June 21, 2022

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

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

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. 

 

SOURCES: 

“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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