CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 1, 2003 |
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 |
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.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 3, 2006 |
Carson Hom's family has run a thriving fortune cookie and almond cookie company in Los Angeles County for 35 years. And for much of that time, it was a business that required two languages: Cantonese, to communicate with employees and the Chinese restaurants that bought the cookies, and English, to deal with health inspectors, suppliers and accountants. But when Hom, 30, decided to start his own food import company, he learned that this bilingualism wasn't enough anymore.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 10, 2013 |
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 |
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.