Latest Tom Torlakson Stories

2011-05-03 16:58:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Doubletree Airport Hotel in San Jose was abuzz this weekend as some 1,000 elementary, middle and high school students converged for the National History Day - California State Finals competition.

2009-01-09 20:10:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Today is "a moment in history" in the battle against Lung Cancer -- the Number One Cancer Killer, thanks to California Assembly Member Tom Torlakson (D-11th District).

2009-01-08 16:22:00

California Assembly Member Tom Torlakson Introduces AB 89 SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan.

2008-10-11 21:00:23

By Theresa Harrington CONCORD -- A contentious school board election is brewing in the Mt. Diablo district, where a longtime trustee and the teacher's union are working to defeat another incumbent amid months of controversy over management.

Word of the Day
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.