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Bar re-opens in downtown Hayward: Dirty Bird flies from South to North

Bar re-opens in downtown Hayward: Dirty Bird flies from South to North

Tishauna Carrell,
Staff Writer
April 19, 2017
Filed under Arts & Life, Metro

Originally located on Mission Blvd. between Industrial Boulevard and Tennyson Road in South Hayward, The Dirty Bird Lounge’s dimly lit neon lights were barely visible from the street. The dark atmosphere inside boasted a long red bar top, pool tables, and a small courtyard out back. After ne...

Student government leaders meet with students

Student government leaders meet with students

Veronica Hall,
Layout Designer
March 8, 2017
Filed under Campus, Features, Showcase

Members of Cal State East Bay’s student government hosted a “Meet Your Senators” event outside the Old University Union on Feb. 23, at which students were given the opportunity to speak with student-elected senators and board members and ask them questions. The event was coordinated by the senator of ...

Local restaurant to close after 16 years

Local restaurant to close after 16 years

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor
November 2, 2016
Filed under Arts & Life, Features

Saras Rao peers through the vintage blue and white-checkered curtains as a car pulls into the stained, overgrown parking lot of Curry Corner, one of three remaining shops in the dilapidated strip mall on Mission Boulevard in Hayward. She recognizes 20-year Hayward resident and two-year customer Casey ...

Healthier food choices on the way for East Bay students

Healthier food choices on the way for East Bay students

Samuel Salisbury,
Contributor
September 25, 2016
Filed under Campus, Metro

In an effort to bring healthier food options to the Cal State East Bay campus, the university will host a monthly farmer’s market for faculty and students this fall. Beginning October 13, the market will be open at the plaza outside of the Recreation and Wellness center on the second Thu...

CSUEB Aramark contract set until 2018

CSUEB Aramark contract set until 2018

Elizabeth Avalos,
Staff Writer
June 9, 2016
Filed under Campus, Metro

Cal State East Bay’s campus food options have always been a relevant topic of discussion on campus. Whether criticism has been directed towards the lack of healthy food choices provided in the dining commons and on-campus restaurants, the arguably high prices at the POD market and bookstore or simply the...

BBQ in Hayward: The choice is yours

BBQ in Hayward: The choice is yours

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
April 20, 2016
Filed under Arts & Life, Features, Showcase

As a lifelong Hayward resident, there is one thing I have come to learn about my city: people have distinct tastes when it comes to their barbecue. For some, any place will do. However, for many Hayward residents like myself, a choice must be made. That choice: Carmen’s or Everett & Jones? If yo...

Businesses find new opportunity in food that once went to waste

Businesses find new opportunity in food that once went to waste

Tara Duggan,
San Francisco Chronicle
April 20, 2016
Filed under Metro

Bay Area shoppers will soon be able to get a new kind of local produce at Whole Foods stores. Affectionately known as ugly produce, the fruits and vegetables are perfectly healthy and safe yet are usually left to rot because they don’t meet typical supermarket cosmetic standards. Bags of the aesthet...

Oakland hosts annual restaurant week

Oakland hosts annual restaurant week

Shannon Stroud,
Metro Editor
January 15, 2015
Filed under Metro, Showcase

Since it’s creation five years ago, Oakland’s annual Restaurant Week has grown from 30 vendors to 81.  Over the next two weeks different restaurants in Oakland will serve specialty meals to participate in California’s annual Restaurant Month. Oakland’s Restaurant Week begins Jan. 15 and goes...

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