Students, parents rally to save Hayward elementary school

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.

Hayward school district blames declining enrollment for closures

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.

Hayward police reunite lost girl with her family

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.