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Riders sharing bikes to get from point A to point B now easier in Silicon Valley

By Khalida Sarwari No car, no problem. In Silicon Valley, there are plenty of apps for getting around. Between ride-hailing services such as Uber and Lyft and on-demand car-sharing companies like Zipcar, gone are the days of the haggard hitchhiker left stranded along the side of the road with his thumb sticking out awkwardly. But… Read More Riders sharing bikes to get from point A to point B now easier in Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley Community Newspapers

De Anza bike share program a hit with students

By Khalida Sarwari De Anza College has a robust bike sharing program of its own, tailored to student needs. Supported with $20,000 from the college’s student council and environmental sustainability committee, the De Anza Associated Student Body Bike Program started in 2014 with a total of 60 bikes. The idea, said Frank Clark, the program’s… Read More De Anza bike share program a hit with students

Selected Clips, Silicon Valley Community Newspapers

Pink Martini to perform at Mountain Winery

By Khalida Sarwari Pink Martini fans can thank Thomas Lauderdale’s intuition for the birth of his musical group; it’s what led him to form his wildly successful band 23 years ago when he was faced with a fork-in-the-road moment as a politician-in-training and ultimately decided to use music rather than rhetoric to bring folks of… Read More Pink Martini to perform at Mountain Winery

Miscellaneous Publications

Cycling, walking fundraiser to benefit diabetes research

By Khalida Sarwari While no single organization can rid the world of diabetes, two groups are coming together next month to try and curb the epidemic through exercise and a little bit of fun. Lions Clubs International and the American Diabetes Association are holding the inaugural Ride4Diabetes, an eight-hour walking, hiking and cycling event supporting… Read More Cycling, walking fundraiser to benefit diabetes research

Miscellaneous Publications

79-year-old Sunnyvale man arrested in Cupertino shooting

By Khalida Sarwari A 79-year-old Sunnyvale man was arrested in Cupertino over the weekend on suspicion of shooting an acquaintance, the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office said. The shooting occurred Saturday evening in the 10700 block of Martinwood Way. Santa Clara County sheriff’s deputies responded around 7 p.m. to reports from neighbors of a gunshot… Read More 79-year-old Sunnyvale man arrested in Cupertino shooting