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  • benefits & social events
    published on Thu, 28 May 2015 18:11:23 GMT
    Grass Valley Trail Hike. 6-7 mile hike in Anthony Chabot Regional Park with the Bay Area Jewish Singles Hiking Club....
  • Gustaf Fjelstrom crafts gauzy, ambient instrumentals in his San Jose studio.
    published on Thu, 28 May 2015 01:25:06 GMT
    All throughout the '90s, Gustaf Fjelstrom kept his head down-playing bass in the background of local power trio Maximum Indifference. It was a role he was used to....
  • James Rodgers, former Milpitas mayor
    published on Thu, 28 May 2015 00:28:27 GMT
    Devoted husband of 58 years to Elaine Rodgers. Beloved father of Steve Rodgers, Karen Moisa and Ted Rodgers....
  • South Bay schools win career-training grants
    published on Wed, 27 May 2015 20:07:05 GMT
    South Bay schools and colleges are among recipients of state grants announced Wednesday to promote career training that link K - 12 schools, community colleges and employers. The Metropolitan Education District in San Jose will receive $6 million to add courses in information technology, including cyber security, mobile app design and computer coding, robotic and drone programming....
  • Architecture & Design Tours in L.A. - & Points Beyond
    published on Wed, 27 May 2015 19:33:21 GMT
    I'm excited to announce that I'm scheduling a wide range of architecture and design tours throughout the Los Angeles area - and points beyond. From San Pedro to Chicago, these tours will be a feast for the eyes, brain and heart....
  • New Santa Clara County homeless study shows financial cost also has a human toll
    published on Wed, 27 May 2015 14:24:41 GMT
    As a series of community leaders spoke Tuesday about the startling half-billion expense of homelessness in Santa Clara County annually, two people sitting in the audience knew first-hand about the toll of living on the streets. Chris Hernandez, 38, sat in a wheelchair because his left leg was amputated due to untreated diabetes while he was living along Coyote Creek....
  • Fastest growing U.S. cities: Texas is king
    published on Wed, 27 May 2015 12:25:31 GMT
    Three of the top five fastest growing U.S. cities are in Texas, according to new U.S. Census Bureau data on population growth between 2013 and 2014. The figures are another sign that young American adults and some Baby Boomers are flocking to cities, choosing an urban life over suburban or rural towns....
  • New homeless study shows financial cost also has a human toll
    published on Wed, 27 May 2015 04:38:26 GMT
    As a series of community leaders spoke Tuesday about the startling half-billion expense of homelessness in Santa Clara County annually, two people sitting in the audience knew first-hand about the toll of living on the streets. Chris Hernandez, 38, sat in a wheelchair because his left leg was amputated due to untreated diabetes while he was living along Coyote Creek....
  • Herhold: Sorting out the chaff in a San Jose council race
    published on Tue, 26 May 2015 13:15:49 GMT
    In San Jose's District 4 council race, a long slog that will finally be decided next month, the backers of the two candidates, Manh Nguyen and Tim Orozco, are engaged in a sustained bout of mutual bloodletting. Politically, there are real differences between the two men....
  • Sorting out the chaff in a San Jose council race
    published on Mon, 25 May 2015 23:53:01 GMT
    In San Jose's District 4 council race, a long slog that will finally be decided next month, the backers of the two candidates, Manh Nguyen and Tim Orozco, are engaged in a sustained bout of mutual bloodletting. Politically, there are real differences between the two men....
  • Good morning Mission to Triangles
    published on Mon, 25 May 2015 18:40:34 GMT
    Walking around the Mission's middle school math puzzle, one notices a clear front , side and back of this triangle within a triangle block. MUNI swings around to take passengers out of the La Lengua Autonomous Zone to points South and North of both neighborhoods....
  • Welder accidentally sparks three-alarm grass fire
    published on Sun, 24 May 2015 04:58:07 GMT
    A person welding a fence accidentally started a three-alarm grass fire that burned about 3 to 4 acres in East San Jose this afternoon, a fire captain said. Around 2:45 p.m., fire crews responded to a report of a grass fire in the area of Chula Vista Drive and Alum Rock Avenue, fire Capt....
  • Morgan Hill homicide suspect released from custody; charges uncertain
    published on Fri, 22 May 2015 16:14:37 GMT
    A man accused of beating John Flood to death outside a bar in Morgan Hill was released from custody Thursday night. Joseph Haley, 32, of San Jose, was booked into jail on homicide charges the morning of Flood's death....
  • May 25 Readers' letters:
    published on Fri, 22 May 2015 23:34:36 GMT
    The article on homes for the 'tech elite' was interesting, and the pictures were very pretty. That said, I couldn't help but wonder if the quote from the Portola Valley hillside homeowner, "You can see all of Silicon Valley ..." also included the view of the ever-growing displaced and homeless people in our valley....
  • Family of man killed by SJSU police criticizes decision not to file charges against officers
    published on Fri, 22 May 2015 18:35:35 GMT
    Prosecutors announced Friday two San Jose State police officers were justified in a fatal shooting just off campus last year, spurring outcry by the family of the man killed and calls for more investigation. Antonio Guzman Lopez, 38, of San Jose, was shot twice during a confrontation with Sgt....
  • Alameda: Memorial Day ceremony set Monday
    published on Fri, 22 May 2015 16:56:55 GMT
    The annual Memorial Day ceremony will take place 11 a.m. Monday at Veterans Memorial Park on Veterans Court at Doolittle and Island drives. The year's event, which is expected to last about an hour, will be hosted by Vietnam Veterans of Alameda, Chapter 400....
  • Mission San Jose sophomore to compete for spot on U.S. Physics Team
    published on Thu, 21 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    Mission San Jose High School sophomore Brian Tseng will join America's brightest emerging student physicists at Physics Boot Camp in College Park, Maryland, the American Association of Physics Teachers announced. Tseng will be one of 20 high school students from around the country vying for a spot on the U.S. Physics Team....
  • San Jose; Students' anti-gang program includes peace walk, toy gun buyback
    published on Fri, 22 May 2015 14:26:24 GMT
    Every other month, top city and county leaders gather at City Hall as part of a long-standing collaboration to prevent kids from joining gangs. A group of about 80 middle-school students from an East Side charter school are proving they may be the next group of leaders to join the Mayor's Gang Prevention Task Force....
  • Festival in the Park Eat Healthy, have Fun
    published on Fri, 22 May 2015 05:57:37 GMT
    San Jose / CALIFORNIA Enjoy 9th Annual Festival in the Park, a fun-filled health and recreation fair, one day only, Saturday, June 6, 2015 from 11 am - " 3 pm at Hellyer County Park presented by the Santa Clara County Parks and Recreation Department....
  • San Jose: Club forms with goal of getting bikes for needy Gardner Academy students
    published on Wed, 20 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    Riding a bicycle for the first time can lead to some bumps and scratches, but it's all part of the experience some students at Gardner Academy Elementary School got recently, thanks to generous donations. Now a new group of parents and campus administrators called the Bike Club--an offshoot of the school's parent-led Hablemos program--has formed with a mission to get more children their own sets of wheels....