About The HayWord

Rebecca Parr has been in the news business for decades, working at newspapers in Texas and Oregon before moving to the Golden State. She has worked as a reporter and an assigning editor and was Features copy chief at the San Jose Mercury News and then Bay Area News Group as the two merged before switching back to reporting in June. She has lived in Hayward for more than 20 years. She covers Hayward City Hall and schools, and Castro Valley government and schools.  You can reach her at rparr@bayareanewsgroup.com or 510-293-2473.

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  • flosamuels

    I am trying to find out (just curiosity) about an accident on August 16 at Carlos Bee and Mission intersection around 5:00 pm. About five to six cars plus an ambulance that was really destroyed. Would like to know what started it.