( Ian Bauer )
Milpitas: Stratford School applies to take over closed Heald College site

Milpitas Planning Commission next week is scheduled to review a request from a private school to occupy a vacant building that formerly housed the now defunct Heald College. 
A dual ceremony was held Jan. 30 honoring the late civil rights activist Fred T. Korematsu and dedicating the new middle school campus in El Cerrito named in his honor. anda chu/staff photos  
Kristopher Skinner
The venue now officially named the UC Theatre Taube Family Music Hall will be a live performance space, with the first concert booked for March 1.  
Nhat V. Meyer
Despite the severe health risks of the highly contagious disease, health officials say the public health threat isn't high enough to justify the new MenB vaccine's widespread use.  
Five years after he retired, Glen Knecht, the most successful coach in Concord High history, returned to the cafeteria where he coached for two decades Saturday and was greeted by dozens of his former wrestlers. The coach, who recruited misfits and troublemakers to his teams, turned many of their lives around.  
At Super Bowl 50, Dr. Mitch Berger and Dr. Michael McDermott -- both neurosurgeons at the University of California San Francisco's Medical Center -- will examine athletes for concussions, a type of traumatic brain injury, suffered on the field.  
A key focus of their anger, expressed at a joint meeting with West Contra Costa schools trustees, was the district's decision to continue with the program to replace Pinole Valley High School last summer after the district had halted other replacement and reconstruction plans for other schools in order to formulate a new Facilities Master Plan.  
Catherine Handlin, 24, faces two felony charges in connection with purportedly having two sexual encounters with a 17-year-old student inside vehicles parked in Walnut Creek and Clayton.  
John Ha, 37, of San Jose, allegedly targeted 14- to 17-year-olds walking alone in the morning.  
Stanford University scientists say they've devised a more accurate and comprehensive DNA test to screen newborns for cystic fibrosis, the most common fatal genetic disease in the United States.  
( T. Charles Erickson )
Review: 'Satchmo' goes behind Louis Armstrong's happy facade

The solo show 'Satchmo' by Terry Teachout depicts jazz legend Louis Armstrong reflecting on his bittersweet life and music; it plays at American Conservatory Theater through Feb. 7