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Pizarro: Santa Clara County Library District celebrates 100th anniversary
An attempt at a book-balancing world record and a Saratoga fundraising dinner are on the agenda for the Santa Clara County Library District's 100th birthday celebration.
2 Sep 2014 at 9:14pm

Biz Break: Tesla momentum 'is like a freight train,' analyst says as stock hi...
Today: Tesla rolls to yet another record as analyst predicts shares will eventually reach $400. Also: Apple also sets more new highs despite celebrity hacking scandal.
2 Sep 2014 at 4:02pm

Police Blotter: Woman tells police neighbor bent her windshield wipers
CAMPBELL100 block of Union Avenue, 11 p.m. Monday A mountain bike was reported stolen.700 block of West Hamilton Avenue, 4:03 p.
2 Sep 2014 at 3:48pm

New Almaden: Decision on 'Cactus House' addition postponed
A decision on whether a two-story home can be added to a century-old New Almaden mining cabin known as the Cactus House was put on hold for a month, as a zoning administrators urged the builder and opponents to continue searching for a 'win-win' solution.

2 Sep 2014 at 2:12pm

Field Poll: Obama's popularity slips in California
Even as his stock fell in much of the country, President Barack Obama could always look to ultrablue California for strong support -- but not any more.

2 Sep 2014 at 2:08pm

San Jose cop accused of rape faces new charge
The San Jose police officer accused of rape was charged Tuesday with a whole new crime -- storming out of the Gilroy Safeway with a bottle of vodka about 2:30 a.m. in violation of a state law that bans the sale or purchase of alcohol between 2 and 6 a.m.
2 Sep 2014 at 2:07pm

Pizarro: Manny's Cellar to make a comeback for one night
History San Jose is holding a one-night event Sept. 26 to commemorate Manny's Cellar, the popular downtown watering hole that closed in 1990 to make way for the Fallon House restoration.
2 Sep 2014 at 1:52pm

San Jose: Man stabbed in weekend brawl near City Hall
A man is expected to survive after he was stabbed in a weekend brawl across the street from City Hall, sparking a police chase where suspects tossed a handgun out a car window, kicking off a violent stretch in downtown San Jose.
2 Sep 2014 at 1:22pm

Morgan Hill: San Martin driver arrested in fatal DUI crash on Santa Teresa Blvd.
A San Martin man is in jail after a suspected DUI crash on Santa Teresa Boulevard that killed a 34-year-old Morgan Hill man over the weekend.
2 Sep 2014 at 12:04pm

Campbell: Coroner identifies 88-year-old man who fell and was fatally struck ...
An elderly man who reportedly fell backward into oncoming traffic and was fatally struck on Friday afternoon has been identified by the Santa Clara County Corner’s Office as Chung Lee, 88, of Campbell.

2 Sep 2014 at 11:54am


Clayton Kershaw earns majors' best 17th win as Dodgers beat Nationals
Clayton Kershaw pitched eight strong innings for his major league leading 17th win and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Washington Nationals 4-1 Tuesday night.
2 Sep 2014 at 10:24pm

J.J. Watt now focused on greatness
J.J. Watt of the Houston Texans talks about his new $100 million extension.
2 Sep 2014 at 10:13pm

Seaus opt out of NFL concussion deal
Relatives of the former linebacker Junior Seau will reject a proposed settlement between the league and thousands of former players, a lawyer representing the family told "Outside the Lines" on Tuesday.
2 Sep 2014 at 10:13pm

Cowboys to bring in Michael Sam
Michael Sam is flying to Dallas on Tuesday night and will take a physical Wednesday and if all goes well they will add him to their practice squad, a source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.
2 Sep 2014 at 10:00pm

Josh Brent return OK'd for Week 11
Josh Brent is a member of the Dallas Cowboys once more but before he can return to the field he must serve a 10-game suspension handed down from the NFL.
2 Sep 2014 at 9:50pm

Hayward police ask for public's help finding missing 12-year-old boy
Hayward police are seeking the public's help in locating a 12-year-old boy missing since Tuesday afternoon.
2 Sep 2014 at 9:32pm

Wes Welker suspended 4 games
Denver Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker has been suspended four games for use of amphetamines, sources told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.
2 Sep 2014 at 9:25pm

Bradley, Mahan, Simpson make squad
Keegan Bradley hasn't stopped thinking about playing in another Ryder Cup. U.S. captain Tom Watson gave him that chance Tuesday night.
2 Sep 2014 at 9:00pm

Budget cuts eliminate crossing guards near Concord schools
Parents in Concord are upset that city budget cuts have eliminated crossing guards at some of the city's busiest intersections just in time for the start of the new school year.
2 Sep 2014 at 8:41pm

Bay Area weather forecast for Wednesday
Tonight will bring an increase in low clouds and fog, especially near the coast and bay.
2 Sep 2014 at 8:34pm

Contra Costa Times: Bay & State

Odds grow longer for effort to preserve services at Doctors Medical Center
Advocates for saving Doctors Medical Center as a full-service hospital are not giving up hope despite a double dose of bad news last week
2 Sep 2014 at 9:31pm

Antioch singer finalist for chance to sing onstage with Keith Urban
When country crooner Keith Urban offers to 'Put You In A Song' during his upcoming Shoreline Amphitheatre concert, Antioch singer Toree McGee hopes 'You'll Think of Me.'
2 Sep 2014 at 4:57pm

Carol Olson: From the car pool lane to memory lane without a blinker
Remember when those signs were so popular to have in the back window? Most of them said, 'Baby on Board.' I guess that was supposed to make people drive slower around them. Being the real rebel that I am, I had one that read, 'Ex-husband in trunk.' To add more fun, I placed a man's tie hanging out of the trunk. Quite a few police cars gave me a second look, but never pulled me over to check.
2 Sep 2014 at 4:33pm

Danville: San Ramon Valley Democrats told Prop. 49 fight to be long one
Statewide opponents of the U.S. Supreme Court's 2010 Citizens United ruling -- which allows corporations and unions to spend unlimited sums on ads and other political tools to influence elections -- were dealt a big blow when their ballot question calling for a change, Proposition 49, was struck off the Nov. 4 statewide ballot -- but nonetheless, they plan to persist and are gearing up for a prolonged fight.
2 Sep 2014 at 1:49pm

Hometown Hero: Oakland man works to keep Piedmont Avenue clean
Michael Lydon has been keeping his neighborhood -- Oakland's Piedmont Avenue -- clean by picking up litter on the street without pay since 1979.
1 Sep 2014 at 9:36pm

Nine things to focus on for November's election
With Labor Day behind us, Californians need to batten down the hatches for the tidal wave of ads, mailers, robo calls and door knocks between now and the Nov. 4 election. So for Bay Area voters hoping to cut through the noise and get straight to the important stuff, here are nine things to focus on:
1 Sep 2014 at 9:04pm

San Leandro: BART delayed 20 minutes
SAN LEANDRO -- BART is reporting delays of up to 20 minutes Monday afternoon due to equipment problems on the tracks near the Bay Fair station. BART issued a service advisory at 3:40 p.
1 Sep 2014 at 4:28pm

Woman killed in Pittsburg hit-and-run identified
The truck was heading west on Willow Pass when it allegedly veered off the roadway, hit a light pole and then struck the pedestrian, who was pushing a shopping cart on the sidewalk, police said.
1 Sep 2014 at 10:27am

Anti-gay speech in Richmond draws scrutiny
Slurs against an openly gay councilwoman and police chief have raised questions about the climate in a city known for its progressive policies.
1 Sep 2014 at 4:54am

49ers Ray McDonald arrested on domestic violence charges
San Francisco 49ers lineman Ray McDonald was arrested on suspicion of felony domestic violence early Sunday morning in San Jose.
31 Aug 2014 at 10:45pm

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