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  • Boys tennis: Titans add firepower in singles lineup
    published on Thu, 19 Mar 2015 06:37:28 GMT
    Andy Zhou and Conrad Russell didn't exactly come out of nowhere, both heavyweights on the USTA boys junior circuit. Neither played last year at Gunn High in Palo Alto, and their addition to the singles lineup this spring has turned the Titans into a contender in the Santa Clara Valley Athletic League....
  • Mixed-Use, Education Are C.W. Driver Focus
    published on Mon, 16 Mar 2015 15:05:00 GMT
    Recently completed Bloomingdale's in the Stanford Shopping Center featured exterior floating glazing panels mixed with specialized Thermocromex exterior texture to make the project a signature piece for the mall. SAN JOSE, CA-In an update to a previous story on Andy Kirby's recent promotion as C.W. Driver Construction 's Northern California VP, we chat with Kirby about several projects he is directing in the region....
  • March 12 Readers' letters: GOP senators' letter has long-term consequences
    published on Wed, 11 Mar 2015 22:36:57 GMT
    So, 40-plus GOP senators send a letter to Iran's leaders saying that no deal with President Barack Obama should be thought of as a real agreement. Clearly, there is no purpose in that move other than to scuttle the present negotiations and send everybody back to square one....
  • Fremont s withdrawal from basketball playoffs not same as Serra s football forfeit
    published on Tue, 10 Mar 2015 00:30:11 GMT
    Two Central Coast Section teams decide to end their seasons prematurely, citing depleted rosters and player safety as part of the reason.One is banned from playoff competition for two years, pending appeal.The other is not facing sanctions.What s the difference?Well, there is a big difference between how Serra s football team withdrew from last fall s section playoffs and Fremont s boys basketball withdrew from the Northern California regionals this weekend.Serra chose to pull the plug on its se...
  • NorCal basketball regionals: Depleted Fremont chooses not to continue its season
    published on Mon, 09 Mar 2015 16:45:50 GMT
    Two weeks after receiving a berth in the Central Coast Section Open Division playoffs, which included an automatic spot in the Northern California regionals, Fremont s boys basketball team pulled the plug on its season.The Firebirds will not move on to NorCals because injuries had depleted their already thin roster. We had some injuries in our CCS games leaving us with five varsity guys to compete, coach Jason Townsend said in a text message Sunday, noting that he brought up some junior varsity ...
  • CCS boys basketball roundup: Los Altos stuns top-seeded Leland 63-59...
    published on Sun, 08 Mar 2015 20:47:43 GMT
    Los Altos traveled a long way back in its Central Coast Section Division II championship game Saturday, just as it had done throughout the season. The young Eagles grew up through the grind of the Santa Clara Valley Athletic League's De Anza Division, and the maturation reached a peak in the biggest game of the season as they overcame a 15-point first-half deficit to beat No....
  • Water main break closes major roadway in Escondido
    published on Wed, 04 Mar 2015 01:03:28 GMT
    A water main broke in central Escondido early Tuesday, sending tens of thousands of gallons of water gushing through the streets and forcing a daylong closure of a downtown thoroughfare. The 10-inch pipeline ruptured for unknown reasons under South Broadway at Third Avenue shortly before 4 a.m., according to city officials....
  • Search for missing hiker after gear found abandoned in East County
    published on Thu, 26 Feb 2015 02:55:13 GMT
    Authorities searched the East County wilderness east of Palomar Mountain for a second day Wednesday in hopes of finding a man who disappeared during a hiking trek. Chris Sylvia, 28, was reported missing Tuesday after he failed to arrive as planned at his final destination of Campo, according to sheriff's officials....
  • Los Gatos: Isaac sprints into Los Gatos history books, and into Hall of Fame
    published on Thu, 26 Feb 2015 02:05:57 GMT
    Jason Isaac stared down the track at the finish line 100 meters away. Then, as he had so many times before, he stepped into the blocks, placed his fingers just behind the starting line and on the starter's call slowly rose into his four-point stance....
  • Rescue crews continue search in the East County for missing hiker
    published on Tue, 24 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT
    Search-and-rescue personnel set out in the East County wilderness again Wednesday in hopes of finding a man who disappeared during a hiking trip in the rugged area. Chris Sylvia, 28, was reported missing Tuesday morning after he failed to arrive in Campo as planned, according to sheriff's officials....