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23 min ago | The Campbell Reporter

Bay 101 future unclear after state bill to let San Jose cardroom move dies

The Bay 101 cardroom appears to have lost a bid to consider moving to Milpitas after the state Legislature killed legislation that would have made its relocation possible.

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Related Topix: San Jose, CA

4 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

Pianos placed in Santa Clara County parks draw curious onlookers

Visitors to Santa Clara County's open-space parks are among the guinea pigs beginning this Labor Day weekend, part of a growing social experiment from San Francisco to Saratoga that places pianos in public places encouraging anyone to simply strike up a tune.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Labor Day, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Saratoga, CA

7 hrs ago | CBS Local

San Jose Man Struck, Killed By Car After Crashing His Motorcycle On Hwy 101

A 33-year-old male motorcyclist from San Jose died after crashing his bike and being run over by a vehicle on northbound U.S. Highway 101 in San Jose early Saturday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.

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Related Topix: San Jose, CA

11 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

Fatality reported after four vehicle crash on Highway 101 in San Jose

A fatality has been reported after a four-vehicle collision on the northbound U.S. Highway 101 in San Jose shut down the roadway this morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.

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Related Topix: San Jose, CA

14 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

Milpitas teens arrested for stealing SUV, attempted carjacking, running over man

Two Milpitas teens were arrested last week after running over a man on the 2100 block of North Park Victoria Drive, Milpitas Police Department reported.

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Related Topix: Milpitas, CA, Fremont, CA

18 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

Livermore: A young woman's death and staffing cuts prompt questions...

Beverlyn Lee, left, talks to her son, Virgil Hamilton, during an outing at Sycamore Grove Park in Livermore on Aug. 20, 2014.

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Related Topix: Livermore, CA, Way (San Jose, CA), San Jose, CA, Morgan Hill, CA

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Campbell Reporter

GenZe, an all electric two-wheeler for city dwellers and the college crowd

Enter GenZe, an all-electric motorized two-wheeler being marketed to college students and urban dwellers as a fun, clean way to zip around campus or city streets at a top speed of 30 miles per hour.

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Related Topix: Fremont, CA, Palo Alto, CA, Stanford University, Stanford, CA

The Campbell Reporter

Patty O'Malley Community Fields open at Santa Teresa and Steinbeck in San Jose

Daniel Dry, 10, laces up while getting ready to play on the new Patty O'Malley Community Fields that officially opened in Almaden on Aug. 27. Play ball! That's music to the ears of young athletes in and around Almaden Valley, but for adults involved in youth sports, the excitement of competition has been clouded for years by frustration about ... (more)

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Related Topix: San Jose, CA, Almaden Valley (San Jose, CA), Santa Teresa (San Jose, CA)

NBC Connecticut

California Uproots Grassy Lawns

The dry-cracked bed of the Stevens Creek Reservoir is seen on March 13, 2014, in Cupertino, Calif.

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Related Topix: California, Cupertino, CA, Solano County, CA, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Long Beach, CA

Patch.com

Man Suspected of Stalking Family Members Arrested After Car Chase With Gilroy Police

Police in Gilroy arrested a 58-year-old man who led police on a car chase Wednesday after members of his family claimed he violated a temporary restraining order they filed against him, a spokesman said.

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Related Topix: Gilroy, CA, Los Banos, CA

Milpitas Post

Morgan HIll: Body on fire found near Chesbro Reservoir

The Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office is investigating a homicide after a person's body was set on fire and found on the road in unincorporated Morgan Hill.

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Related Topix: Morgan Hill, CA, Madden, EA Tiburon, Video Games, EA Sports

Examiner.com

Young Jeezy arrested in rap concert fatal shooting probe in California

Young Jeezy is currently behind bars for possession of an assault rifle ... and TMZ has learned the weapon turned up during the investigation into the deadly shooting at Wiz Khalifa 's concert Friday night.

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Related Topix: Mountain View, CA, Wayne (San Jose, CA), Irvine, CA

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Fire burning near Casa de Fruta along Highway 152

A vegetation fire is burning along both sides of Highway 152 near Casa de Fruta, halting traffic just a day before the start of the Labor Day weekend.

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Related Topix: Fire, Natural Disasters, Wildfire

HipHopDx

[News] Jeezy Arrested For Possession Of AK-47 Assault Rifle, Pleads Not Guilty, Remains In Jail

UPDATE #3: Jeezy allegedly had an AK-47 assault rifle in his possession in Irvine, California.

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Related Topix: Irvine, CA, Mountain View, CA, Chula Vista, CA

103JAMZ.com

Wiz Khalifa Concert Canceled

Wiz Khalifa is feeling the fallout from the recent headlines surrounding his "Under the Influence of Music" tour.

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Related Topix: Wiz Khalifa, Hip-Hop, Michigan State University, Mountain View, CA

Inside Bay Area

Honda and Khanna agree to debate Oct. 6 at San Jose State

News of the two Democrats' face-to-face showdown came as Khanna and dozens of supporters rallied outside Honda's San Jose office Wednesday with three constituents who said the seven-term congressman ignored their pleas for help or attention.

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Related Topix: US News, San Jose State University, Santa Clara, CA

SiliconValley.com

PG&E substation in San Jose that suffered a sniper attack has a new security breach

The same PG&E electricity substation hit by gunfire in 2013 has endured a fresh security breach, despite a wide-ranging upgrade of the facility's security systems, the utility reported Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Pacific Gas and Electric, Energy, San Jose, CA, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Inside Bay Area

Santa Clara Valley unveils Wine Trail signs, and a lot of wine that doesn't stink

According to wine's bibulous bible of common scents, the sniffy "Le Nez du Vin", there are 54 aromatic tasting notes that give wines their distinctive "nose."

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Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Agriculture, Science, Morgan Hill, CA, Livermore, CA, Santa Clara, CA

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Vallejo Times-Herald

Mountain View shooting probe: Rapper Young Jeezy, 5 others plead not guilty in gun charges

Hip-hop singer Jay "Young Jeezy" Jenkins and five others pleaded not guilty Tuesday to illegal gun charges in Irvine following a fatal shooting at a tour stop in Mountain View last weekend, the Orange County District Attorney's Office said.

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Related Topix: Mountain View, CA, Irvine, CA

NBC Chicago

Burglars Bludgeon Chihuahua: Police

A San Jose family is grieving the loss of their Chihuahua mix, Sparky, who was brutally bludgeoned to death with a golf club after police say two boys broke into the home in an attempt to burglarize it.

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Related Topix: San Jose, CA

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