Hayward police investigate 1st homicide of 2021

Around 2:55 a.m., officers initially responded to a report of a man down in the 22000 block of Main Street, according to police. At the scene, officers found the victim suffering from injuries to his head and neck.

Hayward to pay $3.3M to children of 29-year-old man killed by police

This settlement brings the total of Hayward police payouts to at least $6.9 million, or roughly $41,000 per officer, since 2015, according to a KTVU analysis review of public records.  According to the analysis, this is now the highest-per-officer payout rate in the Bay Area, even higher than the Vallejo police department. 

10 winners announced for 'I Love My Librarian' Award

In Hayward, California, library director Jayanti Addleman was cited for her “inspiring optimism and extensive expertise” during the ongoing pandemic. She is one of 10 winners of the "I Love My Librarian" awards. Each honoree receives $7,500, and a $750 donation to their library.