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2014-06-24 12:22:15

Deputy Executive Director Karen Philbrick assumes leadership SAN JOSE, Calif., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rod Diridon, Sr., executive director of the Mineta Transportation Institute (MTI) since its 1993 founding at San Jose State University (SJSU), announced his retirement at the Institute's June 21, 2014 annual awards banquet. The Institute's Board of Trustees promoted deputy executive director Karen Philbrick, PhD, into the executive director's position....

2014-05-20 12:22:38

Mineta Transportation Institute executive director appears at June 2-4 event in SF SAN JOSE, Calif., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rod Diridon, executive director of the Mineta Transportation Institute, will address the US High-Speed Rail Association's (USHSRA) West Coast Rail Conference in San Francisco. The event is set for Monday-Wednesday, June 2-4, 2014. As a leading advocate for high-speed rail, Mr. Diridon will be part of the opening panel on Monday morning...

2013-04-03 23:04:48

The Santa Clara County Open Space Authority is seeking applicants to fill a vacancy on its Board of Directors. The vacancy is for District 6, which includes the San Jose neighborhoods of Willow Glen, Naglee Park, Spartan-Keyes, Luna Park and Alum Rock. The vacancy is effective April 11, 2013. San Jose CA (PRWEB) April 03, 2013 The Santa Clara County Open Space Authority is seeking applicants to fill a vacancy on its Board of Directors. The vacancy is for District 6, which includes the San...

2012-07-14 23:02:01

Get ready for an evening of fun in beautiful Willow Glen, San Jose, CA. Put on a party dress, summer sandals, and paroos. No checking in at the airport. No waiting, come and join in for a fabulous time. (PRWEB) July 14, 2012 “Calling all ladies”. On July 19th, 2012, from 6-9pm is ladies night out in downtown Willow Glen, San Jose, CA. Participating businesses will be serving refreshments and giving complimentary gifts. Violet J Spa Wellness (http://www.violetjspa.com) is giving...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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