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St. Patrick's Day is Monday, yet there's no reason why you have to wait until then to start celebrating all things Irish.
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A man who was hit and killed by a vehicle Wednesday night on Almaden Expressway has been identified as Oscar Gutierrez, 38. The Santa Clara County Medical Examiner-Coroner's Office identified him Friday after notifying his family about his death.
For fans of San Jose's domed movie theaters on Winchester Boulevard, the day many hoped would never arrive is finally on the calendar.
The list of eligible candidates running for San Jose public office in the June primary has been set -- and despite the possibility that a last-second candidate could alter the mayor's race, there were no big surprises.
City officials and the Mercury News announced a tentative agreement Friday on parking incentives that could lead to the newspaper's return to downtown after nearly half a century.
Five people suspected of twice targeting a bingo hall and robbing patrons and employees at gunpoint have been arrested, according to police.
Two people suffered serious burns in a fire at a home in San Jose early Friday morning, where crime bars on the windows and doors may have hindered their escape.
A man and woman suffered critical burn injuries in an early-morning fire Friday that is being investigated as a possible arson, according to a fire captain.
Now that merciless teenage taunting has migrated from locker rooms and high school hallways to the Internet, policymakers are paying more attention to the types of harassment and bullying that happens on Facebook and other social media venues.
Frank Fiscalini, former vice mayor of San Jose and the longtime superintendent of the East Side Union High School District, will be honored this summer at History San Jose's Valley of Heart's Delight fundraiser.
South First and Santa Clara streets, 1:24 a.m. Monday A male chased after and caught up with one of five people who had demanded his gang affiliation, then assaulted and robbed him.
Police believe they caught the men behind a two-month reign of gunpoint robberies that occurred at liquor stores and mini-markets in San Jose starting days after Christmas.
Mayor Chuck Reed on Thursday unveiled his recommendations for the last city budget of his tenure, a modest plan to restore the police burglary unit and pave potholes using money from the Silicon Valley building boom with a cautious approach toward seeking new taxes.
The new University of the Pacific campus at Fifth and Mission Streets is going to be about a lot more than teeth and gums.
It's a first for this singer-songwriter who got his start in Stockton. Hamilton, a Lincoln High School graduate based in Plano, Texas, plays his earthy songs in a setting - history, permanence, Central Valley echoes - that suits them.
I love a good independent bookstore, and after several moves and lots of travel, I've come across some favorites.