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Burroughs Blockbuster awarded equipment grant - News  Ridgecrest Daily Independent

The Burroughs Blockbuster newspaper will be one of seven California campus media programs to receive grants from the California Press Foundation to ...



San Jose High School's Emotional Holiday Tradition Brings Students Together and to Tears  NBC Bay Area

Every year at this time, the leadership class at San Jose's Branham High School strives to grant as many student wishes as possible. The result is an amazing ...



San Jose Track Coach Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Teens  CBS San Francisco

SAN JOSE (CBS SF) — A track coach at a high school in San Jose is facing two dozen felony counts for allegedly sexually assaulting teens at another school in ...



More claims surface against ex-Valley Christian coach charged with student sex  The Mercury News

Since last week's arrest of a popular former Valley Christian High School coach for allegedly having sex with underage student athletes, detectives have gotten ...



High school football: How to get a recruiter’s attention  East Bay Times

SAN JOSE — Before his sophomore year, Branham offensive tackle Frank Poso did what many people do to find information: He Googled it. Poso does not play ...



Police: Ex-Valley Christian coach admitted sex with student in tapped phone call  The Mercury News

SAN JOSE — A popular former Valley Christian High School coach has been charged with two dozen felonies alleging he repeatedly had sex with two ...



A look inside San Jose politics and culture  San Jose Inside

Robert Varich has drawn criticism from fellow candidates for his controversial views on, among other things, arming teachers with guns.



49ers select Paul Fonkwo Jr. of Branham High School as the 2017 Week 2 Player of the Week  49ers.com

*The 49ers High School Player of the Week Award for week 2 goes to #11, Paul Fonkwo Jr. of Branham High School in San Jose, CA. *. You would have never ...



Branham High School’s Eseta Finau fourth at state championships  The Mercury News

The senior cleared 12 feet, 6 inches in pole vault final.



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 football: Branham cruises past Del Mar  East Bay Times

SAN JOSE — Branham displayed a complete offensive performance in its 49-13 victory over Del Mar on Friday. Related Articles. Football: De La Salle to open ...



High school football: Branham finishes strong to beat Homestead  East Bay Times

SAN JOSE – After losing a lead in the fourth quarter last week, the Branham football team made sure it had a comfortable advantage Friday against visiting ...



MMA Fighter Recovering After Falling 50 Feet From Hwy 87 Down to Guadalupe River  NBC Bay Area

A local MMA fighter is now fighting to recover after he fell more than 50 feet from Highway 87 overpass down by the Guadalupe River.



Branham boys volleyball team wins CCS title  The Mercury News

After the Branham High School boys volleyball team's 26-24, 25-14, 29-27 victory over Aptos in the Central Coast Section Division II championship match, ...



Football: Branham offense comes alive, looks toward Los Altos  East Bay Times

The Branham High School football team produced its first win last Friday in a big way, scoring double-digit points in each quarter of a 49-27 victory over host ...



Branham’s Adam Saleh wins CCS track title  The Mercury News

Branham High School senior Adam Saleh was aiming for a personal best in the boys 400 meter final last Friday at the Central Coast Section Track and Field ...



Suspicious Blaze Destroys High School Baseball Team's Snack Shack in San Jose, School Property Vandalized  NBC Bay Area

A snack shack next to a high school baseball field in San Jose was engulfed by flames early Tuesday, and school officials said the blaze was set intentionally.



Branham boys basketball team starts BVAL season 2-0  The Mercury News

The Branham High School boys basketball team started its Blossom Valley Athletic League Santa Teresa Division season with a pair of road victories last week.



Parents shocked after San Jose teacher arrested, accused of lewd acts with a minor  KGO-TV

San Jose police were busy answering calls from concerned parents of students at Branham High School Saturday after a teacher who was an assistant director ...



Branham boys basketball team starts league play 4-0  The Mercury News

Concentrating on its strengths, the Branham High School boys basketball team has bolted out to a 4-0 start in the Blossom Valley Athletic League Santa Teresa ...



Bomb Threats Shuts Down Branham High School  NBC Bay Area

Classes were canceled at Branham High School Wednesday after two incidents led school officials and San Jose police believe the student body may be at risk.



Branham girls basketball team wins three straight  The Mercury News

The Branham High School girls basketball team got back to basics last week. It resulted in three straight wins for a 4-2 overall record entering the Dec. 22 game ...



Branham puts game away against Homestead  The Mercury News

Branham scored 21 straight points in the fourth quarter in 42-22 win over Homestead.



Snack Shack, School Property Damaged at San Jose High School  NBC Bay Area

An overnight fire set on the Branham High School campus in San Jose destroyed the baseball team's snack shack, according to fire officials. Two nearby sheds ...



Don’t bank on light rail to ease Highway 85 gridlock: Roadshow  The Mercury News

Q: I can practically guarantee that a fast transit route down the median of Highway 85 all the way from Google headquarters back to Highway 101 in East San ...



Mysterious Light and Boom Startles San Jose Residents  NBC Bay Area

A mysterious light in the sky and a loud boom rattled some South Bay neighborhoods late Sunday night. Hundreds of people who live near Branham High ...



Hundreds of San Jose students are getting free college  KGO-TV

San Jose officials launched a new program Wednesday aimed to make community college more affordable for all and free for some low-income students for two ...



‘Tis the season of school crab feeds  The Mercury News

With crab season in full swing, San Jose residents will get several upcoming opportunities to indulge in the sweet shellfish–and all for a good cause, no less.



Wish-Granting Tradition Brings South Bay High School Together, Students To Tears  NBC Bay Area

Students in the Leadership Class at San Jose's Branham High School understand there are only so many words one can legibly fit on a 6-inch, blue paper star.



High School Freshman, Movie-Maker, With Terminal Disease Wishes For More Fans On Her YouTube Channel, Classmates Pledge To Help Spread The Word  NBC Bay Area

Writing, directing, and acting in videos with her friends is one of 14-year-old's few escapes from life with muscular dystrophy. She just wished more people could ...



Branham High student tests positive for swine flu; school closed for 1 week  San Jose Mercury News

A student at Branham High in San Jose has tested positive for swine flu, prompting school district and county health officials to close the school for one week.



Authorities: Body found on campus appears to be suicide, San Jose student  San Jose Mercury News

A construction worker at Branham High School in San Jose found a body on the tennis courts this morning, and police are investigating it as a possible suicide.



Wish Book 2018: Protecting special needs children from sexual assault  The Mercury News

Madison Turner, a high-school freshman who has Down syndrome, has always been friendly — she'd even hug strangers she met in line at the grocery store.



San Jose Music Teacher Arrested For Allegedly Blackmailing 13-Year-Old Student Into Sexual Relationship  SFist

Police arrested a middle school music teacher in San Jose on Friday for allegedly sexually assaulting a student at the school and blackmailing them into a ...



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 ...



Branham journalists spark changes in sex ed - Internal Affairs  San Jose Mercury News

Journalism matters. Just ask the reporters and editors at Branham High School, whose Bear Witness student newspaper investigated why the school's ...



Where were the coaches on Monday?  247Sports

Arizona's football coaching staff once again hit the road on Wednesday. After a big visitor weekend from some of the top players in Arizona, the staff mainly hit ...



Branham pushes league volleyball record to 8-0  The Mercury News

It's called taking care of business, and that's exactly what the Branham High School girls volleyball team last week. The Bruins sit atop the standings in the Mt.



SVCTE Students Win 13 Medals at SkillsUSA State Competition  Patch.com

Silicon Valley Career Technical Education (SVCTE) students won five gold medals, five silver medals, and three bronze medals during the SkillsUSA California ...



Saratoga: Thompson joins administration at Saratoga High School as AP  San Jose Mercury News

Saratoga High School has a new assistant principal. Eighteen-year educator Brian Thompson was appointed as the school's new assistant principal by the ...



Bay Area Schools to Participate in #NationalSchoolWalkout to Protest Gun Violence  NBC Bay Area

Schools all over the Bay Area are taking part in nation-wide walkouts to protest gun violence following the Parkland, Florida shooting that killed 17 on Feb. 14.



Ex-San Jose cop stood up for sexually harassed women at tech firm and was fired for it: lawsuit  The Mercury News

When a global-security manager at $17 billion San Jose tech company Xilinx started talking about his genitals during a company party, female colleagues were ...



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 ...



At many high school proms, teens and families spare no expense  East Bay Times

High school proms have come a long way from the days teens pulled their nicest outfits out of the closet and showed up at the decorated high school gym.



Kirsten Leimroth, Christine Ford's Friend: 5 Fast Facts  Heavy.com

Kirsten Leimroth is a friend of Christine Blasey Ford. She says Ford told her some time ago about being assaulted in high school. Here's what you need to know.



Monta Vista High School student news publications recognized as finalists for prestigious award  The Mercury News

Some might say “the pen is mightier than the sword,” and that belief applies to Monta Vista High School's el Estoque, which is again a finalist for a National ...



Manchester attack puts spotlight on security in San Jose  The Mercury News

Fans young and old went out to have fun and forget their troubles for a night at Ariana Grande's May 22 concert at Manchester Arena in England. But the ...



High schoolers net summer jobs from internship program  The Mercury News

The future workforce of Santa Clara Valley flocked to San Jose City Hall's rotunda for internship opportunities on June 13. An estimated 200 students sat across ...



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.



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 ...



Almaden, Cambrian: Branham’s ‘wall’ blocks Leigh  The Mercury News

President Trump may still be hoping to build his infamous wall, but at Branham High School they already have one. And that wall of 6-foot-5 front row players has ...



Campbell teen wins community college music competition  The Mercury News

For Raymond “Ray” Wyant, picking up an instrument wasn't unusual. After all, he comes from a line of musicians. The 15-year-old Bellarmine College ...



Leland baseball team tunes up for league season with overwhelming wins  The Mercury News

The Chargers also produced 12 hits in the win, as it scored six runs in the top of the fourth inning. Garcia slammed a home run in the victory. Carson Yates was 3 ...



From summer job to solar king  East Bay Times

Jim Petersen took a job as a roofer in high school, hoping to get in shape for football season. He never let go. PetersenDean bills itself as the largest privately ...



Campbell: Campbell Moreland Colt all-stars together for 30th reunion  The Mercury News

They're in the mid-40s, just a little past their prime. But as they stood in the middle of the baseball diamond at Campbell's John D. Morgan Park, they looked like ...



Campbell: Del Mar High, Oak Grove High soccer teams got to play at Avaya Stadium  The Mercury News

Boys from the Del Mar High School varsity soccer team received the surprise of a lifetime from their coach and campus peers. During the Campbell Union High ...



Los Gatos, Saratoga: Saratoga’s Si-Yi wins top award in DAR contest  San Jose Mercury News

When Saratoga High School student Jennifer Si-Yi Chen traded in the red scarf she wore in communist China for jeans here in Silicon Valley, she also got an ...



iRISE Opens Doors for UCI's Prospective Black Student  New University

This year, the Inspiring & Reassuring Individual Student Excellence event, otherwise known as iRISE, occurred on April 20 and 21. The event allows newly ...



Santa Clara Valley Carvers share their passion for a timeless craft  San Jose Mercury News

In a region known throughout the world for forward-looking technology, the Santa Clara Valley Carvers are working to share and preserve a timeless craft.



Friends, family stand by Santa Clara County jail guards accused of killing inmate  San Jose Mercury News

SAN JOSE — The three rookie Santa Clara County correction officers arrested Thursday on suspicion of murdering a male inmate inside his jail cell last week ...



Santa Clara County schools tops in state scores, yet feds see failure  San Jose Mercury News

In contrasting scenes of celebration and chagrin on Wednesday, South Bay schools again topped the state in annual test scores, while more of them than ever ...



Bay Area women take to the streets in second annual march  The Mercury News

A year after demonstrating against President Donald Trump the day after his inauguration, more than 150,000 mostly women protesters poured onto Bay Area ...



Los Gatos, Saratoga students win civics contest  The Mercury News

Lany Tran was far from thrilled when her father suggested an impromptu visit to Death Valley National Park. “Dad, I really don't want to go. People don't visit ...



Badminton team remains unbeaten  San Jose Mercury News

With no blemishes on its record, the Milpitas High varsity badminton team entered this week at 7-0. At home on March 31, Milpitas won 18-12 against league ...



Milpitas High places second at DeJesus Baseball Classic  San Jose Mercury News

Coming off its most successful season in school history, the Milpitas High varsity baseball team placed second last week at its Michael DeJesus Baseball Classic ...



Backyard harvest: Volunteers fill food banks with fresh, local fruit  The Mercury News

The colors begin to pop in late December. By January, they polka dot the landscape, as oranges, lemons, tangerines and mandarins fill the backyards of every ...



Eagle Scout Raptor Trap Invention Applauded by Feds  NBC Bay Area

A Bay Area high school student's project is getting a lot of attention from the U.S. government.



Los Gatos: Local students say competitive shooting is beneficial  The Mercury News

When Branham High School senior Brianna Citrigno tells friends that precision air rifle shooting is her sport of choice, she says some seem terrified and others ...



Milpitas High baseball sweeps Mountain View  San Jose Mercury News

In a two-game series last week against Mountain View High School, the Milpitas High varsity baseball team won both contests. On Thursday in Mountain View, ...



Constable: How a doctor preserved Chicago Cubs radio broadcaster Pat Hughes' voice  Chicago Daily Herald

Cubs radio broadcaster Pat Hughes' career was in jeopardy at the end of the 2014 season, until a Northbrook laryngologist got him back in good voice.



Jim Harbaugh hires The King’s Academy’s Mike Johnson  The Mercury News

Mike Johnson, a former 49ers offensive coordinator under Mike Singletary, has stepped down as The King's Academy football coach to become an offensive ...



Guenther announces Davis City Council bid  Davis Enterprise

Larry Guenther recalls a basic life lesson learned during his seven years in the U.S. Navy Reserve as a sonar operator and rescue swimmer: If you're not ...



Almaden/Cambrian sports briefs  The Mercury News

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



2014 Cougar Soccer Signing Day Central  Washington State Athletics

Click a player card for more information Cougar Soccer on Facebook | Cougar Soccer on Twitter | Coach Nugent on Twitter PULLMAN, Wash.



Wizkids and the Greatest D&D Miniatures Ever  Action Figure Insider

August 24, 2017. (Disclaimer: The title of this blog post is solely the opinion of the author…but, dang it, it's still true!) I love Dungeons & Dragons. Love it.



Tom Kunis Returns to San Jose State Baseball As Pitching Coach  SJSUSpartans.com

Oct. 2, 2014 Tom Kunis, a nationally-regarded pitching coach with 19 seasons of NCAA Division I experience, returns for a third stint with the Spartans baseball.



NBC Bay Area and Safeway's "Help Us End Hunger" Holiday Food Drive Nets About 17,000 Bags Donated  NBC Bay Area

Saturday marked the start of NBC Bay Area's and Safeway's big holiday food drive, where anchors, reporters, and volunteers spent the day collecting food ...



Gary Radnich retires after 34 years at KRON  KRON4

After 34 years, Gary Radnich is retiring from KRON4 News.



Fatmata Kamara’s long road to Long Beach State women’s soccer  Long Beach Press Telegram

Kamara, 20, was an academic non-qualifier coming out of Branham High School in San Jose two years ago. In order to get back on the field she had to take ...



Nearly a third of US teenagers use electronics to cheat, survey finds - Tech News  The Star Online

Nearly a third of US teens skirt school safeguards to access banned *content* and 29% admit to using tech devices to cheat in school, but more than twice that ...



Baseball team heads into league play on winning streak  Milpitas Post

With wins last week against Gunn and Capuchino high schools, the Milpitas High varsity baseball team entered the week with a record of 3-1-1 heading into ...



Woman who fell to her death in Hawaii is remembered on her birthday  San Jose Mercury News

On the day she would have turned 53, Karen Marie Celaya was remembered Sunday as a loving mother, straight-talking friend and hardworking colleague, ...



Linebacker Darnell Sankey is Sacramento State’s one-handed wonder  Sacramento Bee

Sacramento State senior linebacker Darnell Sankey is third nationally in tackles in the Football Championship Subdivision, and he's done it playing almost ...



Google Maps Returns to iPhone  NBC Bay Area

Google Maps is heading back to the iPhone, much to many users' relief. Google released its new iPhone app late Wednesday, nearly three months after Apple ...



Power Profile: Speedy Eydie Machado Raised Her Daughter On Fords  Ford Muscle

Eighty-five-year-old 1969 Mach 1 owner, Eydie Machado taught her daughter Diane Wyant to love Fords too.



Los Gatos-Monte Sereno Police Explorers Going Strong  Patch.com

For more than a quarter century, the Los Gatos-Monte Sereno Explorer Post has given hands-on experience to young men and women with an interest in ...



#SigningDaySD: Area recruiting lists, live blog  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

NOTE: Scroll down for a list of USD, SDSU, Augie and USF recruits. Stay with ArgusLeader.com all day today for complete coverage of National Signing Day.



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