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3 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

San Jose: County offering sheriff's deputies to bolster city police force

In the interest of forming a partnership to help alleviate the symptoms of an understaffed police department, Santa Clara County will make an overture to San Jose to see if the city is interested in hiring sheriff's deputies to help patrol city streets.

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Related Topix: Los Altos Hills, CA, Cupertino, CA

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Hunt begins for new homeless shelter in northern Santa Clara County

In a 5-0 vote Tuesday, the Board of Supervisors charged County Executive Jeff Smith with identifying a replacement facility for the Sunnyvale Armory in Palo Alto, Mountain View or Sunnyvale, as well as possible funding options.

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Related Topix: Palo Alto, CA, Sunnyvale, CA, Mountain View, CA, Weather, Life, Holidays, Thanksgiving

Palo Alto Weekly

Police arrest transient man for burglary, drug possession

Police arrested Edward Vincent McDuffie, 46, on April 14 for a host of charges included alleged burglary and drug possession.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Palo Alto, CA

SiliconValley.com

Bay Area apartment rents set record

Bay Area apartment rents are rising at nearly double-digit annual rates and have reached record levels, according to a report released Tuesday, prompting some analysts to warn that the region's economic boom could be choked off by the relentless rise.

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Related Topix: Oakland, CA, San Francisco, CA, Los Gatos, CA

Business Journal

Silicon Valley apartment rents keep surging despite more supply

After showing some signs of sluggishness in the fourth quarter, Silicon Valley apartment rents resumed their upward trajectory in the first three months of the year, according to the latest figured released today from RealFacts.

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Inside Bay Area

Santa Clara County high school, middle school students win top prizes in science fair

The winning students are Vibhav Altekar of Lynbrook High; Namrata Balasingam of Archbishop Mitty High; Milan Gambhir of Bellarmine College Prep; Natalie Ng of Monta Vista High; Tanisha Joshi and Swetha Revanur of Evergreen Valley High; and Andrew Jin, Nitya Mani, Varun Mohan, Sriram Somasundaram and Steven Wang of The Harker School.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Bellarmine College

KTVU Oakland

Longtime security guard arrested on molestation, child-porn charges

A longtime Santa Clara County security officer is in jail arrested for alleged violent molestation of young family members and possession of child pornography.

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The Campbell Reporter

Santa Clara: Police shoot woman they say attacked officers with baseball bat

Officers shot and killed a reportedly despondent woman who came at them with a baseball bat Sunday afternoon, according to the Santa Clara Police Department.

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Related Topix: Santa Clara, CA, San Jose, CA

The Daily Caller

Obamacare has yet to bring new patients to California clinics

The rush of new patients California's low-income clinics expected after Obamacare still hasn't materialized, according to the California Health Report.

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Related Topix: California, California Government, Healthcare Law, Law, US News, Conservative Political News

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Miami Herald

LAX arrest may have ripple effect for Smith

According to Bay Area legal experts, San Francisco 49ers star Aldon Smith didn't do himself any favors by getting into hot water again_just as prosecutors are weighing how to handle two criminal cases still pending against him.

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The Campbell Reporter

San Jose: Officer pleads not guilty to on-duty rape of woman

Geoffrey Graves, a San Jose police officer, appears in court for his arraignment with attorney Darlene Bagley at Santa Clara County Hall of Justice in San Jose, Calif.

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Related Topix: IGN Entertainment

Public Works .com

Coastal Conservancy Recommends 13 Projects For MTC-ABAG Priority Conservation Area Grants

The State Coastal Conservancy today recommended 13 Bay Area resource protection and public access projects to the Metropolitan Transportation Commission for inclusion in the pilot Priority Conservation Area Grant Program established in 2012 by MTC and the Association of Bay Area Governments.

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Related Topix: San Mateo County, CA, Orinda, CA, San Francisco, CA, Contra Costa County, CA

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

San Jose: County to consider offering sheriff's services to bolster dwindling police force

With an eye to stock the city's draining -- and slow to replenish -- pool of police officers, Santa Clara County may offer the services of sheriff's deputies to help temporarily cope with the ongoing blue outflow.

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Related Topix: San Jose, CA, Cupertino, CA

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Ramona Turner, Street Smarts: Reader: Highway 17 needs an auxiliary lane through Los Gatos

Q Here in Santa Cruz, we have achieved better traffic flow by adding merge lanes to Highway 1. I was a Los Gatos mountains resident for 25 years, commuting to Cupertino.

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Related Topix: Los Gatos, CA, Cupertino, CA, Santa Clara, CA, Camarillo, CA

Patch.com

Egg-Hunt Alert; Stolen Civic Found With Teen Driver & Meth & Gun

Save the Date: Easter Egg Hunt in Los Gatos! Family fun for free! Bring your own baskets! Get Free Admission to National Parks April 19-20 .

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Related Topix: Los Gatos, CA, Santa Cruz, CA, Santa Cruz County, CA

Patch.com

Fordham Arson Update; Vegan Seder Dishes; More Google 'Haters'

Google Protests Block Friday Bus; Afternoon March Planned & More Delays Possible .

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Campbell Reporter

Internal Affairs: Councilman Don Rocha blames soccer, not politics, for black eye

San Jose City Councilman Don Rocha, a swing vote on a divided council, likes to mix it up rhetorically with his fellow city leaders, challenging them to lower their ideological lances to find common ground.

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Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance, San Jose, CA

Contra Costa Times

Hundreds take first steps toward becoming Americans

The crowds were thinner than in past years, but the enthusiasm of would-be citizens was still strong as several hundred immigrants on Saturday took the first step toward becoming Americans.

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Related Topix: San Jose, CA

San Mateo County Newsroom

San Mateo County seeks volunteers to help end human trafficking

San Mateo County is seeking volunteers to help raise awareness of a new hotline number for victims of labor and commercial sex trafficking.

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Related Topix: San Mateo County, CA, Marin County, CA

Contra Costa Times

Gilroy teen arrested on suspicion of attempted murder following fight, stabbing

Around 12:25 a.m., officers responded to the 300 block of Tenth Street for a report of a fight between two men.

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Related Topix: Gilroy, CA

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