About 20 people are displaced after a two-alarm apartment fire on the 37000 block of Cherry Street destroyed one unit and took out power to surrounding apartments late Monday night, according to the Alameda County Fire Department. No injuries were reported, fire officials said.
The will be closed for approximately six months starting after the Labor Day weekend so that repairs can be made, according to the City of Newark. The repairs to be done deals with paint peeling from the center’s ceiling and city officials said the aquatic center is expected to re-open mid-March.
Weekly food truck events in Newark known as the will no longer be held, according to media reports. The Fremont Argus reported Thursday that the Food Truck Mafia, who manages food truck gatherings throughout cities in Alameda and Santa Clara counties, have decided to pull the plug because the weekly events in Newark weren’t seeing as much foot traffic as it had last year.
A nonprofit consumer advocacy group called for the indefinite closure of in a letter released Monday that is addressed to the director of the state Department of Toxic Substances Control. The demand came after a July 6 incident in which “superheated oil” leaked from one area of the refinery, prompting the evacuation of 70 employees, according to a press release from Consumer Watchdog, a California-based consumer advocacy group.
A Union City man was arrested on suspicion of reckless driving after at a Fremont intersection Wednesday morning. Fremont police say Joseph Ansari, 21, was in a fit of road rage and was speeding through the intersection of Fremont and Peralta boulevards in a 2000 Nissan Maxima at about 10:55 a.m. when he struck the woman and her daughter, who was in a stroller. The woman, her daughter and her 3-year-old son, who was not injured, were standing on the northeast corner sidewalk while waiting to cross the street.
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