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Now that merciless teenage taunting has migrated from locker rooms and high school hallways to the Internet, policymakers are paying more attention to the types of harassment and bullying that happens on Facebook and other social media venues.
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Police believe they caught the men behind a reign of gunpoint robberies that occurred at liquor stores and mini-markets in San Jose starting days after Christmas.
Just months after three Saratoga High School boys were punished in juvenile court for photographing and sexually assaulting 15-year-old classmate Audrie Pott, new legislation is being introduced in her name that would make the crime easier to charge in adult court with harsher penalties.
An overnight storm brought thunderclaps, lightening and sheets of rain that fell for more than an hour in some parts of the Bay Area on Wednesday night, but the soaking wasn't as severe as it seemed, National Weather Service officials said.
Police arrested 18-year-old Kevin Raul Valencia of Palo Alto Wednesday, March 6, for a residential burglary.
The executive director of the Los Altos nonprofit had just reported the group was in excellent financial shape, ready to embark on its 65th concert season.
Xavier De La Torre, the embattled Santa Clara County superintendent of schools, was chosen Wednesday night to lead a school district in El Paso.
A nonprofit alcohol and drug rehabilitation facility was shut down Wednesday after the state denied an extension of its license for unspecified reasons, shuttling residents to other centers.
That's what's happening in some upscale Bay Area communities as homeowners and wealthy buyers have no interest in upgrading aging houses but instead want to start from scratch and build all-new custom homes stocked with the latest features.
The former executive director of the Peninsula Symphony Association has been accused of embezzling hundreds of thousands of dollars from the decades-old Los Altos community orchestra.
Mayfair Court, a $23 million, 93-unit affordable housing project in East San Jose, is set to open this week.
Name of Case: Preston Pipelines, Inc. v. City of Stockton, et al. Santa Clara County Superior Court Case No.
Miller, a lifelong Monterey County resident, has served as sheriff since December 2010.
Seconds count. That's the undisputed truth when residents are confronted with an emergency and call 911.
Quinn's no stranger to two-wheeled transportation: In Dublin, he helped set up a bike-share program similar to the one we have in the Bay Area, and last August he arrived at the Dublin Horse Show on a bicycle instead of the traditional coach.