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Breaking Free From Hinglish

Breaking Free From Hinglish

Recently I had to call India and talk to an elder in my family expressing my sadness and condolence over the loss of a family member. It was a conversation full of tears and love. With this sense of loss of family, I felt another strange sense of loss, and that was...
Why San Jose needs Reid-Hillview Airport

Why San Jose needs Reid-Hillview Airport

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors on Dec. 4, 2018 voted 3-2 to stop accepting FAA grants that assist in Reid-Hillview Airport (RHV) operations, with anticipated airport closure in 2031. Those voting for the measure intend to use the site for housing, even...
Finding Freddie

Finding Freddie

  The halls of St. Peter’s School are lined with frames that hold photographed highlights from each school year—athletic competitions, scenes from plays, and the like. Of these, the ones from the late 1950s have pictures missing, notably those of a flamboyant...
Our Almost Perfect Family

Our Almost Perfect Family

” I cannot find Jai!” I wailed to my husband. “What kind of a mother am I? I cannot find my own son!” We were standing in front of a wall of student artwork at Stenwood Elementary. The first-graders had drawn pictures titled, “Who Am I?” and now their parents...