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  San Jose Mercury News - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In the late 1990s, as Silicon Valley and the Mercury News soared in national prominence, KR moved its headquarters from Miami to an office tower in downtown San Jose to be closer to its rising star.
For many years, the San Jose Mercury News incorrectly reported that the town of Drawbridge, California was a ghost town and that the residents left valuables behind.
The Mercury News was also named one of the five best-designed newspapers in the world by the Society for News Design for work done in 2001.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/San_Jose_Mercury_News   (642 words)

 ASNE - San Jose Mercury News Ethics Policy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Mercury News staffers may not work for media that are in direct competition with the paper.
When invited, Mercury News staff members should be permitted to speak before trade groups, community organizations, etc. However, staff members should not accept honorariums from groups that they regularly cover or that are related to their work.
The Mercury News is sensitive to the privacy of victims of rape and child molestation, and of subjects who clearly would be in physical danger by publication of their names and addresses.
www.asne.org /ideas/codes/sanjosemercurynews.htm   (5869 words)

 Former San Jose Mercury News publisher appointed to SF Federal Reserve Bank Board - 07/23/2003 FRBSF News Release
San Francisco, July 23, 2003 - The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco has announced the appointment of Jay T. Harris, former chairman and publisher of the San Jose Mercury News, to its board of directors by the Federal Reserve's Board of Governors.
Harris was the chairman and publisher of the San Jose Mercury News.
During his tenure at the San Jose Mercury News the Columbia Journalism Review ranked it as one of the ten best newspapers in the country.
www.frbsf.org /news/releases/2003/0723.html   (507 words)

 San Jose Mercury News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
But advocates in San Jose on Thursday, surrounded by hundreds of schoolchildren who marched to the Mexican Heritage Plaza in honor of Chavez's birthday, say the bill would have at least given Chavez the recognition he's long deserved.
In the East San Jose neighborhood where Chavez once lived, and where several family members still reside, the atmosphere was vastly different.
Mercury News Staff Writer Hallye Jordan contributed to this report.
www.ufw.org /sjm33100.html   (927 words)

 San Jose Mercury News Plans Online Y2K Global Coverage
The San Jose Mercury News, known internationally as the newspaper of Silicon Valley, has received wide recognition for its award-winning journalism, particularly for its high- technology news and analysis.
The Mercury News also publishes the Spanish-language newspaper Nuevo Mundo (http://www.nuevomundo.com) and the Vietnamese-language newspaper Viet Mercury (http://www.vietmercury.com) Founded in 1851, the Mercury News is a Knight Ridder company.
Issuers of news releases and not PR Newswire are solely responsible for the accuracy of the content.
www.prnewswire.com /cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=104&STORY=/www/story/12-29-1999/0001105133&EDATE=   (480 words)

 San Jose Mercury News: "Nurses increasingly help solve sexual assaults"
The piece is essentially a profile of the 15 nurses who comprise the Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) at San Jose's Valley Medical Center, which handles most adult and teen sexual assault victims in Santa Clara County.
They all point to the great improvement the SART team has brought to the quality of the forensic evidence collected compared to the former system, in which physicians and nurses with little relevant training collected evidence that was often useless.
The police officer, head of the San Jose sexual assault unit, suggests that the team's importance will only grow with the increasing use of DNA evidence.
www.nursingadvocacy.org /news/2004nov/28_san_jose.html   (502 words)

 San Jose News
San Jose - The San Jose Fire Department is investigating an incident in which three cars caught fire in San Jose late Tuesday night as a potential act of arson, according Roy Hovey, a dispatcher with the fire...
New measures to strengthen San Jose's monitoring of registered sex offenders -- including improving neighborhood notifications and buying surveillance equipment for police -- were unanimously approved by the...
SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Bay area authorities are looking into their third homicide in a week, NBC11 News reported.
www.topix.net /san-jose   (903 words)

 Grade the News
The retired Mercury News ad executive who predicted Wall Street might move on Knight Ridder earlier this fall thinks the nation's second largest newspaper company is on the verge of a sale.
The San Jose Newspaper Guild circulated a memo today warning that were Knight Ridder to sell off some of its newspapers, the purchaser could cancel union contracts, fire the staff and unilaterally set new wages and working conditions.
A project of the School of Journalism and Mass Communications at San Jose State University, Grade the News is affiliated with the Graduate Program in Journalism at Stanford University and KTEH, public television in Silicon Valley.
www.gradethenews.org   (2358 words)

 San José State News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
San José State University will celebrate its sesquicentennial anniversary in 2007, with a full year of commemorative events that focus on the university's proud heritage as the oldest continuing public institution of higher education on the West Coast, announced President Don W. Kassing.
California consumer confidence rebounded from a record low in September to a new high in January, driven by dramatic gains in future expectations, according to the Survey and Policy Research Institute at San José State.
San José State University is one of 19 CSU campuses named as "Publisher's Picks" by the Hispanic Outlook In Higher Education for having solid records in recruiting, enabling, and graduating Hispanic students.
www.sjsu.edu /news   (325 words)

 About Knight Ridder:: Company Profiles: San Jose Mercury News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Mercury bought the News in 1942, and both were acquired by Northwest Publications (a predecessor of Knight Ridder Inc.) 10 years later.
The Mercury News earned a bronze medal for a graphic that charted the numbers and types of violence in the Santa Clara County juvenile hall.
In San Jose, the annual average temperature is a dry 60 degrees and average annual rainfall is less than 14 inches.
www.knightridder.com /about/profiles/san_jose.html   (2474 words)

 San Jose Mercury News photography
The city of San Jose is looking to buy the neighborhood for a major league ballpark or housing.
After nearly a century in San Jose's Japantown, Dobashi Market plans to close, as the next generation of Dobashi forgoes the family business.
San Jose composer Brent Heisinger discusses the elements of his new composition.
www.mercurynewsphoto.com   (526 words)

 Dean & Nooch on Gaming - San Jose Mercury News
Dean and Nooch are both reporters for the San Jose Mercury News, which serves as a convenient front for their gaming habit.
Nooch is a game explorer, reporting on them in the context of almost 30 years as a Mercury News sports, TV, telecom and pop culture writer.
San Jose Mercury News reporters Dean Takahashi and Mike Antonucci talk about their adventures at a gaming industry charity dinner.
deanandnooch.blogspot.com   (3178 words)

 San Jose News.Net
San Jose police arrested a Regis Hair Salon employee Wednesday for allegedly touching three women inappropriately while he was shampooing their hair, San Jose police reported...
San Jose News.Net is part of an international network of news sites, dedicated to the major regions, countries and cities of the world.
Links to San Jose sports sites, and a regional map are also features of our site, and we regularly provide polls of general interest.
www.sanjosenews.net   (1043 words)

 The San Jose Mercury News April 4, 1994
This was the context of my first letter to the Mercury News on the intensive coverage of Whitewater and the non-coverage of much more blatant indications of criminal activity during the Reagan and Bush administrations.
Yet we were told in earlier Mercury News Whitewater coverage that a member of the Kansas office of the RTC responsible for SandL bailout operations in Arkansa claimed that Federal officials had refused an investigation in 1993 into Madison, the implication being that Clinton officials had stopped such an investigation.
I thought stories in the Mercury News were checked with previous stories for consistency and fairness, and that if the previous news accounts were found to be misleading or incorrect, it was mentioned in the current story.
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 The Dark Allience - Gary Webb / SJMN Series
A recent Mercury News series revealed how Blandon's operation, which sold thousands of kilos of cocaine to fl Los Angeles drug dealers, created the first mass market for crack in America during the early 1980s and helped fuel a crack explosion that is still reverberating through fl communities.
SAN JOSE, Calif. - The executive editor of the San Jose Mercury News has admitted to shortcomings in the newspaper's controversial series on the crack-cocaine explosion in Los Angeles in the 1980s.
In its "Dark Alliance" series published last August, the Mercury News traced urban America's crack-cocaine explosion to a Northern California drug ring involving two Nicaraguan cocaine dealers who also were civilian leaders of the contras, an anti-communist commando group formed and run by the CIA during the 1980s.
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 San Jose Mercury News (CA)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
When the first bundles of government marijuana from a University of Mississippi farm begin arriving early next year, San Mateo County will become the first place in the country to test the practicality of doling out marijuana to outpatient AIDS patients to ease their suffering.
The proposition was the impetus for the county to forge its groundbreaking path to the current study.
Nevin said his conversations with the late Joni Commons, deputy director of the county health department in San Mateo, convinced him that the drug should be studied.
www.marijuana.org /SJMercuryNews11-24-2000.htm   (733 words)

 Aikido of San Jose - Mercury News Article on Jack Wada
He has operated Aikido of San Jose since 1980 and is highly regarded as a master teacher.
THE SETTING is San Jose, but the action looks as if it's from a galaxy far, far away.
Another, a San Jose police officer, says he did it to stay in shape.
www.aikidosj.com /news_article.htm   (1468 words)

 Internment of German Americans - San Jose Mercury News
In January 1945, in the middle of the war, the family survived a harrowing deportation to Germany for a prisoner exchange.
Eiserloh's brother, Guenther, was born on the train that took them to New York, where they were put on the S.S. Gripsholm.
His weakened mother and the sickly infant spent the entire 14-day journey to Marseille, France, in the infirmary, and suffered in winter cold during the hours of their ``exchange'' in Bregenz, Switzerland.
www.foitimes.com /internment/SJMN.htm   (916 words)

 USATODAY.com - San Jose 'Mercury News,' owned by Knight Ridder, cutting 60 jobs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The San Jose Mercury News is cutting 60 positions, including 52 newsroom jobs, through buyouts and possible layoffs, the newspaper announced Friday.
Beginning Monday, employees covered by the San Jose Newspaper Guild will be offered buyout packages.
The Mercury News is owned by Knight Ridder Inc., the nation's second-largest newspaper publisher.
www.usatoday.com /money/media/2005-09-24-mercury-news_x.htm?csp=26   (256 words)

 Encyclopedia: San Jose Mercury News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
A view of downtown San Jose, the self-proclaimed Capital of Silicon Valley.
Like many large cities, San Joses downtown is expansive and encompasses much more area than shown in this view.
Partial list of newspapers The following is a partial list of newspapers owned by Knight Ridder: Contra Costa Times Detroit Free Press Kansas City Star The Miami Herald Philadelphia Inquirer Saint Paul Pioneer Press San Jose Mercury News The State External link Knight Ridder corporate website Categories: Companies traded on...
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/San-Jose-Mercury-News   (473 words)

 Dan Gillmor's blog | Bayosphere   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
This is good news, because it shows that the Post does understand what went wrong and is working to fix it -- and to bring reader comments back to the site, where they belong.
A little over a year ago, I left the San Jose Mercury News to pursue my passion for what we've come to call "citizen media" -- the idea that anyone with something to say could use increasingly powerful and decreasingly expensive tools to say it, potentially for a global audience.
I was trying to figure out how to make this new phenomenon pay its own way out of the gate, just as the traditional, still deep-pocketed media, super-energized entrepreneurs and legions of talented "amateurs" -- a word I use in the most positive sense here -- were starting to jump seriously into the fray.
bayosphere.com /blog/dangillmor   (2512 words)

 Ear: Brad Kava's Radio Journal - San Jose Mercury News
KSFO is in the Top 10 for the nine county area and the Top 5 in San Jose.
Ronn Owens, whose spread is spread in San Jose Magazine this month, telling another female guest she's hot.
Brad Kava is a pop music critic for the San Jose Mercury News and has covered radio for 15 years.
bradkava.blogspot.com   (1154 words)

 San Jose Mercury News Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Facing the east and San Jose's colorful Rose Garden, Bates recited a prayer along with 70 other members of San Jose's Baha'i community Wednesday, commemorating the execution of their prophet, the Bab, in 1850.
Baha'i's equate the Bab, which means ``the gate,'' with Christianity's John the Baptist, in that both prophets heralded the coming of their saviors.
On July 9, 1850, according to Baha'i followers, 750 members of an army unit carried out the orders of the Persian government and fired their muskets at Mirza `Ali-Muhammad, also known as the Bab.
bci.org /sjca/mercury1.html   (417 words)

 San Jose Mercury News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Arnold Schwarzenegger is willing to invest several hundred million dollars or more to buy new textbooks and repair rundown campuses to settle a landmark lawsuit over decrepit school conditions.
The tentative agreement, announced Tuesday, would give sweeping new powers to parents and county superintendents of education to ensure that about a million poor and minority students in 2,400 schools statewide learn from current textbooks and in decent classrooms.
Many schools in San Jose, East Palo Alto, San Francisco, Oakland and Richmond could be helped by the settlement.
www.publicadvocates.org /presswilliamssj.htm   (779 words)

 M N I E - Mercury News In Education
The Mercury News has materials that will help your class observe this mandatory education day with some supplemental material containing student lesson plans designed to be used with the newspaper.
As most of you know, the award-winning Mercury News provides you with an exceptional teaching tool for your classrooms.
Mercury News In Education is an exciting interactive program that engages students in learning by providing them with daily copies of the San Jose Mercury News.
nieonline.com /mercurynews   (217 words)

 News - welcome to San Jose Mercury News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Mercury can help you to align IT with business goals, lower IT costs, and optimize for growth. Contact Mercury at one of 60 offices worldwide or view a list of Mercury distributors.
San Jose editing jobs - Providing job placement, freelance contracts, temporary to permanent placement and general staffing services for the written communications industry
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www.feilnews.com /sanjosemercurynews   (896 words)

 san jose mercury news   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Read about san jose mercury news in the free online encyclopedia and dictionary.
Weblog of the freelance writer and former San Jose Mercury News columnist.
Major publications include the San Jose Mercury News, the Philadelphia Enquirer, and the Miami Herald.
newslocator.com /search/news/san-jose-mercury-news.html   (420 words)

 Poynter Online - E-Media Tidbits
It doesn't appear on its website, but the New York Press, a successful if second-tier alternative NY newspaper, is advising its readers on how to stay away from the major search engines in protest of the majors' apparent knuckling under to Chinese pressure.
Carroll, director of news development, was named Gannett Corporate Staffer of the Year last week (see the announcement for a video of the awards presentation).
According to this article in New Scientist, Nokia has a camera cell phone that pretends to be off while actually sending an emergency alert, complete with photos, sound, and GPS location.
www.poynter.org /column.asp?id=31&aid=75476   (8475 words)

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