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Summer rains behind high levels at area lakes and creeks

Yes, it rained a lot when Hurricane Irma blew across the region, but not that much. Certainly not enough to, in itself, send the Santa Fe River in some spots to the highest levels ever recorded. Or to strand people in Fairbanks because Forest Creek turned into a whitewater river. Or to strand people

GAINESVILLE.COM - 2017-09-17 22:04:09

Newberry volleyball falls to P.K. Yonge

Junior middle hitter Lilli Bentz had 13 kills and seven blocks to lead Newberry in a hard-fought 3-2 loss (25-15, 22-25, 25-14, 21-25, 15-12) to P.K. Yonge in an away volleyball game Monday night. Junior middle hitter Madison Baynard added 12 kills and two blocks for the Panthers (7-1). "P.K. Yonge'

GAINESVILLE.COM - 2017-09-19 03:48:13


The Cedar Key Woman's Club was able to assist in the Hurricane Relief effort by providing a donation location also offered by the Cedar Key Methodist Church. Residents generously donated such items as cleaning supplies, ziplock bags, toiletries and paper products. A.J. Monte of Cedar Key spearheaded

CEDAR KEY NEWS - 2017-09-19 22:26:15


The Levy County Supervisor of Elections Office is joining hundreds of organizations in a national campaign to encourage citizens to register to vote or update their voter registration information. "The things we're doing on National Voter Registration Day are things we do every day, but we are thril

CEDAR KEY NEWS - 2017-09-19 22:23:25

UF Horse Training Unit Experiences Major Flooding After Irma

After Irma's winds whipped through Alachua County, a blue sky is reflected in finally still waters Friday, but these waters are not usually here. A farm experienced major flooding, causing almost a foot of water to submerge a lake dock and spill into horse stalls nearby. The pastures and barns of th

WUFT.ORG - 2017-09-18 17:40:53

UF veterinary group rescues 5 High Springs horses

The University of Florida Veterinary Emergency Treatment Service disaster rescue group saved five horses from high water in High Springs during a three-day mission. The University of Florida Veterinary Emergency Treatment Service disaster rescue group saved five horses from high water in High Spring

STAR-BANNER - 2017-09-18 18:40:58

Crews busy collecting yard debris across Alachua County

With brush piles crowding roadsides after residents spent the weekend pickup debris from Hurricane Irma, crews got busy Monday picking up the material this week. The schedule for today includes: E. University Avenue from SE 38th Street to Newnans Lake. Millhopper Road from NW 43rd Street to Inters

GAINESVILLE.COM - 2017-09-18 20:56:37

Branford council approves 26 percent increase to millage rate

BRANFORD, Fla. - The Town of Branford is looking to raise its millage rate by more than 26 percent. At the town's first public budget hearing Sept. 12, the town council adopted the 2017-18 millage rate and budget. The millage rate is 6.000 mills. Branford's current millage rate is 4.7433, an increas

SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-19 14:16:00

Sept. 19 Letters: Explaining mindset of Sunnyvale's crazy housing market

The folks that are surprised and outraged that a couple is paying $782,000 over the asking price for the Sunnyvale house have never been young, high-tech professionals with significant stock holdings in their company. Let's suppose the buyers are Google employees who want to live near their work. Th

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2017-09-18 21:27:53

Known Gang Member Fatally Shot By Officer Was Not Armed With a Gun, SJPD Says

A known gang member fatally shot by police late Friday in San Jose was not armed with a gun, San Jose Police Chief Eddie Garcia said Monday. The deadly shooting incident occured shortly after undercover officers in unmarked cars pulled over Jacob Dominguez in East San Jose. Officers told Dominguez,

NBC BAY AREA - 2017-09-19 01:21:30

San Jose robbery suspect killed by police identified

The armed robbery suspect shot and killed by a San Jose police officer was identified as a 33-year-old San Jose resident. Jacob Dominguez was fatally shot by a police officer following a nine-day crime spree that included a armed robbery and a drive-by shooting, authorities said Monday. "As some p

SFGATE - 2017-09-19 14:32:00

Police Responding to Standoff in San Jose

Police late Tuesday are working to get someone to come out of a home in San Jose. The standoff is in the area of West San Carlos Street, between Buena Vista and Willard avenues. Police were initially responding to a family disturbance. A man got into an argument with his mother and started destroyin

NBC BAY AREA - 2017-09-20 01:32:04

The Performance Of A Lifetime: Facebook Engineer With Terminal Illness Takes To The Stage

In community theaters across the country, Fiddler On The Roof has been a staple for more than 50 years. But the current 4-week run of Fiddler by the Sunnyvale Community Players' is destinated to be one-of-a-kind. That's because while it is 32-year-old violinist Eric Sun's first performance with SCP,

NBC BAY AREA - 2017-09-20 06:04:55

Senseless stabbing leaves widow braving another family tragedy

Esmeralda Garcia becomes emotional speaking about her late husband, Rodolfo Lopez, in her home in San Jose, California, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. Lopez was sitting outside of a taco truck near their South San Jose apartment complex when he was fatally stabbed and killed. (Patrick Tehan/Bay Area News

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2017-09-19 23:46:20

Big setback for Gov. Brown's twin-tunnels project in the delta

California's biggest agricultural water supplier said Tuesday that it's not ready to spend money on Gov. Jerry Brown's proposed delta tunnels plan, a decision that could threaten the future of the $17 billion project. The Westlands Water District, the powerful San Joaquin Valley supplier that irriga

SFGATE - 2017-09-20 00:21:00

$17 billion Delta tunnels plan in trouble after key water agency backs out

In a major and potentially fatal setback to Gov. Jerry Brown's $17 billion plan to build two huge tunnels under the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta, America's largest irrigation district voted Tuesday to pull out of the project. The board of Westlands Water District, based in Fresno, voted 7-1 fo

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2017-09-20 01:55:36

Manslaughter charge dropped in Montalvo case

A Santa Clara County Superior Court judge approved a motion to dismiss manslaughter charges stemming from an October 2015 collision that killed Los Altos resident Michelle Montalvo. Marisa Landin, deputy district attorney with the Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office, said her office moved

LOSALTOSONLINE.COM - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

CHP officer killed in wreck on way to work in San Martin

A 44-year-old California Highway Patrol officer was struck and killed while riding his motorcycle to work on Tuesday morning in San Martin, officials said. The rider was not identified, but a source familiar with the investigation confirmed he was an off-duty CHP officer who worked out of the CHP's

SFCHRONICLE.COM - 2017-09-19 17:24:00

The medfly invasion: How a tiny insect upended Bay Area life decades ago

When searching The Chronicle's archive, I came across a story about the Mediterranean fruit fly invasion of 1980-81. My interest piqued, I dug up more photos and articles about what became one of the strangest environmental events in Bay Area history: the mass spraying of pesticides over huge swaths

SFCHRONICLE.COM - 2017-09-19 12:00:00

Roadshow: Highway 17 paving, now and down the road

Q: What does it take to get Highway 17 from downtown Los Gatos to Bear Creek Road paved? It's been in deplorable condition for years. I drive a 3-ton GMC Yukon, and if I don't negotiate my way around all the potholes, my front end is going to fall off. Garry HowardLos Gatos A: Maybe not. In a few we

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2017-09-19 11:00:18