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Promoting music shows a learning process for student

Eduardo Gonzalez,
Contributor
October 2, 2017

It is 1 a.m. on a Saturday, the fans are gone, and I am cleaning up as quickly as possible so that I can distribute the earnings and get the bands back on the road. After a month and a half of hard work,...

The ripple effect of gentrification

The ripple effect of gentrification

Janice Sobrepena Domingo,
Contributor
August 30, 2017

In the wake of new, high-end apartments being proposed in San Lorenzo, the word “gentrification” has been thrown around frequently in the East Bay. However, not many people have a firm grasp...

High priced apartments in San Lorenzo not very welcome

High priced apartments in San Lorenzo not very welcome

Eduardo Gonzalez,
Contributor
August 17, 2017

On the 16000 block of Via Arriba across from the old San Lorenzo Theatre and Wells Fargo bank, next to the recently closed down, lottery-winning Kavanagh Liquors, sits a cluster of vacant lots. There has...

Elementary school faces ongoing roach infestation

Elementary school faces ongoing roach infestation

Christina Galanakis,
Contributor
November 30, 2016

Cockroaches took center stage at a San Lorenzo School District meeting on Oct. 18, in an attempt to address 82 complaints filed by the faculty of Grant Elementary School, regarding an ongoing infestation....

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San Lorenzo store luckiest in the state

Louis LaVenture,
News and Sports Editor
January 21, 2016

For the past two weeks the Powerball lottery had people in frenzy. Lines wrapped around stores and went on for blocks for a chance to purchase tickets to win a $900 million jackpot and then $1.6 billion...

$9 million levee project begins in East Bay

$9 million levee project begins in East Bay

Michele Dennis,
Contributor
November 19, 2015

The threat of rising sea levels inspired a new experimental project that is underway at San Lorenzo’s recently updated Oro Loma Wastewater Treatment Plant. A special event to introduce the project...

Sulphur Creek gives back to local wildlife

Sulphur Creek gives back to local wildlife

Kris Stewart,
Online & Video Editor
December 11, 2014

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...

Local schools prep for earthquakes

Yesenia Martinez,
Contributor
November 13, 2014

San Leandro’s city council worked with local school districts on Monday to determine how they can work together with the fire department to handle emergency situations like earthquakes. Representatives...

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