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Hayward Police Conducts Gun Exchange

Carole Reynolds

November 12, 2010


Filed under Metro

Hayward police doled out $50 a pop for operable firearms at a gun exchange event held on Saturday at the South Hayward BART station. “I’ve been overseeing this program for the past 20 years, and easily 95 to 100 percent of the participants are law-abiding citizens who want to get rid of guns in ...

The Holidays Are Here: It’s Time To Volunteer

Cheyann Elmore

November 12, 2010


Filed under Features, Metro

The holidays are rapidly approaching. As we start making plans for spending time and having fun with our families, we should also keep in mind those who are less fortunate. One in six people living in Contra Costa and Solano counties struggle with hunger, and 28 percent of the people receiving emergency fo...

The Best Cafe Food and Drinks in San Lorenzo

Shane Bond

November 12, 2010


Filed under Features, Metro

Crepes, sandwiches, smoothies, coffee, pasta, and fruit are just cornerstones of the selection of selection that Frodo Joe’s offers. The café has been around since 1999 and first started as a community gathering for animals and owners alike. The café is named after the original owner’s dog,...

Los Gatos Really Knows Halloween

Ashley Matuszak

November 12, 2010


Filed under Features, Metro

Halloween isn’t just a “kid’s holiday” in Los Gatos. The downtown area was crowded with thousands of people on Halloween night. The Halloween party had just as many adults as children in attendance, and many people brought their dogs dressed up as well. From sunset until sunrise, people st...

Hayward Farmers Market Connects Farmers to Consumers

Richard Duboc

October 28, 2010


Filed under Metro

Every Saturday Hayward’s B Street is turned into a thriving marketplace. Farmers, bakers, chefs and florists from the greater Northern California area line the street, providing locals with a cornucopia of fresh products and delicacies. The market is organized by the Agricultural Institute of M...

Mehserle Protestors Converge on Downtown Oakland

Richard Duboc

October 28, 2010


Filed under Metro

“Jail killer cops,” “We are Oscar Grant,” read some of the many signs which were visible among the chants and slogans of the myriad of protestors who were present at Oakland’s Frank Ogawa Plaza on Saturday. The event, which was organized by the International Longshore and Warehouse Unio...

Halloween Hot Spots

Maya Agnew

October 28, 2010


Filed under Features, Metro

“When witches go riding, and black cats are seen, the moon laughs and whispers, ‘tis near Halloween.” It’s that time of year to pick out the costumes and party it up. Halloween is here, and being in the Bay Area makes it even better. With Halloween club parties throughout the Bay Area scene,...

Recipes: Peanut Butter and Chocolate Cookies

Ashley Matuszak

October 28, 2010


Filed under Features, Metro

Good peanut butter cookies are hard to come by in stores. Because of the high oil content, peanut butter cookies have a shorter shelf life than most cookies, causing them to go stale or bitter tasting quickly. The good news is they couldn’t be easier to make. Requiring no leavening whatsoever, and...

Going Deutsch at Suppenküche

Felicitas Hackmann

October 28, 2010


Filed under Features, Layout, Metro

After enjoying the California sun and American culture for over six weeks now, I suddenly started to miss Germany, my home country, a little bit. A German friend from San Francisco tried to give me as much “home” as he could, by taking me to “Suppenküche,” a German restaurant on Laguna Street in the city. ...

Apple Sales Up, Stocks Down

Richard Duboc

October 22, 2010


Filed under Metro

iPad failed to garner investors even though total sales increased by 70 percent Great expectations can sometimes lead to disappointing results. Such can be said for Cupertino based Apple Inc., which, after reporting a 70 percent increase in sales for the last fiscal quarter on Monday, saw a 6.5 percent drop in share prices. W...

CSUEB Students Oppose Governmental Internet Regulation

Dana Jones

October 22, 2010


Filed under Metro

Internet regulation by the government is opposed by 57 percent of voters in the United States, according to a new poll, many students at California State East Bay agree. “The Internet is essentially a ‘free market’ in the sense that we do not have too many limitations on what we can search for...

Homeless Population In Alameda County Declines

Homeless Population In Alameda County Declines

Catie Pulido

October 22, 2010


Filed under Layout, Metro

The number of homeless people in Alameda County has dropped by 10 percent since 2007 because of new programs and stimulus funding from the federal government, according to Hayward’s social service planning manager, Anne Culver. “The most effective way to end homelessness is to prevent it i...

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