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Mervyn’s conversion in San Lorenzo postponed because of increasing project costs
SAN LORENZO, Calif. — Plans to turn a vacant Mervyn's department store in San Lorenzo into a mixed-use apartment complex …
Several southern Alameda County elected officials join call for long-term ceasefire
Several elected officials in southern Alameda County are calling on Congress and the Biden administration to facilitate a long-term ceasefire …
Alameda County briefs | District attorney takes steps to hold wrongdoers accountable, public defenders fight for reasonable bail
Trial set to begin for slaying of Kevin Nishita 2 years ago OAKLAND — On the two-year anniversary of his …
Letter to the Editor | Fremont’s collective act of evasion
Dear Editor, As a concerned resident, I am compelled to express my apprehension regarding the recent handling of unexpected sales …
Fremont City Council OKs displacing unhoused community to build dog park, pickleball courts at Vallejo Mills Park
FREMONT, Calif. — The Fremont City Council has signaled its lack of regard for people struggling with homelessness in favor …
Surplus turns sour: Fremont may have been overpaid $28M in sales tax revenue
FREMONT, Calif. — The city of Fremont has gotten substantially more money through sales taxes over the past two years …
Castro Valley Pride holds vigil to honor lives lost on Transgender Day of Remembrance
HAYWARD, Calif. — About two dozen people from across Southern Alameda County came together in Hayward on Monday night to …
Muwekma Chairwoman Charlene Nijmeh launches campaign for Congress
SAN JOSE — In the process of fighting for her tribe's federal recognition, Charlene Nijmeh has seen the corruption of …
New Costco opens in Newark tomorrow
NEWARK, Calif. — Costco's new warehouse is opening in Newark tomorrow. The 152,000-square-foot warehouse is located at 350 Newpark Mall …
Rep. Eric Swalwell urges Secretary of State Blinken to address extremist settler violence in West Bank
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-District 14) is among three members of Congress leading a call to address extremist …
Muwekma Chairwoman Charlene Nijmeh plans to unseat Rep. Zoe Lofgren
SAN JOSE — The Muwekma Ohlone Tribal Chairwoman Charlene Nijmeh is officially declaring her candidacy for Congress this week, aiming …
Artist Louis Chinn shares plans for ‘The Living Basket’ memorial commemorating Muwekma Ohlone Tribe’s past, present and future
HAYWARD, Calif. — The United States has a problematic history of memorializing people and events that glorify domination, colonialism and …
UPDATE: Bay Area residents shut down Bay Bridge, demand President Biden call for ceasefire
UPDATE: The Bay Bridge reopened to westbound traffic and several protestors have been arrested, says a spokesperson for the California …
Hayward considers next steps for underused city jail
HAYWARD, Calif. — The city of Hayward makes limited use of its city jail, but the chief of the Hayward …
Constituents call on Rep. Eric Swalwell to support ceasefire in Palestine
CASTRO VALLEY, Calif. — A group of pro-Palestinian demonstrators staged a protest at the district office of Rep. Eric Swalwell …
‘Judging Juries’ highlights need to pay jurors more than $15 per day
OAKLAND — A jury of one's peers is the cornerstone of the U.S. criminal legal system, but a new documentary …
Covenant House gets $485,000 to continue construction of Hayward youth shelter
HAYWARD, Calif. — The Alameda County Office of Education has granted nonprofit Covenant House of California $485,000 to help it …
New Haven Unified school board swears in Vanessa Hernandez
UNION CITY, Calif. — Residents of Decoto and a portion of South Hayward have a new representative on the New …
Fremont nurses push back against Washington Hospital’s proposed staffing strategies, slashed benefits
FREMONT, Calif. — Nearly six months into contract negotiations, Fremont nurses say they are close to reaching a fair contract …
Hippies Brew Coffee closes Smith Street location, teases taco takeover
UNION CITY, Calif. — Hippies Brew Coffee bid farewell to its Smith Street location in Union City a few weeks …
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