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Wish Book: Young mom benefits from support group
Teen mom Isabel Lopez is hopeful for her future -- and her son's -- thanks to a 40-week program focused on educational and emotional assistance offered by Milpitas-based nonprofit Teen Success, Inc.
29 Nov 2015 at 7:13am

Pizarro: 'Wheels for Chad' wants to make mobility a reality for homeless advo...
A group of San Jose civic leaders has banded together to raise money to buy an adaptive van for Chad Bojorquez, an inspiring advocate for the homeless who manages a 15-mile commute with public transportation -- in a wheelchair.
29 Nov 2015 at 7:11am

Man grabs boy in Monterey County restaurant, gets tackled by witness
A Seaside man was arrested on suspicion of felony attempted kidnapping after he attempted to abduct a 10-year-old inside a Fremont Boulevard restaurant on Friday afternoon.
29 Nov 2015 at 6:15am

San Francisco: Man wins $5 million lottery with Safeway-bought ticket
A California Lottery ticket purchased at a Safeway in San Francisco made a man a multi-millionaire, lottery officials said Wednesday.
29 Nov 2015 at 5:57am

Dolphin calf euthanized after being rescued from Elkhorn Slough
Veterinarians have euthanized a dolphin calf that was rescued after being stranded in upper Elkhorn Slough.
29 Nov 2015 at 5:48am

In medical marijuana states, 'pot doctors' push boundaries
The green-typeface slogan 'WE'ED like to be your doctor!' --unmistakably weed-friendly -- has attracted hundreds of medical marijuana patients in less than a year to Dr. Bodo Schneider's clinics in southern Illinois and suburban Chicago.
29 Nov 2015 at 5:47am

San Mateo police search for 22-year-old suspect in fatal stabbing
Police suspect that Anthony Kirincic, 22, fatally stabbed his girlfriend at her San Mateo home on Saturday afternoon and then fled the scene; the search for the suspect led authorities to evacuate the Sutter Health San Carlos Urgent Care Center in San Carlos for more than four hours but he still has not been found.
29 Nov 2015 at 5:01am

Homeless bundle up amid Bay Area cold snap
The lows Saturday morning were as low as Friday morning's lows, but not historic lows; Livermore, the coldest locally, dropped to 28 at predawn Saturday, though it was not the coldest Nov. 28 in the city's history.

29 Nov 2015 at 5:00am

Marin man loses appellate ruling in motorcycle erection lawsuit
A Sausalito man who lost a lawsuit over an erection has had his hopes for justice deflated once again.
29 Nov 2015 at 4:59am

San Jose: City officials prepare Alviso for El Niño
Esther Alday remembers the 1983 El Niño floods that forced her family to flee their home and live in a hotel for weeks while officials drained the murky water from the streets like it happened yesterday, and wonders if the city's better prepared now.

29 Nov 2015 at 4:58am


Andy Murray clinches Davis Cup as Great Britain end 79-year wait for title
A superb performance from the Scot against David Goffin seals a 3-1 win in the final as Leon Smith's side become the first British winners of tennis' premier team tournament since 1936.
29 Nov 2015 at 8:22am

Carson Urges Peaceful Dialogue on Planned Parenthood in Wake of Shooting
The Republican presidential candidate appeared on "This Week."
29 Nov 2015 at 8:18am

Planned Parenthood Standoff 'Appears' to Be Domestic Terrorism, Mayor Says
Law enforcement sources: Dear made rambling comments during incident.
29 Nov 2015 at 8:11am

Chiefs RB Charcandrick West to sit out with injured hamstring
Spencer Ware will likely see a larger role in the Chiefs' backfield against the Bills as Charcandrick West will not play because of a hamstring injury, sources told ESPN.
29 Nov 2015 at 8:11am

Suspect's Ramblings Hint at Motive in Colo. Shooting: Sources
3 killed, 9 injured in Friday's shooting.
29 Nov 2015 at 8:11am

Mike London resigns as football coach at Virginia
The Virginia Cavaliers will be looking for a new football coach after Mike London resigned following a six-year run in Charlottesville, it was announced Sunday.
29 Nov 2015 at 8:11am

Jahlil Okafor pulled over for speeding on bridge, according to report
Jahlil Okafor was stopped by police on the Ben Franklin Bridge about three weeks ago for going 108 mph, according to a media report.
29 Nov 2015 at 8:11am

Jordan Zimmermann, Tigers have had contract talks
The Tigers and right-hander Jordan Zimmermann are in talks on a free-agent contract, a source confirmed to
29 Nov 2015 at 7:53am

Week 12 inactives watch
Tom Carpenter provides "live" reports and analysis on Week 12 inactives.
29 Nov 2015 at 6:57am

Tyson Fury earns unanimous decision over Wladimir Klitschko for world title
Tyson Fury wrested the world heavyweight title from Wladimir Klitschko in a 12-round unanimous decision in Germany. It was Klitschko's first defeat since April 2004.
29 Nov 2015 at 6:35am

Contra Costa Times: Bay & State

Alameda: Coast Guard crew nabs $455 million worth of narcotics
U.S. Coast Guard boarding teams from the Cutter Bertholf spent two days searching submarine-like vessel used by suspected drug traffickers during deployment, which ended Tuesday when the ship returned to its homeport in Alameda
29 Nov 2015 at 8:26am

Brentwood: Man, 19, stabbed several times, hospitalized
A 19-year-old man was airlifted to a hospital Saturday night after being stabbed several times, a fire official said.
29 Nov 2015 at 8:15am

Richmond: City, school district racing the clock to set up Internet
The West Contra Costa school district has a plan to give every student a tablet to use at home. But the plan is complicated by the fact that in some neighborhoods, like the Iron Triangle, as many as 40 percent of residents don't have an Internet connection.
29 Nov 2015 at 7:51am

Danville: Driver dies after leading police on chase
The driver of a vehicle that tried to escape police died early Sunday morning, and two passengers were hospitalized with serious injuries when the chase ended in a crash, police said.
29 Nov 2015 at 7:45am

Two-alarm fire damages home in rural Contra Costa
A ranch-style home near Danville is damaged in a fire on Saturday.
29 Nov 2015 at 7:17am

Google, Facebook in race to build high-altitude aircraft
Of all the risky "moonshot" experiments that Silicon Valley tech giants are throwing money at this year, few seem as odd and starry-eyed as the race between Google's Titan and Facebook's Aquila to dominate the cold, lonely reaches of the stratosphere.
29 Nov 2015 at 7:16am

My Word: Alameda gateway container project offers much to oppose
I believe a majority of Alamedans strongly disapprove of containers being installed at the gateway to Alameda. I've heard many comments that they are "ugly" and "cheap looking." I've heard that these might be all right in the Harbor Bay Business Park, where they might look cute or trendy.
29 Nov 2015 at 7:03am

Alameda tenant activists, officials meet over rent crisis
The Alameda Renters Coalition met with city officials and said any future ordinance should include a provision that ties rent increases to inflation and caps them at 4 percent during any given year
29 Nov 2015 at 7:02am

USS Hornet names first female executive director
Rapposelli became the Hornet's executive director on Nov. 2. She was previously chief operating officer of Oakland's Chabot Space & Science Center for 10 years. Not only is the 50-year-old Rapposelli the first woman to hold the top job at the Hornet, she's the first whose background includes working in a museum-like facility. She's also the first who has not served in the military.
29 Nov 2015 at 7:02am

Oakland: Woman found dead in burning SUV in apparent homicide
A body of a woman was found inside a burning SUV in North Oakland Friday night and her death is being investigated as a homicide, police said.
29 Nov 2015 at 7:00am

Oakland Tribune

Salvation Army aids in woman's recovery
The Salvation Army became a lifeline for Gloria Padilla, who leaned on the organization after struggling to pay her mortgage and put food on the table when she lost her job and her husband fell ill and was off work for a while.
28 Nov 2015 at 2:56pm

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