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Les Smith thought he was a U.S. citizen but learned otherwise when he applied for Social Security after turning 65. The mix-up was resolved Wednesday when Smith took his citizenship oath at U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell's Hayward office, with his wife of 44 years sitting nearby, blinking, with tears in her eyes.
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The man, a former student at the Union City high school, was not injured and police arrested the suspects a short time after the incident, police said.
The Saidiana Veterans Memorial Choir was formed to support veterans and their families.
Seven low-income East and South Bay community college students have been awarded a scholarship worth as much as $30,000 a year for up to three years to transfer to an accredited college or university to pursue a bachelor's degree.
Alameda-Contra Costa Transit's chief financial officer has been charged with four felony counts of grand theft for allegedly taking more than Lewis Clinton Jr., 57, was arraigned in Alameda County Superior Court in Hayward on Monday on the charges that he stole funds from Allen Temple Baptist Church.
The smooth, sultry sounds of the saxophone. The driving beats of the drums. The massive, dominating sounds of trombones and trumpets.
Among the InterContinental Mark Hopkins' 14 romantic packages for its Top of the Mark bar-restaurant are these two, priced at $100 each: "No easy way to say goodbye" , which not only is kinder than a text message, but also, since it's in a glamorous venue and most people have at least a bit of self-control, is a probable guarantee that no ... (more)
An amnesty program to allow East Oakland residents to dump their bulk trash for free prompted the organizer to plea for other East Bay residents to stop taking advantage of the program.
Richard Charles will be honored along with the other teachers and several students April 24 at a gala in Washington, D.C. In his business economics class at Hayward High, Charles uses instructional material from a national entrepreneurship nonprofit group that targets low-income students.
Workers embroiled in a labor dispute with Hayward revved up their campaign this week, putting up on the busy downtown traffic loop a billboard accusing council members of giving themselves a raise while cutting employees' wages, an assertion the city calls false.
That's how Executive Director Mary Simon describes the Resource Area For Teachers, the non-profit that will open its doors Saturday to the general public for the first time in its 20-year history.
When high school student Omkar Salpekar was volunteering at Glassbrook Elementary School last year, he started thinking of ways to get the students more involved in school activities.