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  1. Obdulia Sanchez, 18, was livestreaming on Instagram before, during and after the crash.Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Campbell Reporter

    A teenage driver has been arrested after her sister was killed in a crash near Los Banos that was recorded live on Instagram. Obdulia Sanchez, 18, of Stockton, was booked into the Merced County Jail on suspicion of DUI and vehicular manslaughter after Friday's crash that killed her 14-year-old sister and badly injured another 14-year-old girl.

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  2. Commuters thank Highway 17 workers in wake of stormsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    Months after the last destructive winter storm rumbled out of Santa Cruz County, hundreds gathered at Skypark in Scotts Valley Sunday to thank the Highway 17 workers who helped keep the public safe and the road open. As Soulwise played Santa Cruz reggae, crew from Caltrans, Graniterock, Granite Construction, California Highway Patrol, Scotts Valley Police and Fire, Cal Fire and various tow companies drank beer with grateful community members, danced and reminisced about the storms of 2017.

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  3. June 9 Letters: Googlea s San Jose proposal will add to housing deficitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | The Campbell Reporter

    "Google's big vision in San Jose" perfectly sums up everything that is wrong with Silicon Valley. A multi-billion dollar global corporation expands into our city and single-handedly creates a net housing shortage of some 12,000 units on top of our already unbearable crisis.

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  4. Fearing a worker shortage, farmers push back on immigrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    The head of Bethel Heights Vineyard looked out over the 100 acres of vines her crew of 20 Mexicans had just finished pruning, worried about what will happen if the Trump administration presses ahead with its crackdown on immigrants. From tending the plants to harvesting the grapes, it takes skill and a strong work ethic to produce the winery's pinot noir and chardonnay, and native-born Americans just aren't willing to work that hard, Patricia Dudley said as a cold rain drenched the vineyard in the hills of Oregon.

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  5. Stunning turnaround: San Luis Reservoir, nearly empty in August, now full for first time in six yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2017 | The Campbell Reporter

    The water level is at 100 percent at the San Luis Reservoir near Los Banos, Calif., Tuesday, Mar. 7, 2017. In August, San Luis Reservoir, the vast lake along Highway 152 between Gilroy and Los Banos, and a key source of water for farmers and millions of Californians, was just 10 percent full, the lowest level in 27 years.

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  6. California drought: Snowpack is almost double normal levelRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    Today's monthly survey in the snowy Sierra Nevada is expected to confirmed abundant snowpack, after a stormy February that triggered mountain avalanches and Bay Area flooding. Electronic readings of the Sierra Nevada mountain snowpack peg its statewide water content at 46 inches - that's almost double, or 185 percent, of the March 1 average.

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  7. Highway 17: Hillside repair cleared to resume, but real relief still far offRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    Five days after a worker was killed in a tragic industrial accident, work to shore up a fallen Highway 17 hillside was set to resume Tuesday, authorities said. But any real relief for motorists who have been funneled past the mudslide-muddled stretch is still a ways off.

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  8. Refugee girl from Ethiopia set to arrive at SJC todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | The Almaden Resident

    A 17-year-old Ethiopian refugee denied U.S. entry earlier this week by President Donald Trump's travel restrictions will land in San Jose Friday afternoon now that an appellate court has put the presidential order on hold. The girl, originally set to arrive to the Bay Area on Feb. 7, is expected to arrive at Mineta San Jose International Airport at about 12:30 p.m. She will go home to a foster mother in Berkeley as part of a refugee foster program with Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County.

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  9. Yemeni girl, 12, in race against time, expected to land at SFORead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    Eman Ali, 12, of Yemen, whose four-year attempt to join her family in Los Banos, Calif., was thwarted last week by President Trump's executive order, is expected to land at San Francisco International Airport on Sunday afternoon. She and her father, who had joined her, had been stranded in Djibouti for a week while her immigration lawyer tried to arrange passage.

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  10. Yemeni girl to reunite with family in Los Banos after judge temporarily blocks travel banRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    A 12-year-old Yemeni girl stranded in Djibouti by President Trump's controversial order restricting travel from certain countries is set to reunite with her family in Los Banos after a federal judge on Friday temporarily blocked enforcement of the order. Barring any additional complications, Ahmed Ali and his daughter Eman will board a Turkish Airlines jetliner Saturday and touch down Sunday afternoon at San Francisco International Airport, according to Katherine Lewis, the family's San Francisco-based attorney.

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  11. Santa Clara Co.: Highway 152 three-car crash kills Irvine womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    An Irvine woman died in a three-car head-on crash on Highway 152 that also seriously injured three other people Sunday afternoon, according to the California Highway Patrol. The collision was reported about 12:06 p.m. on the highway east of San Felipe Road, about eight miles east of the Gilroy city limits.

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  12. Before & After Photos: Reservoirs fill back up after recent stormsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    The water level at San Luis Reservoir near Los Banos, Calif., was only 48 percent of capacity at 451 feet on Wednesday, March 16, 2016. San Luis Reservoir jumped up to 69 percent of capacity, or 491 feet, after a series of January storms filled it back up, but the immense reservoir still has a way to go to be completely full.

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  13. Santa Clara County courts face massive traffic ticket backlogRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    Traffic court clerk Gerry Jennuso stamps the back of a ticket on Jan. 4, 2017, indicating that the motorist showed up to take care of it but couldn't because it hadn't been entered into the system. Eager to take care of her speeding ticket promptly, Mercedes Munoz recently showed up at the Santa Clara courthouse - a full 10 days before the "promise to appear" deadline on her yellow citation.

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  14. Trumpa s deportation vow spurs California farmers into actionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | The Campbell Reporter

    Days after Donald Trump won the White House vowing to deport millions of people in the country illegally and fortify the Mexican border, California farmer Kevin Herman ordered nearly $600,000 in new equipment, cutting the number of workers he'll need starting with the next harvest. Herman, who grows figs, persimmons and almonds in the nation's most productive farming state, said Trump's comments pushed him to make the purchase, larger than he would have otherwise.

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  15. Gilroy police assist in Los Banos homicide arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    Officers with the Gilroy Police Department helped arrest a man suspected in a homicide in Los Banos earlier this week, the department said Saturday. Gilroy police were notified that the suspect was inside a residence in the 700 block of Dartmouth Place early Saturday.

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