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Internal Affairs: Doing the math on educators' pensions
More than 400 retired educators in the Bay Area received annual pension payouts of $100,000 or more in 2014, according to the budget watchdog group Transparent California.
2 May 2015 at 8:35pm

Dave Goldberg, husband of Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, dead at 47
Dave Goldberg, husband of Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg and a well-known Silicon Valley entrepreneur, died suddenly Friday evening
2 May 2015 at 7:39pm

Los Gatos: Man arrested after leading sheriff's deputies on chase
A man was arrested Saturday afternoon after allegedly leading sheriff's deputies on a chase in Los Gatos.

2 May 2015 at 7:17pm

Roadshow: Is pothole-riddled Newhall Street most dreadful in San Jose?
Readers say El Camino Real near Stanford Shopping Center is also in need of paving.
2 May 2015 at 6:05pm

Herhold: Family of homicide victim struggles to cope
Cops have a phrase for people who own no responsibility for a crime inflicted upon them. They call them "true victims.
2 May 2015 at 4:23pm

CyberGirlz: Middle-school girls learn the art of cybersecurity
San Jose State University hosts the first-ever CyberGirlz Silicon Valley summit, at which middle-school girls showed off their new skills in coding and cybersecurity.
2 May 2015 at 2:58pm

Pizarro: Nonprofits hoping for another Silicon Valley Gives windfall
After raising $8 million in 24 hours last year, the Silicon Valley Community Foundation's Silicon Valley Gives campaign returns Tuesday.
2 May 2015 at 2:48pm

South San Francisco: Petaluma man gets life in prison for gang-related triple...
A 23-year-old Petaluma man has been sentenced to life in prison for pulling the trigger in a 2010 gang-related triple homicide on Eighth Lane in South San Francisco, the U.S. Attorney's Office announced Friday.
2 May 2015 at 12:30pm

San Jose has ambitious plans to make city streets safer for drivers, bicyclis...
$80 million program gets underway.
2 May 2015 at 11:28am

Mountain View to 'play Solomon' with Google, LinkedIn expansion plans
Google's proposal for a canopied tech campus for 10,000 workers could be cut by as much as 70 percent, while a proposal by LinkedIn could be built in its entirety, according to a recommendation by Mountain View planners.

2 May 2015 at 6:47am


Manny Pacquiao fought with injured shoulder, denied shot in locker room
Manny Pacquiao said a right shoulder injury prevented him from fighting at his best in his loss to Floyd Mayweather.
3 May 2015 at 2:06am

5 Stories You'll Care About in Politics This Week
The five political stories the ABC News political unit will be tracking in the week ahead.
3 May 2015 at 1:57am

Nets coach on Deron Williams: 'He's not a franchise player anymore'
A day after the Brooklyn Nets were eliminated from the playoffs, head coach Lionel Hollins admitted point guard Deron Williams is no longer a franchise player.
3 May 2015 at 1:40am

NYPD Cop in Critical Condition After Shooting
Suspect opened fire after cops said they wanted to question him, officials say.
3 May 2015 at 1:17am

Hobbled Chris Paul lifts Clips over Spurs on last-second shot
Chris Paul banked in a shot over Tim Duncan with a second left to lift the Los Angeles Clippers to a 111-109 victory over the defending NBA champion San Antonio Spurs in Game 7 on Saturday night.
3 May 2015 at 12:46am

Gregg Popovich on Spurs' core: 'We'll probably come back'
Coach Gregg Popovich said he doesn't think Saturday's Game 7 was the final game these San Antonio Spurs will play together.
3 May 2015 at 12:41am

Grizzlies plan on Mike Conley playing this series, sources say
Memphis starting point guard Mike Conley is being listed as doubtful for Sunday's Game 1 of the Western Conference second-round series against the Golden State Warriors.
3 May 2015 at 12:29am

Odor's RBI single in 10th lifts Rangers past A's
Odor's RBI single in 10th lifts Rangers past A's
3 May 2015 at 12:28am

Chris Paul's status for Game 1 of West semis in doubt after hamstring injury
Clippers guard Chris Paul suffered a left hamstring strain in Saturday's series-clinching win over the Spurs and could be sidelined for Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals.
3 May 2015 at 12:11am

VIDEO: Fans react to Mayweather's win against Pacquiao
Many fans in Las Vegas were not happy about the outcome of the Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao fight.
3 May 2015 at 12:08am

Contra Costa Times: Bay & State

Livermore: Suspected drunk driver crashes into backyard, kills child, woman, ...
A suspected drunken driver crashed into a backyard of a Livermore apartment complex Saturday evening, killing a 14-month-old girl and a 40-year-old woman and injuring two other children, police said.
2 May 2015 at 11:08pm

From the 'Heart': Film screening to benefit clinic honoring Livermore nursing...
Livermore residents Sandra and Dave Chesterman are hosting a screening of a new film, "The Power of the Heart, on May 4 to raise money to finish a medical clinic in Nigeria honoring their daughter Kristina, a Chico State nursing student killed in a drunken driving hit and run.
2 May 2015 at 7:58pm

Alameda: City Council approves contracts with police, firefighters
First responders will contribute to a trust to pay retiree health care benefits
2 May 2015 at 6:30pm

Drummond: Will Oakland finally get a real public safety plan?
Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf has assembled a planning group to develop a violence prevention blueprint for the city.
2 May 2015 at 3:40pm

Oakland: Man killed by train in Jack London Square
70-year-old struck by an Amtrak train about 11:05 p.m. Friday night
2 May 2015 at 7:08am

Oakland: Peaceful May Day protests give way to evening mayhem
After a day of peaceful May Day protests, with hundreds of people gathering at rallies across the Bay Area, a Friday evening march in Oakland saw multiple demonstrators smashing multiple vehicles and setting at least one car on fire at several dealerships on Oakland's Auto Row.
2 May 2015 at 12:35am

Fremont Unified buys 33-acre property for new campus
The Brookvale neighborhood property was bought for $52.8 million. It is situated at 35068 Fremont Blvd., near Decoto Road, and set between two housing tracts.
1 May 2015 at 10:49pm

More than 400 Bay Area educators receive pensions over $100,000
A report from the nonprofit California Policy Center shows that retired teachers and administrators earn far more than many members of the public may believe, including more than 200 in the East Bay who took in more than $100,000 each in 2014. With CalSTRS' unfunded liability at $75 billion, increasing pension payments are cutting into classroom spending, says the organization's executive director.
1 May 2015 at 5:49pm

BANG wins tentative ruling in landmark open records case
In a groundbreaking open records decision, a Sacramento County Superior Court judge tentatively ruled Thursday that the appointment books, meeting schedules, calendars, expenditure and reimbursement records for two suspended state senators are public record, ruling in favor of a lawsuit filed by the Bay Area News Group and Los Angeles Newspaper Group.
1 May 2015 at 5:30pm

Bay Area-bound plane makes emergency landing in Hawaii
Hawaiian Airlines passengers had to exit a Bay Area-bound plane using emergency slides after an odor of fumes forced the flight turnaround soon after takeoff.
1 May 2015 at 5:12pm

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