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Alameda among Bay Area rash of hate crimes

Alameda among Bay Area rash of hate crimes

Veronica Hall,
Head Layout Designer

October 19, 2017


Filed under Metro

Alameda’s residential community was rattled by a series of hate crimes as the summer came to a close. Members of the Alameda Board of Education discussed these topics at the school board meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 26. The first reported hate crime happened at Temple Israel on Bay Farm Island in Al...

Father-son Castro Valley toy store moves to Hayward

Father-son Castro Valley toy store moves to Hayward

Kestutis Rushing,
Contributor

August 30, 2017


Filed under Features, Metro, Showcase

When people look for toys and collectibles, most turn to digital retailers such as eBay or Amazon. However, rare toys are waiting to be discovered in small toy shops. In fact, the success of small collectible shops has made an impact on companies like Amazon. The online juggernaut is planning to expan...

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...

Abobe art gallery exhibition: Looking forward, the future of art

Abobe art gallery exhibition: Looking forward, the future of art

Marcus Bishop,
Contributor

January 25, 2017


Filed under Arts & Life, Features

CSEUB Alumni Lee Daguman’s acrylic piece “Lady” was one of many pieces on display. “Evoking beauty and depth through a faceless but feminine hair style hovering amidst vibrant splashes of color over a small, single feminine silhouette,” described fellow exhibit attendee Bruce Roberts. Equally...

Moms make no excuses: Local fitness, health group celebrates two-year anniversary

Moms make no excuses: Local fitness, health group celebrates two-year anniversary

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

January 25, 2017


Filed under Features

Maria Kang, who was born in San Francisco and lives in Elk Grove, had no idea what she had gotten herself into when she posted a picture in 2013 of her wearing workout clothes, with her three sons and the caption “What’s your excuse?” The photo went viral online and eventually led to a ton of support a...

Castro Valley history told through exhibit

Castro Valley history told through exhibit

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

January 11, 2017


Filed under Arts & Life, Features

In a collaboration between historians Lucille George and Randy Vanderbilt, the Adobe Art Gallery in Castro Valley hosted "200 Years of Castro Valley History; A visual history of Castro Valley from the Ohlone Indians to present day." The exhibit ran from Dec. 3 to Jan. 7 and featured pictures...

New shuttle aims to connect campus to housing

New shuttle aims to connect campus to housing

Michele Dennis,
Contributor

November 16, 2016


Filed under Campus

Fall transfer student Rohit Reddy uses a new university loop shuttle up to five times a day. He travels back and forth from his classes at the science building to his dorm at University Village, and then back up to the Dining Commons for meals. The walk between his dorm and campus takes up to 30 minu...

Castro Valley park celebrates 50 years

Castro Valley park celebrates 50 years

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

June 9, 2016


Filed under Features, Metro, Showcase

If you grew up in the East Bay, chances are you’ve been to Lake Chabot Regional Park in Castro Valley, whether it was for a birthday party, a fishing excursion, a boat ride or just a walk on the trail. On Saturday the park celebrated its fiftieth year in existence, highlighted by fishing derbies,...

CSUEB students build new playground

CSUEB students build new playground

by Kris Stewart,
Managing Editor

September 30, 2015


Filed under Campus, Metro

Swings and slides went up on Saturday at the Salvation Army in Downtown Hayward, adding to a semi-vacant play area for children in their after school program. The idea for the playground came from Cal State East Bay senior Javier Lopez, a criminal justice major with a minor in sociology. Since Janu...

Affordable housing breaks ground in Hayward

Affordable housing breaks ground in Hayward

Louis Laventure,
Sports and Campus Editor

July 8, 2015


Filed under Metro, Showcase

Ingrid Matskas has lived in affordable housing for seniors in West Hayward near Tennyson Road and Hesperian Boulevard for the last 10 years. Matskas fled from Germany with her father in 1951 after World War II and worked here as a nanny and a maid until 2005. She’s since relied on Social Security for...

East Bay residents play in the buff

East Bay residents play in the buff

Brianne Kaleo,
Contributor

July 1, 2015


Filed under Arts & Life, Showcase

Dave Crutois is 63 years old and wears a suit to work as an engineer, but on the weekends, he wears nothing but a coat of sunscreen on the lawn at Sequoians Nudist Recreation Center, down Cull Canyon Road between the hills of Castro Valley. “My daughter wonders where I get the tan all the time,”...

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 ...

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