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40 min ago | KRON 4

VIDEO: Man Shot in San Jose Expected to Survive

Police in San Jose say a man is suffering from serious injuries but is expected to survive after being shot in San Jose Thursday morning.

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Related Topix: San Jose, CA

4 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

Extensive burglary pasts for suspects in naked Santa Clara hotel-rooftop escape

A man who stranded himself in a tree and a woman who ran naked during a failed escape from a hotel rooftop last week have extensive burglary records, adding a dash of context to the hoard of stolen items found afterward in their room and car, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Santa Clara, CA

8 hrs ago | KLIV

Arrest made in one of two Senter Road hit-and-runs

San Jose police have arrested one of the drivers allegedly involved in one of two separate, hit-and-run accidents on Senter Road this week.

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Related Topix: San Jose, CA

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Contra Costa Times

San Jose: Religious leaders stand in solidarity with Ferguson residents

A small but vocal group of Santa Clara County religious leaders stood in symbolic solidarity with the people of Ferguson, Missouri., who have protested the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teen by local police.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

Saratoga News

St. Andrew's student plants seed with Heritage Oak Initiative

Photograph by George Sakkestad St. Andrews Episcopal School 7th grader Kristoffer Blomquist started the Heritage Oak Initiative, which is teaming up with Embrace to provide low-cost incubators to rural parts of developing countries to combat neonatal hypothermia-related death.

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Related Topix: Saratoga, CA

Inside Bay Area

Silicon Valley trust fund thefts: Swindler gets 6 years in federal prison

Convicted swindler Leo Joshua Kennedy, who has admitted sapping the life savings from dozens of families by stealing at least $13 million from Silicon Valley-based trust funds, will spend six and a half years in a federal prison.

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Related Topix: Federal Prisons, Prison, Folk, The Kennedys, Campbell, CA, Danville, CA, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Today's Music Picks: Nine Inch Nails, Soundgarden team up for Shoreline show

Nine Inch Nails and Soundgarden have many things in common. They both feature powerful lead vocalists , perform darkly mesmerizing hard-rock tunes and deliver captivating live shows.

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Related Topix: Soundgarden, Industrial, Pop/Rock, Nine Inch Nails, Mountain View, CA, Jack White, The White Stripes, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Apple's stock bounces back to hit a new high

The milestone represents a dramatic turnaround in sentiment since Apple's shares reached its previous split-adjusted peak of $100.72 in September 2012.

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Related Topix: Steve Jobs, Cupertino, CA

Wall Street Journal

The Daily Startup: Riskified Raises $4M to Fight...

Riskified has raised another $4 million from insiders for its e-commerce fraud-fighting software, Deborah Gage reports for VentureWire.

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Related Topix: Internet, Science / Technology, RSA Security, Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Marketing, Stanford, CA, Widevine Technologies, Opinion

Milpitas Post

Santa Clara County grand jury indicts for 2012 cave-in death in Milpitas

The Santa Clara County Grand Jury returned an indictment for involuntary manslaughter against a Fremont-based construction company, its owner, and project manager, for causing the 2012 cave-in death of an employee.

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Related Topix: Fremont, CA

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Alameda County: Number relying on food bank grows

One in five Alameda County residents relies on food bank assistance, which is more than the one in seven nationally, according to a new survey released Monday by Feeding America, a network of food banks.

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Related Topix: Alameda County, CA, San Mateo County, CA, Solano County, CA, Contra Costa County, CA

Inside Bay Area

Santa Clara: Escape attempt on hotel rooftop near Levi's Stadium...

A man trying a daring hotel-rooftop escape from police last week got stuck in a tree and needed rescue from the same authorities he was trying to elude, according to Santa Clara police.

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Inside Bay Area

Son fulfills mom's dying wish

JJ Puaauli, 12, and his sister, Leilani Puaauli, 16, take care of their pet rabbit, Butterscotch, at their home in San Jose, Calif.

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Related Topix: San Jose, CA, South San Jose (San Jose, CA), Silver Creek (San Jose, CA)

The Campbell Reporter

San Jose: Driver who caused fiery multi-car wreck arrested after release from hospital

The driver suspected of drunkenly racing down a street and causing a fiery eight-car wreck that injured 10 people was arrested after his release from the hospital, the San Jose Police Department said.

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Related Topix: San Jose, CA

Los Gatos Weekly-Times

Abandoned mobile home destroyed in fire on Mt. Umunhum

An abandoned mobile home caught on fire this morning on Mount Umunhum south of the Almaden area outside South San Jose, a Cal Fire dispatcher said.

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Related Topix: South San Jose (San Jose, CA), San Jose, CA, 10-20

Contra Costa Times

Mountain View man tried to kiss teen at martial arts studio, police say

A Mountain View man turned himself in to police after a warrant was issued for his arrest in connection with a sexual battery at a Palo Alto martial arts studio in May. Jorge Alberto Tejada was arrested on suspicion of trying to kiss a 17-year-old student and employee at Hiruko Wellness, located at 2741 Middlefield Road, according to Palo Alto ... (more)

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Related Topix: Mountain View, CA, Palo Alto, CA

Inside Bay Area

San Jose cop was justified when he shot and killed knife wielding man, DA says

A San Jose police officer was legally justified when he shot and killed a knife-wielding man on Thanksgiving last year, the Santa Clara County District Attorney concluded in a report issued Monday morning.

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Inside Bay Area

San Jose: Man suffers major injuries in hit-and-run collision on Senter Road

Less than 24 hours after a man was killed by a hit-and-run driver near Los Lagos Golf Course, a second man sustained life-threatening injuries along the same road resulting from a hit-and-run collision, police said.

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Related Topix: San Jose, CA

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Inside Bay Area

CA Supreme Court: Prosecutor did not engage in "pervasive pattern'' of misconduct

The California Supreme Court ruled Monday that the second-most powerful prosecutor in Santa Clara County did not engage in a "pervasive pattern'' of misconduct that justified overturning a jury's decision to commit a convicted child molester to a state mental hospital.

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Contra Costa Times

Placerville: San Jose man killed, brother injured in small-plane crash near airport

A San Jose man was killed and his brother seriously injured when their single-engine plane crashed while trying to land at a small El Dorado County airport Saturday, authorities said.

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Related Topix: South San Jose (San Jose, CA), San Jose, CA, Air Accidents, Placerville, CA, El Dorado County, CA

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