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California Highway Patrol accepting cadet applications

Press release from California Highway Patrol:

For the first time in 2014, the California Highway Patrol will be accepting online applications for the position of Cadet. Do you have what it takes? Courage, dedication, and integrity are just some of the characteristics you must possess. It isn’t an easy job, but it is definitely one to be proud of as we serve the many communities in this great state of California.

Applications will be accepted beginning Monday, July 7, 2014, at 8:00 a.m. and ending on Thursday, July 10, 2014, at 5:00 p.m. You will be able to submit your information through the online application located at http://www.chp.ca.gov/recruiting/officer.html.

In order to help you with this life changing decision, Golden Gate Division recruitment officers will be hosting seminars throughout the Bay Area. We have found that applicants who are well-informed about the duties and demands of a CHP Officer, as well as the rigorous hiring process, are the most successful.
Recruitment Seminars

Our Recruitment Seminars provide an overview of the duties, functions, and responsibilities of a CHP Officer. The information will also assist in the preparation for the selection and hiring process. The attire for these seminars is Business Casual. Attendees should RSVP to our Recruitment Team at 30Recruitment@chp.ca.gov or at 707-648-4195.

San Jose
Friday, June 20, 2014 6:00 PM
202 Junction Avenue, San Jose CA

Hayward
Thursday, June 26, 2015 6:00 PM
2434 Whipple Road, Hayward CA

Applicant Preparation Program
The Applicant Preparation Program focuses on physical fitness preparation. Workout attire is recommended for this event, and attendees should bring necessary hydration and food.

East Bay – Thursday, June 19, 2014 – 5:30 PM
Redwood High School
18400 Clifton Way, Castro Valley CA

North Bay – Tuesday, July 1, 2014 – 6:00 PM
435 Southwest Boulevard, Rohnert Park CA

South Bay – Monday, July 7, 2014 – 6:00 PM
Leland High School
6677 Camden Avenue, San Jose CA

Contact Information:
Daniel Hill
Golden Gate Division
707-648-4180
danhill@chp.ca.gov

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Hayward to break ground on fire station, clinic

HAYWARD — The city will break ground for a new fire station and community health clinic on Saturday, June 14.

Festivities start at noon, with the official ceremony taking place at 2 p.m.

The new station, No. 7, will be built at 28270 Huntwood Ave. in South Hayward. It replaces a temporary station that is deteriorating.

Next door will be the “Firehouse Clinic” – a collaboration of Hayward, Tiburcio Vasquez Health Center and Alameda County Health Care Services Agency.The clinic is being built by the city, but it will be run by Tiburcio Vasquez under a contract with Alameda County.

 

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Hayward police blotter June 2-8

06/02 10:49 AM
A stabbing occurred at a business at 27400 Mission Blvd. The suspect and victim got into a physical altercation inside the business and the suspect stabbed the victim in the back. The victim was transported to a local hospital and was treated for non-life threatening injuries. Officers located and arrested the suspect near the scene.

06/02 11:02 AM
Hayward Police Department received a call from a resident who interrupted a burglary to their home on the 25000 block of Carlos Bee Blvd. The suspect fled from the homeowner as he called 911. Responding officers were unable to locate the suspect.

06/02 04:48 PM
An injury traffic collision occurred at Industrial Pkwy West and Hall Road. A DUI driver struck a parked vehicle and had to be removed from the vehicle. The driver was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment of his injuries. He was issued a citation at the hospital while being held for treatment.

06/02 10:50 PM
A robbery occurred on the 25000 block of Hayward Blvd. The suspect pushed the victim to the ground and took property from the victim while they were on the ground. The suspect fled west on Hayward Blvd. The suspect was described as an African-American male with a dark shirt and blue jeans.

06/03 02:49 AM
An armed robbery occurred on the 2500 block of Arf Ave. Three suspects approached the victims who were sitting in a parked car. The suspects threatened to shoot the victims if they did not surrender their property. The suspects took the victims’ property and fled in a white two-door car with a gray passenger door. The suspects were described as Hispanic Males between 18 and 20 wearing dark clothing.

06/03 12:48 PM
A robbery occurred at the intersection of Tyrrell and Shepherd. The suspects blocked the victim’s vehicle with their vehicle and then assaulted the victim and took his property. There were three suspects; the first was described as a Hispanic male in his 20’s, 5’11”, 200 lbs with a long dark ponytail and mustache wearing a black beanie and black long sleeve crew neck, the second was a Hispanic male in his 20’s 5’08”, 180 lbs, with black hair and wearing a white tee shirt and gray sweats and the third was a Hispanic male was in his 20’s wearing reading glasses. The suspects were driving in a black 90’s Honda Civic with an unknown plate.

06/03 06:02 PM
A strong arm robbery occurred on West Tennyson Road near the South Hayward BART station. The suspects grabbed the victim’s cell phone and fled into the BART parking lot. The suspects were described as an African-American male, 18 year old, 5’07”, thin build with short black curly hair last seen wearing a white shirt blue jeans and carrying a brown poodle and an African-American male 19 years old , 5’07”, with a thin build and medium black hair last seen wearing a black shirt and black jeans.

06/05 02:36 PM
A bank robbery occurred at the US Bank located at 22268 Foothill Blvd. The suspect passed the teller a note demanding money. The teller gave the suspect cash and suspect left the bank out the east doors. The suspect was described as White or Hispanic Female in her late 20’s, 5’06” to 5’07”, with thin brown hair wearing a grey sweatshirt with orange sleeves and sunglasses.

06/08 00:29 AM
Police responded to a report of subjects shooting firearms in the area of Eden Shores. Arriving officers were able to determine which residence the shooters were firing from and arrested the suspects and seized firearms.

06/08 09:40 PM
A shooting occurred in the 1600 block of B St. Officers received a call to a local Hospital for a victim of gunshot wound. The victim claimed to have been shot near the intersection of B St and 4th St by a group of unknown Hispanic males. The victim received a minor nonlife threatening injury. Patrol divisions officers will be investigating.

06/08 11:59 PM
A stabbing occurred in the 27000 block of Manon Ave. Two neighbors were having a dispute when one pulled out a knife and stabbed the other in the shoulder. Other neighbors came out and detained the suspect with the knife until police arrived. Officers arrested the suspect.

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San Leandro: Home-buyers seminar June 14

SAN LEANDRO — A free seminar for first-time home-buyers is planned for Saturday, June 14.

The workshops will cover how to prepare to be a homeowner, how to purchase and finance a home, strategies for today’s market, and services available to first-time home-buyers.

The seminar is being held by the city and the Bay Area Home Buyer Agency, a non-profit regional joint powers authority. It takes place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Titan Room at Marina Community Center, 15301 Wicks Blvd.

Reservations are required; go to www.myhomegateway.com or call 888-572-1222, extension 101.

 

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Castro Valley: Aitken senior center to celebrate 25th anniversary

CASTRO VALLEY — The Kenneth C. Aitken Senior and Community Center will marks its 25th anniversary with entertainment by Stagebridge Senior Theatre on Friday, June 20.

Stagebridge, an Oakland senior acting group, performs musical revues, improv sessions, radio dramas and music.

The free celebration will be 1 to 3 p.m. June 20 at the center, 17800 Redwood Road in Castro Valley. The public is invited, and light refreshments will be served.

For more information, go to www.haywardrec.org or call 510-881-6738.

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Ashland: Open house at new community garden

ASHLAND — A new community garden is holding an open house Saturday, June 21.

The garden is being developed on an empty lot owned by Alameda County at the corner of Mission Boulevard and Paradise boulevards. The garden is being developed by Project EAT, a county Office of Education program to promote healthy lifestyles.

Activities at the open house will include seed planting, kids’ games, nutrition information, healthy snacks and garden box applications. It will be 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 20095 Mission Blvd., north of Mattox Road and south of Lewelling Boulevard.

For more information, contact Project EAT at projecteat@acoe.org or 510-670-4156 or go to www.projecteat.com.

 

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Hayward: Douglas Morrisson Theatre announces 2014-15 season

HAYWARD — Douglas Morrisson Theatre’s 2014-15 season focuses on journeys.

The season begins with “Wonder of the World” by David Lindsay-Abaire, which runs Aug. 28-Sept. 21. “Candide,” with music by Leonard Bernstein and lyrics by Richard Wilbur, will be Nov. 6-30.

Anton Chekhov’s “Three Sisters” plays Feb. 12-March 8, followed by “Hank Williams: Lost Highway” by Randal Myler and Mark Harelik April 16-26. Thornton Wilder’s “The Skin of Our Teeth” closes out the season May 21-June 14.

“Every play this season tells the story of a journey, whether it’s to teeter on the brink of Niagara Falls, to find the true meaning of life, to escape a small town, to climb to country music fame and fortune, or even to time-travel through all of human history,” wrote artistic director Susan E. Evans in the theater’s brochure.

The theater’s Alt. Mondays program features Bare Bones staged readings series; Telling Tales, which are storytelling evenings; and a Broadway sing-along night.

Season tickets are available in a variety of packages, with an early-bird discount through June 20. For more information, call 510-881-6777 or go to www.dmtonline.org. The theater is at 22311 N. Third St.

 

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Hayward area outdoor summer movie season begins June 13

The local free family-friendly outdoor movie season starts Friday, June 13, with “Frozen” at Adobe Park in Castro Valley.

The free family-friendly movie night is being put on by Hayward Area Recreation and Park District. Those going are encouraged to take picnic dinners, flashlights and low-back small chairs or blankets.

The movie starts at 8:15 p.m. at the park, 20395 San Miguel Ave. Beginning at 6 p.m., people can listen to music, chat with local vendors, get health and wellness information, and play at the park district’s mobile recreation program.

For more information, call 510-881-6700 or email info@haywardrec.org.

The park district also is showing “Despicable Me 2″ at 8:15 p.m. July 18 at Hayward City Hall Plaza, at the corner of B and Watkins streets. “Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2″ also will be screened at 8:15 p.m. Aug. 8 at City Hall Plaza.

The park district holds its final free summer outdoor movie night at 8:15 p.m. Sept. 12 at San Lorenzo Village Homes Association Little League Park, 1062 Grant Ave.”Monsters University” will be the featured film.

In San Leandro, free movies will be shown July 9 at Halcyon Park, 1245 147th Ave.; July 23 at Chabot Park, 1698 Estudillo Ave.; and Aug. 6 at Washington Manor Park, 14900 Zelma St. Allo shows start at 8:30 p.m. For more information, call the San Leandro Recreation and Human Services Customer Service, 510-577-3462.

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Hayward Coffee With a Cop on June 14

HAYWARD — Police are inviting residents to join them for Coffee With a Cop on Saturday, June 14.

This is a chance to voice concerns, ask questions and get to know Hayward police officers.

Coffee With a Cop takes place from 9 to 11 a.m. at Starbucks coffee shop, 20523 Hesperian Blvd. (A Street and Hesperian)

For more information contact Gale Bleth, 510-293-7151 or gale.bleth@hayward-ca.gov