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5 hrs ago | NBC Bay Area

SJSU Student Starts Fire While Lighting Candle on Cell Phone

Eleven San Jose State University students were displaced - and one was injured - after a student lit a match while talking on his cellphone and started a fire in their apartment complex, firefighters said.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

Silicon Valley DeBug

Community Organizes Cleanup in Solidarity with Members of "The Jungle"

Student-based group, San Jose R.A.D. , were at the community clean up at the "Jungle" this past weekend working along side the people living in the encampment.

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Lamar Daily News

LCC trio signs to play at next level

LCC women's basketball players Ellie Stevens, Keva Raiford, and Alicia Gallagher signed letter of intent to move on to the next level LCC women's basketball coach Tom Sutherland has announced that three of his players have signed letter of intent with four-year universities.

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Related Topix: Angelo State University

Berkeley Daily Planet

In Memoriam Herb Wong, 1926-2014

Berkeley Unified's music program lost one of its founding fathers when Dr. Herb Wong passed away Sunday at the age of 88. BHS Jazz was planning to honor Dr. Wong at our annual alumni concert on June 1st, with the City of Berkeley set to issue an award, but now, sadly, it will have to be presented posthumously.

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Related Topix: Berkeley, CA, Oakland, CA

Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Rangel's strong public service

Rebeca Rangel is a graduate of Fresno High School and Fresno City College. She continued on at UC Santa Cruz and transferred to CSU San Jose, where she got her master's degree in Social Science.

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Related Topix: UC Santa Cruz, Fresno, CA

Contra Costa Times

Failure of Warriors' waterfront arena the latest in a long line of bay development defeats

The Golden State Warriors' decision this week to abandon plans to build a new arena on piers along the San Francisco waterfront is not just a local development issue, but rather the latest example of a 40-year trend around San Francisco Bay.

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Related Topix: San Francisco, CA, Redwood City, CA, Napa, CA

Mon Apr 21, 2014

ClayCord.com

Bay Area Residents Can Celebrate Earth Day at Celebrations throughout NorCal

Bay Area residents can celebrate Earth Day on Tuesday and throughout the week at a variety of festivals and special events.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Earth Day, San Francisco, CA

American Library Association

Gonzales wins 2014 LITA/Ex Libris Student Writing Award

Brighid Mooney Gonzales, MLIS degree candidate at San Jose State University School of Library and Information Science, has been named the winner of the 2014 LITA/Ex Libris Student Writing Award, sponsored by Ex Libris Group and the Library and Information Technology Association , a division of the American Library Association .

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Related Topix: Libraries, Electronic, Gonzales

Creative Loafing Atlanta

Search for Atlanta airport's next GM narrowed down to three finalists

For the past four months, Mayor Kasim Reed has been searching for a new general manager to oversee Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport - one of many open positions the mayor must fill, including the city's top communications, operations, and economic development roles.

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Related Topix: Flying, Life, Hobbies, Atlanta, GA, Georgia State University

Sat Apr 19, 2014

411mania.com

WSOF 10 Moves From California To Nevada

WSOF 10 Moves From California To Nevada Posted by Jeremy Thomas on 04.19.2014 It's headed to Las Vegas... WSOF 10 has moved locations.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, THQ, Video Games

Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Discrimination task force issues recommendations

The Special Task Force on Racial Discrimination in its final report issued Friday says the university should provide diversity training for all students living in the dorms and create an Office of Diversity Engagement and Inclusive Excellence, among other changes.

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The Washington Post

Ma Joad for president

Susan Shillinglaw is a professor of English at San Jose State University and a scholar in residence at the National Steinbeck Center in Salinas, Calif.

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Related Topix: Salinas, CA, John Steinbeck, Vocal, Route 66, Opinion

NBC Bay Area

SJSU Task Force Urges President to Act Following "Ugly Incident"

The president of San Jose State University is promising action in response to a long list of recommendations issued in the wake of a racially charged incident on campus last fall.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Holtville Tribune

Non-verbal autism innovation is adopted by leading clinical institutions in Florida, California

SPEAKall!!, an iPad application developed at Purdue University that facilities communication and language development for children and families affected by severe, non-verbal autism, has been adopted for use at speech and language clinics at San Jose State University in California and the University of Central Florida in Orlando.

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Related Topix: Purdue University, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL

Wed Apr 16, 2014

KTVU Oakland

San Jose State students protest heat in aging campus building

A noisy campus protest at San Jose State University Wednesday afternoon highlighted what students and faculty say are potentially dangerous conditions in one of the school's oldest buildings.

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Visalia Times-Delta

Tulare County introduces two new librarians

The Tulare County Library welcomes its newest librarians, Rebecca and Lisa, to its team of employees.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Tulare County, CA, Visalia, CA, University of Kentucky

Indybay.org

San Jose Peace & Justice Center Archives Ceremony

Special Collections San Jose State University Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 5th Floor Fourth Street and San Fernando Street San Jose, CA 95112 This brief ceremony will mark the beginning of a new archive at SJSU Special Collections containing the historical records of the San Jose Peace and Justice Center.

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Indybay.org

Art of the Carnation Revolution

Special Collections San Jose State University Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 5th Floor Fourth Street and San Fernando Street San Jose, CA 95112 On the 40th Anniversary of the Portuguese Revolution of April 25, 1974 Sharat G. Lin will discuss the political struggles over land, labor, and production in Portugal from 1975 to 1980 as told by ... (more)

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Library Journal

Lessons from #hyperlibMOOC | Office Hours

Tracing the evolution of professional development programs in libraries has been an interest of mine since I was an Internet trainer in the mid-1990s.

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Related Topix: Libraries, University of Wisconsin Madison, Opinion

Monterey County Herald

Monterey picks McCarthy as city manager

McCarthy, who has been working with the city for more than 10 years, has been serving as the interim city manager since Fred Meurer retired at the end of 2013.

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Related Topix: University of Washington, Cheyenne, WY

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