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REPORT: Whitney To Interview for Sharks GM

Could another original San Jose Sharks player become Sharks GM?. Of course, Doug Wilson, defenseman on the expansion Sharks, stepped down last month after a successful 19-year run as Sharks GM. Now?. “In a couple of interviews, team president Jonathan Becher mentioned ‘league experience,’” Elliotte Friedman wrote in today’s 32...
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Inmates Injured Following Fights at Elmwood Jail in Milpitas: Sheriff

Injuries are reported following two large-scale fights involving inmates at the Elmwood Correctional Facility in Milpitas, according to the Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office. Several inmates have been transported to a hospital for treatment and no injuries are considered life threatening, sheriff's officials said, adding no deputies were hurt during...
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Woman dies in South SJ stabbing; 1 dead, 1 wounded in separate shooting near SJSU

SAN JOSE (CBS SF) -- Police in the South Bay were busy Monday investigating a fatal stabbing in South San Jose and a separate shooting near San Jose State University that left one dead and one wounded.San Jose police said officers responded to the 5200 block of Vera Lane just north of Monterey Road on a call of a person down at approximately 11:20 a.m. on Sunday. They located an adult female who had sustained at least one stab wound. Unfortunately, the victim was pronounced dead at the scene.The motive and circumstances surrounding the incident were still under investigation. The...

Pedestrian hospitalized after being hit by vehicle in East San Jose

SAN JOSE -- Police and first responders were at the scene of a vehicle collision involving a pedestrian in San Jose Monday afternoon.The collision happened at around 12:35 p.m. on the 2500 block of S. King Road just south of Tully Road in East San Jose.San Jose police said the pedestrian was taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries. At 2:11 p.m., police tweeted that the pedestrian had been stabilized. The driver remained at the scene and was cooperative with the investigation.

Crash ejects driver, passengers from vehicle in San Martin; 1 dead

SAN MARTIN -- A 69-year-old man died in a two-vehicle collision Sunday in the unincorporated Santa Clara County community of San Martin, California Highway Patrol officials said. Lorenzo Castillo of San Martin died in the collision at Center Avenue and East Middle Avenue sometime before CHP officers were notified of it at 12:50 p.m. A man was driving a 2018 Chevrolet Malibu south on Center Avenue approaching the intersection with East Middle Avenue and failed to stop at a stop sign, according to the CHP. The front of Chevy hit the left side of a 2001 Ford F-150, ejecting its three occupants, 12, 57 and 69 years old, CHP officials said. Castillo was one of them.The two others occupants in the pickup truck as well as the driver and passenger of the Malibu were hospitalized with injuries ranging from minor to major. CHP officers suspect drugs or alcohol may have played a role in the collision. Anyone with information about it was asked to please call Officer Polkownikow at (408) 848-2324.

A Chilling Feat: Superconducting X-Ray Laser Reaches Operating Temperature Colder Than Outer Space

The new facility, LCLS-II, will soon sharpen our view of how nature works on ultrasmall, ultrafast scales, impacting everything from quantum devices to clean energy. Nestled 30 feet underground in Menlo Park, California, a half-mile-long stretch of tunnel is now colder than most of the universe. It houses a new superconducting particle accelerator, part of an upgrade project to the Linac Coherent Light Source (LCLS) X-ray free-electron laser at the Department of Energy (DOE)’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory.

Former MMA champ Cain Velasquez denied bail a second time

SAN JOSE (CBS SF) – A judge has denied bail a second time for former MMA fighter Cain Velasquez, who is facing charges after allegedly shooting at a man accused of molesting his relative.Velasquez was in a San Jose courtroom Monday morning for a bail motion hearing that the judge denied.According to a tweet by ESPN reporter Marc Raimondi, Velasquez's attorney Mark Geragos said the court's decision was "very disappointing" and "infuriating." The mixed martial arts fighter allegedly attacked sexual assault suspect Harry Goularte during an incident in late February in Morgan Hill. Authorities said Morgan Hill police received word...

1 person killed in ATV crash in Salinas River near Soledad: CHP

SOLEDAD, Calif. — One person was killed and another injured when an ATV crashed in the riverbed of the Salinas River over the weekend. According to the California Highway Patrol, on Saturday near 8 p.m., a 2021 Polaris Razor had rolled over while driving along the riverbed. Officers arrived and found the vehicle laying on its driver's side.
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Woman Stabbed to Death in South San Jose; Suspect At-Large: Police

A woman was stabbed to death Sunday morning in South San Jose, and police were asking for the public's help in identifying and finding the killer, according to the San Jose Police Department. At about 11:20 a.m. Sunday, officers responded to 5200 block of Vera Lane in the city's Edenvale...

Update: Four arrested after 45-mile high-speed chase

WATSONVILLE—Four men were taken into custody late Saturday night in Watsonville following a two-county, high-speed chase. Greenfield Police said the pursuit got underway around 7pm when Greenfield Police officers observed a vehicle commit a traffic violation in the city of Soledad. When the officers attempted to pull the Yukon SUV over, it failed to stop, and drove north on Highway 101 with four men onboard.

San Jose’s Measure B will increase voter turnout, supporters say

Latina leaders want one San Jose election to change its date, which they say would level the playing field for political equity and access for people of color. Local politicians and community leaders wearing Rosie the Riveter red bandanas held a rally Tuesday to urge the city’s Hispanic residents to vote “Yes” on Measure B for the June 7 primary election. If passed, the ballot measure would move San Jose mayoral elections to coincide with presidential election years.

Likely end of San Jose cruising ban gives South Bay lowriders a lift

SAN JOSE -- A push to repeal San Jose's 30-year-old ban on cruising has cleared a major legislative hurdle, passing the city's Rules Committee and advancing onto a vote before the full council in mid-June.San Jose Councilmember Raul Peralez, who authored the memo to initiate the repeal process, is the former owner of a lowrider, a 1965 Impala Supersport. He recalled getting repeatedly pulled over by San Jose police."This broad-stroke policy made it easier to profile and discriminate against those driving a vehicle deemed as a lowrider, particularly young brown people," said Peralez.Peralez said lowriding and cruising was rooted in...

Shooting in East San Jose leaves victim with life-threatening injuries

SAN JOSE -- Police in San Jose were converging Tuesday evening on the scene of a shooting that left a person with life-threatening injuries.San Jose police posted on Twitter that units were called at around 6:44 p.m to the area of S. King Road and Hermocilla Way in East San Jose.Officers found one male victim with a life-threatening injury. This is a breaking news update. More information to be added as available.