Emotions Swirl Around Vote To Close Two Newark Schools; Graham Elementary SparedAs parents and children protested outside, the Newark Unified School District moved forward Thursday night with closing two of the district’s eight elementary schools.
Parents, Teachers March to Protest Proposed East Bay School ClosuresWith enrollment dropping in the Newark Unified School District, the school board is looking to close two schools.
Parents, Teachers Fighting To Save Elementary School In NewarkParents and teachers are up in arms about the possibility of an elementary school closing in Newark. Parents gathered outside Graham Elementary School and lined the fence with messages to keep the school open.
VIDEO: Firefighters Rescue Hawk Trapped In Netting At Newark Gas StationAlameda County Fire videotaped the dramatic rescue of a hawk trapped in the netting atop a gas station in Newark, on Sunday.
Garage Fire Displaces 5 Adults, 2 Dogs In NewarkCrews arrived around 8:30 p.m., and found heavy smoke coming from the garage, according to the Alameda County Fire Department.
Newark Police End 9-Hour Standoff PeacefullyA standoff between police and a man who barricaded himself in his home ended peacefully after nine hours Thursday.
Newark School District Receives Bomb Threat Through Mass EmailThe Newark Police Department said Friday it investigated a bomb threat sent to the Newark Unified School District earlier that day in a mass email.
Illegal Fireworks Create Nightmare 4th Of July For Bay Area FirefightersAs dawn rose Sunday, firefighters across the San Francisco Bay Area were able to finally breath of sigh of relief as the night of 100 or more fire calls came to an end, dozens and dozens of the blazes triggered by the use of illegal fireworks.
Automobile Break-Ins Spike In South Bay; New Funding To Help Combat BurglariesSeveral cities in the Bay Area are seeing shocking increases in car break-ins.
15-Year-Old Suspected In Shooting Death Of Newark TeenOne 15-year-old boy is dead and another 15-year-old in custody after a shooting Thursday at a house in a neighborhood not far from the Dumbarton Bridge.
Dog Killed As Fire Burns Newark Apartment ComplexAt least one dog died, at least one more was rescued, and an undetermined number of residents were displaced in a one-alarm apartment fire Monday afternoon in the East Bay city of Newark.