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  • San Jose native highlights 'Rad Women' in children's book
    published on Thu, 16 Apr 2015 01:54:03 GMT
    Despite having been on the shelves for less than a month, the first children's book published by City Lights is sold out at the iconic San Francisco bookstore. But San Jose residents can snag their copies of "Rad American Women A-Z" on April 24 at Hicklebee's in Willow Glen, when author Kate Schatz and illustrator Miriam Klein Stahl visit the store for their South Bay book launch....
  • Milpitas crime summaries for the April 17 edition
    published on Thu, 16 Apr 2015 00:36:25 GMT
    On April 8 at 10:46 a.m., a Milpitas Police Department officer responded to the report of a suspicious vehicle parked at Ben Rodgers Park near Grand Teton Drive. Officers contacted two people inside a white Ford sedan at the park....
  • Wednesday sports news
    published on Wed, 15 Apr 2015 12:32:09 GMT
    D ot s o n : The 6-5 basketball guard, who was dismissed from the Oregon Ducks along with Dominic Artis and Brandon Austin last year after a sexual assault accusation, is expected to sign a letter-of-intent with the Houston Cougars, according to the Houston Chronicle. s of t b a ll : The Ducks are back at No....
  • Herhold: An old-fashioned land use battle at Evergreen Valley College
    published on Mon, 13 Apr 2015 19:22:58 GMT
    On the western edge of Evergreen Valley College, behind an upscale neighborhood shopping cluster, is an elbow-shaped 27-acre parcel with a quiet, almost bucolic feel. Its looks deceive....
  • Berkeley author bids adieu to alter-ego Amelia
    published on Thu, 09 Apr 2015 23:06:16 GMT
    After 20 years, Berkeley children's book author Marissa Moss is saying goodbye to Amelia, the protagonist who has inspired 30 of her books. The adolescent girl based on Moss herself as a child has grown up from the fifth-grader first introduced in "Amelia's Notebook."...
  • Berryessa Little League dedicates season to cancer victim
    published on Thu, 09 Apr 2015 20:30:39 GMT
    In recognition of a former baseball player who died last year, the Berryessa Little League has dedicated the 2015 season to John Foster McKenna. As part of March 21's Opening Day ceremonies at Penitencia Creek Park, league officials also retired his jersey from when he played for the Phillies in a presentation to his parents, John William and Melanie McKenna....
  • Berkeley author bids adieu to alter-ego Amelia
    published on Thu, 09 Apr 2015 18:42:07 GMT
    After 20 years, Berkeley children's book author Marissa Moss is saying goodbye to Amelia, the protagonist who has inspired 30 of her books. The adolescent girl based on Moss herself as a child has grown up from the fifth-grader first introduced in "Amelia's Notebook."...
  • Sports shorts: Saratoga to Los Gatos Great Race is coming on April 26
    published on Thu, 09 Apr 2015 01:09:23 GMT
    San Jose State University head baseball coach Dave Nakama will direct the 2015 Spartan Summer Baseball Camps for youngsters ages 6-12. Players will be grouped by age at the camp that will emphasize individual skills, fundamentals, and beginning team strategy....
  • San Jose Earthquakes' Easter egg hunt raises $10,500 for family of slain Officer Johnson
    published on Mon, 06 Apr 2015 03:33:38 GMT
    Their team may have lost a soccer game on Easter Sunday, but fans and owners of the San Jose Earthquakes came up winners anyway by donating $10,500 to the family of Officer Michael Johnson, a city policeman who was killed in the line of duty late last month. The Major League Soccer team held an Easter egg hunt as a fundraising event after the team's game against Real Salt Lake, which won the game by 1-0 at Avaya Stadium....
  • Willow Glen shorts: Willow Glen Middle School stages 'High School Musical Jr.'
    published on Thu, 02 Apr 2015 01:49:05 GMT
    Willow Glen Middle School is staging "High School Musical Jr." April 3-4 at the campus's Little Theater, 2105 Cottle Ave. in San Jose. The stage version of Disney's hit movie musical follows the romance of jock Troy and brainiac Gabriella, who both decide to try out for the school musical and break out of the status quo....
  • Almaden shorts: O'Connor hosts 'Get Healthy, Stay Healthy' workshop
    published on Thu, 02 Apr 2015 01:48:48 GMT
    O'Connor physician Michael Henehan, DO, will lead a "Get Healthy, Stay Healthy" workshop on April 9 as part of O'Connor Hospital Living Well Community Lecture Series. Henehan, who serves as director of the San Jose-O'Connor Hospital/Stanford Affiliated Sports Medicine Fellowship, will show participants how exercise can lower the risk of stroke, heart disease and diabetes....
  • Pizarro: Sharks' goals add up for programs serving Bay Area youth
    published on Wed, 01 Apr 2015 19:02:37 GMT
    The San Jose Sharks' season is all but over, but the team still has plenty to play for besides pride. The Sharks Foundation's Goals For Kids -- a program supported by the Koret Foundation, Taube Philanthropies and Le Boulanger -- is donating $1,000 for each goal the Sharks score this season to several Bay Area nonprofits....
  • Raw: Lesnar runs wild, as does the crowd
    published on Tue, 31 Mar 2015 04:33:31 GMT
    Another WrestleMania is in the books, and to mangle an old Sally Fields line, it's come to my attention that some of you really, really liked it. Let's see if the WWE can keep that momentum going with a crowd that's notirously live and unpredictable....
  • WrestleMania Diary Day 2: The Road to The Biggest Event Of Them All
    published on Sun, 29 Mar 2015 16:08:43 GMT
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  • celebrates 60th anniversary
    published on Thu, 26 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    It was 60 years ago, in 1955, that the first edition of the Milpitas Post circulated to every one of the 100-plus dwellings in Milpitas and also to more than 1,700 Ford Motor Co. plant workers in Richmond who were shortly to move to the rapidly transformed farms and orchards of the Santa Clara Valley....
  • Pizarro: Notre Dame High School gives women a place at the table
    published on Sat, 28 Mar 2015 01:42:43 GMT
    For 20 years, the freshman class at San Jose's Notre Dame High School has taken part in the Women's Place Project, a multidisciplinary project that celebrates the accomplishments of hundreds of women, some very well known, others less so. At its heart is a table place-setting -- with a plate, silverware, napkins and other decor -- that illustrates aspects of the woman's life, interests and character....
  • WrestleMania: Your guide to taking public transit to Levi's Stadium
    published on Thu, 26 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    San Francisco 49ers fans board a VTA light rail train at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., after the first home preseason NFL game against the Denver Broncos on Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014. Thousands of WrestleMania fans here for Sunday's megaevent are giving the Valley Transportation Authority fits in making plans to get them in and out of Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara....
  • Your April Joint Venture Update
    published on Thu, 26 Mar 2015 03:48:30 GMT
    Having trouble reading this? View it in your browser. San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo elected Joint Venture co-chair Board also adds three new members The Joint Venture board of directors elected San Jose mayor Sam Liccardo as its new co-chair and added three new members at its quarterly meeting in Santa Clara on March 20. Mayor Liccardo, who joined the board last November, succeeds former San Jose mayor Chuck Reed, who served six years as the public sector representative in the co-chair role....
  • Quakes' stadium
    published on Sun, 22 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    Chris Dangerfield stood, sipping a beverage on Sunday afternoon at the so-called largest outdoor bar in North America at Avaya Stadium when he heard something pretty surreal: himself. With Fox Sports 1 broadcasting the Earthquakes' first MLS game at the 18,000-seat beauty, Dangerfield, the color commentator for the Quakes on Comcast SportsNet, was thrilled to have the day off to soak in the 2-1 win over the Chicago Fire....
  • Purdy: Perfect day proves Quakes never should have left San Jose
    published on Mon, 23 Mar 2015 04:57:18 GMT
    The capacity crowd of 18,000 had waited a long time for this, to sit in a new Earthquakes stadium, to do what soccer crowds do. The home team scored five minutes after the opening kickoff....