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2 hrs ago | Los Gatos Weekly-Times

Los Gatos police arrest San Jose woman in car burglary

A 28-year-old woman was arrested last Friday in the break-in burglary of a car parked at the Los Gatos Swim and Racquet Club next to state Highway 17, Los Gatos-Monte Sereno police said.


Related Topix: Los Gatos, CA

6 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

SJSU graduation speaker files excessive-force complaint, seeks more police accountability

A keynote speaker at a San Jose State University graduation ceremony has filed an excessive-force complaint against the San Jose Police Department and hopes his case can be a lightning rod for heavier scrutiny of the internal investigations that by and large clear officer misconduct.


Related Topix: San Jose State University, San Jose, CA

11 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Little sunlight as Obama raises super PAC dollars

In this July 23, 2014, photo, President Barack Obama walks with senior adviser Valerie Jarrett as he leaves a fundraising event in Los Altos Hills, Calif.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Los Altos Hills, CA

15 hrs ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

Santa Clara County: Officials proposing total medical pot ban; patients voice access concerns

As Santa Clara County officials prepare to recommend a total ban on medical marijuana dispensaries in unincorporated areas, cannabis advocates said at a public hearing Thursday that in the wake of San Jose's restrictions it could mean more hardship for South Bay patients in need of their medicine.


Related Topix: Marijuana, Drugs, Los Gatos, CA

Thu Jul 24, 2014

KTVU Oakland

Bay Area 'traveling burglary crew' arrested in Hollister

Four Bay Area residents described as members of a "traveling burglary crew" have been arrested by Hollister police in San Benito County after a car chase, police said.


Related Topix: Hollister, CA, San Benito County, CA, Gilroy, CA

KTVU Oakland

Driver arrested in fatal Santa Clara freeway crash

The California Highway Patrol arrested a man who drove a car that crashed on U.S. Highway 101 and killed his passenger in Santa Clara late Wednesday night, a CHP spokesman said.


Related Topix: Santa Clara, CA, Sunnyvale, CA

How Dare They?! Survey Ranks Santa Cruz No. 12 Snobbiest City in Country

Santa Cruz, the city reputed for its laid-back, easy-breezy style, took 12th place among "The Snobbiest Small Cities In America."


Related Topix: Santa Cruz, CA, Palo Alto, CA, San Rafael, CA

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Review: Motley Crue delivers so-so so long

It's amazing how far this band has gone -- and for how long -- with only a handful of truly memorable songs to call its own.


Related Topix: Metal, Motley Crue, Tommy Lee, Pop/Rock, Mountain View, CA

Marin Independent Journal

Today's Music Picks: Pat Benatar, Rick Springfield visit Mountain Winery

She released six studio albums, a live set and a greatest hits package during that decade -- all of which were certified gold or better.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Pat Benatar, Entertainment, Funk, Tower of Power, Mountain View, CA, Music

Contra Costa Times

San Jose: Gaza airstrike hits close to home for Palestinian-American

When San Jose dentist and Palestinian-American Hani Jamah heard that 27 members of an extended family had been killed in a Gaza Strip airstrike on Sunday, their bodies buried beneath rubble that was once a four-story home, he thought it was a tragic tale.


Related Topix: World News, Palestinian Territories, Middle East, San Jose, CA,

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Campbell Reporter

Main Street Cupertino's Lazy Dog Restaurant granted late-night hours

Photos courtesy city of Cupertino Rendering for "Main Street Cupertino", a mixed-use project slated for the north side of Stevens Creek Boulevard between Finch and Tantau avenues.


Related Topix: Cupertino, CA, Boulevard, CA, Dining

Merced Sun-Star

Boehner lauds doctor who saved lawmaker's baby

This July 23, 2013, file photo provided by the office of Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Wash., shows Herrera Beutler, left, is with her husband, Dan Beutler, and their baby, Abigail Rose Beutler, at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital in Palo Alto, Calif.


Related Topix: Representative Jaime Herrera Beutler, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Palo Alto, CA, John Boehner

Oregon picked to win Pac-12 in preseason poll

The Ducks are the media's favorite for the third straight season, getting 37 of 39 first-place votes in the North Division balloting.


Related Topix: Santa Clara, CA

San Jose Mercury News

Review: Lexington House serves memorable dishes, cocktails

Over the past year or so, downtown Los Gatos has seen a proliferation of new restaurants, and one of the most memorable is the Lexington House.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Los Gatos, CA, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Entertainment

San Jose Mercury News

Mercury News editorial: Santa Clara County leaders reach out to kids

Federal authorities have struggled to find places other than cement jail cells at the border to house the thousands of refugee children, some of them toddlers, pouring in from Central America.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Zoe Lofgren, Democrat, Palo Alto, CA, Opinion


One Dead, Eight Injured In Big-Rig Crash Near Gilroy

One person was killed and eight were injured Monday evening on state Highway 152 east of Gilroy after a tractor-trailer triggered a crash with eight other vehicles, according to the California Highway Patrol.


Related Topix: Gilroy, CA, Madera, CA

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Vallejo Times-Herald

Bryman College owner with San Jose, Hayward schools files for bankruptcy

The owner of California's Bryman College chain -- with campuses in San Jose, Hayward, San Francisco and Los Angeles -- is in financial trouble and could close.


Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy, California, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, San Jose, CA

Wall Street Journal

In New Ad, Samsung Takes Aim at Apple 'Screen Envy'

If so, it's not letting on. In its latest advertisement, the South Korean technology giant turns the table on Apple's boosters, many of whom are on the outside looking in amid Samsung's runaway success selling oversized smartphone-tablet hybrids to consumers.


Related Topix: YouTube, iPod touchiPad App, iPod touch App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, iPhone, Cupertino, CA

Inside Bay Area

Fatal shooting by San Jose cop: City poised to pay $900,000 in excessive-force lawsuit

The City Council is poised to pay $900,000 to settle an excessive force lawsuit stemming from an officer-involved fatal shooting of an alleged gang member who police say pointed a handgun directly at them.


Related Topix: San Jose, CA

Chico Enterprise-Record

Santa Clara: Newly built Levi's Stadium tallies first arrest when wanted man nabbed for trespassing

Before they could even cut the opening ribbon, the first infraction was whistled at a finished Levi's Stadium, only this penalty was called by the Santa Clara Police Department.


Related Topix: Santa Clara, CA, Watsonville, CA, San Mateo County, CA