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Milpitas: Two arrested in shooting death of man outside motel party
Milpitas police announced that two San Jose men were arrested as suspects in the January shooting death of a 19-year-old man slain in a motel parking lot as a party raged on in rooms above.
24 Apr 2014 at 10:27pm




Mt. Umunhum: Groundbreaking for trail to summit
Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District officials broke ground this week on a trail that will let visitors hike to the Mt. Umunhum peak in 2017, but say the effort depends on funding from a June bond measure.
24 Apr 2014 at 10:05pm




San Jose State football player hospitalized with burns after escaping apartme...
A San Jose State University football linebacker is hospitalized with second-degree burns after charging through a combusting living room to escape a two-alarm blaze that broke out as he slept late Wednesday, according to fire and college officials.
24 Apr 2014 at 10:04pm




Pizarro: Three-year-old YouTube sensation Mateo Beltran to lead parade at Sat...
Mateo Beltran, the 3-year-old who rocketed to YouTube fame while arguing with his mom about a cupcake dinner, will lead the parade Saturday morning at the 26th annual San Jose Children's Faire at Discovery Meadow Park.
24 Apr 2014 at 7:13pm



San Jose: Meth bust leads to arrest of suspected key cartel operative, clande...
In Santa Clara County, the arrest of a minor league drug runner in 2012 started an investigative chain that came to a head this week with the arrests of 18 suspects believed to be linked to a major Mexican cartelas well as the seizure of a high-production meth lab.
24 Apr 2014 at 6:43pm



Apple, Google, Adobe and Intel settle Silicon Valley poaching case
Apple, Google, Adobe and Intel open their checkbooks to the tune of a reported $324 million to settle lawsuit alleging they agreed not to hire away each other's engineers as the major Silicon Valley case neared trial.
24 Apr 2014 at 5:46pm




Expert in thrill-kill trial testifies sleep deprivation drove San Jose teen t...
Dr. William Dement, director emeritus of Stanford University's sleep studies center, testified on behalf of Jae Williams, who is accused of helping a friend stab to death fellow Santa Teresa High sophomore Michael Russell in 2009 for thrills.
24 Apr 2014 at 5:42pm



Santa Clara County may put sales tax for transportation on a fast track
Three potential sales tax measures on Bay Area ballots could raise more than $12 billion over the next three decades -- almost $8 billion in Alameda County, up to $3.7 billion in Santa Clara County and more than $500 million in San Francisco.
24 Apr 2014 at 5:31pm




Daly City: 84-year-old man arrested in medical office shooting
An 84-year-old suspect was arrested on attempted murder charges for a Wednesday shooting at a Daly City medical center, according to police.
24 Apr 2014 at 5:30pm



Biz Break: Apple has best day in two years, settles poaching case
Today: Apple's earnings and stock changes send company to best Wall Street performance in two years as Cupertino company joins with other tech giants to settle anti-poaching case. Also: Google loses top social exec, Facebook makes another acquisition.
24 Apr 2014 at 4:31pm





KGO-TV: Peninsula


Suspect in Daly City medical center shooting arrested
The 84-year-old man who shot at a Daly City doctor was angry at him because he was still suffering from extreme pain.
24 Apr 2014 at 8:35pm




Group still fighting to save Ice Center in San Mateo
San Mateo officials are set to hear arguments in favor of keeping an ice rink and from those who want to develop the site where it sits.
24 Apr 2014 at 10:41pm



Daly City police make arrest in medical center shooting
Wednesday evening Daly City police arrested an 84-year-old man in connection with a shooting at a medical center.
24 Apr 2014 at 11:13am



Facebook CFO David Ebersman stepping down
Facebook's earnings and revenue grew sharply in the first quarter, surpassing Wall Street's expectations.
23 Apr 2014 at 2:29pm



Stanford patient denied liver due to medical marijuana
A Stanford Hospital patient says he's being denied a liver transplant because of the medicine he's taking to help him survive.
24 Apr 2014 at 1:47am



Palo Alto hiker rescued in Yosemite after fall
The California Highway Patrol documented the rescue of a seriously injured hiker from Palo Alto that happened in Yosemite.
23 Apr 2014 at 11:24am



Paralympic Track and Field Championships to be held at CSM
The U.S. Paralympic Committee announced it will hold this year's Track and Field Championships at the College of San Mateo.
22 Apr 2014 at 8:42pm



Bay Area weather forecast for Friday
24 Apr 2014 at 5:17pm



PG&E pleads not guilty in fatal San Bruno pipeline blast
PG&E entered a not guilty plea in federal court Monday in connection with the deadly San Bruno pipeline explosion.
22 Apr 2014 at 1:20am



Highway 1 in Half Moon Bay reopens after injury crash
State Highway 1 in Half Moon Bay has reopened after a major injury crash blocked both directions of traffic Sunday afternoon.
22 Apr 2014 at 10:47am




Contra Costa Times: Bay & State


San Jose State football player hospitalized with burns after escaping apartme...
A San Jose State University football linebacker is hospitalized with second-degree burns after charging through a combusting living room to escape a two-alarm blaze that broke out as he slept late Wednesday, according to fire and college officials.
24 Apr 2014 at 10:04pm





Unchartered territory: Dueling petitions for Antioch medical high school draw...
Supporters of California's charter school movement say the decision about the future of Dozier-Libbey Medical High School could have long-term ramifications.
24 Apr 2014 at 7:28pm




No felony charges for 49ers' Aldon Smith in L.A.; misdemeanor still possible
49ers' Aldon Smith could be charged with misdemeanor charges for his alleged bomb threat at LAX.
24 Apr 2014 at 7:24pm




UC Berkeley to honor Nelson Mandela's legacy of forgiveness in April 28 event
A public event honoring Nelson Mandela will explore forgiveness and feature Linda Biehl, whose daughter Amy was killed in a 1993 anti-apartheid demonstration in South Africa.
24 Apr 2014 at 7:02pm





Police: Woman was filming suspects before she was fatally shot in East Oakland
A woman gunned down in East Oakland last summer had witnessed two suspects committing a crime and was filming them with her cellphone before she was fatally shot, police said Thursday. Two men were charged Thursday in her killing.
24 Apr 2014 at 6:23pm





Alamo: San Ramon Valley High grad, golf star dies in car accident
Maggie Daly, 18, was a nationally recognized golfer whose team had recently won the CCCA Women's Golf Championship.
24 Apr 2014 at 5:36pm




Daly City: 84-year-old man arrested in medical office shooting
An 84-year-old suspect was arrested on attempted murder charges for a Wednesday shooting at a Daly City medical center, according to police.
24 Apr 2014 at 5:30pm



Apple, Google, Adobe and Intel settle Silicon Valley poaching case
Apple, Google, Adobe and Intel open their checkbooks to the tune of a reported $324 million to settle lawsuit alleging they agreed not to hire away each other's engineers as the major Silicon Valley case neared trial.
24 Apr 2014 at 5:25pm




Big property owners pony up money to fight parcel tax for San Pablo hospital
While politicians, labor leaders and large institutions have poured money into the mail-in ballot campaign to pass a parcel tax for Doctors Medical Center, two deep-pocketed local property owners have spent $27,500 in campaign mailers to help defeat the tax.
24 Apr 2014 at 4:46pm




San Jose: Proposal mandates firing cops who lie about misconduct
After an audit chastised the San Jose Police Department for continuing to employ two officers who lied about having sex on duty or in police attire, a city councilman is advocating reforms to quash ambiguity about on-the-record dishonesty being a fireable offense.
24 Apr 2014 at 4:10pm




Oakland Tribune



East Oakland: Two arrested in slaying of woman
A woman gunned down in East Oakland last summer had witnessed two suspects committing a crime and was filming them with her cellphone before she was fatally shot, police said Thursday. Two men were charged Thursday in her killing.
24 Apr 2014 at 6:23pm





Hayward High salutes 100-year-old alum
Hayward's Mildred Principe returns to the school she attended in 1927 and receives an honorary diploma.
24 Apr 2014 at 2:39pm





Bike share expansion to East Bay OK'd despite bankruptcy
The Bay Area Metropolitan Transportation Commission approved $8.7 million in funding this morning to expand the Bay Area Bicycle Share program to the East Bay in 2015 despite delays in existing expansion plans caused by the bankruptcy of a key business.
24 Apr 2014 at 11:38am





Stowaway: Father of 15-year-old Santa Clara boy 'thanked God' he is safe
The father of the 15-year-old Santa Clara teen who survived a flight from San Jose to Maui in a jetliner's wheel well "thanked God" for his son's good fortune and said the boy's struggles at school and yearning to return to Africa may have compelled him to embark on the daring journey, according to the Voice of America.
24 Apr 2014 at 8:50am





A's, county officials spar over stadium lease
The saga took a bizarre turn when the team president aborted talks aimed at keeping the team at the Coliseum just one hour after an Alameda County leader declared that the A's were in discussions to build a new ballpark in Oakland.
23 Apr 2014 at 8:33pm





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