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3 hrs ago | Cupertino Courier

Santa Clara: First-time visitor becomes Great America's 75 millionth guest

Redwood City resident Michael Prosper walked through the gates of California's Great America for the first time Monday and became the amusement park's 75 millionth guest.

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Related Topix: San Mateo County, CA, Santa Clara, CA, Redwood City, CA

6 hrs ago | KION 46

CHP: 36 DUI arrests, 2 fatal accidents on Central Coast

The California Highway Patrol has been out in full source through Labor Day making DUI arrests and investigating two fatal accidents on the Central Coast.

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Related Topix: Morgan Hill, CA, Paicines, CA

6 hrs ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

Santa Cruz native and MIT grad create 3-D printed standing desk

Isabella Tromba and David Yamnitsky are trying to raise money on Kickstarter to fund their standing desk production using sustainable materials.

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Related Topix: Santa Cruz, CA, Mountain View, CA

10 hrs ago | KTVU Oakland

Motorcyclist killed on Hwy 101 identified

A motorcyclist who died in a crash on northbound U.S. Highway 101 in San Jose early Saturday morning has been identified by the Santa Clara County medical examiner's office as 32-year-old Larry Cotten.

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Related Topix: San Jose, CA

14 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

Earthquake: 3.5 quake strikes near Gilroy, Calif.

A shallow, magnitude-3.5 earthquake was reported Monday morning five miles from Gilroy, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Gilroy, CA, Natural Disasters, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Geology, Science

17 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

California Conservation Conundrum: Water Use Varies Greatly Across State

Aug. 31--Drive across city limits in virtually any part of California, and you will also cross another kind of frontier, one gaining more attention during the worst drought in a generation: The borders between cities also define different ideas about water.

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Related Topix: California, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Los Altos, CA, Mountain View, CA, Anaheim, CA, Garden Grove, CA

21 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

Roadshow: Why Highway 87 commute has slowed to a crawl

Q My husband left for a Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors meeting at 8 a.m. last week from deep in the Almaden Valley.

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

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Sulekha.com

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I rent a 2BHK apartment in a safe neighborhood and gated community. In-house washer and dryer facility.

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Related Topix: San Jose, CA, Santa Clara, CA, Cambrian (San Jose, CA)

Patch.com

Deputies Close Part of Stevens Creek Blvd. Due To Water Main Break

A water main break in Cupertino prompted the Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office to close part of a major street and off-ramp from state Highway 85 and urge motorists to avoid the area for the next 24 hours, deputies reported.

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Related Topix: Cupertino, CA

Forbes.com

Tweets As Tips: Robot Butler Delivers Room Service

Having once been called the tech Hemingway of Paris, named one of the top 100 women in technology in Europe in 2012, short-listed for best tech journalist by the TechCrunch Europas, I like to fix problems with my own special brand of strategy, storytelling and writing.

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Related Topix: Robots, Cupertino, CA

RollingStone

Arcade Fire End Tour With Triumphant Wolf Parade Cover

Arcade Fire wrapped up the final North American leg of their Reflektor tour and with it, those well curated geographically themed cover songs for nearly every stop with a hometown gig at Montreal, Quebec's Parc Jean-Drapeau on August 30. With a multitude of great Montreal artists to choose from -- Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Grimes, Voivod and ... (more)

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Related Topix: The Arcade Fire, Alternative-Rock, Canada, Mountain View, CA, Chula Vista, CA, Vista, CA, Music, Entertainment

NewsNet5

Young Jeezy posts bail in gun possession case

Rapper YOUNG JEEZY has been released from jail after posting $1 million bail for a gun possession charge linked to a fatal shooting at a recent concert.

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Related Topix: Mountain View, CA, Entertainment

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Buying in Bulk: Santa Cruz behind in water price, regulation

While the rest of Santa Cruz adheres to water restrictions, the city's bulk water stations for building contractors operate on the honor system.

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Related Topix: Santa Cruz, CA, San Jose, CA, Salinas, CA, Scotts Valley, CA

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Milpitas Post

San Jose: Japantown fire destroys two buildings

Norman Desumala and his brother-in-law were changing the oil in their cars Saturday afternoon at Desumala's uncle's garage in Japantown when they heard a series of loud bangs.

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Related Topix: Fire, San Jose, CA

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

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

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

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

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

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

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