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  1. San Jose looks at ramping up affordable housing laws for rentalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 18 | The Almaden Resident

    In the wake of the state Legislature's passage of a landmark housing law, San Jose officials may soon activate a city policy that requires developers to build affordable apartments in new rental projects. San Jose adopted its "inclusionary housing" law, which requires developers to set aside units for low-income residents, seven years ago.

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  2. Kevin Hart apologizes to pregnant wife after extortionista s threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 18 | Pacifica Tribune

    Eniko Parrish and actor Kevin Hart arrive for the 22nd Annual Critics' Choice Awards at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California on December 11, 2016. / AFP / Mark RALSTON The FBI has identified a woman suspected of an extortion attempt against Kevin Hart that forced the comedian to appear to apologize to his pregnant wife Eniko Parrish for cheating on her, TMZ is reporting.

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  3. California singles out cardiac surgeons with higher patient death ratesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    Michael Koumjian, a heart surgeon for nearly three decades, said he considered treating the sickest patients a badge of honor. The San Diego doctor was frequently called upon to operate on those who had multiple illnesses or who'd undergone CPR before arriving at the hospital.

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  4. SoCal law firm targets first Bay Area school district over race bias in electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    The Dublin Unified School District may be the first school district in the Bay Area to consider changing the way it elects school board trustees after a Southern California law firm recently demanded a more diverse school board. Kevin Shenkman, who represents Southwest Voter Registration Education Project, sent the district a demand letter last month, urging them to change the way voters select school board members: at-large instead of by a district trustee area.

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  5. San Franciscoa s new sleeper bus service to LARead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | The Campbell Reporter

    The cozy overnight Sleep Bus, whose first San Francisco-Los Angeles run sold out last year -- and quickly amassed a waitlist of more than 20,000 people -- has launched its moving hotel service. Board the new Cabin bus at 11 p.m., snooze in your sleeping cabin till morning and disembark in Santa Monica.

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  6. Up to 25% of US malls will close by 2022. Herea s whyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    The Carousel Mall, built in 1972, has very few tenants as seen Tuesday June 6, 2017 in San Bernardino. The Carousel Mall, built in 1972, has very few tenants as seen Tuesday June 6, 2017 in San Bernardino.

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  7. Roadshow: Defending Tom Hanks and 'The 101'Read the original story

    May 18, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    Q All of this piling on actor Tom Hanks for using the term "The 101" in his latest movie "The Circle" is complete canal water. I graduated from the same high school in the East Bay as Tom two years before he did and I use the term "the" before the highway number and have been asked why by a friend.

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  8. Santa Clara County reports outbreak of norovirusRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    Santa Clara County Public Health officials on Tuesday confirmed an outbreak of norovirus in schools around the county, forcing some elementary schools within its largest school district to cancel all non-instructional events for this week - and possibly beyond. The outbreak follows others that have occurred recently, including in Northern California's Yolo County, where at least 1,000 were sickened by norovirus this month, and other reports in Dublin and Santa Monica in March.

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  9. Elon Musk's Boring Co. begins diggingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    Elon Musk's The Boring Co. began work Friday on the horizontal shaft it's digging to test technologies for a network of underground tunnels to ease Southern California's traffic woes.

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  10. a Housing crisisa tops Californiaa s legislative agenda this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    More than 130 housing bills surfaced this year as of the last count, many of them aimed at addressing the stateA's housing shortage, lack of affordable housing and protecting those at risk of losing their homes. Seen here, the State Capitol glows at dusk in a view from Capitol Mall in Sacramento.

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  11. The Pitch: How this tiny hovercraft could save livesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    A hovercraft built by AirBoard, a San Mateo-based startup seeking to help search and rescue organizations save lives by giving them better access to areas that are hard to reach. Why it's cool: The hovering scooter is controlled like a Segway - you lean forward to accelerate, and lean back to stop.

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  12. The San Francisco chef beat out five other California chefs.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    Art Smith arrives at the James Beard Awards on Monday, May 1, 2017, in Chicago. At Monday night's James Beard Awards, Benu's Corey Lee was the first Bay Area winner, scoring "Best Chef in the West" honors.

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  13. Steak 'n Shake 'very close to opening' in CampbellRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    Northern California's second Steak 'n Shake, a popular burger chain from the Midwest, is expected to open in Campbell in about a month, according to its owner. "We're very close to opening," said Daniel Leder, owner of the restaurant in Lloyd Square shopping center at 501 E. Campbell Ave. Daly City beat Campbell to the punch in opening the chain's first Northern California location.

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  14. California cop detained in Taiwan after TSA misses gun returns home, ordeal not overRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    Authorities at Taiwan Taouyan International Airport took this photograph of the Ruger handgun that Santa Monica Police Department Officer Noell Grant reportedly brought into the country in her carry-on bag. An off-duty Santa Monica police officer who was detained in Taiwan after entering the country with her personal handgun has returned to work, but she could face disciplinary action, authorities said Monday.

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  15. Theme park news: A shark-chomping Tilt-a-WhirlRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    Santa Monica's famous boardwalk, Pacific Park, has given the old Tilt-a-Whirl a new look with its Shark Frenzy design. This is the season for theme parks to roll out their new rides, from Great America's floorless Patriot roller coaster - your legs just dangle as you hurtle along - to Disney California Adventure's new "Guardians of the Galaxy" attraction.

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  16. California officer detained in Taiwan after TSA misses gun in her bag at LAXRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    Authorities at Taiwan Taouyan International Airport took this photograph of the Ruger handgun that Santa Monica Police Department Officer Noell Grant reportedly brought into the country in her carry-on bag. Federal officials have admitted that procedures were violated at Los Angeles International Airport when an off-duty police officer boarded a flight to Taiwan with a handgun in her carry-on bag.

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  17. San Jose City Council to consider 'just cause' renter eviction ruleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    The apartment building that Michelle Cyann and others are being evicted from photographed in San Jose, Calif., Friday, Mar. 31, 2017. Cyann, a mother of five, and other tenants are being evicted from the apartments owned by Peggy DeMaio, the same landlord who is evicting the 92-year-old man at another property she owns.

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  18. Palo Alto: Paid parking could be a downtown boon, consultants sayRead the original story

    Apr 13, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    There's a cure for downtown Palo Alto's parking shortage and traffic congestion, consultants say, and it's called paid parking. Palo Alto City Council members had enough interest in the idea to unanimously vote Tuesday to accept a study by the consulting firm, Dixon Resources Unlimited, and direct staff to evaluate ways to charge for parking.

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  19. In search of higher self? Try 'ganja yoga'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    A pungent fog blankets Goda Yoga in Culver City. It's Friday night, and the studio is packed, with overflow mats extending down the back hall to the bathroom.

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  20. California's kindergarten vaccination rates hit new highRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    State Senators Ben Allen, D-Santa Monica, right and Richard Pan, D-Sacramento, co-authored Senate Bill 277, signed into law in 2015 by Gov. Jerry Brown. It requires nearly all California school children to be vaccinated.

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