Calendar for week of Feb. 21

privatelivesHere’s the calendar for the coming week. At right is a photo from “Private Lives,” at the Douglas Morrison Theater.

Feb. 23
Job lab — 12:30-2:30 p.m. Wednesdays. The Castro Valley Library, 3600 Norbridge Ave., offers assistance for community members seeking employment by providing a quiet space for job seekers to use the library’s laptops to update or create a resume, search for jobs online, or other employment-related activities. Computers and assistance available on a walk-in basis. For more information, call Lyn at 510-667-7903.

Nutrition for brain and body — 6:30 p.m. Justin Marchegiani of Life Chiropractic College discusses proper nutrition and its role in providing energy, preventing disease, maintaining healthy weight and strengthening the immune system. Free program at the Hayward Main Library, 835 C St., No registration required. For more information, contact Melesha.owen@hayward-ca.gov, or call 510-293-5239.

Feb. 25-27
Mineral/gem show and sale — The Mineral and Gem Society of Castro Valley is having a show at the Newark Pavilion, 5340 Thornton Ave., Newark, featuring the largest display of fluorescent rocks in Northern California, with more than 35 dealers. Show will include display cases, live demonstrations, jewelry, gemstones, fossils, equipment and supplies, a live auction, door prizes, a kids’ spinning wheel, food, and much more. Hours are 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Feb. 25 and 26; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb. 27. Adult tickets are $6 for three-day pass; children 12 and younger are free (must be accompanied by an adult); no strollers please. Free parking. For additional information, visit www.mgscv.org, or e-mail show Chairman Larry Ham at showchair@mgscv.org.

Feb. 25-March 20
Private Lives — Noel Coward’s classic comedy “Private Lives” is being performed at the Douglas Morrisson Theatre, 22311 N. Third St., Hayward. It is the story of two people, divorced from each other, who discover they are honeymooning with their new spouses at the same hotel. 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets are $24 adults, $22 seniors, and $15 students. For ticket information, call the Morrisson Theatre at 510-881-6777, or go to www.dmtonline.org.

Feb. 26
Heritage Faire — 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Community is invited to attend events at Palma Ceia Baptist Church, 28605 Ruus Road, Hayward, in celebration of Black History Month. Events include oral histories, oratory exhibition, historical games, workshops on genealogy, quilt making, and an essay contest. For more information, call 1-888-535-2008 (toll free).

Asian fashion show/luncheon — Noon-3 p.m. Fashion show and mother/daughter luncheon being held at the San Leandro Main Library, 300 Estudillo Ave., is part of the Big Read program. Attendees enjoy a dim sum lunch while watching models walk the runway wearing the latest fashions with Asian influences. Following the fashion show are trunk shows offering attendees an opportunity to purchase items of jewelry, apparel and accessories. For more information, call the information desk at    510-577-3971.

Eden ROP Open House — Join students and staff from 10 am to 1 pm at our Career College Fair and discover all that Eden Area Regional Occupational Program has to offer. Activities and fundraisers include screen printing, oral hygene instruction, toddler fingerprinting, floral arrangements, auto fluids and tire pressure check, disaster preparedness, Construction and welding demonstration and computer troubleshooting. All are open to the community as well as interested high school students and their families. 26316 Hesperian Blvd.

Homeowner Help — Help for homeowners community event, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the City Hall Rotunda, 777 B St. Get free help to save your home, meet one-on-one with mortgage lenders or HUD-approved counselor. Bring mortgage statement, paystubs, bank statements, credit balances, estimates of other expenditures.

March 2
Job lab — 12:30-2:30 p.m. Wednesdays. The Castro Valley Library, 3600 Norbridge Ave., offers assistance for community members seeking employment by providing a quiet space for job seekers to use the library’s laptops to update or create a resume, search for jobs online, or other employment-related activities. Computers and assistance available on a walk-in basis. For more information, call Lyn at 510-667-7903.

Government listings

Alameda County
Alameda County Board
of Supervisors
A regular meeting will begin at 10:45 a.m. Tuesday at the County Administration Building, Supervisors’ Chamber, 1221 Oak St.
Topics include entering into contracts for various redevelopment projects.
For the full agenda, go to www.acgov.org.

Castro Valley Sanitary District
A special meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Castro Valley Sanitary District boardroom, 21040 Marshall St.
Topics include choosing a candidate to fill the board’s open seat.
For the full agenda, go to www.cvsan.org.

San Lorenzo
Unincorporated Services Committee
A regular meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the San Lorenzo Village Homes Association, 377 Paseo Grande.
Topics include an affordable housing update.
For the full agenda, go to www.acgov.org/uninc.

For a full list of meetings and links to materials, visit the City Clerk’s website.

A special joint meeting of the City Council and Redevelopment Agency will begin at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the City Council Chambers at City Hall, 777 B St.
It will be broadcast on Hayward cable Channel 15 and online at www.hayward-ca.gov/
Topics include a work session on the Historical Preservation Program, a midyear fiscal review, a resolution on City Council priorities and discussion on possible responses to the governor’s redevelopment proposal.
For the full agenda, go to www.hayward-ca.gov.

A special meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Council Chamber at Hayward City Hall, 777 B St.
It will be broadcast on Hayward cable Channel 15 and online at www.husd.k12.ca.us.
Topics include selecting a candidate for the 2011 California School Board Association delegate assembly election, supporting resolution for state revenue extension.
For the full agenda, go to www.husd.k12.ca.us.

There will be a regular meeting at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Main Library, 835 C St.
Topics include a presentation on the after school homework center, a bond feasibility survey and mid-year budget report.

San Leandro
A joint meeting of the council and redevelopment agency will begin at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Civic Center City Council Chambers, 835 E. 14th St.
Topics include a closed session discussion of litigation related to the International Church of the Foursquare Gospel, and board and commission appointments.
For the full agenda, go to www.sanleandro.org.

Eric Kurhi

  • Michael Moore

    Eric, I am so tickled that you are staying with the calendar. You are truly transformational.

    The MGSCV show is exceptional if you like rocks, either raw or as fine art. IMHO this is the finest presentation in this type in all of California, covering virtually every aspect of the hobby and the sport of stones.

    Well worth everyone’s visit to Newark.

  • Michael Moore

    In the past week there have been two significant felony gun possession arrests in the residential Castro Valley Hills near Lake Chabot and Cull Canyon Park. The arrests of two convicted felons with six assault rifles and one short barrel shotgun indicate that the assault and automatic weapons are not just in the hands of the gang bangers drug crazies.

    No press at all in the local papers, just a squib in the CVPatch.

    Is there a militia building up an armory up in the Castro Valley Hills?

    How did these two felons come in to possession of these weapons? Since they cannot be sold in California, they had to be from the underground.

    One of the arrested felons is 35. What is his name. The other arrested felon is 60. What is his name? This is a vital concern to all. Six assault weapons and a short barrel shotgun are not minor infractaions and in the hands of two convicted felons are even slightly a good idea.

    This is the sort of thing that really needs more coverage. Help all of us out. These sort of things in our neighborhood are a real concern.

  • teachermama

    That is truly frightening, Michael. What in the world is going on?

  • Fernando Hernandez


    Unfortunately gun shops do not always follow the rules they are supposed to regarding selling their wares and the use of “straw” buyers helps criminals circumvent what rules there are. Just recently there was a news report addressing the same issue south of the border. The horrific violence going on in Mexico is being inflicted by folks armed by US gun dealers along the border, as evidenced by the fact that many of the guns confiscated from these criminals have been traced to US shops. I seem to remember Texas and Arizona being singled out as the main source.

    If the Mexican drug gangs can easily purchase and transport weapons to Mexico, any criminal in the US side can just as easily acquire them in other states and bring them to California. Unfortunately any efforts to regulate these kinds of weapons is met with fierce opposition in some states of this country…

  • John W. Kyle



    nOW OUR ENEMIES ARE WITHIN OUR NEIGHBORHOODS AND WHEN GUN DEALEWRS, SUPPORTED BY THE nra oppose and rerite of the second amendment…. well just who the hell are we to think that the NRA or gun dealers will ever back down from their opportunity for wealth and possessed of support by mental retards, and now having the upperhand in these matters, will ever come to see the light?

    The f5rontier no longer exists except in the minds orf fanatical NRA members and gun dealers…. but thast fraontier has moved so that it is no longer a lin on a map…… can you imagine any attempt to draw a line through residential b=neighbothoods…..

    wake up folks, the gun deaklers are, ih effect, advising that that you too need a fully automatic weapon and at least a thousand rounds of ammo with tracers and ‘dum-dums’ in the clip…. clip? Well you need at least a dozen of those… right?

    Kwitcher belly aching…. buy buy … the economy needs your support if we are to maintain superiority of righteous folk….. ever see a deer shot up by automatic fire? nah, that treat is reserved for the hapless on the streets of good old USA.