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 2021-04-14 14:04 

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Former 'Bachelor' star, Oakland Raiders tight end Colton Underwood: 'I'm gay'...

Colton Underwood told Robin Roberts on "Good Morning America" that he is gay in an interview that aired Wednesday morning....

 2021-04-14 14:00 

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Bay Area News Group prep football predictions: Week 6, Spring 2021...

The picks competition has reached the final weekend. Seven of the 22 games our guys picked will decide the championship....

 2021-04-14 13:47 

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Source: Ponzi schemer Bernie Madoff dies in prison...

Bernie Madoff, the financier who pleaded guilty to orchestrating the largest Ponzi scheme in history, died in a federal prison early Wednesday, a person familiar with the matter told The Associated Press....

 2021-04-14 13:34 

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San Jose approves 18-story downtown office tower with rooftop gardens...

The developer is "optimistic" that they'll find a building tenant coming out of the pandemic...

 2021-04-14 13:33 

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Derek Chauvin trial: Watch live streaming video here...

The third week of the trial is underway....

 2021-04-14 13:26 

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One dead in fire at San Jose restaurant...

Investigators were working to determine the cause of the fire...

 2021-04-14 13:15 

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Inside the Raiders: Offseason boycott presents challenges for both Gruden and his players...

A second straight year with no offseason program isn't what coach Jon Gruden and G.M. Mike Mayock have in mind....

 2021-04-14 13:03 

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Wife of East Bay Assemblyman Rob Bonta announces run for his seat...

Mia Bonta, the wife of current Assemblyman Rob Bonta and soon to be state attorney general announced she's seeking election to her husband's assembly seat....

 2021-04-14 13:00 

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Yosemite National Park to build new $10 million visitor center...

Construction is planned to begin this fall, with the new facility expected to open by the end of 2022 or early 2023....

 2021-04-14 12:45 

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Google eyes first downtown San Jose village site and project timing...

Office buildings, housing, and a cultural center would be part of the initial stages of the development of the Downtown West transit-oriented neighborhood that Google has proposed in downtown San Jose....

 2021-04-14 12:38 

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California father suspected of DUI in crash that killed his 5-year-old daughter charged with murder...

Witnesses told investigators the Toyota 4Runner driven by the defendant rolled over a raised center median and blew past a stop sign before slamming into a pole, police said....

 2021-04-14 12:33 

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Disneyland adopts 'gender inclusive' hair and dress rules for employees...

Disneyland will allow employees to choose from gender-inclusive hairstyles, fingernail styles, jewelry and theme park costumes that provide more flexibility of personal expression in a major change to the theme park's dress code....

 2021-04-14 12:30 

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Editorial: Patience needed during Johnson & Johnson vaccine pause...

Health officials wisely exercise an abundance of caution about the one-dose coronavirus inoculations....

 2021-04-14 12:29 

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Karen Chen eyes Beijing and triple axel as figure skating season comes to an end...

Fremont's Karen Chen enjoys a breakout season while eying a medal at the Winter Olympics in Beijing next year....

 2021-04-14 12:24 

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California to shut Northern California prison as inmate population dwindles...

A decade after prison crowding forced California to realign its criminal justice system, the population in what once was the nation's largest state correctional system has shrunk to the point where officials announced Tuesday they will close one of tw...

 2021-04-14 12:20 

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Marin Headlands hostel closes permanently to allow park staff housing...

The lodging site at Fort Barry accommodated about 20,000 overnight visitors a year at an average bed rate of $39.50, according to the former proprietor....

 2021-04-14 12:18 

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Fleeing suspect wedges girlfriend's Maserati under East Bay freeway...

A man fleeing the California Highway Patrol totaled his girlfriend's Maserati SUV after he careened up an embankment and slammed into the underside of an overpass, police said....

 2021-04-14 12:02 

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Opinion: Post-Floyd reform should include bachelor's degrees for police...

Officers with four years of college use force less often, receive fewer complaints and are disciplined less....

 2021-04-14 12:00 

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Sponsored: Nestled on Alameda's Bay Farm Island...

This bright home showcases two en suite bedrooms, a lovely brick-lined patio for dining with room to play and plant, stainless steel appliances in the kitchen, and access to San Francisco Bay and trail, the ferry, top schools, and shopping....

 2021-04-14 12:00 

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Marleau's record pursuit: Gordie Howe's son knows 'he'd be happy for Patrick'...

"If Gordie was here today, he would be the first one in line to congratulate him and shake his hand. That I'm 100 percent sure of."...

 2021-04-14 11:45 

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Krugman: Amazon vote shows need to empower workers again...

America needs a union revival if we're to have any hope of reversing spiraling inequality....

 2021-04-14 11:37 

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Maddy Middleton's killer pleads guilty to murder...

Immediately after his case was transferred to the juvenile court system, Adrian Gonzalez pleaded guilty Tuesday morning to the 2015 murder of 8-year-old Madyson Middleton....

 2021-04-14 11:35 

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California's 'Sour Grapes' wine fraud con man deported to Indonesia...

A one-time California man who bilked wine collectors out of millions by selling cheaper booze he rebottled in his kitchen has been deported to his native Indonesia, U.S. immigration officials said Tuesday....

 2021-04-14 11:33 

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Map: Total COVID-19 vaccines administered in California as of April 13...

Only one California county remains in the purple tier, which has the most restrictions on the business and public sectors....

 2021-04-14 11:31 

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Scientists delve into clotting issues associated with J&J vaccine as pause disrupts local distributions...

Most vaccine distributors have quickly pivoted away from the Johnson & Johnson vaccine to Pfizer or Moderna, except for those who want to wait for J&J to return to the rotation....

 2021-04-14 11:00 

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49ers' NFL Draft preview: Are specialists truly area of least concern?...

Kicker Robbie Gould is returning for a fifth season to oversee a 49ers special teams unit that could use a boost in its coverage and return units....

 2021-04-14 10:00 

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Bridge: April 14, 2021...

"My wife and I have been married so long," a club player told me, "that she finishes my sentences. Actually, she starts some and often furnishes the middle parts." I watched him defend as today's West. Against 3NT he led a club. South ...

 2021-04-14 10:00 

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Horoscopes April 14, 2021: Sarah Michelle Gellar, get ready to let go of the past...

Taurus, avoid situations that put you in harm's way....

 2021-04-14 10:00 

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Word Game: April 14, 2021...

TODAY'S WORD — APHOTIC (APHOTIC: ay-FO-tik: Having no light.) Average mark 23 words Time limit 40 minutes Can you find 33 or more words in APHOTIC? The list will be published tomorrow. YESTERDAY'S WORD — PARAPET papa paper pare part pa...

 2021-04-14 09:30 

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Ask Amy: He turned my pricey blanket to felt. Am I a jerk for making a big deal about it?...

Our houseguest put my alpaca throw in the washer and says he'll pay only half the replacement cost....

 2021-04-14 09:00 

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Harriette Cole: I was raised anti-gun, but now I'm worried for my safety...

How can I protect myself without abandoning my morals?...

 2021-04-14 08:30 

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Miss Manners: I was furious when she wouldn't move to her 6-foot dot...

I asked her twice, and still she stood right behind me....

 2021-04-14 08:00 

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Dear Abby: Will a workplace gift make her co-workers resent her?...

I want to send my wife flowers but not if it will cause friction....

 2021-04-14 05:45 

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Oakland: Suspects sought in armed robberies of letter carriers...

Law enforcement officials with the United States Postal Service asked for residents' help in solving a series of armed robberies of letter carriers....

 2021-04-14 04:57 

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SF Giants overcome four-run deficit against Reds, win with long ball early, small ball late...

A struggling Giants offense finally gave its pitching staff support when it needed it the most....

 2021-04-14 04:30 

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Map of California COVID tiers: Only one county still in purple...

Four counties improved their status in Tuesday's announcement....

 2021-04-14 02:43 

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5 simple rules for driving as well as a Southern Californian: Roadshow...

For one thing, they understand the value of using blinkers....

 2021-04-14 02:34 

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'Pokemon Go': Breaking down the best catches for Sustainability Week...

Environmentally themed event comes during Earth Day and marks debut of Binacle and shiny Trubbish in "Pokemon Go."...

 2021-04-14 01:34 

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Biden, lawmakers pay tribute to Capitol Police officer...

Lying in honor - the public viewing of a person's casket - is one of the highest possible honors Congress has for a civilian. Only five other people have received the distinction since the honor was created in 1998....

 2021-04-14 01:24 

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Pelosi invites Biden to address Congress on April 28...

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi extended the invite to Biden on Tuesday, "to share your vision for addressing the challenges and opportunities of this historic moment."...

 2021-04-14 01:09 

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Stanford president to consider alumni group's plan to reinstate 11 sports...

Members of 36 Sports Strong met with Stanford administrators and board members to discuss ways to save 11 sports programs that are supposed to be eliminated after this school year....

 2021-04-14 00:42 

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Review: 'Outriders' a surprising loot shooter that has darker moments...

People Can Fly incentivizes aggressive play in a genre that normally has players turtling up behind cover. It's a blend of "Tom Clancy's The Division" and "Destiny" but the third-person shooter has its own distinct perspective....

 2021-04-14 00:22 

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San Jose flooring company owner charged with wage theft...

Prosecutors say Martin Helda failed to pay nearly $1 million in overtime wages to employees...

 2021-04-14 00:12 

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Expert: Officer Chauvin was justified in kneeling on Floyd...

Several top Minneapolis police officials, including the police chief, have testified that Chauvin used excessive force and violated his training. And medical experts called by prosecutors have said that Floyd died from a lack of oxygen because of the way ...

 2021-04-14 00:06 

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Milpitas: Stratford private school to open second campus this fall...

Stratford is remodeling a two story building at 25 Corning Avenue to create a new elementary school....

 2021-04-13 23:58 

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Redwood City passes temporary hazard pay for grocery, drugstore workers...

Redwood City council members passed a temporary hazard pay measure for grocery stores and drugstores with more than 750 employees nationwide...

 2021-04-13 23:43 

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Lowrie, A's stay hot, rally past Diamondbacks to complete sweep...

Seth Brown broke a 5-5 tie with a home run in the eighth inning as the A's won their fourth in a row....

 2021-04-13 23:31 

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Palo Alto: Apartment proposal in single-family neighborhood can't move forward, council decides...

After tweaking its most productive "planned home" zoning tool Monday, council members signal no apartments can be built in residential neighborhoods...

 2021-04-13 23:30 

San Jose Mercury

Letters: Broken promises | Welcoming Livermore | Georgia law | Reason for recall | Syrian tragedy | No place for hate...

East Bay Times Letters to the Editor for April 14, 2021...

 2021-04-13 23:26 

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'Time to refocus': Silicon Valley's embattled chamber of commerce names new leader...

The announcement comes six months after a racist campaign ad upended the organization...

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