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Summer Isn’t Over Until The Festival Ends

Summer is all about sun, fun and fresh fruits and veggies. This month, the unassuming zucchini takes center stage and brings on the fun when the South Hayward Lions Club hosts a weekend-long festival paying homage to these green and yellow beauties. The 34th annual Hayward Zucchini Festival will be held Aug. 20th and 21st […]

It’s Festival Season!

With so many great music festivals happening near Hayward, it’s hard to pick just one! Going to a festival affords you a marvelous opportunity to listen to phenomenal music, make new friends, get outdoors, put on some great funky attire, and take in all that the experience offers. In July, Hayward welcomes two music festivals! […]

Father’s Day

Sometimes the best events are the ones you create and share with your own family. Maybe it takes a little planning with a certain location in mind or maybe it is just time you spend together doing all the things you have been saving up for a special moment… Well, that special moment is here! What […]

Get Out!

For the most part, gone are the days of playing outdoors from first thing in the morning until the streetlights came on. People today are spending far more time inside. In fact, it’s predicted that people spend 90 percent of their time indoors, according to a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency report about indoor air quality. […]

Go Red for Women in Hayward, California

Heart disease and heart attacks often are associated with men. Not many people realize the number one killer among females is heart disease. This may be due in part to the fact that when compared to men under 55, women under 55 are less likely to have heart attacks. But, when they do, women are […]

Holiday Traditions: Memories that Last a Lifetime!

It is that time of year, once again! The holiday season is a time to build lifelong memories with your family. Do you have any special holiday traditions? Traditions help you bond and reconnect with loved ones, friends and neighbors. Holiday Food Traditions: There are several ways to celebrate with holiday food. Everything from traditional […]

Community Planning right here, in your own backyard!

Effective community development planning takes a comprehensive approach to meeting community needs. It is an approach that recognizes the relationships involving economic, physical and social development and growth. Community development is linked to empowerment and to valuing diversity of cultures. This rings true whether you are talking about planning in materially underdeveloped communities in the […]

Never Forget. Patriot Day!

We are reminded quite frequently of the events that occurred on “Nine-Eleven.” Most of us can still describe exactly where we were and what we were doing when the Twin Towers underwent a catastrophic terrorist attack affecting all Americans in 2001. While the horrific events took place on U.S. soil – the grief and mass […]

Brush Fires: Creating Havoc on the Roadways in Hayward, CA!

Often times we don’t think of Brush Fires as a contributing factor to driving conditions, however rising smoke can block visibility, creating havoc on the roadways. This can contribute to automobile safety. Just recently in the Hayward area commuters experienced just that! Approximately 20 firefighters responded to reports of brush fires at the shoulder of […]

Share • Volunteer • Grow

Volunteer for Hayward – The Heart of the Bay The city of Hayward and its history of involving the community in their endeavors exceed its reputation. It’s the city that gives back by involving the community and gathering people together to discuss future endeavors for the Heart of the Bay “the heart of its people”. […]