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 2021-04-18 14:35 

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Office rules: Work from home vs. corporate reality...

Look, I'm old and jaded. But whenever I hear about economic "revolutions"; — "it's different this time" — my skepticism antenna pops up....

 2021-04-18 14:30 

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Months into rollout, barriers hinder vaccine access for Latino and Black Californians...

OAKLAND — On Easter Sunday, the entire block in front of West Oakland's 34th Street Community Church shut down. Local vendors hosted stalls while a pop-up clinic doled out vaccine doses to parishioners and neighborhood residents, including longt...

 2021-04-18 14:27 

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Los Gatos community briefs for the week of April 23...

Fire prep classes The Santa Clara County Fire Department is offering free online disaster preparedness, home safety and community wildfire classes to the Los Gatos and Monte Sereno communities throughout the first half of 2021. Next up on April 27 is "...

 2021-04-18 14:22 

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San Jose community briefs for the week of April 23...

Garden Club sale Spring is the perfect time to dust off those gardening gloves, and the San Jose Garden Club is hosting an event next weekend to help people get planting. The club's annual plant sale—which includes vegetables, succulents and flo...

 2021-04-18 14:20 

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Los Gatos High student takes top honors in speech contest...

Los Gatos High School sophomore Jordan Chan drew on her personal experience over the past year to develop her speech on the pros and cons of distance learning for the 84th annual Student Speakers Contest hosted by the California Lions Clubs earlier this m...

 2021-04-18 14:18 

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Saratoga community briefs for the week of April 23...

Real-world economics The Saratoga Economics Club is hosting its free semiannual speaker conference, themed "Economics Research and the Real World," on May 1 from 3-4 p.m. The event will feature three professors from UC-Berkeley and Cornell Univers...

 2021-04-18 14:04 

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Cupertino community briefs for the week of April 23...

Safe Routes contest Students in grades 6-12 who live or go to school in Cupertino can enter the Cupertino Safe Routes to School student video contest. Students' video submissions should advance the mission of Cupertino Safe Routes to School (SR2S) by ...

 2021-04-18 14:00 

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On their way into a Bay Area building with burglary tools, men give police a novel excuse: They were there to illegally gamble at underground den...

The men were arrested after police found burglary tools, meth, shaved keys, and a gun in their possession, authorities said....

 2021-04-18 14:00 

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Heritage Park Museum set to reopen after pandemic shutdown...

After more than a year of closure due to the pandemic, the Sunnyvale Historical Society is poised to reopen the Heritage Park Museum on May 2. Apart from the permanent exhibits, visitors will finally be able to enjoy "Sunnyvale During the Wars," a...

 2021-04-18 14:00 

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Prep football: De La Salle completes first perfect season in seven years, but Clayton Valley didn't make it easy...

In his final De La Salle game, QB Dorian Hale passes and runs for a TD and scores on a two-point conversion....

 2021-04-18 13:55 

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Milpitas community briefs for the week of April 23...

Stratford open house Stratford School is hosting an open house May 1 to launch its second private school campus in Milpitas. The new elementary campus, located at 25 Corning Ave., is set to open this fall and will serve students in kindergarten through fi...

 2021-04-18 13:47 

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City College at 100: Art department stands on strong foundations...

Editor's Note: San Jose City College is celebrating its centennial this year. This is the first in an occasional series of articles about how the community college has developed over the course of 100 years. As with many other disciplines, art classes...

 2021-04-18 13:45 

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Could Bay Area home building be a COVID long-hauler?...

New home permits in the Bay Area plummeted in 2020, and developers warn COVID-19 impacts on the home building industry could push home prices even higher and slow future production....

 2021-04-18 13:43 

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Saratoga wine collective makes fruitful move to new site...

After a crushing year of closing down, reopening and closing again and having very little outdoor space in her original location between Hong's Gourmet and Florentine Trattoria, Ruthe Roberts has reopened her wine tasting room at a new location on Big...

 2021-04-18 13:42 

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Virtual tour benefits residence house for young patients' families...

Veteran South Bay radio broadcaster Lissa Kreisler and Mercury News columnist Sal Pizzaro didn't have to dress up to co-host this year's breakfast fundraiser for the JW House. In fact, they got to stay in their pajamas to film a virtual tour of th...

 2021-04-18 13:31 

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San Jose Sharks need a game they can be proud of on Patrick Marleau's big night...

Patrick Marleau set to become NHL's all-time games played leader Monday when the Sharks play the Vegas Golden Knights...

 2021-04-18 13:30 

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TV this week: 'Academy of Country Music Awards' honors top stars...

Also, Kate Winslet shines in HBO's murder mystery 'Mare of Easttown'...

 2021-04-18 13:30 

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Oakland is building a new phone app for its homeless residents...

The app will provide easy access to a database of services. But it won't help with the main problem: a lack of housing....

 2021-04-18 13:30 

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How much do San Jose agencies spend on homeless encampments?...

A new federal report found San Jose agencies spent millions in one year on homeless encampments. Most of that money went toward clearing camps and preventing camping....

 2021-04-18 13:15 

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TV tonight: A 'Stone Cold' Steve Austin bio; Kate Winslet in 'Mare of Easttown'...

Also, the '56th Academy of Country Music Awards'...

 2021-04-18 13:00 

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Bay Area high school football: Weekend scoreboard, how Top 25 fared...

Results from the sixth and final full weekend of the Bay Area high school football season....

 2021-04-18 13:00 

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Latest line: A good week for Christine Wormuth, bad one for Fremont schools superintendent...

California native Christine Wormuth has been nominated by President Biden to become the first female Secretary of the Army....

 2021-04-18 13:00 

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Gov. Newsom calls COVID herd immunity 'illusory.' Is he right?...

Some experts say herd immunity is reachable, but won't happen this year. What does that mean for returning to normal?...

 2021-04-18 13:00 

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Raiders' NFL Draft preview: Could Gruden add another tight end to work with Waller, Moreau?...

As much as coach Jon Gruden loves tight ends, the Raiders are well stocked enough there to look elsewhere in the draft....

 2021-04-18 12:29 

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After deadliest day of 2021, Oakland reels from gun violence...

OAKLAND — His mentors still cannot believe it and his mother cannot bring herself to talk about the stray bullet that killed 18-year-old Demetrius Fleming-Davis. He had just helped prepare raised garden beds at the internship he worked on top of shi...

 2021-04-18 12:00 

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Me & My Car: Lafayette's man's 1944 Army M3 gets mile per gallon...

The 17,000-pound Halftrack was designed to carry 13 troops with their equipment and had a mounted machine gun....

 2021-04-18 12:00 

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49ers' NFL Draft preview: Which tight end can complement George Kittle?...

The 49ers' No. 3 draft pick is ticketed for a quarterback and not tight end Kyle Pitts but a lower-round option is worth considering....

 2021-04-18 10:00 

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Word Game: April 18, 2021...

TODAY'S WORD — GROUPERS (GROUPERS: GROOP-ers: Any of various large food and game fishes.) Average mark 42 words Time limit 60 minutes Can you find 57 or more words in GROUPERS? TODAY'S WORD — GROUPERS goes gore grope groper group group...

 2021-04-18 10:00 

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Horoscopes April 18, 2021: America Ferrera, revisit your dreams, hopes and wishes...

Virgo, look for a way to socialize safely....

 2021-04-18 10:00 

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Bridge: April 18, 2021...

"Courtroom artist arrested and jailed; details are sketchy" — newspaper headline Clues from the bidding, opening lead and defense are dangling in front of declarer's nose on almost every deal. Some inferences are clear and would be valid...

 2021-04-18 09:00 

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Ask Amy: Months later, I'm bothered by her response to my wedding...

Plus: I think it's rude that they returned photos of my son....

 2021-04-18 08:00 

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Dear Abby: I didn't realize what I was getting into with my distraught co-worker...

I thought I could help, but she only wanted to dump her emotional garbage on me....

 2021-04-18 05:05 

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Warriors' Juan Toscano-Anderson enters league's concussion protocol...

Juan Toscano-Anderson will have to be cleared by the league before he returns and could miss Monday's game in Philadelphia....

 2021-04-18 04:28 

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"It felt like a playoff game": Steph Curry, Jayson Tatum trade baskets as Warriors fall to Celtics...

Stephen Curry scored 47 points and Jayson Tatum had 44 as the Warriors and Celtics went back-and-forth in an entertaining game....

 2021-04-18 03:37 

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Vacaville police use spike strip to arrest Bay Area men in morning police chase...

Two men from Vallejo and Pinole were arrested in connection with a Saturday morning police chase, authorities said....

 2021-04-18 03:24 

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Antioch police responding to Saturday homicide...

A person was shot and killed near Knoll Park in Antioch, police said....

 2021-04-18 02:56 

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Photos: Bay Area's first Topgolf opens in San Jose...

Looking for something to do? The Bay Area's first Topgolf is now open in San Jose's Alviso area....

 2021-04-18 02:42 

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CHP isn't keeping up with surge in California drivers: Roadshow...

Plus: What's with the 55 mph speed limit on Highway 237?...

 2021-04-18 02:32 

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Minnesota Wild honors Patrick Marleau, then flattens San Jose Sharks...

Patrick Marleau joins Gordie Howe atop NHL's all-time games played list as SJ Sharks lose their fifth straight...

 2021-04-18 02:19 

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SF Giants' bullpen melts down in Miami, Jake McGee, Jarln Garca lose late leads...

The SF Giants lost 7-6 on a walk-off double from Jorge Alfaro....

 2021-04-18 02:04 

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High school football roundup: Nail-biter in WCAL, brotherly connection in East Bay...

Salesian's brothers Fontanilla help the Pride to a 21-6 victory; Mitty claws back late but falls short vs. Bellarmine....

 2021-04-18 02:01 

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Crockett: Man with 'approximately' 17 felony convictions charged with federal meth distribution...

Joseph McClenahan was arrested and charged with distribution of methamphetamine, which carries a maximum of 40 years in federal prison....

 2021-04-18 01:33 

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Prep football: Serra ends its undefeated season in fitting fashion against St. Ignatius...

After five games and five wins, capped by a 34-3 romp over rival St. Ignatius on Saturday, Serra coach Patrick Walsh said he's had enough of the uncertainty week in and week out that comes with playing during the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2021-04-17 23:09 

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A's keep rolling, pound Tigers for seventh win in a row...

Matt Olson, Aramis Garcia and Mark Canha homered for the A's Saturday to support lefty Cole Irwin in a 7-0 win over the Tigers in Oakland....

 2021-04-17 21:24 

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Adobe co-founder Charles Geschke dies at 81...

Charles "Chuck" Geschke, co-founder of the iconic Silicon Valley company Adobe Inc. and prominent cheerleader of downtown San Jose, died Friday at age 81. The longtime Los Altos resident founded Adobe in 1982 with a colleague from Xerox, John Warn...

 2021-04-17 20:51 

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Toddler girl, father killed in suspicious fire at East Oakland home...

The blaze erupted at 12:14 a.m. while the family was asleep at the home on Stearns Avenue near 98th Avenue, not far from the Oakland Zoo....

 2021-04-17 20:36 

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Suit claims Vallejo cop who tackled man for filming was part of 'vigilante police gang' that bent badges to mark kills...

The city has not responded to new allegations that Ofc. David McLaughlin was among those who bent the tips of their badges to mark kills on the job....

 2021-04-17 20:22 

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Four Sikhs among victims of Indianapolis FedEx mass shooting...

Police have released the names of all eight victims. They ranged in age from 19 to 74....

 2021-04-17 20:07 

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The first USS Oakland in 70 years commissioned at its namesake port...

The ship will soon depart to its home port in San Diego....

 2021-04-17 19:58 

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49ers players: Many will skip offseason workouts over COVID...

The 49ers' players cited what they called "avoidable risks" related to the coronavirus in a statement released through the NFLPA....

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