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November 1, 2003 | From Times Wire Reports
Three veteran college presidents -- from Washington, D.C., New Orleans and Denver -- are finalists for the presidency of San Jose State University. The search for the finalists, two female and all white, by the California State University system was recently criticized for failing to include an Asian American. CSU spokeswoman Colleen Bentley-Adler defended the selection process, saying the pool of about 100 candidates considered was racially and ethnically diverse.
July 28, 1997 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Job-related injuries and illnesses are more common than most people believe, costing the nation far more than AIDS or Alzheimer's disease and at least as much as cancer or heart disease, a new report says in today's issue of the Archives of Internal Medicine. The researchers combined many sources of government and other data. In 1992, about 66,800 Americans died and about 14 million were hurt or ill from work-related causes, said the researchers, led by J.
September 3, 1991
Forward Brian Beaman scored the winning goal in the second half to lead Christ College Irvine to a 3-2 victory over Christian Heritage Monday in the season opener for both teams. Dan Smuts and Erin Clasen also scored goals and goalie Ed Huerte had three saves for Christ College. In the San Jose Classic Soccer Tournament at San Jose State: University of San Francisco 2, Cal State Fullerton 1--Raul Haro scored the only Titan goal, tying the score, 1-1, on a penalty kick in the second half.
September 5, 1996
William B. Jackson, 39, president of the San Francisco Bay Area chapter of the Tuskegee Airmen. Named for the famed unit of African American combat pilots in World War II, the organization is active in community work and keeping the memory of the war heroes alive. Jackson helped establish the Summer Flight Academy, which provides flight lessons to at-risk youths. Certified to fly gliders, Jackson was also a member of the Bay Area Black Pilots Assn.
The shooting death of a young man pursuing his goals in the entertainment industry sparked an angry call against violence at a Tuesday night vigil. Robert Demond Guillory, 25, a personal assistant for an ABC sitcom and former Dorsey High School athlete, was killed Saturday near Stocker Street and Crenshaw Boulevard. Guillory, who was driving alone, was waiting to make a left turn when he was shot by a gunman who accused him of being a rival gang member, police said. He died later at a hospital.
October 10, 2013 | By Ari Bloomekatz and Joseph Serna
An order for students and faculty in a building at San Jose State University to shelter in place has been lifted after officials determined reports of a man with a gun were unfounded. A dispatcher with university police said the order was lifted at about 11 a.m. Students and faculty in a building at San Jose State University were told to shelter in place after reports of a man with a handgun inside. The university sent out two messages from its   Twitter account   shortly after 10 a.m. Thursday about the incident.
September 12, 1988
Jay Michelis, NBC's West Coast vice president for corporate and media relations, died Saturday of unknown causes. He was 50. A resident of Pasadena, Michelis worked for NBC for 30 years. The executive, who began as a page in 1959 at the NBC Studios at Sunset Boulevard and Vine Street, was in charge of all corporate communications on the West Coast, other than advertising and promotion. A native of Livermore, he was an honors graduate of San Jose State University.
December 28, 1989 | From Times Staff and Wire Service Reports
A man who allegedly paid a college student to kill him by running him down with a subcompact car in a strange murder for hire had made similar requests before, police said today. Officers were unsure why Graham Glickfeld, 31, a supermarket worker, wanted to die. Michael K. Doeschot, 27, a student at San Jose State University, was arraigned Wednesday on a first-degree murder charge and was held without bail.
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