School and Education News in California

News about Education




  • Smith, Robert
    published on Tue, 04 Aug 2015 03:00:00 GMT
    July 29, 2015 Visalia Robert "Bob" Smith a devoted husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather passed away on Thursday, July 29, 2015, at the age of 75 of natural causes. Bob was born in Visalia, California, on January 14, 1940, to Pauline and Carl Smith....
  • San Jose: Gas line ruptured at east side school
    published on Tue, 04 Aug 2015 00:46:21 GMT
    Crews doing improvement work at Merryhill Preschool and Elementary School Monday afternoon ruptured a gas line behind the campus, causing temporary evacuations, officials said. The rupture was reported around 3:58 p.m. at the school, located at 750 North Capitol Avenue, fire officials said....
  • And the #1 Housing Market is....
    published on Mon, 03 Aug 2015 18:04:20 GMT
    Even though he has retired, don't you sometimes just want to smack David Letterman? The popularity of his Top 10 something or other lists have made the genre ubiquitous. Apparently compiling them just too tempting....
  • Momentum for Mental Health Announces David K. Mineta as New President & CEO
    published on Fri, 31 Jul 2015 22:44:14 GMT
    San Jose/CALIFONIA Momentum for Mental Health, the largest private nonprofit dedicated to providing comprehensive adult mental health services in Santa Clara County, is pleased to announce the appointment of David K. Mineta as its new President and CEO....
  • San Jose City College and Evergreen Valley College Retain Full Accreditation
    published on Fri, 31 Jul 2015 22:24:54 GMT
    SAN JOSE, CA San Jose City College and Evergreen Valley College are fully accredited....
  • Racial profiling in SJ
    published on Thu, 30 Jul 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    The police department here is facing new allegations of racial profiling, this time in a federal lawsuit filed by a black couple who claim that an officer pulled a gun on them and their young children for no reason as they pulled up in front of their Almaden Valley home. The suit filed by Emmanuel Stephens and his wife, Jasmine Whitley comes amid national concerns about disparate treatment of blacks and other racial minorities by police that have erupted in protests when encounters with cops tur...
  • Rracial profiling
    published on Thu, 30 Jul 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    The police department here is facing new allegations of racial profiling, this time in a federal lawsuit filed by a black couple who claim that an officer pulled a gun on them and their young children for no reason as they pulled up in front of their Almaden Valley home. The suit filed by Emmanuel Stephens and his wife, Jasmine Whitley comes amid national concerns about disparate treatment of blacks and other racial minorities by police that have erupted in protests when encounters with cops tur...
  • Charlie Wedemeyer All-Star Football Game preview
    published on Fri, 31 Jul 2015 01:00:29 GMT
    WHAT TO LOOK FOR: The game features some of the best just-graduated Santa Clara County high school football players and is named after former Los Gatos coach Charlie Wedemeyer, who died in 2010 after a long battle with ALS. Also known as the Silicon Valley Youth Classic, the game is celebrating its 41st anniversary and is being held at Levi's Stadium for the first time....
  • Back 2 School Fest: Rich Homie Quan, K Camp, Justine Skye
    published on Thu, 30 Jul 2015 23:28:28 GMT
    Headliner Rich Homie Quan will be hitting the road with K Camp and Justine Skye this fall to ring in the school year. The tour will kick off September 1st in Ft....
  • San Jose: Family of 10-year-old girl who died from rare diseases will ...
    published on Thu, 30 Jul 2015 01:58:08 GMT
    The family of a 10-year-old girl who died a decade ago will take a 525-mile bicycle trip along the California coast as a tribute to her and to raise research money to find a cure for the diseases that claimed her life. Christiana Powery was like many other 7-year-old children when she first got sick....
  • San Jose teacher headed to Library of Congress
    published on Thu, 30 Jul 2015 01:23:54 GMT
    A San Jose teacher is one of 143 educators in the nation who will spend a week at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C., to learn about using primary sources in the classroom. Leslie Anido has worked for the Santa Clara County Office of Education 37 years, including more than two decades as a special education teacher at Blackford Elementary School, which sits on the border of Willow Glen and Campbell....
  • Saratoga: Friends mix business with music at jazz club
    published on Thu, 30 Jul 2015 01:09:17 GMT
    A stroll down Big Basin Way just got a little jazzier with the opening of a new cafe that serves swing with a side of California cuisine and a glass of pinot. Opened in early July by longtime friends and musicians Matt Toshima and Yoshiko Oda, Cafe Pinkhouse at 14577 Big Basin Way is far enough down the street to be away from the hubbub of the Village, but a mere five- to 10-minute walk from anywhere in downtown Saratoga....
  • New allegations of racial profiling by San Jose cops
    published on Wed, 29 Jul 2015 22:55:07 GMT
    The police department here is facing new allegations of racial profiling, this time in a federal lawsuit filed by a black couple who claim that an officer pulled a gun on them and their young children for no reason as they pulled up in front of their Almaden Valley home. The suit filed by Emmanuel Stephens and his wife, Jasmine Whitley comes amid national concerns about disparate treatment of blacks and other racial minorities by police that have erupted in protests when encounters with cops tur...
  • Two Newly-Created Leadership Positions Appointed at LPA Inc.
    published on Wed, 29 Jul 2015 08:27:05 GMT
    The two new positions will keep LPA's integrated design practice focused on two significant components of the firm's culture: people and projects. Both Glenn Carels and Wendy Rogers are talented designers and understand the importance of excellence in all phases of what we do as an integrated team....
  • Victor Calvo's legacy lives on in social services building
    published on Tue, 28 Jul 2015 19:28:58 GMT
    From left, Rep. Anna Eshoo, Mountain View Mayor John McAlister, Supervisor Joe Simitian, and Nellie Calvo, Victor Calvo's widow, at the July 14 naming ceremony in Mountain View. Photo by Shannon Chai With a countdown and a flourish, down came the black tarp that revealed a new sign and new name: Victor Calvo Building....
  • Sousa's Restaurant in San Jose closing after 33 years
    published on Tue, 28 Jul 2015 14:00:09 GMT
    Sousa's Restaurant owner Leonel Sousa, left, chats with waitress Andreia Amaral, right, while waiting for customers at Sousa's Restaurant in San Jose, Calif., on Thursday, July 16, 2015. Manuel Bettencourt, left, says goodbye to Sousa's Restaurant owner Leonel Sousa, center, before the restaurant closes, at Sousa's Restaurant in San Jose, Calif., on Thursday, July 16, 2015....
  • Mom of Wayne Community College student charged after police say she threatened to blow up school
    published on Tue, 28 Jul 2015 13:59:45 GMT
    A 43-year-old mother of a Wayne County Community College student is facing felonies after sheriff's deputies say she threatened to blow up the campus while in the process of enrolling her son Friday. "Witnesses stated that while attempting to enroll her son in college courses, the woman became enraged when her son was asked to return on Monday," Wayne County Sheriff's Department sheriff's officials said in a statement Tuesday....
  • Sousa's Restaurant in San Jose closing this month
    published on Tue, 28 Jul 2015 06:39:10 GMT
    Leonel Sousa lifted a 15-pound hunk of beef, sliced off a long piece, pounded the steak with a kitchen hammer, and then fried it tenderly in corn oil with an egg and fries on the side. Presto! In less than 10 minutes, the 73-year-old chef served up his signature dish, Portuguese Steak, one of many traditional plates he's served in Little Portugal....
  • Pizarro: Girl power reigns at Athena Camps
    published on Sat, 25 Jul 2015 00:43:19 GMT
    When Aby Ryan's daughter was starting kindergarten, she could see cliques already forming among the 5-year-olds. But the longtime tennis coach also saw a need and an opportunity, and Athena Camps was born at that moment....
  • Michael Mulcahy, Angelo Heropoulos and Katie Zazueta: Willow Glen's...
    published on Fri, 24 Jul 2015 18:53:57 GMT
    The Willow Glen Road Diet is a test for change intended to improve the safety, pace and vitality of this important San Jose neighborhood business district. We bring a variety of experience to the debate, including that of resident, restaurateur, property owner, PTA volunteer, business and neighborhood association member -- and all of us are Willow Glen boosters....