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2 hrs ago | Lowell Sun
After dating for more than two and a half years, former The Hills star Lauren Conrad and musician William Tell tied the knot on Saturday, September 13th. US Weekly broke the news, having confirmed it directly with Conrad's rep.
6 hrs ago | CBS Local
Deputies said residents in the 500 block of Crest Vista Lane called the sheriff's office Saturday morning after they saw a mountain lion in their backyard around 11:15 p.m. A 65-pound male mountain lion was killed Wednesday in Santa Clara County following a Sept. 7 attack on a 6-year-old boy who was hiking with his family.
10 hrs ago | KOLD-TV Tucson
LOS GATOS, Calif. - Officials in Northern California are accusing a nudist resort of stealing water during the state's historic drought.
10 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion
It took a murderous Idris Elba and a pair of dolphin buddies to defeat "Guardians of the Galaxy" at movie theaters. According to studio estimates Sunday, the Sony thriller "No Good Deed," which stars Elba as an escaped convict, topped the box office with $24.5 million during its opening weekend.
10 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion
Authorities in Slovenia say two people have died in new floods that hit the Balkans this weekend after heavy rains. Police said Sunday a 30-year-old man and a 17-year-old girl drowned after their van plunged into a flood-swollen stream northeast of the capital, Ljubljana.
12 hrs ago | Patch.com
Stanford police are seeking information about an assault that happened on Friday, Aug. 29, at approximately 9:11 p.m. An unidentified male struck a female in the face with an unknown object - possibly a baton or flashlight. At the time of the attack, the victim was walking westbound on the path adjacent to Campus Drive and was just east of the intersection of Campus Drive and Palm Drive.
17 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times
San Diego City Councilwoman Marti Emerald announced on Facebook that she has been diagnosed with breast cancer and will undergo outpatient surgery. Emerald said she received the diagnosis this week while she was on a Chamber of Commerce lobbying mission to Washington, D.C., with other political and business leaders.
Pondering a report last week on the overripe-for-renovation Civic Center campus, Santa Clara County supervisors talked of modernizing traditional office setups into "nonterritorial" and open designs so prevalent among Silicon Valley tech companies that offer more playful perks than the county. Board President Mike Wasserman said that being a health-minded county, there's something to say for an in-house fitness center as well as showers to allow workers to de-stink themselves after they've been encouraged to bike to work.
Cracked earth is visible at the Stevens Creek Reservoir on January 30, 2014 in Cupertino, California. Now in its third straight year of drought conditions, California is experiencing its driest year on record, dating back 119 years, and reservoirs throughout the state have low water levels.
In this Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, file photo, Apple CEO Tim Cook introduces the new Apple Pay product in Cupertino, Calif.
Like trying to count the revolving number of people who sleep under freeways and in doorways, gauging the number of Bay Area students who are homeless isn't easy to pin down. But their numbers are on the rise in California and some Bay Area counties, according to a report released earlier this week by the California Homeless Youth Project.
Apple saw a record number of pre-orders after the newest versions of its iconic phone went up for advance sale in the wee hours of Friday morning, a company spokeswoman said. The demand is stretching resources at the nation's major cellphone carriers, where the new iPhones appeared to be back ordered and several website glitches were reported.
But he also suffered from mental health issues. And according to an investigation by the San Jose Mercury News , the Roku engineer was experiencing a mental health episode last December before local sheriffs Witnesses say that a " frazzled " Marshall called his father to pick him from Roku's offices and chewed a half dozen prescription pills "like Pez."
A DNA test has confirmed that a mountain lion shot and killed by authorities was the same animal that grabbed and bit a 6-year-old boy on Sunday, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife announced Friday. "It was a perfect match," fish and game spokeswoman Kirsten Macintyre said.
Pearl Jam, Florence and the Machine, Tom Jones and Soundgarden are among the big-name acts set to join Neil Young at the 28th annual Bridge School Benefit on Oct. 25-26 at Shoreline Amphitheatre at Mountain View. The bill, which was announced today, will also include popular vocalist Norah Jones with her alt-country act Puss N Boots and indie-rockers Band of Horses.
A former assistant superintendent with the Santa Clara County Unified School District faces felony conflict of interest charges, officials said, after he approved contracts and checks that paid him thousands in public money. Saratoga resident Jinfa "Jim" Luyau, 59, who served as the district's assistant superintendent of business services until he retired in 2012, allegedly received money from accounting services that was meant to be paid directly to the school district.
A San Jose liquor store had its alcohol license suspended Thursday after investigators found that employees sold alcoholic drinks to minors, according to the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control. Santa Teresa Bottle Shop, located at 7068 Santa Teresa Blvd. in San Jose, had its license suspended for 15 days, said department spokesman John Carr.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 06:47 pm
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