Sunday May 19
The Campbell Reporter
Shirakawa's decisive vote in ambulance deal prompts Santa Clara...
In December 2009, Santa Clara County Supervisor George Shirakawa Jr. flew into the San Diego airport, rented a Grand Marquis and headed to a marina Marriott for a five-day taxpayer-funded trip.
Sunday May 19
Thousands run and party in Bay to Breakers
Runners cross the starting line at the Bay to Breakers race on Sunday morning. Photo: Will Kane, San Francisco Chronicle Participants take part in the 2013 Bay to Breakers on Howard Street in San Francisco, Calif.
Sat May 18, 2013
NBC Bay Area
Powerball Pot Soars, But Ticket Not Worth It
The $600 million prize is the largest in the multi-state game's history, beating out last November's $587.6 million jackpot.
Inside Bay Area
At San Jose's Overfelt High, miracles to parade at graduation
At the end of his freshman year at Overfelt High, Torres had six F's and one D. He went downhill from there.
Thu May 16, 2013
NBC Bay Area
California Law Students Set Prisoners Free
For most students, the pinnacle achievement in the classroom is getting an A. For the law students at Santa Clara University's Northern California Innocence Project, the goal is beyond academic: It's setting the wrongly convicted free.
Wed May 15, 2013
Santa Clara U To Train 100 Educators in Blended Learning
More than 100 teachers from Catholic schools run by the Diocese of San Jose will participate in a year of professional development to earn a certificate in blended learning in an effort to improve educational outcomes for students.
Tue May 14, 2013
Cops test-drive preemptive policing
The Alhambra Police Department is the first law-enforcement agency in Southern California to fully implement Predictive Policing, a cloud-based software that forecasts areas where crimes are likely to be committed.
Mon May 13, 2013
Puente and Pescadero High School Host Second Annual Career Night
Puente de la Costa Sur and Pescadero High School will host the Second Annual Career Night from 6-9pm Friday, May 17, at the Pescadero High School Gym for local students and their families.
Master's degrees granted at Muskingum University's 2013 graduate...
Muskingum University granted master's degrees at its graduate commencement exercises, held May 9 in Brown Chapel on the campus.
Thu May 09, 2013
RELIGION: Sikh scholars meet at UC Riverside
The three-day conference - expected to be the largest of its kind ever in North America - comes amid continuing criticism of one of the event's organizers, Pashaura Singh, the chairman of Sikh and Punjabi studies at UCR.
Berryessa trustee is appointed
Thelma Boac, 63, was sworn in May 6 as the newest member to the Berryessa Union School District Board of Trustees before jumping in to the business at hand during that evening's meeting.
Wed May 08, 2013
Golden Gate Xpress
SF State student earns dream internship in foreign policy
SF State student and Panetta Congressional Internship Program winner Margaux Curcuru in the San Francisco Public Library on Friday, April 29, 2013.
Tue May 07, 2013
Do Nice Guys (and Gals) Finish First or Last?
How do you want to be in the world? What kind of person do you want to be? How do you want to be remembered? These are the questions that I so frequently ask my college and post-graduate students as well as my clinical patients? All of our decisions in life help in answering these very important and revealing questions.
Teen Raises $1M for Her Startup-Before Her 18th Birthday
About this sponsorship: In honor of the 60 th anniversary of Sir Edmund Hillary's historic ascent of Mount Everest, Patch and Grape-Nuts are teaming up to highlight those who inspire people around them to climb their own mountains.
Mon May 06, 2013
Insurance Journal West
Patent Claims Causing Firms to Exit Business Lines: Study
Patent demands are taking a big toll on technology companies, with results that range from forcing companies to tweak their products to exiting their business altogether, according to a study from the Santa Clara University School of Law.
Inside Bay Area
BottleRock: How two Napa businessmen launched a major music festival
Gabe Meyers takes in the stillness in a sprawling field in Napa. The tractors and other heavy machinery have been shut down for the day.
Sun May 05, 2013
Santa Cruz Sentinel
Island spirit: Dozens strum ukuleles with Hawaiian master Sunday
When Laura Beach first heard about ukulele master Ben Kaili hosting a workshop at Hula School of Santa Cruz, she knew she had to check it out.
Glitter is gone from gold market
Gold, that mythical commodity used as a symbol of love, wealth and power by ancient pharaohs, modern-day rappers and untold couples, suddenly plunged in value in recent weeks, tarnishing its luster for businesses, collectors and speculators.
Sat May 04, 2013
Survey says: patent attacks scare off customers, kill business
A new survey of in-house lawyers is adding some heft to the claim that patent attacks, especially by so-called "trolls," are hurting the economy.
Despite big problems with adidas, there is only silence from UCLA
While 17 universities hold adidas accountable for poor treatment of workers in Indonesia, AD Dan Guerrero and Chancellor Gene Block are nowhere to be found.