Try the Lu Pulu at Katalina’s Island Grill in Hayward

Katalina's Island Grill is named for Katalina Pahulu, who was born on the Polynesian island of Tonga. As the owner and chef at Katalina's Island Grill, he specializes in a menu that brings the flavors of his homeland to hungry eaters looking for something a little different. Just try the Lu Pulu, a Polynesian version […]

Don’t Miss Hayward’s 2017 Mariachi Festival and Taco Eating Contest

The Hayward Chamber of Commerce exists to celebrate the many unique aspects of its city, including its Mexican influence. At the 2017 Mariachi Festival and Taco Eating Contest, Hayward residents will learn about—and experience—some of the coolest parts of Mexico's culture. On Friday, September 15th, the Hayward Chamber of Commerce puts on the free festival […]

Learn How to Land Clients with the Free Online Marketing Business Workshop

Most of us already know that one of the crucial aspects of building a successful business in 2017 is having a strong online presence. But how does one take that understanding and actually make it happen? These concepts and strategies will be unveiled on Saturday, September 2nd at the free Online Marketing Business Workshop at […]

Visit Cecil’s Famous Burgers for Burgers and Shakes

Visitors of Cecil’s Famous Burgers in Hayward will often find a number of people lined up in front of the restaurant waiting to chow down on some delicious food. This burger spot draws droves of people due to its top-notch fare and affordable prices. The menu features classic burger-spot eats like Philly cheesesteaks, fried chicken […]

Enjoy Fast-Casual Japanese Food at Chef Teriyaki

Sushi is the star at Chef Teriyaki, a Japanese restaurant that is right on Hesperian Boulevard. The restaurant is known for both its teriyaki and sushi, though, in addition to its fresh flavors and super-fast service. Guests simply walk up to the counter to place their order, and from there, they can dine at any […]

Lake Chabot Regional Park: A Stunning 315-Acre Lake in the Castro Valley

Lake Chabot Regional Park existed for nearly a century in total isolation. After being built in the 1870s, the 315-acre lake was completely closed off to the public, as it was to serve as the main source of water for East Bay residents. In the 1960s, locals gained limited access to the lake that they […]

Check Out the Bay Area Ridge Trail at Five Canyons

There are 300 acres of untamed space to explore at Five Canyons, a popular park in Hayward. Part of the Bay Area Ridge Trail cuts through Five Canyons, a beautiful ridgeline pathway that runs throughout the entire San Francisco Bay region. So it's a great place to go for a hike or spend the day […]

Cafe 4: Don’t Miss the Lavender Lemonade

Soaring ceilings and a massive wall of windows allow ample amounts of sunlight to flood Cafe 4. The remarkably spacious cafe looks even larger with the natural light streaming in from all sides, bouncing off the chic, glossy tile on the floor and hitting the wooden tables and lounge chairs spaced carefully throughout. It's no […]

Oakland Museum of California: Where Art, History, and Nature Collide

The Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) was born about four decades ago as the melding of history, art, and natural sciences. At the time, it was one of a kind. Today, that much remains the same. The OMCA remains a unique museum that spans different disciplines. But almost everything else has changed. The museum recently […]

Fresh Air and Fun Await at Downtown Hayward Street Parties

Hayward invites its residents to get outside and enjoy the fresh air for monthly Downtown Hayward Street Parties this summer. The next one is coming up on Thursday, July 20th, so mark your calendar so you don't miss the event. From 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Main Street and B Street transform into fairgrounds teeming with […]