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COMMUNITY | News in Brief | OCTOBER 2012

New Apartment Community Opens
Youth Invited
Community Award
Appointed Commissioner

New Apartment Community Opens


(Above): San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed speaking at the opening of Crescent VIllage Apartments.

Crescent Village is one of the largest Silicon Valley apartment communities to open in years and comes amid a tight market for renters. Crescent Village is part of Vision North San Jose, a city effort to advance jobs, homes and stores in North San Jose’s Innovation Triangle. It is a modern, amenity-rich community for tech professionals in walking distance to employers and light rail.

San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed and Councilmember Kansen Chu joined Irvine Company executives Kevin Baldridge and Andrew Goodman, Sept. 24, for grand opening and tours of visually stunning apartment community.

Interested readers can get more information at http://www.rental-living.com/Communities/Crescent-Village.

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Youth Invited

(Right): Bradly Ivan D’Souza.

In January 2013, Washington, D.C. will be the center of excitement as Americans celebrate the inauguration of the President and Vice President of United States of America.

Seventeen-year-old Bradly Ivan D'Souza, a senior at Sycamore High School in Cincinnati, Ohio, has been selected to take part in this event due to his status as an alumnus of the Global Young Leaders Conference as a global scholar, the National Young Leaders Conference as a national scholar and being a member-cum-ambassador of the National Society of High School Scholars.

In the five-day event, Bradly will participate in two presentations by Condoleezza Rice and General Wesley Clark.

Bradly represented the Sycamore School District, participating in the World Choir Games 2012.

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Community Award


(Above): Rasesh Parikh seen here with California State Senator Ellen Corbett.

Rasesh Parikh was honored at the Tri City Health Center Community awards, Aug. 9, for his achievement in healthy living practice. He guided many patients and also helped them achieve better health.

The award was presented by Eden Domingo, a TCHC official. The event was attended by Fremont city council members and state assembly members. California state senator Ellen Corbett was also present at the occasion.

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Appointed Commissioner


(Above): Sai ‘Psychuck’ Manapragada

Sai ‘Psychuck’ Manapragada was recently appointed commissioner for community services by the city of Hayward, Calif.

Sai also holds the Guinness record for the fastest piano player.

His job as commissioner will involve developing key initiatives to promote cultural diversity, allocating city budgets for community service, and design programs for the progress and economic growth of the community.

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COVER STORY
Milkman of India:
Verghese Kurien (1921-2012)

Verghese Kurien won innumerable decorations. He passed away last month. Priyanka Bhardwaj looks at his contribution as the man who paved India’s magical Milky Way.


POLITICS
Big Ticket Changes:
Manmohan Springs Reforms

India’s Prime Minister announced economic reforms essential to boost the sagging national income growth rates, writes Siddharth Srivastava.


EXHIBIT
No Gas, Please:
Electric Vehicle Show

Cupertino EV Show displayed electric vehicles, an alternate to today’s gas-hungry ones, writes Vansh A. Gupta.


OTHER STORIES
EDITORIAL: Paving India’s Milky Way
PROFILE: Anu Natarajan Running for Fremont Mayor
SOCIAL ISSUES: Human Trafficking in India
CONFERENCE: Incredible India Road Show
COMMUNITY: News in Brief
TRAVEL: USS Hornet, Alameda, Calif.
FICTION: Cold Eyes
RECIPE: Chocolate Jamun
AUTO REVIEW: 2013 Acura ILX
COMMUNITY: DesiHungama 2012
SOCIETY: Recession Proof Bollywood
BOLLYWOOD: Review: OMG Oh My God!
BOLLYWOOD: Guftugu
HOROSCOPE: October

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