San Jose airport completes new fencing to keep trespassers out

San Jose airport completes new fencing to keep trespassers out

SAN JOSE — Two years after a teenager hopped the airport’s perimeter fence and sneaked into the wheel well of a Hawaii-bound jet, Mineta San Jose International has finished installing higher fencing topped with barbed wire and could soon install more security cameras. Though the airport’s old 6-foot fences had...

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San Jose police arrest man suspected of trying to kidnap two young women

San Jose police arrest man suspected of trying to kidnap two young women

SAN JOSE — Authorities on Tuesday morning arrested a convicted sex offender on suspicion of physically assaulting and trying to kidnap two young women in broad daylight last week. David Lee Russell, 56, was apprehended at 9:36 a.m. near Charles Avenue and Oakland Road in North San Jose, said Sgt....

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Bay Area heating up; will San Jose reach 90 degrees?

Bay Area heating up; will San Jose reach 90 degrees?

SAN JOSE — It’s been 39 days and counting since San Jose last had a taste of 90-degree weather, a streak that may end this week as temperatures heat up in the Bay Area. A high-pressure ridge moving off the eastern Pacific Ocean brought much warmer air to the Bay...

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Sunnyvale: anti-Semitic threats lead to arrest of Fremont High student

Sunnyvale: anti-Semitic threats lead to arrest of Fremont High student

SUNNYVALE — A 17-year-old Fremont High School student is in Juvenile Hall after he reportedly made hateful remarks against Jewish schoolmates on social media and forewarned a Columbine-style attack at the campus Tuesday, authorities said. The purportedly anti-Semitic threats surfaced over the weekend and were reported to police Monday by...

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Herhold: Brock Turner deserves county jail, not state prison, for Stanford sex assault

Herhold: Brock Turner deserves county jail, not state prison, for Stanford sex assault

Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Aaron Persky will have to perform a legal incantation Thursday if he follows a probation recommendation and sentences Brock Turner to county jail rather than state prison. Source link

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San Jose: Authorities reassert suicide theory for man found along Caltrain tracks near Bellarmine

San Jose: Authorities reassert suicide theory for man found along Caltrain tracks near Bellarmine

SAN JOSE — Investigators reasserted Tuesday that a man’s death last week along Caltrain tracks near the Bellarmine College Preparatory campus is a likely suicide, rebuffing continued speculation that the grisly nature of the discovery suggested something more nefarious. After the 60-year-old man’s body was found southeast of the College...

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San Jose Maker Faire brings do-it-yourself endeavors to History Park

San Jose Maker Faire brings do-it-yourself endeavors to History Park

SAN JOSE — While an instructional ’80s-era robot named Topo may have been the official mascot of the Mini Maker Faire on Sunday, it was a restored Mozzarella Mitzi that stole the show upstairs in the Empire Firehouse. Mitzi, who in a previous life entertained diners at a ShowBiz Pizza...

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San Jose: Police ask for public's help to find kidnapping suspect

San Jose: Police ask for public's help to find kidnapping suspect

SAN JOSE — Police are asking the public to help track down a possibly dangerous man suspected in two recent kidnapping attempts. David Lee Russell, 56, is accused of physically assaulting and trying to kidnap a young female victim near Meridian and Hamilton avenues around 5 p.m. last Monday, Aug....

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Colin Kaepernick misses San Francisco church appearance

Colin Kaepernick misses San Francisco church appearance

SAN FRANCISCO — Controversial 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick reportedly did not appear Sunday morning at a San Francisco church where he had been scheduled to speak about his recent protests of racial injustice. Kaepernick was invited to the historic Third Baptist Church after prompting a national outcry with his refusal...

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TechShop San Jose move stalled by $1 million funding gap

TechShop San Jose move stalled by $1 million funding gap

TechShop was founded on a do-it-yourself ethos, but the Bay Area-founded maker space has unfortunately discovered there’s no way it can go it alone on the planned relocation of its San Jose shop. The move from TechShop’s current location at 300 S. Second Street to the old Zanotto’s grocery store...

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