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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

Patch.com

San Jose Teens Arrested for Killing Dog, Burglarizing Homes

Two boys were arrested Tuesday in connection with the burglaries of several homes in South San Jose near Almaden Expressway, including one where a resident found their dog had been killed, police said.

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

CBS Local

Boys Accused Of Burglarizing San Jose Homes, Including One Where Dog Was Beaten To Death

Two boys were arrested Tuesday in connection with the burglaries of several homes in South San Jose near Almaden Expressway, including one where a resident found their dog had been killed.

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

Inside Bay Area

Dylan in Oakland

In this Jan. 12, 2012 file photo, Bob Dylan performs in Los Angeles. Fifty years into his career as a recording artist and a week away from release of an extraordinary new CD, Dylan spent his Tuesday evening where he seems to feel most comfortable on a stage.

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Related Topix: August, CA, Mountain View, CA, Entertainment

Evening Sun

Neil Young divorcing Pegi Young after 36 years

Young filed papers to end his marriage on July 29 in San Mateo, according to Rolling Stone.

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Related Topix: Mountain View, CA

KTVU Oakland

Morgan Hill teen arrested for alleged sexual abuse of 14-year-old

A 19-year-old man has been arrested and jailed for the alleged sexual abuse of a 14-year-old girl in Morgan Hill, police said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Morgan Hill, CA

Business Journal

Apple's next iPad nears the size of a sheet of notebook paper

Apple Inc.'s suppliers are readying facilities to push out the largest iPad ever, as Apple looks to boost sales of its second-biggest product by revenue, Bloomberg report The new tablet's screen would measure 12.9 inches diagonally, which is slightly smaller than the size of a sheet of notebook paper, and 3.2 inches bigger than its current iPad - ... (more)

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Ipad, Cupertino, CA

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

AM Alert: Mexican president's visit stirs up controversy over jailed U.S. Marine

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto wraps up his two-day tour of California in Sacramento today, where he'll attend a noon luncheon at the Stanford Mansion hosted by Gov. Jerry Brown and address a joint session of the Legislature at 2:45 p.m. in the Assembly chamber.

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Related Topix: Sacramento, CA, Jerry Brown, US Governors, Stanford, CA

Tue Aug 26, 2014

SFGate

Family sues over fatal shooting by deputy in...

The family of a mentally ill, suicidal man who was shot and killed by a Santa Clara County sheriff's deputy in Saratoga filed a federal civil rights lawsuit Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Saratoga, CA

Patch.com

Mtn. View Concert Shooting Update: 'Young Jeezy' & 5 Others Charged With Possessing Assault Rifle

Following a fatal shooting at a tour stop in Mountain View last weekend, the Orange County District Attorney's Office today filed charges against hip-hop singer Jay "Young Jeezy" Jenkins and five others for allegedly possessing an illegal assault weapon at a concert venue in Irvine, a spokeswoman said.

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Related Topix: Mountain View, CA, Orange County, CA

The Campbell Reporter

Santa Clara County explores fireworks 'social host' law

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday decided to crack down harder on illegal fireworks by holding property owners responsible for the growing problem.

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Related Topix: San Jose, CA, Sunnyvale, CA, Santa Cruz, CA

SiliconValley.com

Today's Music Picks: Soundgarden, Nine Inch Nails set lists from Mountain View

Here are the set lists for Nine Inch Nails and Soundgarden on Aug. 24 at Shoreline Amphitheatre at Mountain View, based on my notes and information from setlist.fm.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Industrial, Nine Inch Nails, Mountain View, CA

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