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2010-01-21 09:30:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The Third Annual Bay Area Social Issues Documentary Film Contest (SI DocFest) will hold its screenings and award ceremony at the Camera 12 Cinemas in downtown San Jose on Saturday, February 6, 2010 from 2 to 6 pm. The SI DocFest is not a traditional film festival, but rather a contest narrowly focused on high school students, the documentary genre, social issues, and the greater Bay Area community. Participants are asked to create a short...

2009-01-30 19:27:00

Top Films Will Share More Than $20,000 SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The Second Annual Bay Area Social Issues Documentary Film Contest (SI DocFest) will hold its screenings and award ceremony at the Camera 12 Cinemas in downtown San Jose on Sunday, February 8, 2009 from 2-6 pm. The SI DocFest is not a traditional film festival, but rather a contest narrowly focused on high school students, the documentary genre, social issues, and the greater Bay Area community. Participants...

2008-07-21 06:00:26

By Sarah Watson, The News & Advance, Lynchburg, Va. Jul. 21--Campbell County's Board of Supervisors will meet Monday at 1 p.m. in the Haberer Building in Rustburg. - Supervisors will hear from members of the Tri-County Administrative Commission on the benefits of Campbell County joining as a long-term member. The commission oversees Smith Mountain and Leesville lakes and has requested that Campbell join due to increasing development on the county's section of Leesville Lake. -...

2007-11-03 09:00:00

By Paul Rogers, San Jose Mercury News, Calif. Nov. 3--Grizzly bears and stage coach drivers. Saloons. Buzzing redwood sawmills. And a sensational double murder over a pile of gold that grabbed national headlines. The towns of Lexington and Alma once provided a colorful slice of Silicon Valley's past. But 55 years ago they were lost forever, submerged under 130 feet of water when Lexington Reservoir was built in the hills south of Los Gatos. Now the two forgotten communities will have...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.