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San Jose Mercury News


Santa Clara County: Three wounded in drive-by shooting
A Gilroy man was critically injured, and two other people wounded in a drive-by shooting on a South Bay highway early Sunday, California Highway Patrol officials said.
29 Mar 2015 at 9:32am




Santa Cruz: One dead, another airlifted after two-vehicle collision near UCSC
SANTA CRUZ -- One person died and one person was airlifted to a hospital following a two-vehicle collision in Santa Cruz Saturday afternoon, according to a Cal Fire captain.
28 Mar 2015 at 9:21pm



San Jose Police shooting: Academy class of 2001 has an 'unfortunate bond'
After the killings of two officers in 14 years at the San Jose Police Department, their 2001 police academy classmates have formed a tight connection that holds strong through triumphs and turmoil.
28 Mar 2015 at 7:44pm




Man dies at Stanford Hospital after altercation in downtown San Jose
A man who was seriously injured in an altercation outside a downtown San Jose nightclub died early Saturday in what police are investigating as a suspicious death.
28 Mar 2015 at 6:54pm



Internal Affairs: Prime Healthcare's lawyer challenges AG Kamala Harris' remarks
Prime Healthcare Services' lawyer took exception to Attorney General Kamala Harris' remarks that she might not subject others vying for a chance to buy the financially distressed Daughters of Charity Health System to the same "onerous" and "unprecedented" conditions that led Prime to back out of
28 Mar 2015 at 6:48pm



San Jose: Pedestrian struck and killed
Police are investigating the death of a pedestrian who apparently walked into traffic on Story Road early Saturday morning and was struck and killed by an oncoming car.

28 Mar 2015 at 4:35pm



As Santa Clara County procures 'stingray' cell tracker, increased scrutiny su...
The secrecy surrounding a military-grade cellphone-tracking device that's already being used in the Bay Area -- and arriving soon in Santa Clara and Alameda counties -- has come under increased scrutiny, with local governments, courts and lawmakers around the nation joining civil rights groups in a push to learn more about the potentially invasive technology.
28 Mar 2015 at 4:18pm




St. Cesar? San Jose leaders propose Catholic sainthood for farm labor leader
Family members of labor leader Cesar Chavez led a march in his honor through the neighborhood where he once lived, and some supporters also used the birthday commemoration to revive a movement to make Chavez a Catholic saint.
28 Mar 2015 at 4:11pm




San Jose: Outcry ensues over frail police communication network in wake of of...
In the wake of the fatal shooting of a San Jose police officer earlier this week, department personnel up and down the ranks are grumbling about the failure of the department's mobile computer network that critics say slowed critical communication amid the crisis.
28 Mar 2015 at 1:54pm




Audrie Pott: Do boys share blame for Saratoga teen's suicide?
Perhaps more illuminating than the accusations of depraved boys and irresponsible parents surrounding Audrie Pott's sexual assault and suicide will be the first-person testimonials about the complicated world of teenagers navigating a culture of drinking and drugs, sex and cellphones, body image and bullying, and bad behavior.
28 Mar 2015 at 12:52pm





ABC 7


O'Malley Says Presidency 'Not Some Crown to Be Passed Between Two Families'
Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley is interviewed on "This Week."
29 Mar 2015 at 11:49am




Indiana Gov. Says 'Religious Freedom' Law Won't Change
Mike Pence said that the issue had been turned into "shameless rhetoric."
29 Mar 2015 at 11:48am



Walmart boys' t-shirt too close to 'Fifty Shades'?
Is this boys' t-shirt sold by Walmart a shade too close to the one worn by Christian Grey in "Fifty Shades?"
29 Mar 2015 at 11:42am




Jonathan Taylor dismissed by Bama
Alabama Crimson Tide defensive lineman Jonathan Taylor has been dismissed from the team after he was arrested again on domestic violence charges in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
29 Mar 2015 at 11:25am



Guinea president reinforces emergency Ebola measures
Guinea's president says new measures will be taken to combat Ebola in the country's western region including restrictions on burials and possible lockdowns.
29 Mar 2015 at 11:16am




Joe Gibbs: Son J.D. is 'my hero'
Joe Gibbs called son J.D. his "hero" as the 46-year-old begins treatment for brain issues that impact his speech and processing functions.
29 Mar 2015 at 11:10am



Open Division Boys: Bishop O'Dowd 65, Mater Dei 64
Ivan Rabb made one free throw with eight-tenths of a second left in overtime, lifting Bishop O'Dowd to a 65-64 win over Mater Dei in the Open Division boys' state basketball championship on Saturday.
29 Mar 2015 at 10:30am




DT Jonathan Taylor arrested again
Alabama defensive lineman Jonathan Taylor has been arrested again on domestic violence charges in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
29 Mar 2015 at 10:29am



Rick Barnes leaves as Texas coach
The Texas Longhorns and Rick Barnes have mutually agreed to part ways, the school announced Sunday.
29 Mar 2015 at 10:13am



Nick Jonas surprises fans, delivers alcohol to Saucey mobile app users
Singer Nick Jonas surprised some of his fans Friday night by showing up unannounced to deliver alcohol ordered from Saucey, a new mobile app.
29 Mar 2015 at 10:06am





Contra Costa Times: Bay & State



Berkeley researchers lead effort to better understand earthquakes
By studying quartz collected beneath the San Andreas Fault, researchers are getting a close look at what triggers movement
28 Mar 2015 at 6:58pm




Newark OKs new environmental review for Areas 3 and 4
Developer Newark Partners, LLC, intends to build up to 1,260 housing units, public parks, a bayside trail, and a 6-acre school site on nearly 640 acres on the western edge of town.
28 Mar 2015 at 12:45pm



WrestleMania: Worldwide appeal of pro wrestling turns WWE into a global enter...
As WrestleMania prepares to celebrate its 31st anniversary at Levi's Stadium on Sunday, WWE -- the company behind the show's global expansion -- has become, in effect, one of America's most successful television studios.
28 Mar 2015 at 12:40pm




Businesses, workers adjusting to Oakland's higher minimum wage
Oakland workers will greatly benefit from the minimum wage hike from $9 to $12.25 an hour, academics say, but business owners have struggled to handle the sudden payroll increase, some say.
28 Mar 2015 at 10:04am





BART airport shuttle ridership rising, but fare decried
Riders praise convenience but question charging $6 to take elevated shuttle from Coliseum station to Oakland Airport after paying regular train fare to get there.
28 Mar 2015 at 7:25am




Drummond: Oakland's Piedmont Avenue a mecca for book lovers
Recently, the bookstore owners joined forces to promote their unique cluster as a literary destination. Each shop contributed money to print 20,000 bookmarks featuring a map showing each store location.
27 Mar 2015 at 11:14pm




Livermore cheerleaders head for big screen
The squad is preparing for a national contest that's the subject of a movie.
27 Mar 2015 at 10:52pm




Walnut Creek: Section 8 tenants in apartment complex squeezed out
Three dozen Section 8 families in the complex received letters from their Walnut Creek landlord, Davidon Homes, giving them until July 1 to either move out or begin paying market rate rent.
27 Mar 2015 at 10:03pm




Orinda machete killer gets 16 years to life
Judge to James L. Collin, convicted of second-degree murder for 2012 killing of girlfriend: "You never have taken responsibility."
27 Mar 2015 at 9:52pm





Fremont: Afghan-Americans hold vigils, sign petitions to protest Kabul killing
At two Fremont ceremonies Thursday night, protesters -- most of them women dressed in black -- waved signs and chanted in support of Farkhunda, whom a mob beat to death last week when she was falsely accused of burning the Quran.
27 Mar 2015 at 9:51pm





Oakland Tribune



Scrutiny surrounds 'stingray' cell tracker
The secrecy surrounding a military-grade cellphone-tracking device that's already being used in the Bay Area -- and arriving soon in Santa Clara and Alameda counties -- has come under increased scrutiny, with local governments, courts and lawmakers around the nation joining civil rights groups in a push to learn more about the potentially invasive technology.
28 Mar 2015 at 4:18pm





Oakland sues to shut crime-ridden motel
The city has filed a lawsuit to shut down an East Oakland motel known for violent shootings, drug deals and prostitution.
27 Mar 2015 at 9:14pm





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