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.
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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.
March 5, 2009 |
A massive spending bill expected to be approved by Congress this week is filled with more than 8,500 earmarks -- those pet projects that lawmakers love -- costing $7.7 billion. Despite the tough economy, mounting federal budget deficit and pledges by President Obama and members of both parties to crack down on the practice, a number of lawmakers have defended their earmarks as important to the nation's economic recovery.
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.
October 1, 2006 |
California universities lead the list of high-rent student-housing markets, according to a National Multi Housing Council study of 64 college towns. Stanford University and San Jose State University posted the highest rents for six of the eight unit types studied during the college calendar years of 2004 to 2006. UC Irvine topped the high-rent list for five unit types. Among types of rental units included in the story were: studio, one-bedroom and one-bathroom, three-bedroom and two-bathroom.
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July 16, 1986
Susan M. Coleman, a home economics professor at Orange Coast College since 1975, has been named acting dean for the college's consumer health sciences division, which offers two dozen different academic and vocational programs and enrolls nearly 5,000 students.