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San Jose Mercury News


Body found in Kings Canyon National Park is Santa Cruz hiker, teacher Gregory...
The body of a man found Wednesday in Kings Canyon National Park is that of a Santa Cruz hiker Gregory Muck, who has been missing since Sunday, state authorities said Thursday. Muck was a teacher in Fremont.
21 Aug 2014 at 11:50am




Stranded chemical tanker headed to Bay Area for repairs
A chemical tanker stranded in the Pacific Ocean after a deadly fire is being towed to the San Francisco Bay Area for repairs.
21 Aug 2014 at 11:27am



51-year-old Watsonville man arrested on suspicion of starting 50 vegetation f...
Authorities arrested a 51-year-old Watsonville man on suspicion of arson Wednesday after he started about 50 small wildfires near Harkins Slough in the past year.
21 Aug 2014 at 11:14am



Silicon Valley buyers drive record sales of high-end homes in Santa Cruz
All of a sudden, high-end homes are in demand, and many of the buyers are coming from Silicon Valley.
21 Aug 2014 at 11:12am




Morgan Hill: Man arrested after allegedly assaulting 85-year-old man at share...
A Morgan Hill man is behind bars after allegedly assaulting an 85-year-old man at their apartment Wednesday night.
21 Aug 2014 at 11:08am




Robin Williams' comedian friends remember him on Mill Valley's comedy night
Robin Williams' fellow comedians got together at the 142 Throckmorton Theatre in Mill Valley on Tuesday night for the first time since the heartbreaking death of their beloved cohort in comedy, telling stories and jokes about him that had people in the sold-out audience laughing through their sadness.

21 Aug 2014 at 10:55am




Morgan Hill: Hollister man dies in Monterey Road two-car crash
An 89-year-old Hollister man died after being injured in a car crash Saturday on Monterey Road, according to police.

21 Aug 2014 at 10:46am



PG&E CEO Anthony Earley says utility won't be bankrupted by fines from pipelin...
PG&E believes it can withstand expected fines of up to $3.6 billion resulting from the fatal 2010 gas pipeline explosion in San Bruno without having to file for bankruptcy, and also was surprised by an obstruction of justice charge in a criminal case linked to the blast, the company's top executive said Wednesday in a wide-ranging interview this newspaper.
21 Aug 2014 at 10:27am




Santa Clara: Extensive burglary pasts for suspects in naked hotel-rooftop escape
A man who stranded himself in a tree and a woman who ran naked during a failed escape from a Santa Clara hotel rooftop last week have extensive burglary pasts, adding a dash of context to the hoard of stolen items found afterward in their room and car.
21 Aug 2014 at 8:44am




Herhold: Google's barges a questionable use of money
You can fathom the essence of American politics by looking at the ebb and flow of wasted money. When people come to distrust the excesses of the very wealthy, they vote liberal.
21 Aug 2014 at 7:53am





ABC 7


ABC7 Presents: More to Explore
Host Dan Ashley provides an exclusive, behind-the-scenes sneak peek into San Francisco's new Exploratorium!
19 Aug 2014 at 3:59pm




Ball in Nike's court for Kevin Durant
Kevin Durant's representation Roc Nation Sports informed Nike on Wednesday that he has a deal on the table with Under Armour worth between $265 million and $285 million over 10 years, sources told ESPN.com.
21 Aug 2014 at 11:53am



The Social Network That Can't Stop ISIS
While Twitter cracks down on ISIS propaganda following the murder of journalist James Foley, another social network admits it can't stop militants from migrating to its site.
21 Aug 2014 at 11:53am



Downtown Willow Glen businesses hit by vandals
San Jose police are trying to find the vandals who have been causing fear and destruction in one of the city's safest shopping areas.
21 Aug 2014 at 11:50am




Rory McIlroy opens with 74
It has been rare of late to see Rory McIlroy's name anywhere but the top of the leaderboard, but the reigning Open Championship and PGA Championship winner was far from his impressive standard, shooting 74 at the Barclays on Thursday.
21 Aug 2014 at 11:33am



The dangers of purchasing black market hair extensions
One college student jumped at the chance to save money on having her hair done, but she never imagined what it would end up costing.
21 Aug 2014 at 11:18am




Marvel's 'Ant-Man' begins filming in San Francisco
The next member of Marvel Comics' comic book characters to get his own movie will spend at least part of it in San Francisco as principal photography for "Ant-Man" begins Tuesday.
21 Aug 2014 at 11:05am




Sources: Bell, Blount to play
Pittsburgh Steelers running backs Le'Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount will play in Thursday night's preseason game against the Philadelphia Eagles, sources told ESPN's Ed Werder, despite the fact they will be charged with marijuana possession.
21 Aug 2014 at 11:02am



US Open draw revealed
Two-time defending champion Serena Williams will face American teen Taylor Townsend in the first round of the US Open.
21 Aug 2014 at 10:42am



POIGNANT VIDEO: ALS patient explains what the Ice Bucket Challenge means to him
Anthony Carbajal is in the early stages of ALS, and his moving video is educational and heartbreaking.
21 Aug 2014 at 10:39am





Contra Costa Times: Bay & State



Marin County: Two men found slain in neighboring backyards
The bodies of two men were found in adjacent backyards of homes in Marin County's Strawberry Manor neighborhood on Wednesday evening and sheriff's deputies are treating the case as a double homicide, a sheriff's lieutenant said today.
21 Aug 2014 at 8:28am




Woman dies after fall from cliff near Big Sur
Authorities say an 18-year-old woman has died after falling off a cliff near Big Sur.
21 Aug 2014 at 11:03am



Levi's Stadium turf being replaced
The day after San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh pulled his team from practice because of turf conditions, the grass is being replaced at Levi's Stadium.
21 Aug 2014 at 11:02am



Morgan Hill: Man arrested after allegedly assaulting 85-year-old man at share...
A Morgan Hill man is behind bars after allegedly assaulting an 85-year-old man at their apartment Wednesday night.
21 Aug 2014 at 11:02am




Robin Williams' comedian friends remember him on Mill Valley's comedy night
Robin Williams' fellow comedians got together at the 142 Throckmorton Theatre in Mill Valley on Tuesday night for the first time since the heartbreaking death of their beloved cohort in comedy, telling stories and jokes about him that had people in the sold-out audience laughing through their sadness.
21 Aug 2014 at 11:01am




Robin Williams cremated, ashes scattered in San Francisco Bay
Billy Crystal to honor friend during Emmy Awards on Monday.
21 Aug 2014 at 10:45am




Caught on camera: Sideshow driver does doughnuts on Golden Gate Bridge
A video shot on the Golden Gate Bridge over the weekend has surfaced online showing a car doing doughnuts -- a stunt under investigation by law enforcement officials.
21 Aug 2014 at 10:36am




Vallejo police identify couple found dead in murder-suicide on boat
Vallejo police confirmed Wednesday that a couple found in a boat earlier this week died as a result of a murder-suicide. Timothy Murray, 41, apparently shot his wife, Jade Murray, 42, before turning the weapon on himself, Vallejo police Capt.
21 Aug 2014 at 9:30am



Silicon Valley buyers drive record sales of high-end homes in Santa Cruz
All of a sudden, high-end homes are in demand, and many of the buyers are coming from Silicon Valley.
21 Aug 2014 at 9:06am




Oakland: Protesters gather to oppose police brutality, support Ferguson
More than 200 protesters rallied against police violence Wednesday afternoon, but were stymied in an attempt to march on Oakland police headquarters when they were stopped by a line of officers a block away from the building.
21 Aug 2014 at 8:58am





Oakland Tribune



Caught on camera: Sideshow driver does doughnuts on Golden Gate Bridge
A video shot on the Golden Gate Bridge over the weekend has surfaced online showing a car doing doughnuts -- a stunt under investigation by law enforcement officials.
21 Aug 2014 at 10:36am





Oakland: Protesters gather to oppose police brutality, support Ferguson
More than 200 protesters rallied against police violence Wednesday afternoon, but were stymied in an attempt to march on Oakland police headquarters when they were stopped by a line of officers a block away from the building.
21 Aug 2014 at 8:58am





Review: 'When the Game Stands Tall'
De La Salle High School football film strong on message, despite some credibility issues
20 Aug 2014 at 8:30pm





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