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Emmy-winning comedian Louie Anderson brings jokes to Saratoga

By Khalida Sarwari Anyone familiar with Louie Anderson knows that—much like his stand-up shows—his conversations are littered with F-bombs. Just not the kind that make people want to reach for the soap. The veteran comedian eschews profanity—the standard fare of many a modern comic—for material that touches upon other ‘F’ words, such as fat, family… Read More Emmy-winning comedian Louie Anderson brings jokes to Saratoga

Saratoga News

Faculty union rallies outside WVC boardroom

By Khalida Sarwari Clad in blue shirts and handing out flowers, about 50 members of the West-Valley Mission Community College District faculty union, the Association of College Educators AFT 6554, gathered outside the West Valley College boardroom March 20 to rally before a private hearing between the district administration and the union’s executive board members.… Read More Faculty union rallies outside WVC boardroom

Saratoga News

Foothill Club aims to raise money for damaged garden with art lecture

By Khalida Sarwari A local art historian is preparing to wrap up a month-long exploration of 20th-Century American art and artists as part of the Saratoga Foothill Club’s art lecture series with one final presentation about modern art. The event doubles as a fundraiser for the club, which needs money to repair a portion of… Read More Foothill Club aims to raise money for damaged garden with art lecture

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Iranian-American community celebrates Persian New Year amid political anxieties

By Khalida Sarwari The outfits were lavish and colorful, the smiles were unwavering, the jokes were flowing and the cake was bountiful and sweet. Beneath the veneer of lighthearted fun that the West Valley College Persian New Year celebration has come to personify over the years, the warm breeze that passed through the Campus Center… Read More Iranian-American community celebrates Persian New Year amid political anxieties