2 min ago
4 Student Projects Tackling Food System Change
Kids these days. All we hear in the media is that they watch too much TV, are multitasking on their phones and play way too many video games.
2 hrs ago
Nick Hamati has been promoted Revenue Manager at InterContinental...
Nick Hamati continues his work at the InterContinental Hotels of San Francisco as Revenue Manager.
6 hrs ago
Martin Luther King adviser to speak at SEMO
A man who helped write Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech will speak next month at a Southeast Missouri State University dinner honoring the slain civil rights leader.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Keeping spirits bright for local seniors
Loneliness and poor health are linked, according to several scientific studies. For example, the University of San Francisco recently found that people 60 and older who reported feeling lonely saw a 45 percent increase in their risk for death.
Environment: Waccamaw Riverkeeper will step down
Waccamaw Riverkeeper Christine Ellis will resign Jan. 1 but will stay with the Winyah Rivers Foundation to work on grant funded projects on a part-time basis.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
FBI bribery probe at Calif. statehouse roils Democratic ranks ahead of 2014 elections
The federal investigation of a powerful California Democratic senator has roiled the state capital with accusations involving bribery, Hollywood and FBI dirty tricks that threaten to impact next year's elections.
The Case for Giving Iran's Scholar-Diplomats a Chance
Hassan Rouhani, Iran's president, has more cabinet members with Ph.D. degrees from U.S. universities than Barack Obama does.
Piedmonter's First Novel Explores 3 Generations of Immigrant Family
Piedmont resident David La Piana's debut novel, First Generation - released last week in paperback and available from amazon.com - had its genesis in his father's death nine years ago at age 89. "I decided I needed to understand my father better - he had never been very communicative - and I clearly was not going to get anything more from him now ... (more)
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Taking the Thurston County reins
Moore had served as interim manager since Aug. 15 when former manager Don Krupp left to be administrator of Clackamas County, Oregon.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Vacaville police chief heads into retirement
After nearly three decades in law enforcement, including almost a decade at the helm of the Vacaville Police Department, Police Chief Richard Word is saying bon voyage to public safety and hello to retirement.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Los Altos Town Crier
Senior Center Happenings
The Los Altos Senior Center is located at Hillview Community Center, 97 Hillview Ave. Hours are 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. weekdays.
Bay Area Jiu Jitsu Championships, 2013 hosted in Alameda, CA
Over the weekend, my granddaughter and our family attended the Bay Area Jiu Jitsu Championships in Alameda, California.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Historic Night for Belmont Police Department
It was standing room only Tuesday night at the Belmont City Council meeting as family members, friends, pubic safety officials, and community members gathered to witness the swearing in of five new police officers and the promotion of two others to the rank of corporal.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Were Ignatius of Loyola alive today, the Jesuit order he founded wouldn't ordain him.
Typhoon Haiyan: baby girl death toll will rise
Typhoon Haiyan, the monster storm that hit the central Philippines on 8 November, is now thought to have killed 5200 people .
The meaning of Miley Cyrus’ tongue
While surfing the net this morning, I came across yet another pic of Miley Cyrus sticking out her preternaturally HUGE tongue.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
North Country Now
Clarkson University appoints assistant professor of english
Arthur H. Bell has been appointed professor of English and director of the new Faculty Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning at Clarkson University.
Report: Typhoon's long, deadly toll on girls
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Wed Nov 20, 2013
Marin Independent Journal
Leap of faith pays off for singer Leah Tysse
It wasn't quite in the middle of the economic whirlpool when Leah Tysse quit he day job at the University of San Francisco about seven years ago.
Newmeyer & Dillion Hires 5 New Attorneys
Newmeyer & Dillion , LLP, one of California's most successful multi-service business and real estate law firms, announced today that it has hired five new attorneys.