Regional News

Bingo game fundraiser a success a week after robbery

December 18, 2013 8:29 pm

There was a great deal of relief Wednesday night as people crowded into Oak Grove High School’s first Bingo fundraiser following last week’s armed robbery. The San Jose school has held Bingo games to raise money for its music program every Wednesday for decades.  But after a masked man waving a gun made off with […]

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Calgary Lottery Winner Donates $40 Million Jackpot To Charity

December 18, 2013 8:26 pm

Tom Crist, 64, lost his wife to cancer LAST YEAR and now he wants to donate the money he won to cancer-related charities.

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Officials: Big Sur Fire Now 74 Percent Contained

December 18, 2013 8:10 pm

Officials say a late fall wildfire in Northern California is now nearly three quarters fully contained. The has destroyed more than a dozen homes and forced about 100 people to flee the scenic Big Sur region overlooking the Pacific Ocean. …

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Mayor addresses housing, eviction problems

December 18, 2013 8:05 pm

San Francisco’s Mayor Ed Lee on Wednesday said the city is in crisis, struggling to put more housing units on the market, especially for middle class and low-income families. It matched the message in the city’s Mission District, where protesters rallied over rising rents and evictions. “Forget about low income housing- right now, it’s hard […]

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Haiyan Refugees Have Uncertain Road Ahead

December 18, 2013 7:25 pm

In recent weeks, more than 22,000 typhoon survivors have arrived in Manila, some shell-shocked with nowhere to go. The WSJ's Te-Ping Chen speaks with Oplan Hatid's James Deakin about efforts to find refugees new homes and jobs.

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Two Winning Tickets Sold In Mega Millions Jackpot

December 18, 2013 7:25 pm

This holiday season just got a lot merrier for two insanely lucky people. Two tickets matched the winning numbers in Tuesday night’s $636 million Mega Millions jackpot. One winning ticket was sold in Atlanta, and the other was sold in San Jose, California, lottery officials said. The winning numbers were 8, 14, 17, 20 and […]

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Feral cats a problem at 2 Oakland schools

December 18, 2013 7:16 pm

Hundreds of feral cats have made their home at two Oakland high school campuses and officials are struggling to find a solution. “They are feral cats.  They leave a huge mess. It becomes airborne, it’s all dried up,” said Jose Quesada, a maintenance worker at Freedom High School. “There’s one right in there!  There’s one […]

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Feral cats a problem at 2 Bay Area schools

December 18, 2013 7:16 pm

Hundreds of feral cats have made their home at two Bay Area high school campuses and officials in Oakley and Brentwood are struggling to find a solution. “They are feral cats.  They leave a huge mess. It becomes airborne, it’s all dried up,” said Jose Quesada, a maintenance worker at Freedom High School. “There’s one […]

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December 18, 2013 6:43 pm

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MORE WARMER WEATHER? Find out with Bill´s 5-Day

December 18, 2013 6:43 pm

MORE WARMER WEATHER? Find out with Bill's 5-Day

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