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2008-07-27 15:00:21

By Frank Michael Russell, San Jose Mercury News, Calif. Jul. 27--Here's some news you may have missed last week, based on staff and wire reports.

2008-07-22 21:00:34

By Paul Rogers, San Jose Mercury News, Calif. Jul. 22--In Silicon Valley's famous "trees vs. solar panels" battle, the trees have won. Gov.

2008-07-22 00:00:38

SAN JOSE, Calif. _ As daycare provider Harold Taylor led the toddlers to the play structure in his chilly backyard, he asked his wife, Bertha, to grab the sweaters. She pulled out an old blue hooded sweatshirt that her grown son had worn 20 years ago, and put it on 2-year-old Coby Hofmann.

2008-07-21 15:00:31

By Scott Duke Harris, San Jose Mercury News, Calif. Jul. 18--Internet tycoon Barry Diller recently likened Facebook to a "Princess phone"- a communications fad.

2008-07-08 21:00:24

By Paul Rogers, San Jose Mercury News, Calif. Jul.

2008-07-08 18:00:05

By Mike Antonucci, San Jose Mercury News, Calif. Jul. 8--The creators of Scrabulous, the wildly popular but unauthorized version of Scrabble on Facebook, said they had no plans to drop their project, despite the launch of a licensed version of the game on the site.

2008-07-08 12:00:08

By Mike Antonucci, San Jose Mercury News, Calif. Jul. 8--The online Scrabble wars heated up Monday with an announcement that Electronic Arts will launch a licensed version of the game this month on Facebook, where the unauthorized adaptation called Scrabulous is thriving.

2008-07-07 21:00:12

SAN JOSE, Calif. _ The online Scrabble wars heated up Monday with an announcement that Electronic Arts will launch a licensed version of the game this month on Facebook, where the unauthorized adaptation called Scrabulous is thriving.

2008-06-25 21:02:26

By Lisa Fernandez, San Jose Mercury News, Calif. Jun. 25--Lovers of tap, jazz, hip hop and all-things Broadway will gather this week in celebration of the 50th anniversary of a beloved Campbell dance studio.

2008-06-24 09:02:59

The following editorial appeared in the San Jose Mercury News on Sunday, June 23: ___ If the tomato salmonella outbreak didn't make you nervous about the food you buy, this should: The Centers for Disease Control estimates that for every salmonella case it receives, 38 are not brought to the attention of doctors.


Word of the Day
saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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