Oro Loma Sanitary District’s plan...

Sulphur Creek gives back to local wildlife

Sulphur Creek gives back to local wildlife

Kris Stewart,
Online & Video Editor

December 11, 2014


Filed under Metro

Sulphur Creek Nature Center specializes in wildlife education and rehabilitation that serves the Hayward, Castro Valley and San Lorenzo area. Sulphur Creek has been in business for 30 years and is home to over 100 individual animals that represent over 40 different species. Most of the animals at ...

Local schools prep for earthquakes

Yesenia Martinez,
Contributor

November 13, 2014


Filed under Politics

San Leandro’s city council worked with local school districts on Monday to determine how they can work together with the fire department to handle emergency situations like earthquakes. Representatives from San Leandro Unified School District and neighboring San Lorenzo Unified School District met...

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