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Saratoga: West Valley College evacuated, classes canceled after threat made t...
West Valley College in Saratoga was evacuated Wednesday morning and classes were canceled for the rest of the day after an unspecified threat was made to the campus.
26 Nov 2014 at 3:43pm




Biz Break: GoPro joins tech's fascination with drones, report says
Today: GoPro will begin manufacturing drones stocked with its action cameras, the Wall Street Journal reports, a possible revenue boost for the freshly public company. Also: Hewlett-Packard hits 52-week high after earnings report.
26 Nov 2014 at 3:30pm




San Jose: A year later, children soldier on with dad jailed in mother's slaying
Mothers Against Murder is seeking support for a fund to help a San Jose family torn apart last year when a father killed his estranged wife, leaving an adult daughter and two young sons fighting to stay together.
26 Nov 2014 at 3:13pm



Growing popularity of pet massages sparks talk of regulation
Practitioners say massage can be a preventive measure for younger animals and rehabilitative for older ones by boosting flexibility, circulation and immunity. As its popularity continues to grow, primarily among dog and horse owners, so does the debate about regulation.
26 Nov 2014 at 3:06pm




Downtown College Prep resists move
For the last decade, Downtown College Prep, a popular charter high school, has been thriving in the Hester School building at Lenzen Avenue and the Alameda in San Jose, miles away from tougher neighborhoods that are home to many of its students.
26 Nov 2014 at 2:39pm



Hepatitis C drug meant to rival Gilead blocked by FDA
U.S. regulators have declined to approve Bristol-Myers Squibb's daclatasvir as part of a combination hepatitis C treatment with another antiviral drug called asunaprevir.
26 Nov 2014 at 2:25pm



Willow Glen: Presentation makes the grade for charity, delivers more than 100...
Presentation High School students working toward holiday donation drive for weeks make delivery.
26 Nov 2014 at 2:07pm



Santa Clara approves $2 million in Super Bowl events as funding questions swirl
The Santa Clara City Council on Tuesday night unanimously greenlit a package of about a dozen events, exhibits and parties in the months before the NFL title game set for February 2016 at the new Levi's Stadium.
26 Nov 2014 at 1:47pm




School threat investigation continues in Santa Cruz
While Santa Cruz police seized computer equipment, tracked leads and interviewed two 'persons of interest' in a mass-shooting threat case at Santa Cruz High School, a person who claims to have sent the email to the principal continued his conversation with the Sentinel and police.
26 Nov 2014 at 12:32pm



Authorities investigate 23 vandalized vehicles in Aptos, possible tie to scho...
Authorities investigated a rampage of 20 car vandalisms and two cars and a pickup set on fire in Aptos during the weekend, looking for clues among a broken baseball bat and gasoline can left after the attack.
26 Nov 2014 at 12:28pm




ABC 7


Grand jury documents rife with inconsistencies
An Associated Press review of thousands of pages of grand jury documents reveals numerous examples of statements made during the shooting investigation that were inconsistent, fabricated or provably wrong.
26 Nov 2014 at 4:05pm




Gruden: RG III lacking in confidence
Redskins coach says Robert Griffin III needs more time in system to regain confidence
26 Nov 2014 at 4:00pm



Diamondbacks land Yasmany Tomas
The Arizona Diamondbacks and Cuban slugger Yasmany Tomas have agreed to a six-year contract worth $68.5 million, according to a report by MLB.com.
26 Nov 2014 at 3:55pm



Long Island man gets life-saving kidney transplant in time for holidays
A man on Long Island is giving thanks this holiday season for a life-changing gift. He will be able to enjoy Thanksgiving dinner with his family for the first time in years after receiving a kidney transplant.
26 Nov 2014 at 3:56pm




Josh Gordon felt disassociated
Josh Gordon felt some in the Cleveland Browns organization kept him at arm's length during his 10-game suspension, the wide receiver told NFL Network in an interview that will be aired Sunday morning.
26 Nov 2014 at 3:14pm



Butler hangs on for upset of No. 5 North Carolina in Battle 4 Atlantis
Alex Barlow scored 17 points, Kelan Martin came off the bench to score 17 more and Butler hung on to upset No. 5 North Carolina 74-66 on Wednesday in the opening game of the Battle 4 Atlantis.
26 Nov 2014 at 3:09pm



Homeless man beaten to death in FiDi alley identified
A homeless man who died after being beaten by a group of suspects in San Francisco's Financial District early Monday morning has been identified, according to the medical examiner's office.
26 Nov 2014 at 3:08pm




Low tablets sales expected this holiday season
Tablets have had a terrible year, and that trend is expected to continue.
26 Nov 2014 at 2:41pm




Bruins, Wildcats line up matchups
UCLA is close to finalizing a deal for a home-and-home series with Kentucky that would start in 2015 in Westwood, Bruins coach Steve Alford told ESPN on Wednesday.
26 Nov 2014 at 2:39pm



Second night of destructive protests in Oakland
Oakland demonstrators protested for a second night following a grand jury's decision not to indict a police officer in the shooting death of a Missouri teenager.
26 Nov 2014 at 2:18pm





Contra Costa Times: Bay & State


Saratoga: West Valley College evacuated, classes canceled after threat made t...
West Valley College in Saratoga was evacuated Wednesday morning and classes were canceled for the rest of the day after an unspecified threat was made to the campus.
26 Nov 2014 at 3:43pm




Snapp Shots: Oakland's Children's Fairyland to host Santa
I was chatting with Santa Claus the other day while we watched a little girl, about 4 years old, gleefully chasing hither and thither after the soap bubbles emanating from Oswald the Bubble Elf's pipe at Children's Fairyland.
26 Nov 2014 at 3:42pm



Union City cracks down on panhandling
Police said they will begin enforcing the ordinance in January, after taking a few weeks to warn panhandlers and connect them with social service groups.
26 Nov 2014 at 3:37pm




Ferguson protest: 92 arrests in Oakland during 2nd night of looting, vandalism
Oakland merchants were mopping up once again, following a second night of vandalism and looting in the wake of a grand jury's decision not to indict a police officer in the shooting death of Ferguson teenager Michael Brown.
26 Nov 2014 at 3:35pm




Pittsburg transient arrested for allegedly masturbating in public
A 35-year-old Pittsburg man was arrested after police received several reports that he was masturbating at a bus stop near Century Boulevard.
26 Nov 2014 at 3:33pm



Pacifica: Body spotted in surf thought to be missing El Dorado County man
The body of a man seen floating off the coast at Rockaway Beach is suspected to be that of Brook Kenyon, a man from Shingle Springs in El Dorado County.
26 Nov 2014 at 3:27pm



Berkeley: Police officers, firefighters and Marines join forces in toy drive
The annual Toys For Tots team effort culminates in the distribution of more than 3,000 toys each year to needy Berkeley children; new, unwrapped toys can be delivered at the Public Safety Building, Traffic Substation or any fire station
26 Nov 2014 at 3:25pm




Kamala Harris, gun-control group still trying to intervene in concealed-carry...
California Attorney General Kamala Harris and a gun-control group are asking a federal appeals court to reconsider their effort to intervene in a case that could dramatically loosen California's restrictions on concealed handguns.
26 Nov 2014 at 3:08pm




Piedmont: Sleep key to students' lives, expert says
Students need to sleep about 9.25 hours a night to be alert for learning at school, playing sports, studying and other more dangerous activities like driving, according to Dr. Jerrold Kram, director of the Alameda-based California Center for Sleep Disorders and a board member of the National Sleep Foundation.
26 Nov 2014 at 2:24pm




Alameda: Family, friends mourning Alameda High School student
The memorial service will take place at 3 p.m. at the Eagles Hall, 2305 Alameda Ave. for Clay Harding, 17, who attended St. Joseph and Edison elementary schools, Lincoln Middle School and St. Joseph Notre Dame High School before he transferred to Alameda High School.
26 Nov 2014 at 2:09pm





Oakland Tribune



Renewed effort to challenge concealed-carry gun case
California Attorney General Kamala Harris and a gun-control group are asking a federal appeals court to reconsider their effort to intervene in a case that could dramatically loosen California's restrictions on concealed handguns.
26 Nov 2014 at 3:08pm





Law sought to ban sidewalk toll on Golden Gate Bridge
San Rafael Assemblyman Marc Levine is looking to put the kibosh on bicycle and pedestrian tolls on the Golden Gate Bridge through a bill he plans to introduce Monday.
26 Nov 2014 at 12:12pm





Drummond: A bogus demon defense in Michael Brown killing
Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson's aggressive actions escalated the confrontation with Michael Brown leading to the teen's tragic shooting
25 Nov 2014 at 8:46pm





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