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Local relief for distant disaster

LEFT TO RIGHT: MedShare volunteers and CSU East Bay Alumni Charlyne-Mae Parel, Cristel Mendoza and Carmen Lee
September 26, 2018

One East Bay company has started gathering supplies to send to those affected by flash floods as a result of Hurricane Florence, now entering its second week of destruction in North and South Carolina. ...

San Leandro police receive autism awareness training

San Leandro police receive autism awareness training
April 11, 2018

To the average American, April 1 is merely recognized as “April Fool’s Day,” an annual celebration devoted to pranks and hoaxes. However, this year, April 1 also marked the 48th anniversary of Autism...

San Leandro High School was on lock down after threat

San Leandro High School was on lock down after threat
March 14, 2018

Racist graffiti prompts closure A lockdown was issued yesterday at San Leandro High School around 11 a.m. after graffiti was discovered in a boys bathroom stall that read, “I’m shooting the School...

Beer enthusiasts gather in East Bay

Beer enthusiasts gather in East Bay
February 28, 2018

Drake’s hosts annual ‘Hopocalypse Day’ in San Leandro The sun was out, kegs were tapped, food trucks were cooking and music was blaring from within the industrial maze near Downtown San Leandro....

From walls to malls: Turning a passion for street art into a business

From walls to malls: Turning a passion for street art into a business
January 6, 2018

Michael Alvarez came up with the idea to open a graffiti-based shop shortly after being arrested in 2009 for painting inside an abandoned warehouse in Fremont. The warehouse had a skatepark built inside...

San Leandro invests in downtown development

Photo courtesy of City of San Leandro
November 3, 2017

New bars and restaurants attract a different crowd. Five years ago you might have clutched your belongings and power-walked to your car while leaving the Downtown San Leandro Safeway on Hesperian Boulevard....

Bay Area great for live entertainment, not Hayward

Bay Area great for live entertainment, not Hayward
November 9, 2016

The Bay Area is a gold mine for concerts and live music. The Fox Theater, Yoshi’s, The Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, The Greek Theater; the list goes on forever. In just one month, I saw Nas, Lauryn...

San Leandro to open new Tech Campus

October 26, 2016

A crowd of nearly 900 people gathered to watch the inaugural lighting of a 55-foot tall polished steel skin female sculpture known as “Truth is Beauty” in celebration of the grand opening of the San...

Three suspects arrested in San Leandro murder

Three suspects arrested in San Leandro murder
July 6, 2016

On June 29 Alameda County District Attorney’s Office announced the arrests of three suspects in the May 15 shooting death of Dariel Arreola. Arreola was shot at the Senior Community Center at 13909...

No suspects in homicide case

No suspects in homicide case
June 2, 2016

The San Leandro Police Department confirmed yesterday that despite no suspects being arrested, the investigation into the May 15 shooting death of Dariel Arreola, 28, that happened in San Leandro, is still...

Train kills mother, daughter in San Leandro

Train kills mother, daughter in  San Leandro
May 25, 2016

A mother and her 3-year-old daughter from Oakland were killed by a train in San Leandro on Tuesday afternoon. Thirty-year-old Vanessa Marisol Henriquez was running errands with her daughter Saidy when...

Hombre de Hayward asesinado en San Leandro

Hombre de Hayward asesinado en San Leandro
May 18, 2016

La policía de San Leandro identificó al hombre que fue matado a tiros el domingo por la tarde, como Dariel Arreola de 28 años de edad, que tenía una dirección de Manteca, pero era oriundo de Hayward. Alrededor...

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