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Autistic teenager at San Jose’s Leigh High School embraced, lauded at graduation  The Mercury News

Click here if you are unable to view this gallery on a mobile device. SAN JOSE — It's been quite a senior year at Leigh High School for Shane Tarkington: he ...



San Jose’s Leigh High School retains probationary accreditation  The Mercury News

SAN JOSE — After months of uncertainty about its future, Leigh High School in San Jose will retain probationary accreditation for 2016-17, easing worries that ...



West Valley calendar of events for the week of July 5  The Mercury News

Sunset Cinemas: As part of its Summer Nights Series, Montalvo Arts Center hosts free screenings on the front lawn. Beer, wine, and snacks will be available for ...



Basketball: Leigh holds off Leland comeback bid  The Mercury News

SAN JOSE – The Leigh High School boys basketball team showed how hard it is to guard in its 73-30 victory over host Leland on Wednesday. Leigh not only ...



Four candidates vying for three seats on CUHSD board  The Mercury News

Incumbents Kristiina Arrasmith and Stacey Brown and challengers Basil Saleh and Robert Varich are competing for three seats on the Campbell Union High ...



High School Roundup: Leigh baseball team stays in first  The Mercury News

The Leigh High School baseball team swept Leland last week to maintain a firm hold on the Blossom Valley Athletic League Mt. Hamilton Division lead. Entering ...



San Jose community briefs for the week of May 31  The Mercury News

Looking for a summer activity the whole family can participate in without breaking the bank? San Jose's Family Camp at Yosemite, which runs June 7-Aug.



San Jose, CA, Veteran I-CAR Instructor Looks Back at 36 Years of Teaching  Autobody News

Although he sees himself as an I-CAR instructor first and a body shop owner second, Doug Roach, 66, has been wearing both hats successfully for the last 36 ...



Leigh High School boys basketball team wins rematch  The Mercury News

On Jan. 3, the Leigh High School boys basketball team fell to Willow Glen 65-64 in overtime. The Longhorns made sure that didn't happen again on Jan. 26.



Top San Jose news: PD investigates fatal shooting; boy dies after being ejected in car crash; more  Hoodline

Here's the most recent top news in San Jose; see what headlines are trending among local readers, with links to full articles.



SJPD Identify Homicide Victim as Leigh High Grad  NBC Bay Area

San Jose police have identified the city's latest homicide victim who was found on a south San Jose street Tuesday afternoon as Cody Sonenberg.



All-Bay Area News Group baseball: Meet the 2019 team  The Mercury News

De La Salle's Kyle Harrison, Valley Christian's Steven Zobac lead a strong collection of talent.



Roundup: Leigh boys soccer team reaches NorCal semifinals  The Mercury News

The Leigh High School boys soccer team nearly knocked off No. 1 seed Chico before falling 1-0 in overtime in the California Interscholastic Federation Northern ...



Real deal: Realtor scholarship program open to graduating Silicon Valley seniors  The Mercury News

The 20th annual Silicon Valley Realtors Scholars Program for graduating seniors from 18 public high schools in Silicon Valley is under way. The scholars ...



Sports Briefs  East Bay Times

Los Gatos High School (21-7) was selected as the No. 3 seed in the Central Coast Section Open Division tournament and faces No. 6 San Benito (21-6) in a ...



Twenty-One Bay Area Schools in the Top 100 Public High Schools in California: Report  NBC Bay Area

Twenty-one schools in the Bay Area are in the top 100 public high schools in California, according to a report. U.S. News ranked all of the public schools in the ...



Leigh football team comes back again for victory  The Mercury News

The Leigh High School football team can legitimately claim that it's a fourth-quarter team this season. Leigh scored 21 straight points in the final 10 minutes of its ...



San Jose: Teen drivers arrested in crash that sent car into house, injured woman inside  San Jose Mercury News

SAN JOSE — Two 17-year-old boys suspected of speeding down Leigh Avenue on Wednesday afternoon and causing a collision that sent one of the cars ...



49ers select Eddie Orozco of Pioneer High School as the Week 6 High School Player of the Week  49ers.com

The 49ers High School Player of the Week Award for week 6 goes to Eddie Orozco of Pioneer High School in San Jose, CA.



Campbell Union high school campuses will get new classroom buildings  The Mercury News

In anticipation of growing student populations in a few years, the Campbell Union High School District board of trustees on Oct. 5 approved a $1,469,974 ...



Crab Feeds 2019: Cupertino & South Bay  Cupertino, CA Patch

SOUTH BAY, CA – The 2019 crab-feed season is in full swing throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, and we bring you the best from surrounding South Bay ...



Keith Maurer reflects on 30 years of teaching, training  Calaveras Enterprise

Keith Maurer has been running for most of his life. From growing up in San Jose and attending Leigh High School, to eventually finding his way to Angels Camp, ...



Roundup: Leigh baseball team forges into first  The Mercury News

The Leigh High School baseball team entered this week alone on top of the Blossom Valley Athletic League Mt. Hamilton Division with a sweep of Willow Glen ...



Hundreds of Bay Area students named National Merit Scholars semifinalists; see the list  The Mercury News

Hundreds of Bay Area students are semifinalists in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program that honors academic excellence.



Recent UC Riverside grad from San Jose drowns in Bahamas  The Mercury News

Ryan Nguyen had the world by the tail. After several years of hard work, the San Jose native recently graduated from UC Riverside with a bachelor's degree in ...



Leigh High physics teacher shoots for the stars, again  The Mercury News

Setting foot aboard any NASA vehicle is a once-in-a-lifetime experience for most people, but for Leigh High School physics teacher Marita Beard, it's yet another ...



Kiwanis ends 38-year run of Cambrian Park tree lot  The Mercury News

A Cambrian Park holiday tradition has ended after a nearly 40-year run. The Kiwanis Club of Cambrian Park ran a Christmas tree lot every year, most recently at ...



Campbell: High school district welcomes new board member  The Mercury News

The Campbell Union High School District has a new member on its board of trustees. On Jan. 19 the board appointed Kristiina Arrasmith to take over for Wendy ...



Almaden/Cambrian sports briefs  The Mercury News

These are sports briefs for the Almaden and Cambrian Resident weekly community newspapers.



Campbell Union high schools present Theatre Festival  The Mercury News

Students from Branham, Del Mar, Leigh, Prospect and Westmont high schools rehearse the song “A Musical,” from the Broadway musical “Something Rotten,” ...



Joey Steele, Jonathan Allen taken taken on third day of MLB Draft  San Francisco Examiner

Two San Francisco Dons were selected on the final day of the 2019 MLB Draft, with closer Joey Steele being selected in the 30th round (891st overall) by the ...



Mitty tennis coach dies in New Zealand skydiving accident  The Mercury News

SAN JOSE — From the time he was able to handle a ball — when he was about 2 years old — Tyler Nii demonstrated his aptitude and passion for sports.



Anna Eshoo announces 2018 Congressional Art Competition  InMenlo

Congresswoman Anna G. Eshoo (D-CA) recently announced the 2018 Congressional Art Competition to discover and celebrate talented high school artists ...



Almaden: 16-year-old Leigh junior hopes to open a dance studio  San Jose Mercury News

Katherine Labosky is first and foremost a dancer. But her eyes light up and she warms up the room when she talks about teaching dance. The 16-year-old junior ...



Stick and Move inspires youngsters  Gilroy Dispatch

On the east side of the railroad tracks in old Gilroy, in an old square brick building that used to be a PG&E substation, kids spend the night punching each other ...



CCS baseball: Top-seeded Leigh cruises, WCAL powers pushed in opening round  San Jose Mercury News

On a day when some of the area's tradition rich baseball programs were pushed deep into extra innings, top-seeded Leigh built an early lead Wednesday and ...



Crab Feeds 2019: SF Bay Area Guide To All-You-Can-Eat Feasts  Petaluma, CA Patch

All-You-Can-Eat Crab Feeds 2019: SF Bay Area Guide - Petaluma, CA - Time to get crackin' and save your seats at these popular, annual fundraisers ...



Leigh boys basketball team falls in Central Coast Section semifinals  The Mercury News

The Leigh High School boys basketball team saw its season end with a 54-51 loss to Aragon on Feb. 27 in the Central Coast Section Division II playoff ...



South Bay coach’s ‘cup of coffee’ in major leagues  The Mercury News

John Oldham had one Major League playing appearance in his career.



Almaden, Cambrian: Leigh girls, boys start league basketball season off with wins  The Mercury News

It's a new start in a new league, but the results have been more of the same this year for the girls basketball team at Leigh High School—at least after the first ...



BIZ BUZZ | May 2019  Ventura County Reporter

May 1, 2019 | Biz Buzz, Camarillo, Daphne Khalida Kilea, Moorpark, Newbury Park, Oak Park, Ojai, Oxnard, Port Hueneme, Santa Paula, Simi Valley, Thousand ...



All-You-Can-Eat Crab Feeds: Cupertino, South Bay  Patch.com

SOUTH BAY, CA – This year's all-you-can-eat crab feeds in the South Bay and beach cities are plentiful and varied. Go for the delicious crab, but then ...



MLB Draft 2019: The Giants finally drafted some pitchers in rounds 11-25  McCovey Chronicles

After a hitting-heavy first two days, the Giants began drafting to fill out the rest of their 2019 draft class. They finally got around to drafting pitchers, and even a ...



Body image, social media shape Santa Clara County essay contest  The Mercury News

A Leigh High School student is helping to coordinate an essay contest about body image and eating disorders to inspire local youths to seek help and share ...



Leigh boys basketball team nabs No. 2 seed in CCS Division II playoffs  The Mercury News

Powered by an 11-1 record in its last 12 regular-season games, the Leigh High School boys basketball team earned the No. 2 seed in the Central Coast Section ...



U.S. Presidential Scholars: South Bay, Peninsula students among candidates  The Mercury News

Scores of South Bay and Peninsula high school seniors have been named candidates in the U.S. Presidential Scholars Program. The program, run through the ...



Free Little Pantry opens up in Cambrian Park for those in need  The Mercury News

A group of San Jose women recently installed a free pantry at the San Jose Clubhouse in Cambrian Park to help residents in need of food and basic items.



Audrie Pott Vigil Held at Saratoga High School  NBC Bay Area

A candlelight vigil was held Friday night at Saratoga High School.



SJSU Baseball Great Ken Caminiti Named To San Jose Sports Hall Of Fame  SJSUSpartans.com

Sept. 22, 2017 SAN JOSE, CALIF. -- The San Jose Sports Hall of Fame will mark its 23rd year of honoring South Bay sports legends when it inducts five new ...



Football: Saratoga outlasts Leigh 42-27  The Mercury News

SAN JOSE – Saratoga quarterback William Liddle threw for 342 yards and four touchdowns Friday night, leading the Falcons to a 42-27 victory over host Leigh.



San Jose: Andrew Hill High bomb threat unfounded  San Jose Mercury News

SAN JOSE — A bomb threat prompted the evacuation Friday afternoon of Andrew Hill High School, but it turned out the report was unfounded, police said.



Campbell: Westmont, Del Mar, Prospect football players on all-league teams  The Mercury News

In his three seasons as the Leigh High School starting quarterback, Jared King never stopped improving. As a sophomore, King's play on a Leigh squad that ...



Liddle, Ward bring big numbers into all-star game  The Mercury News

Will Liddle and Rajah Ward put up some very impressive numbers as high school football players. The two offensive standouts combined for over 10,000 yards ...



San Jose community service camp for kids gets high marks  The Mercury News

The Children's Discovery Museum in downtown San Jose has wrapped up its 2017 “Summer of *Service*” camp program aimed at youths interested in community ...



San Jose families mourn Riverside plane crash victims  The Mercury News

SAN JOSE — Stacey Pierce and Silvia Farelas were tethered to each other by their young daughters, sixth-graders at Union Middle School with a shared ...



Wish Book: Donations for annual giving project reach $425,000  The Mercury News

SAN JOSE — Generous donations continue to come in for the people featured in Wish Book stories published recently in The Mercury News. The latest tally of ...



CCS soccer playoffs: Alisal boys, Mitty girls receive top Open seeds  The Mercury News

Boys Open Division Saturday No. 6 Pioneer (18-0-2) at No. 3 Branham (14-2-3), 5 p.m.. No. 7 Aragon (13-6-1) at No. 2 St. Ignatius (14-3-1), 1 p.m.. No.



Sponsored: This tasteful home in San Jose’s Cambrian Park comes with a party-ready backyard  The Mercury News

There's something about this home that has been so well cared for and so thoughtfully appointed. Now its welcoming appeal and comfortable ambience await a ...



Student-Athlete From San Jose Found Dead In Southern California  CBS Local

SAN JOSE (CBS SF) — A star college athlete and native of San Jose who was found dead in Whittier on Thursday planned to become a professional volleyball ...



Among many teens, cheating is part of school  San Jose Mercury News

The honest truth about cheating in high school lurks just below the veneer of virtue: A whole lot of students do it, regularly and with impunity. The Leland High ...



Montevideo Piranhas, from San Jose’s Almaden Valley win first swim meet in six years  San Jose Mercury News

The Montevideo Piranhas Swim Club won its first meet in six years on June 25, against an unbeaten team from the Almaden Country Club. The 150 club ...



Pizarro: Christmas in the Park brings back iconic San Jose light tower  The Mercury News

San Jose's iconic light tower, which last stood more than a century ago, has returned downtown as a new addition to Christmas in the Park this year.



Football: Los Gatos faces nemesis in San Benito  The Mercury News

Saratoga falls, Westmont wins in the second game of the season.



Brothers double down on Eagle projects for Cambrian community  The Mercury News

The Cambrian Park neighborhood has benefited over the years from the Cutuli family, whose two sons both reached the highest ranks in Boy Scouts this year.



Pizarro: Heart & Soles run sets sights on a new healthy goal  The Mercury News

The Silicon Valley Leadership Group Foundation's Heart & Soles run was started with the goal of raising money to put salad bars in Silicon Valley public schools ...



17-year-old girl wanted in Gilroy murder still at-large  KSBW The Central Coast

It's been one month since someone brutally murdered 56-year-old Robert Joseph Heiser in his Gilroy house, and this week, a 17-year-old girl connected to the ...



Hundreds of San Jose high-schoolers clamor for free prom dresses and tuxedos  San Jose Mercury News

Their parents drive shuttles, paint nails and assemble parts. Some are disabled and others unemployed. But for hundreds of graduating high school seniors ...



Real Deal: Silicon Valley Realtors Charitable Foundation announces 2017 scholarship awards  East Bay Times

The Silicon Valley Realtors Charitable Foundation, the charitable arm of the Silicon Valley Association of Realtors, presented scholarship awards to 18 ...



Los Gatos sets new rules for assessing viability of hillside home builds  The Mercury News

The Los Gatos Town Council unanimously approved revisions Tuesday night to the Hillside Development Standards and Guidelines designed to protect hillside ...



San Jose: Parents speak out about life, death of woman shot and killed by police while holding drill  San Jose Mercury News

SAN JOSE — For their daughter's entire life, Jim and Victoria Showman labored tirelessly to help with her severe bipolar disorder. The work went right up until ...



MLB Draft: The SF Giants 2019 Draft Round-Up  McCovey Chronicles

The 2019 Draft Class has Home Run Derby winners, baseball (and non-baseball!) smarts, Wall-Crashers and No-Hitter Bunters. Here are the best stories of this ...



Stan Bunger | KCBS 740AM | 106.9 FM  KCBS

KCBS Morning Anchor Stan Bunger is a Bay Area native who has been informing Northern California radio and television audiences for over 40 years.



PG&E Cautions Against Metallic Valentines Day Balloons  Patch.com

PG&E Cautions Against Valentine's Day Balloons - Los Gatos, CA - Metallic balloons — more are sold on Valentine's Day than any other holiday — caused 456 ...



San Jose Fire Captain Dies While Off Duty  NBC Bay Area

A captain with the San Jose Fire Department died while off duty, a spokesman said Saturday.



Cupertino, Sunnyvale, Saratoga: Fremont to compete with top teams at CCS wrestling finals  The Mercury News

Leland Ledger came close as a junior, but he didn't win the 138-pound title at the Central Coast Section wrestling championships last year. What's more, he ...



Los Gatos: Young singers compete for the title of South Bay Teen Idol  Milpitas Post

There is a new star in the South Bay. One of the area's brightest young singers was crowned the winner at the Addison-Penzak Jewish Community Center's ...



Army Staff Sgt. Mark C. Wells, 31, San Jose; killed by hidden bomb in Afghanistan  Los Angeles Times

Army Staff Sgt. Mark C. Wells never said much to his family about his assignment in Afghanistan. His work as an explosive ordnance disposal technician meant ...



The Top 1,000 Returning Junior Boys In XC  MileSplit

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Milpitas trained players win seven medals at Pan Am Junior Badminton Championships  San Jose Mercury News

After training at Bay Badminton Center in Milpitas, seven players representing the United States won seven medals at the 2015 Pan Am Junior Badminton ...



Los Gatos: Talented teens are singing their way to the top  San Jose Mercury News

The South Bay Teen Idol competition moves to the semifinal stage next week, with 20 contestants from Santa Clara, Santa Cruz and Alameda counties selected ...



Bay Area science teachers put on lab coats and go to work at Stanford  Stanford University News

Two dozen teachers from local middle, junior high and high schools are spending eight weeks working alongside Stanford scientists this summer.



Yale Law School 2018 Award of Merit Awarded to Carmela Castellano-Garcia  PR Newswire

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb. 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Yale Law School Association has announced Carmela Castellano-Garcia as its 2018 Award of Merit ...



A Los Gatos mom who makes her daughters’ clothes sews her way to TV’s ‘Who Are You Wearing?’  San Jose Mercury News

An effervescent mother of three is the latest Silicon Valley resident to have a star turn on a reality show. Jerilynn Ratcliff, a 40-something homemaker with the ...



All-Mercury News boys soccer team: Mt. Pleasant’s Albert Muñante is player of year  San Jose Mercury News

The Mt. Pleasant boys soccer team had a special season this winter, losing only one game en route to winning a share of the Central Coast Section Division II ...



2018 Cinequest: Nicolas Cage, Andie MacDowell Slated To Attend  Patch.com

2018 Cinequest Film & VR Festival - Los Gatos, CA - "Krystal" will open the star-studded San Jose event Tuesday with William H. Macy, the film's director, ...



CCS basketball playoffs: Leigh chosen for Open, Burlingame’s Frankie Ferrari to face former team  San Jose Mercury News

One of the storylines heading into the Central Coast Section's version of Selection Sunday was whether the Leigh boys basketball team would get chosen for the ...



San Jose teen recounts saving boy from certain death at Yosemite waterfall  San Jose Mercury News

SAN JOSE — The Smith family was reaping their rewards for a steep and wet clamber to the top of the Mist Trail at Yosemite National Park on Tuesday, watching ...



Qualified by life | News | Almanac Online |  The Almanac Online

Ginny Maiwald, the Menlo Park City School District's director of student services, is qualified not just by her education and her work experience -- but by her life ...



San Jose Sibling Surprise  NBC Bay Area

Graduating from college is one of the most memorable moments in a person's life. It's a right of passage. A goal met. A marking in time. For a San Jose woman ...



“Jay” Bassett  The Santa Clara

Recent university graduate Jay Bassett passed away on Oct. 12, 2017. Originally from Los Gatos, Jay majored in business management with a minor in women's ...



New DIY Academy helps homeowners tackle projects  San Jose Mercury News

When Jeff Vasek and Steve Gross began remodeling homes out of their Los Gatos-based construction company a few years ago, they heard a common question ...



"I Was Desperate": Alleged Girl Scout Cookie Money Thief Says He Stole Cash to Feed Heroin Habit: Jailhouse Interview  NBC Bay Area

Speaking in an exclusive jailhouse interview on Monday, the suspected Girl Scout cookie thief told NBC Bay Area that he ripped off the 10-year-old girls to to ...



AUHSD to start 2016-2017 school year with new key personnel  Orange County Breeze

Seven top leaders have been hired to head up guidance and student services, plus serve as assistant principals at five campuses in AUHSD.



In remembrance of Alyssa: “Be bold. Be strong. Kick ass.” – Alyssa Sialaris  La Voz Weekly

De Anza College alumna Alyssa Sialaris, who died on April 3, is remembered as a talented athlete who had a serious funny side. Karina Thompson, Sialaris' ...



95% of Stratford Middle School Students have been Accepted to their Top Choices in Exceptional High Schools  PR Web

Saratoga, California (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 -- Stratford Middle School today proudly announced that 95% of their 2014 matriculating class have been accepted ...



Student found dead in apartment  The Orion

Jack Callaway, a first-year 17-year-old student, was found dead Nov. 4 at his off-campus apartment, according to a campuswide email Callaway was found after ...



Overfelt, Bellarmine reach boys soccer final  San Jose Mercury News

With a roster full of talent, Overfelt soccer coach Luis Ruelas didn't feel the need to rush freshman Hector Joya, letting the midfielder gain experience on the ...



Harrington: Art and Soul Oakland — best bets for the fest  San Jose Mercury News

It should be a fine weekend of live music at the 13th annual Art and Soul Oakland. The festival, which runs noon to 8 p.m. Saturday and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday in ...



A look back on the year that was in Los Gatos  San Jose Mercury News

The 13th year of the 21st century saw the town of Los Gatos grappling with many controversies that would make headlines throughout the ensuing 12 ...



ABC7 celebrates Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month 2017  KGO-TV

In honor of Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month, ABC7 celebrates the amazing Asian culture #whereyoulive.



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