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2 hrs ago | San Jose Mercury News
Beer, bocce: A cool new food-and-entertainment hub -- beer garden meets bocce court meets bowling alley -- is taking over a prime spot at Oakland's Jack London Square, the long-vacant Barnes & Noble space. Called Plank, this 50,000-square-foot venture will combine an outdoor hangout with indoor entertainment and a rooftop event space .
4 hrs ago | The Campbell Reporter
Near the edge of the red-and-blue Persian rug in my living room is a pear-shaped spot, maybe a foot in diameter, that has whitened and thinned over the years, much like the whiskers of an aging dog. I cherish that spot.
6 hrs ago | The Campbell Reporter
DJ Jon Beaver leads the dance party at Happy Hollow Park & Zoo's Redwood Lookout play structure during Hoot & Howl, Happy Hollow's signature event, held Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014.
A suspicious package found Saturday morning in a restroom at the Hilton San Jose Hotel was not an explosive device, a San Jose police spokeswoman said. Officers responded to a report of a suspicious package found at the hotel at 300 Almaden Blvd. around 10:30 a.m., Sgt.
With its new show, "Art," opening next week, City Lights Theater Company just had to look around the block in downtown San Jose to find a creative collaborator in the Institute of Contemporary Art. The Yasmina Reza comedy, which opens Thursday, deals with friendship, contemporary art collecting and the limits of both.
Police have located two persons of interest in connection with the death of a woman who was found face down on the sidewalk near Oakland Road and Highway 101 early Friday morning. The woman, who police say appears to be in her 40s, is the city's 26th homicide victim of 2014.
Q Recently my 84-year-old brother from Mission Viejo was visiting me in Livermore and took BART to and from the Oakland airport. On his return trip he realized quite late that the train was in the Coliseum station and made a quick dash with his suitcase for the door.
A San Jose liquor store had its alcohol license suspended Thursday after investigators found that employees sold alcoholic drinks to minors, according to the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control. Santa Teresa Bottle Shop, located at 7068 Santa Teresa Blvd. in San Jose, had its license suspended for 15 days, said department spokesman John Carr.
As parents, students and teachers get the new school year underway, campaigning for seats on Berryessa Union School District's Board of Trustees has ramped up. In the Nov. 4 General Election, four candidates are competing for three open positions.
Marking a triumph some thought they would never witness, the city of San Jose and the Santa Clara Unified School District on Friday will celebrate the acquisition of land for a regional park and two new schools, all on the old Agnews Developmental Center property. "I'm elated," said school trustee Jim Canova, who has seen three successive superintendents immersed in negotiations over the site.
A Cambrian neighborhood bar and grill lost its liquor license for 30 days after state investigators determined the pub sold alcohol to two San Jose teens on the same night they died in a 2013 DUI-related crash. Thursday morning, state agents taped a "Notice of Suspension" sign on the front doors of the Nowhere Bar &Grill, located on Woodward Road near Union and Camden avenues.
Commercial burglary--Sept. 1, 8 a.m. E. Weddell Drive. While conducting a security check of a business park, an officer came across three people who had broken into a building and were in the process of stealing copper wiring from the business.
Stephen Boniface, organist at the Stone Church of Willow Glen, will give a recital at the church on Sept. 14 to benefit the Alzheimer's Association.
A tour bus that caught fire tied up rush hour traffic Wednesday evening on southbound Highway 101, just north of the Capitol Expressway, the California Highway Patrol said. The fire, which was first reported just after 6 p.m., initially blocked four lanes of southbound Highway.
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Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 03:34 pm
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