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San Jose: Coroner identifies man killed in Highway 101 crash
SAN JOSE — The Santa Clara County Coroner’s Office identified the man who was killed Monday morning in a crash on southbound Highway 101 as 27-year-old Thomas Wydra of Santa Clara.Wydra was behind the wheel of a white Dodge Ram 2500 pick-up truck when he crashed into a Caltrans vehicle that was part
CHP arrests San Jose man suspected in road-rage stabbing on Highway 87
The suspect, identified as Adam Whitney Stone, was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder, according to CHP. Stone was on parole, the CHP said.
100 Illegal Massage Parlors Shut Down In San Jose
SAN JOSE, CA -- San Jose police shuttered more than 100 illegal massage parlors during a sting that spanned over nine months, the San Francisco Chronicle reported Thursday.
Cupertino/Sunnyvale calendar of events for the week of Oct. 19
Cynthia Lam and Brad Mallison sample peaches at the Sunnyvale Farmers Market, held downtown on Saturday mornings (Derek Sijder/SVCN/September 12, 2009)
Missing man found dead: San Jose man, two teens arrested
Bernardo Rodas, 41, of Santa Cruz, had been reported missing by his family on Oct. 10, according to the sheriff’s office. Hewas found dead Saturday afternoonalong North Rodeo Gulch Road, a remote road two miles east of Scotts Valley.
San Jose Diocese Names 15 Priests Accused of Child Abuse
“I express my deepest apologies for the actions of those who were in positions of authority and who violated that sacred trust by abusing children,” San Jose Bishop Patrick McGrath saidin a statement Thursday. “The sexual abuse of children and young people is an appalling crime and a sin. When these
Ticket rush: Mega Millions jackpot reaches $1 billion
We're talking BIG money baby! The Mega Millions jackpot has soared to its highest drawing ever. Lottery fever is everywhere now that the jackpot is sitting at $1 billion. "Since the high numbers are here, why not," Alex Lopez said. The Milpitas Food Mart near California Circle and Dixon Landing Road
Activists in Hazmat Suit Block Google Bus in San Jose
About a dozen of activists dressed in white coveralls blocked a commuter Google bus in San Jose Thursday morning.Holding a large sign that reads "Destroy The Tech-Savior Industrial Complex," demonstrators who stood on the streets near San Jose State University say they are concerned about the impact
'It's madness,' store clerk says as Mega Millions jackpot soars to record $1 billion
"This is truly uncharted territory, and it's exciting to see people across the country buying their tickets and joining in the fun," said Gordon Medenica, Mega Millions lead director and the director of Maryland Lottery and Gaming, in a statement Friday. He added that he couldn't wait to meet the wi
San Jose calendar of events for the week of Oct. 19
Rose Garden Farmers Market: Saturdays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Lincoln High School parking lot, 577 Dana Ave.
Truck slams into high voltage transformer at the Great Mall in Milpitas
A man is hospitalized after slamming his truck into a high voltage transformer at the Great Mall overnight, knocking out power to a number of stores. The high voltage transformer runs about 21,000 volts, according to mall security. The collision initially caused roughly 10 to 15 stores to lose power
Santa Clara police arrest 2 men, five juveniles suspected in multi-city crime spree
SANTA CLARA —Five juveniles and two adults suspected of embarking on a five-hour crime spree Monday night across three South Bay cities were arrested after leading police on a chase and crashing into a guardrail, according to authorities.The seven people arrested, all from San Jose, are suspected of
Home sale prices from San Jose and Peninsula areas, Oct. 19
12255 Menalto Drive, Los Altos Hills 94022; $5.525 million, 2792 square feet, 4 bedrooms, 2½ bathrooms. Built in 1968; 1.2-acre lot off Page Mill Road near Foothills Park. Living room and formal dining room have rock fireplace, vaulted open-beam ceiling and wall of windows opening onto panorama-view
Milpitas calendar of events for the week of Oct. 19
Mighty Mike McGee, the Santa Clara County poet laureate, performs Oct. 24 at the Milpitas Library. (Photo Courtesy Santa Clara County)
San Jose murder defendant says he framed himself for parents’ deaths
SAN JOSE — Hasib bin Golamrabbi, who is representing himself against charges he shot his parents to death, blamed his brother for the slayings and testified that he took the fall to fulfill a promise to his mother that he would always protect his younger sibling.
Man Who Died In San Jose Jail Sunday ID’d as Isai Lopez
Santa Clara County officials have identified a man who died in custody at San Jose’s MainJailon Sunday as 23-year-old Isai Lopez.The inmate was found unresponsive at 8:06pm in his cell at 150 W. Hedding St., according to Sheriff’s Office spokesman Sgt. Reginald Cooks.San Jose firefighters pronounced
San Jose diocese lists 15 former priests accused of sexual abuse
The Catholic diocese in San Jose, California, on Thursday released the names of 15 former priests who were credibly accused of sexual abuse with children.
San Jose: Homeless families get green light to sleep in city parking lot
As housing costs skyrocket and force more people to live in their vehicles, San Jose is about to launch the first city-sponsored safe parking site where homeless families with children can park and sleep overnight. More than 100 families with kids in San Jose didn't have a stable place to call home
San Jose man arrested on suspicion of violent sexual assault
Suspect Esteban Mosquedawill be booked into Santa Clara County jail on four felony charges — penetration with a foreign object, assault with a deadly weapon, false imprisonment and sexual battery.
'It's madness,' store clerk says as Mega Millions jackpot soars to a record $1 billion
The Mega Millions jackpot jumped into "uncharted territory" Friday - a grand prize of $1 billion - sparking a buying frenzy across the country and wish lists of how people would spend the cash if they won. The drawing for the prize will be on Friday night. A single winner taking the cash lump sum wo