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Good Humor ice cream notes its Creamsicles are only a 100-calorie treat. (Courtesy: Unilever)
Good Humor ice cream’s ad notes its Creamsicles are only a 100-calorie treat. (Courtesy: Unilever)  I have to admit to a certain weakness for creamsicles. The curious mixing of orange and vanilla into an ice cream treat had long been a personal favorite, and it seems that a flock of product managers [...]
Wed, Apr 24, 2024
Source: Mercury News
When school districts seek ballot approval for new property taxes, they should be transparent about the measures and encourage voter participation. The San Ramon Valley Unified School District’s two measures on a special May 7 election ballot flunk both tests. Voters should reject Measure E, a replacement of an existing parcel tax [...]
Wed, Apr 24, 2024
Source: Mercury News
262-268 East Santa Clara Street, a downtown San Jose retail site, shown within the outline. Boundaries are approximate.(Google Maps)
SAN JOSE — A highrise being eyed in downtown San Jose could sprout on part of a retail center site and add several hundred residences to the urban core of the Bay Area’s largest city. The 28-story highrise could be built across the street from San Jose City Hall at the [...]
Wed, Apr 24, 2024
Source: Mercury News
Officials of a small South Bay high school district have put their thumb on the election scale by calling a special tax election for May 7. The Los Gatos-Saratoga Union High School District’s Measure A would impose a nine-year parcel tax to help cover operating costs starting at $128 annually and [...]
Wed, Apr 24, 2024
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Alien Macarooooon available during Pixar Fest at Alien Pizza Planet at Disneyland. (Courtesy of Disney)
It’s always tough to take that first bite out of Mike Wazowski’s eyeball, Nemo’s fin, Forky’s head or any of the other adorably cute sweet treats available during Pixar Fest at Disneyland and Disney California Adventure — but the second bite is always easier. Pixar Fest kicks off Friday, April 26 [...]
Wed, Apr 24, 2024
Source: Mercury News
When Californians voted for Proposition 1 in 2014, they had every reason to expect sound investments in climate-resilient water projects. And all but one of the projects selected to receive the proposition’s $2.7 billion in water supply funding fulfill those criteria. They replenish groundwater basins and enhance the storage capacity of [...]
Wed, Apr 24, 2024
Source: Mercury News
18627 Ambleside Drive - Google Street View
18627 Ambleside Drive – Google Street View The spacious property located in the 18600 block of Ambleside Drive in Saratoga was sold on April 12, 2024. The $2,900,000 purchase price works out to $1,325 per square foot. The house, built in 1952, has an interior space of 2,188 square feet. The [...]
Wed, Apr 24, 2024
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CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Katherine Webb, 35; David Boudia, 35; Kelly Clarkson, 42; Barbra Streisand, 82. Happy Birthday: Focus on the present and finishing what you start. It’s what you do that counts. Replace pressure with action, and you’ll solve problems without drama. Refrain from relying on others when you [...]
Wed, Apr 24, 2024
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TODAY’S WORD — CHALLENGE (CHALLENGE: CHAL-enj: To dispute, to confront or defy boldly.) Average mark 32 words Time limit 35 minutes Can you find 40 or more words in CHALLENGE? The list will be published tomorrow. YESTERDAY’S WORD — PATIENT pain paint pane pant pantie pate paten patent patten peat pent pieta pine pint [...]
Wed, Apr 24, 2024
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Wed, Apr 24, 2024
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