Most of the students, parents and union representatives at the rally decried the district’s planned closing of schools as a cost-saving measure. The district blames declining enrollment.
Glassbrook Elementary is one-of-five schools in the Hayward Unified School District that could shutter next school year. District officials blamed dwindling enrollment – down by 2,000 students the past two years. That, coupled with repairs which administrators need to balance against a $14 million budget deficit.
Police say they are looking for two suspects believed to be responsible for a shooting that injured three people in Hayward.
Teachers and families in the East Bay said they were blindsided by one district’s proposal to close schools. The Hayward Unified School District is looking at closing five elementary schools come next school year. The district said it’s based on declining enrollment.
Keith Swain has filed a lawsuit against Hayward, saying officers used excessive force by putting him a headlock and kicking him in the stomach.
Many students and fathers gathered before school began to participated in the Million Fathers March. This year's theme focuses on mental health awareness.
Donations collected over the weekend were like gifts of hope and humanity for Afghan Americans working to help refugees coming from Afghanistan to the Bay Area.
Hayward's Mayor Pro-Tem Aisha Wahab, the first Afghan American woman elected to office in the U.S., urged people to take action.
Fremont and other parts of the East Bay are home to one of the largest populations of Afghan immigrants and Afghan Americans in the United States, and on Sunday, families in the area feared for loved ones living in Kabul, where the Taliban took control that day.
Hayward police say they've reunited a young girl with her family after the girl was discovered Saturday walking barefoot in the area of Calaroga Ave and Bolero Ave. Police say the young girl was unable to say where she lives.
The Russell City Energy Center is up and running and generating power again in Hayward to feed the grid, despite not knowing what caused a massive explosion that sent chunks of metal flying.
A power plant in Hayward has officially restarted after a massive explosion and fire in May that still remains a mystery. California Energy Commission says Russell City Energy Center is needed to help supply power to the state grid as extreme heat is expected.
A COVID-19 vaccine clinic in Hayward says they are seeing renewed interest in vaccinations, due to the COVID-19 Delta variant and a surge in new coronavirus cases.
Organizers say people began driving up to this pop-up vaccination clinic even before it officially opened at 9 a.m. KTVU's Greg Liggins reports.
East Bay Regional Park District provides an escape to nature without traveling too far away from home.
Hayward city officials are disappointed the state approved the reopening of the Russell City Energy Center, before the results are known from an investigation into the cause of an explosion and fire at the facility May 27.
The California Energy Commission voted unanimously Thursday to allow the Russell City Energy Center to restart following a massive explosion and fire that sent debris flying hundreds of feet in the air. The cause of the explosion is still unknown.
When a gas-powered turbine exploded at the Russell City Energy Center in Hayward, it sent shrapnel hundreds of feet into the air. Now, California regulators have approved plans for the plant to resume power generation, even as the cause of the turbine explosion remains a mystery. KTVU's Brooks Jarosz reports.
Corrosion, leaks, broken equipment and fire equipment defects were among the problems found two years before a massive explosion and fire at a power plant in Hayward.
He was supposed to see a man about a dog. He ended up in law enforcement's doghouse, according to Hayward Police.