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Meet Peter: The robot barista at San Jose’s airport

A new barista at the Mineta San Jose International Airport is impressing travelers with quick moves, unique charm and expert multitasking over long stretches  — in fact, this server never leaves its post at Cafe X. Meet Peter. Named for the company’s former director of hardware, Peter is a robot capable of serving a variety...

Santa Clara approves affordable for-sale homes, electricity deal for ‘Related’ project

Santa Clara leaders Tuesday night approved agreements that will bring four new affordable condos to the city, endorsed a revamped recycling contract for residents and pushed forward plans for a new power substation to serve the city’s most anticipated development. As the 9.2 million-square-foot Related Santa Clara mixed-use project begins to rise, officials are making...

Silicon Valley LGBTQ icon Thaddeus Campbell dies

Thaddeus Campbell, the LGBTQ icon credited with bringing back the Silicon Valley Pride parade, died on Sunday, the organization announced Tuesday. Campbell served as Silicon Valley Pride’s CEO and board president for the past six years. “The Silicon Valley Pride board is heavy-hearted on the news of the recent passing of our beloved Board President,...

San Jose: Healthier Kids Foundation reaches major milestone

“Open wide like an alligator!” was just one way Dr. Shashi Khosla helped check preschoolers’ teeth at Kidango Meadowfair Center in East San Jose this week as part of free screenings offered by the Healthier Kids Foundation, which recently celebrated more than 305,000 screenings over the past six years. Of those dental screenings, 33 percent...

San Jose City College names a new president

Education leaders announced Monday the hiring of a new president for San José City College following a nationwide search. Rowena M. Tomaneng has been selected to lead the community college, according to district officials. A first-generation immigrant from the Philippines, Tomaneng joins the South Bay college after serving as president of Berkeley City College since...

San Jose education leader revokes City Council endorsement

In a stunning move Sunday night, a leading Evergreen education leader revoked her endorsement of San Jose City Councilmember Sylvia Arenas, who is facing re-election in 2020. Evergreen School Board President Bonnie Mace announced she’s withdrawing her support for Arenas and opting instead for a sole endorsement of her challenger Jim Zito, also an Evergreen...

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