June 21, 2022

Episode 246: Real Life Heroes: The Foiled DeAnza College Shooting

Episode 246: Real Life Heroes: The Foiled DeAnza College Shooting
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In light of the ongoing tragedies of frequent mass shootings in America, I’ve decided to make this week’s episode one of hope and heroism.  In this story, a young girl becomes an unlikely hero when she acts upon a hunch derailing an evil plot before it could begin. 



“De Anza bomber receives 7-year prison sentence” | News | losaltosonline.com.” Los Altos Town Crier, 3 April 2022, https://www.losaltosonline.com/news/de-anza-bomber-receives-7-year-prison-sentence/article_53662dd7-5f2f-5b74-9719-7f6bb84b6cb0.html. Accessed 4 June 2022.


Fernandez, Lisa. “Woman whose call to cops stopped De Anza College attack now has cancer.” The San Jose Mercury News, 17 August 2010, https://www.mercurynews.com/2010/08/17/woman-whose-call-to-cops-stopped-de-anza-college-attack-now-has-cancer/. Accessed 2 June 2022.


Gathright, Alan. “De Anza massacre planned in diary / College student's bomb trial begins.” SFGATE, 11 April 2002, https://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/De-Anza-massacre-planned-in-diary-College-2852635.php. Accessed 2 June 2022.


Glionna, John M. “Man Accused of Bombing Plot 'Hated Everyone.'” Los Angeles Times, 1 February 2001, https://www.latimes.com/archives/la-xpm-2001-feb-01-mn-19794-story.html. Accessed 2 June 2022.


Hammack, Maria Esther. “A Brief History of Mass Shootings – Behind the Tower.” Behind the Towerhttp://behindthetower.org/a-brief-history-of-mass-shootings. Accessed 4 June 2022.


Hasan, Najeeb. “Features | Biter.” Metro Silicon Valleyhttps://www.metrosiliconvalley.com/papers/metro/09.01.04/biter-0436.html. Accessed 2 June 2022.


Ionides, Alex. “Metroactive News & Issues | Al DeGuzman.” Metro Silicon Valleyhttps://www.metrosiliconvalley.com/papers/metro/01.31.02/cover/deguzman-0205.html. Accessed 2 June 2022.

“Man who planned massacre at De Anza College commits suicide.” SFGATE, 9 August 2004, https://www.sfgate.com/news/article/Man-who-planned-massacre-at-De-Anza-College-2702611.php. Accessed 2 June 2022.


“PEOPLE v. DEGUZMAN | FindLaw.” FindLaw's Cases and Codeshttps://caselaw.findlaw.com/ca-court-of-appeal/1009557.html. Accessed 2 June 2022.

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