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New reporter at the Review!

By Eric Kurhi
Thursday, September 16th, 2010 at 4:10 pm in Alameda County, Ashland, Castro Valley, Cherryland, Crime, Development, Fairview, General, Odds & Ends, Other unincorporated areas, Politics, San Lorenzo, Schools.

Good news! We have some additional hands around here these days: Chris Metinko, who was covering Alameda County issues for the Oakland Tribune, joined us to take over the unincorporated areas beat.

That includes Castro Valley, San Lorenzo, Fairview, Ashland and Cherryland. Like the rest of us, he’ll tackle all aspects of the areas, including schools, crime and planning/land use/neighborhood issues. In addition, he’ll be taking on stories out of Cal State East Bay and Chabot College.

Chris is a very welcome addition. If you have stories out of our neck of unincorporated AlCo, let him know. He’s at 510-293-2479 or

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  • qodrn

    Of course, his name would be Cris…

  • Michael Moore

    Chris and Eric, thank you for adding variety back in to Hayword. I sure hope that you will begin to post about the communities, as you have done here. There is a lot going on that we all would find of value.

  • qodrn

    The D is still missing. Goodby to Mr. Sweeney for awhile. Hope he enjoys his time off.