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  • Pizarro: Have fun with Shakespeare at fundraiser
    published on Fri, 28 Aug 2015 23:39:27 GMT
    John McCluggage is bringing Shakespeare back to downtown San Jose next month, but this won't be one of the popular beer-fueled readings that his Buck Hill Productions have produced over the past two years. The Sept....
  • San Jose: Residents say three-story Samaritan Medical Center too big for neighborhood
    published on Fri, 28 Aug 2015 13:31:53 GMT
    Plans to build a three-story medical center and three-level garage near the Good Samaritan Hospital in San Jose are getting some pushback from residents who say the project is too large and will increase traffic. Samaritan Medical Center filed a proposal with the city in late June seeking to rezone 13 acres of its campus on the south side of Samaritan Court between National Avenue and Samaritan Drive from commercial office to planned development....
  • San Jose police: Driver ditches car after hit-and-run that kills pedestrian near Tully and King roads
    published on Thu, 27 Aug 2015 17:35:56 GMT
    A female pedestrian was killed in a hit-and-run collision on an East San Jose street Thursday morning, and investigators are looking for the driver who later ditched the involved car, police said. The deadly encounter was reported at 7:13 a.m. at Huran and Clarice drives, next to Welch Park and about two blocks northeast of the intersection of Tully and King roads....
  • Pedestrian struck and killed near San Jose school
    published on Thu, 27 Aug 2015 16:29:33 GMT
    The San Jose Police Department is investigating a fatal vehicle collision involving a pedestrian and car on August 27 2015 at approximately 7:13 a.m.. Officers responded to the area of Huran Drive and Clarice Drive on a report of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle....
  • Pizarro: San Jose Jazz looking for a few good instruments
    published on Wed, 26 Aug 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    It will come as no surprise to those who know me that I lack any skill with a musical instrument. But I love music, and I'm filled with admiration for those who can wail on sax, pull off a drum solo or even master the clarinet....
  • Los Gatos: Residents say three-story Samaritan Medical Center too big for neighborhood
    published on Thu, 27 Aug 2015 02:34:30 GMT
    Plans to build a three-story medical center and three-level garage near the Good Samaritan Hospital in San Jose are getting some pushback from residents who say the project is too large and will increase traffic. Samaritan Medical Center filed a proposal with the city of San Jose in late June seeking to rezone 13 acres of its campus on the south side of Samaritan Court between National Avenue and Samaritan Drive from commercial office to planned development....
  • San Jose: Community meeting scheduled to discuss future of St. Elizabeth's Day Home site
    published on Thu, 27 Aug 2015 01:42:47 GMT
    Photo Jacqueline Ramseyer/Bay Area News Group/Aug. 19, 2015 Parents were surprised when St. Elizabeth's Day Home, opened back in 1907, closed its doors this past June with 60 days notice. There will be a public meeting on Aug. 31 about possible plans for the property and a request to rezone the area to a mixed-use neighborhood on the approximately 3.6 gross acre site....
  • Social media post helps spark Campbell Park cleanup
    published on Thu, 27 Aug 2015 01:07:44 GMT
    Photo by John Medina for SVCN Community member Natasha Kuo helps refinish a jungle gym during the maintenance and restoration of Campbell Park by local volunteers on August 22, 2015 in Campbell, California. Kuo lives in Campbell and attends Archbishop Mitty High School in San Jose....
  • San Jose: Man shot to death near East San Jose youth center
    published on Tue, 25 Aug 2015 01:55:40 GMT
    SAN JOSE >> A man was shot and killed on a dead-end street next to an East San Jose youth center late Sunday, police said, marking the city's 20th homicide of the year and the 12th of the summer. Police were called at 11:57 p.m. to LaVonne Avenue east of Sinclair Drive after someone reported hearing shots fired, which was followed quickly by a report that someone had been shot, police spokesman Sgt....
  • Man Fatally Shot, SJPD Look for Two Suspects
    published on Mon, 24 Aug 2015 12:49:33 GMT
    Just before midnight on Sunday, police were called to the 2000 block of Lavonne Ave. When they got there, they found a man lying on the street suffering from at least one gunshot wound. He was pronounced deceased at the scene....
  • Free Haircut For Blood, Platelet Donors In September
    published on Sat, 22 Aug 2015 16:49:51 GMT
    Red Cross and Sports Clips are teaming up! Blood drives planned in Campbell, Los Altos, Gilroy, Los Gatos, Morgan Hill and San Jose. The American Red Cross and Sport Clips Haircuts are teaming up to offer a free haircut coupon to those who come out to donate blood or platelets during September....
  • 10 reasons to visit Silicon Valley
    published on Fri, 21 Aug 2015 21:53:29 GMT
    Julia Renda , Kelsey Bowman, Michelle Brasil and Amy Wicks, members of the marketing team for fashion and shopping website Polyvore, try a selection of chocolates during a tasting event at the Chocolate Garage in Palo Alto. Owner Sunita de Tourreil, left, talks about chocolate production during a tasting event for the marketing team from Polyvore at the Chocolate Garage in Palo Alto....
  • Netkiller Defines Workflow Solutions for Google Drive
    published on Fri, 21 Aug 2015 18:48:34 GMT
    Netkiller, cloud integration firm and a premier google apps partner, showcase cloud based management app, which is packed with features to ensure collaborative approval process management with tagging, approval processes and document centralization, thus making things a lot easier for organizations. There are many businesses all over the world that have taken to Google Apps for Work....
  • How California's drought will impact cities, wildlife in the future
    published on Fri, 21 Aug 2015 18:00:07 GMT
    This July 17, 2015, file photo shows the dried up bed of the Guadalupe River in San Jose, Calif. A new study says dying wildlife, bigger wildfires and drying-up farm towns will be the biggest crises if California s four-year drought continues....
  • Reform initiative threatens pensions
    published on Fri, 21 Aug 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    Since when did the teachers who support our children's future, firefighters who risk their lives for us and public health nurses who stop the spread of disease in our communities become the target of political attacks? Instead of working to assure every Californian has a secure retirement, former San Jose mayor Chuck Reed and former San Diego councilman Carl DeMaio have declared war on these public servants with a proposal that would threaten their modest retirement benefits, the average of whic...
  • How Californiaa s drought will impact cities, wildlife in the future
    published on Fri, 07 Feb 2014 08:00:00 GMT
    This July 17, 2015, file photo shows the dried up bed of the Guadalupe River in San Jose, Calif. A new study says dying wildlife, bigger wildfires and drying-up farm towns will be the biggest crises if California's four-year drought continues....
  • Police Beat: Man reported bathing in Redwood City fountain
    published on Thu, 20 Aug 2015 08:54:34 GMT
    Items selected are from the daily police logs of the cities listed below. Times shown are when the incidents were reported to the police....
  • Rose Garden shorts:
    published on Thu, 20 Aug 2015 02:23:28 GMT
    To raise money for its 50th annual production of "The Nutcracker" this December, San Jose Dance Theatre is staging a "Golden Gala" benefit on Aug. 29. The party, which runs 7-10 p.m., has a Parisian theme and will feature wine tasting, hors d'oeuvres, live music and an auction. Cocktail attire is requested for this adults-only affair....
  • Police Blotter: Man arrested after exposing himself in library
    published on Wed, 19 Aug 2015 23:01:43 GMT
    Entry was made through an open bathroom window. 3000 block of Olcott Street, 8:08 a.m. Aug. 12 A city-owned back-flow regulator valued at $1,000 was stolen....
  • Christian McGuire, Alison Sir and Kalen Gallagher: Livestream San Jose school boards' meetings
    published on Wed, 19 Aug 2015 18:35:21 GMT
    School boards across San Jose have a serious transparency problem: of the 24 publicly elected school boards that serve citizens of San Jose, only four video-record and post their meetings online. The self-proclaimed "Capital of Silicon Valley" can do better....