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Park district to consider naming Hayward segment of Bay Trail after Bill Lockyer

HAYWARD --A portion of the San Francisco Bay Trail may be named soon after Bill Lockyer, a former state senator who carried the bill to create the 500-mile hiking and riding route.

Contra Costa Times

Hot weather triggers summer’s first “Spare the Air Day”

A high-pressure weather system building over Northern California will catapult temperatures into triple digits for much of the coming week, prompting officials to call a “Spare the Air” day for Tuesday.

San Francisco Chronicle

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What We Heard: Your Comments From the Spring Open Houses

June 29, 2015

"What concerns you about the future of your community?" this board asks. (Photo by Karl Nielsen)

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Some 600 individuals participated in one of the nine Plan Bay Area 2040 open houses held throughout the region, or in the virtual open house on this website's Open Forum. Additional comments were received via email and mail. Read all of it on the "Your Comments" page!