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  1. Solar panels getting cool reception from homeowners associationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    The 49-year-old software engineer won approval to install panels on his home from PG&E and the city of San Jose. He expected little trouble from the Tuscany Hills homeowners association since another neighbor had an array on his roof.

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  2. Oct. 9 Readers' lettersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    It is unfortunate that Beau Goldie, the CEO of the Santa Clara Valley Water District, is facing ouster. The reasons seem manifold, but his position on one issue in particular is deeply flawed: Gov. Jerry Brown's twin tunnels.

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  3. Lead in $2.5 million shoplifting heist sentenced to prison, Walnut...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    The lead defendant in a shoplifting ring that stole more than $2.5 million in retail goods and resold them on eBay was sentenced Tuesday to seven years in prison, announced United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner in press release. Jason Samuel Schroeder, 36, of Sacramento, is the sixth defendant sentenced to prison in this case.

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  4. California's new End of Life law: Questions and answersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    This week, Gov. Jerry Brown settled one of the most contentious ethical, medical and legal issues of recent decades, deciding that Californians with terminal illness may seek a doctor's help to die on their own terms. The controversial new law raises both complex and practical questions.

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  5. Right to dieRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    Granting terminally ill patients the right to end their lives with a doctor's help, Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday signed the End of Life Option Act, a measure that triggered personal and passionate conflict across the state -- and in the conscience of the governor himself. Brown's signature concludes a 23-year effort to pass a "right-to-die" law in a state of 39 million, more than quadrupling Americans' access to life-ending drugs, with one in eight people living in states where it is now legal.

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  6. Defendant in kidnapping first deemed hoax pleads not guiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    A disbarred attorney charged with kidnapping in a Vallejo case that police initially dismissed as a hoax has pleaded not guilty. The U.S. Attorney's Office says Matthew Muller entered his not guilty plea Monday in federal court in Sacramento.

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  7. $43 million in California fire prevention money goes unspentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    A state fire prevention account has ended recent fiscal years with tens of millions of dollars unspent despite bone-dry conditions across much of California's wildland area. The state ended the fiscal year in June with an estimated $43 million in fee money left over for fire prevention, the Sacramento Bee reported Sunday .

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  8. Vallejo kidnap suspect indicted by federal grand juryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    Former Orangevale resident Matthew Muller was indicted Thursday by a federal grand jury and charged with kidnapping a Vallejo woman in March in a case that has generated national attention. Muller, 38, is accused of the March 23 kidnap of Denise Huskins, whose disappearance initially was dismissed as a "hoax" by Vallejo police.

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  9. Holocaust comment brings criticism of California student trustee paid $8,500 a yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    A student trustee is drawing criticism over Holocaust comments that a community college official called abhorrent and contrary to history. The Sacramento Bee reports student trustee Cameron Weaver told an editor with American River College's student newspaper The Current that he wasn't going to say the Holocaust didn't happen, but that he didn't know the answer.

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  10. Convicted Santa Clara County judge can't get pension backRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2015 | Los Gatos Weekly-Times

    Former Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge William Danser, convicted in a ticket-fixing scandal more than a decade ago, is not entitled to the restoration of his judicial pension benefits, a state appeals court ruled on Tuesday. The Sacramento-based Third District Court of Appeal rejected Danser's argument that he should not have been stripped of the pension benefits because his initial felony conviction in the scandal was later reduced to a misdemeanor.

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  11. Vaccine fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2015 | Los Gatos Weekly-Times

    With a deadline looming, opponents of a new law requiring vaccines for most schoolchildren delivered petitions on Monday signed by thousands of people to county registrars across the state -- an important step in a campaign to repeal the legislation. Senate Bill 277 is loathed by a segment of California parents who believe some vaccines are unsafe for some children.

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  12. California vaccine law opponents submit petitions to repeal the legislationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    As a deadline arrived Monday, opponents of a new law requiring vaccines for most school children delivered petitions signed by thousands of people to county registrars across the state -- an important step in a campaign to repeal the legislation. Senate Bill 277 is loathed by a segment of California parents who believe some vaccines are unsafe for some children.

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  13. Gas pricesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    Gas prices are displayed at a Valero station in Sacramento, Calif., Friday, Sept. 25, 2015.

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  14. Who's blocking California Democrats' agenda? Other DemocratsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    When Jim Cooper squared off against a fellow Democrat in last fall's race to represent part of Sacramento and its southern suburbs in the state Assembly, it wasn't clear at first who would win. Fewer than 1,000 votes separated them in the June primary.

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  15. Moderate Assembly Democrats emerge as powerful pro-business forceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    When Jim Cooper squared off against a fellow Democrat in this past fall's race to represent part of Sacramento and its southern suburbs in the state Assembly, it wasn't clear at first who would win. Fewer than 1,000 votes separated them in the June primary.

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  16. Drummond: Elderly drivers on the road too long a public dangerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    Kathy Baker was doing her usual morning exercise routine at LifeStyle Rx gym in Livermore when a Mercedes Benz SUV driven by an elderly woman crashed through the front door and came to rest 75 feet inside. Baker, the 49-year-old chief financial officer at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, was killed and six others wounded.

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  17. Movin' on up: Keeping track of our former high school athletesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    Kelley Wirth, Yale, volleyball: The two-time Diablo Foothill Athletic League MVP and Campolindo graduate was named the Ivy League's Rookie of the Week after being named all-tournament at the Colgate Tournament. Wirth had 10 kills in each of her first two matches at Yale, believed to be the first time a Yale freshman has accomplished this feat in over 10 years.

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  18. Union, Safeway reach tentative contract agreementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    United Food and Commercial Workers 8-Golden State said it has reached tentative contract agreements with the Safeway supermarket chain in Northern and Central California. UFCW 8 said the four-year agreement with Safeway preserves and enhances wages, benefits and workplace standards of approximately 9,000 workers at 130 Safeway stores, as well as retirees.

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  19. Matthew Muller makes federal court appearance in Vallejo kidnapping caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    A disbarred Harvard University-trained attorney has made his first court appearance on a charge that he kidnapped a California woman in a case that police initially dismissed as a hoax. Matthew Muller appeared in federal court in Sacramento on Monday and is due back in two weeks, at which time he may enter a plea.

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  20. How San Jose, San Diego pension measures have faredRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    On the same June 2012 Election Day, California's second- and third-largest cities -- chic beachfront San Diego and high-tech hub San Jose -- made national headlines when voters overwhelmingly approved sweeping measures to trim municipal retirement benefits whose mounting costs were devouring their budgets. The two cities took very different approaches, and the debate continues over which city has had more success -- and whether either could serve as a model for statewide reform.

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