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Homage to a Few Summer Heroes

Moreland Middle School's volunteer crew helped clean up Guadalupe River this summer.

Summer is officially over and it seems like an appropriate time to reflect on the activities, challenges and accomplishments of the past few months, along with the people who really distinguished themselves by their work.

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Rules Committee Looks at Illegal Fireworks, Lobbyist Report

More people are using bigger, more explosive fireworks, city officials say. (Photo by KOMUnews, via Flickr)

A handful of city leaders want to hike up penalties for illegal fireworks, given that complaints and injuries are becoming increasingly common. Also on Wednesday's Rules Committee agenda, the city's federal lobbyists will submit a mid-year report. San Jose Inside will be meeting with the lobbyists Thursday morning, and readers are invited to submit questions in the comments section.

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