Hayward hate crime investigation ends in arrest

HAYWARD – A suspect has been arrested in connection with an apparently racially motivated assault earlier this month at a Hayward gas station, authorities said. The incident was reported about 9:50 p.m. July 5 at the Chevron gas station at 24350 Hesperian Blvd., the Hayward Police Department said in a statement Friday. According to a […]

Adam Hadwin, Ryan Armour grab co-lead at 3M Open

Adam Hadwin of Canada and Ryan Armour each shot bogey-free, 6-under 65s Friday to move to 10-under 132 and share the 36-hole lead at the 3M Open at TPC Twin Cities in Blaine, Minn. The pair leads four players by a stroke entering the weekend: Bo Hoag (second-round 66), Chez Reavie (67), Venezuela’s Jhonattan Vegas […]

US dials back visa fraud probe of Chinese scientists

By Jane Lanhee Lee | Reuters A U.S. Justice Department program aimed at protecting American technology from China dropped five prosecutions of Chinese scientists after a draft of an internal FBI analysis questioned a main premise for the investigations, according to court documents. The “China Initiative” had been criticized by civil liberties advocates as racially […]

Biden campaigns for McAuliffe on Virginia stop

By Jeff Mason and Steve Holland | Reuters ARLINGTON, Va. – President Joe Biden tested his political muscle in the state of Virginia on Friday in a campaign stop for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe, who Biden said was running against an “acolyte” of former President Donald Trump. The off-year state race could be a […]

Walnut Creek: Suspect arrested in fatal shooting

WALNUT CREEK – A suspect has been arrested in connection with a July 18 shooting that left one person dead and three others injured in Walnut Creek, police said. On Thursday, officers arrested 22-year-old Brentwood resident Jose Guillermo Casillas-Flores during a traffic stop, the Walnut Creek Police Department said in a news release. Police said […]

Unlikely partners Cheney, Pelosi team up for Jan. 6 probe

By Lisa Mascaro | Associated Press WASHINGTON — When Nancy Pelosi raised a glass to Liz Cheney, it was the most unlikely of toasts. Democratic lawmakers and the Republican congresswoman were gathered in the House speaker’s office as the group prepared for the first session of the committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection at the […]