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  • San Jose considers removing some grass from city parks
    published on Wed, 03 Jun 2015 04:53:28 GMT
    The Bay Area's largest city is considering unprecedented measures to deal with the drought. San Jose city leaders are considering removing some grass at the city's parks....
  • CCS baseball: Los Gatos coach Nate Anderson addresses ejection from championship game and more
    published on Tue, 02 Jun 2015 21:32:11 GMT
    Had a great conversation with Los Gatos baseball coach Nate Anderson on Monday night, two days after his Wildcats lost to St. Francis 5-2 in a heated Central Coast Section Open Division championship game. Anderson addressed getting ejected - his first at the high-school level - credited St. Francis for being a terrific team and reflected on his squad s season, which included 20 wins in its first 21 games, victories over some of the area s top programs and a tri-league championship with Wilcox an...
  • McDonald's ex claims he repeatedly attacked her
    published on Tue, 02 Jun 2015 19:30:56 GMT
    Former San Francisco 49er Ray McDonald leaves the Santa Clara County main jail Monday afternoon, on Monday May 25, 2015, in San Jose, Calif., after being arrested on suspicion of domestic violence and child endangerment. Former San Francisco 49er and Chicago Bears defensive tackle Ray McDonald's brushes with the law over alleged domestic violence were just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to his behavior, his ex-fiance claims in a restraining order obtained Tuesday....
  • Internal Affairs: Oliverio seeks reimbursement for radar gun he lends to neighbors
    published on Tue, 02 Jun 2015 17:06:43 GMT
    San Jose City Councilman Pierluigi Oliverio has some unusual and imaginative ideas about public safety. He has suggested that the city should contract out with other agencies to write traffic tickets....
  • Bruce Jenner Poses for First Post-Transition Shoot: - Call Me Caitlyn'
    published on Mon, 01 Jun 2015 18:28:48 GMT
    Bruce Jenner first stepped into the national spotlight as an Olympic gold medalist in the 1970s. Photo: San Antonio Express-News U.S. decathlon athlete Bruce Jenner goes over the bar during qualifying heat in the pole vault event in the decathlon competition, July 30, 1976 in Montreal as judge looks on below....
  • Super Bowl 50
    published on Thu, 28 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    San Jose and Santa Clara County have been served a large piece of the Super Bowl 50 pie for next February's game and festivities, this newspaper has learned. The Super Bowl 50 Host Committee confirmed Thursday that during the week before the game is played at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, one team will practice at San Jose State and be headquartered at San Jose's downtown Marriott Hotel while the other team will lodge at the Santa Clara Marriott Hotel and practice at Stanford University....
  • Super Bowl in South Bay
    published on Fri, 29 May 2015 02:21:52 GMT
    San Jose and Santa Clara County have been served a large piece of the Super Bowl 50 pie for next February's game and festivities, this newspaper has learned. The Super Bowl 50 Host Committee confirmed Thursday that during the week before the game is played at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, one competing team will practice at San Jose State and be headquartered at the San Jose's downtown Marriott Hotel....
  • Super Bowl 50 teams will stay in South Bay; practice at San Jose State, Stanford
    published on Thu, 28 May 2015 18:58:17 GMT
    San Jose and Santa Clara County have been served a large piece of the Super Bowl 50 pie for next February's game and festivities, this newspaper has learned. The Super Bowl 50 Host Committee confirmed Thursday that during the week before the game is played at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, one competing team will practice at San Jose State and be headquartered at the San Jose's downtown Marriott Hotel....
  • benefits & social events
    published on Thu, 28 May 2015 18:11:23 GMT
    Grass Valley Trail Hike. 6-7 mile hike in Anthony Chabot Regional Park with the Bay Area Jewish Singles Hiking Club....
  • New Orleans latest to bid for college title game
    published on Thu, 28 May 2015 05:01:38 GMT
    Minneapolis, Atlanta, Houston, San Antonio, Detroit, Minneapolis, South Florida, Charlotte, North Carolina, and the Bay Area in California also are vying to host the 2018, '19 and '20 title games. All those sites had been previously reported as intending to bid....
  • San Jose plans to take a lot of green out of city parks this summer to cope with the drought
    published on Thu, 28 May 2015 01:36:52 GMT
    As the drought persists, San Jose is looking to reduce the green in its 3,458 acres of parks in an effort to conserve water. The Parks, Recreation and Neighborhood Services Department is developing a plan to assess each park's little used green spaces....
  • Calendar
    published on Thu, 28 May 2015 01:08:03 GMT
    Santana Row Annual Summer Fashion Shows: Check out the latest summer styles during two poolside runway shows featuring the season's best fashions and special guests. Tickets include access to the Beauty Lounge, pre-event champagne, wine and light hors d'oeuvres, a Passion for Fashion shopping card, prize drawings and in-store events....
  • South Bay schools win career-training grants
    published on Wed, 27 May 2015 20:07:05 GMT
    South Bay schools and colleges are among recipients of state grants announced Wednesday to promote career training that link K - 12 schools, community colleges and employers. The Metropolitan Education District in San Jose will receive $6 million to add courses in information technology, including cyber security, mobile app design and computer coding, robotic and drone programming....
  • Homelessness Costs $520M a Year in Silicon Valley
    published on Tue, 26 May 2015 13:25:41 GMT
    A shopping cart and garbage sit outside "The Jungle" in San Jose as police set to evict about 200 people from the largest homeless encampment in the United States. Dec. 4, 2014 According to a study that bills itself as the "largest and most comprehensive body of information assembled in the United States," the number is a significant one: $520 million a year....
  • Herhold: Sorting out the chaff in a San Jose council race
    published on Tue, 26 May 2015 13:15:49 GMT
    In San Jose's District 4 council race, a long slog that will finally be decided next month, the backers of the two candidates, Manh Nguyen and Tim Orozco, are engaged in a sustained bout of mutual bloodletting. Politically, there are real differences between the two men....
  • Sorting out the chaff in a San Jose council race
    published on Mon, 25 May 2015 23:53:01 GMT
    In San Jose's District 4 council race, a long slog that will finally be decided next month, the backers of the two candidates, Manh Nguyen and Tim Orozco, are engaged in a sustained bout of mutual bloodletting. Politically, there are real differences between the two men....
  • There's Plenty of Blame to Go Around for Ray McDonald's Short Stint in Chicago
    published on Mon, 25 May 2015 22:32:25 GMT
    Well, good thing the Chicago Bears checked with the mom of Ray McDonald, now accused three times of violence against women among other off-field issues . Sure, she was a non-biased source of information....
  • Wondolowski close to milestone
    published on Fri, 22 May 2015 19:43:42 GMT
    "You don't know when it will happen or whether it will come at all," said the striker on the cusp of becoming the ninth Major League Soccer player to score 100 regular-season goals. Although he has been the league's Most Valuable Player and a member of the 2014 U.S. World Cup team, Wondolowski, 32, takes nothing for granted after working his way to the top from relative obscurity....
  • Martinez approves five-year capital program: Paving, parks, water projects underway, planned
    published on Wed, 13 May 2015 17:57:53 GMT
    The city council approved a five-year Capital Improvement Program last week and endorsed Senate Bill 16, a state bill permitting a 10-cent-a-gallon gas tax increase, plus other taxes and fees that would help pay for local street work. During the fall 2014 election, council candidates were showered with complaints about the condition of city streets....
  • Amgen Tour of California: fans get chance at very close and nicely personal
    published on Wed, 13 May 2015 13:14:04 GMT
    A half-hour before the start of the Amgen Tour of California, hundreds of bicycle racing fans were doing what devotees of other high-end professional sports rarely do: get extremely close to their heroes. "No security, baby," called out a smiling Noah Veneklassen, a bicycle racing fan from Oakland who stood outside the immense "Team Sky" bus watching as world-class riders jumped off the vehicle and happily meshed into waves of unscripted adoration....