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Girls will be allowed in the Boy Scouts — and that’s good

Girls will be allowed in the Boy Scouts — and that’s good
March 7, 2018

For over a century, the gender equality movement has been pushing for changes to allow women to have equal opportunity in the workplace, in education and beyond. That push is now happening in the Boy Scouts. In...

Bouncing babies to balance the checkbooks

Bouncing babies to balance the checkbooks
May 24, 2017

I used to have baby fever, until I started babysitting. I’m not talking about a once-in-awhile babysitting gig for date nights. No, I mean eight-hour shifts, multiple days a week for three different...

California law needles kids

California law needles kids
July 13, 2016

To vaccinate or not to vaccinate: That is the question of the year. The law that anti-vaccine parents across the state have been dreading for almost two years just went into effect, and it’s terrifying. On...

Letter to my little brother, growing up without a father

Letter to my little brother, growing up without a father
May 25, 2016

To my little brother David aka Dey You have grown up without our mom or your dad. Our mom is a drug addict, and her drug abuse affected our family, especially you. Your dad has been absent since before...

CSUEB students build new playground

PHOTOS BY SHANNON STROUD/THE PIONEER
September 30, 2015

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...

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