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  1. Amid national push, San Jose opts for careful approach to body-worn cameras for officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Contra Costa Times

    Amid a national push for police officers to wear body cameras, San Jose's efforts to equip its officers have stalled for years, most recently waiting for the city and its police union to agree on a policy covering the use of cameras. A number of Bay Area police agencies already had officers wearing body cameras or were on the verge of rolling them out when President Barack Obama this week announced his intention to dramatically increase the number of cops with the recording devices, in the wake of police distrust evoked by the events in Ferguson, Missouri.

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  2. Roadshow: Never pull into construction zone, even if the CHP is on your tailRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Contra Costa Times

    I was pulled over for speeding on Interstate 580, which I do not dispute. I drive a Dodge Challenger, which I feel is a profiled vehicle, as numerous vehicles passed me while I was staying with the flow of traffic.

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  3. Magnitude-3.9 earthquake strikes near HollisterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | Contra Costa Times

    The USGS reported that the quake rumbled 3.1 miles south southeast of San Juan Bautista around 6:18 p.m. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. Twitter users reported feeling the quake in Hollister, Gilroy and San Jose.

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  4. Robert "The Ghost" Guerrero gives Gilroy's less fortunate a Thanksgiving meal to rememberRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 30 | Contra Costa Times

    When he was still a fledgling featherweight boxer -- and a mere slip of a spectral presence in the ring at 126 pounds -- Robert "The Ghost" Guerrero was often goaded by his father, Ruben Guerrero Sr., to do roadwork with his hands over his head and his arms in front of his face. Standing outside the Salvation Army mission here Wednesday, Guerrero demonstrated the defensive pose that has helped him win six professional titles.

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  5. Gilroy man arrested for having butane honey oil lab, marijuana at homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    A Gilroy man was arrested after fire crews and police found a room in his home that was being used as a lab to process marijuana oil. Around 5:22 p.m. Thursday, Gilroy fire crews responded to Fourth and Rosanna Streets after they received several calls of a strong gas odor in the area.

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  6. Telling tattoos: Veterans' body art speaks for itself in War InkRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    U.S. Army combat engineer Jonathan Snyder came home to the Bay Area from Kazakhstan in 2010 with the weight of the world on his shoulders -- so he got a tattoo across them. It reads "Fallen But Not Forgotten" in careful script above a full-back battlefield cross, a traditional military image honoring lost comrades with a helmet atop a bayonet supported by empty boots.

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  7. Near Gilroy, missing plane foundRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    Rescue workers Sunday morning found at least one deceased victim in the wreckage of a small airplane in the hills east of town a day after the craft took off from an airport near Hollister and failed to return, according to law enforcement agencies. The San Benito Sheriff's Office said the Cessna 140 aircraft carried two people, a male and female, but did not report their identities.

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  8. Gilroy: Plane crash leaves no survivorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    At least person has been found dead amid the wreckage of a plane that crashed on a ranch just east of Gilroy, a Santa Clara Sheriff's County spokesman said Sunday. Sheriff's Office personnel were called to the property just off the Highway 152 corridor around 10 a.m. Sunday, and did locate at least one body, spokesman Deputy Kurtis Stenderup said.

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  9. Roadshow: More high-speed rail questions than answersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    Q A recent article on high-speed rail and the Supreme Court reportedstate bonds can now be sold to finance the first sections of construction in the Central Valley. Now that it's back on track, questions.

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  10. Gilroy: Nearly $1 million in marijuana plants found in warehouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    More than 550 marijuana plants worth about $1 million were discovered during a warrant search at a warehouse in Gilroy. Around 2 p.m. Wednesday, Gilroy police conducted a search at a warehouse on the 8500 block of Monterey Street after concerned neighbors had called police about a potential illegal cultivation operation at the building, which is about 5,000 square feet in size, police said.

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  11. Gilroy: Motorcyclist dies in crash on Hecker Pass HighwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    San Martin resident Harold Baugher, 45, died Oct. 15, from injuries he sustained in a motorcycle accident eight days earlier, Gilroy police said Thursday. The collision involving Baugher, who was riding a motorcycle, and another vehicle was reported at 3 p.m. on Oct. 7 in the 2300 block of Hecker Pass Road.

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  12. 'Sophisticated' robbery crew arrested in San Jose, Campbell bank holdupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    A state-spanning three-man robbery crew tied to a Salinas street gang was arrested Tuesday in connection with four bank robberies in Campbell, San Jose and Gilroy over the past year, according to the San Jose Police Department. The heists earned the crew the title "Point Break" from investigators because the takeover-style nature of the robberies resembled those in the popular 1991 film of the same name, even though they neither wore the movie's signature presidential masks nor did they surf.

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  13. Santa Clara County: Print shop flub compounds ballot error in two school board racesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    A flub on sample ballots for two school board races that were mailed to thousands of voters in Santa Clara and Gilroy was compounded when the printing vendor sent out official ballots repeating the error. In addition, most residents in the Santa Clara Unified and Gavilan Community College districts have yet to receive the correct ballots because the vendor didn't send them out last week with the other vote-by-mail ballots throughout the county.

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  14. Roadshow: Best DMV office may be in your homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    Q My favorite DMV office is in my laptop computer at my home. I love it. I can get done all things with DMV .

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  15. Santa Clara County: Programming error forces a redo on school board sample ballotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    A programming snafu in the Santa Clara Registrar of Voters' office is forcing the registrar to mail out errata sheets to thousands of voters in Gilroy and Santa Clara who received incomplete sample ballots for school board races. Thousands of voters received sample ballots that did not contain the names of all the candidates in the Santa Clara Unified School District and Gavilan Joint Community College District races.

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  16. Roadshow: Where is the best DMV office?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    Q I am forced to admit that I had a very good experience renewing my driver's license recently. All the local DMV offices were crowded with the Concord office closed, so I got an appointment at the Gilroy office.

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  17. Roadshow: Where is the best DMV office?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    Q I am forced to admit that I had a very good experience renewing my driver's license recently. All the local DMV offices were crowded with the Concord office closed, so I got an appointment at the Gilroy office.

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  18. Gilroy: Woman arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after stabbingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    A Gilroy woman has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after she stabbed a another woman Saturday, police said. Tanika Billie Johnson, 38, was arrested shortly after the stabbing occurred on the 300 block of Welburn Avenue, police said.

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  19. Roadshow: With California's riches, why are roads so poor?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    Q I read your article "$44 billion: Cost of bad roads," which sadly identified how much we are all paying in auto maintenance for driving on California's bad roads. It also identified future possibilities to raise more funds to improve the situation.

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  20. Four people die in two weekend accidents in southern Santa Clara CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    Four people died in two separate collisions over the weekend in southern Santa Clara County, according to the California Highway Patrol. The first collision happened Saturday morning on Highway 152 when two vehicles collided head-on between about 10 miles west of Gilroy.

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