Brock Turner leaves jail; early release in Stanford sex case

Brock Turner leaves jail; early release in Stanford sex case

SAN JOSE — As he regained his freedom, Brock Turner faced protests and heavy media scrutiny as an enduring public face of the issue of sexual assault on American college campuses. And that was just with his first few steps out of jail. Turner’s early release just after 6 a.m....

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San Jose: Cambrian Park carousel sign granted historic status

San Jose: Cambrian Park carousel sign granted historic status

Recent events offer encouraging signs that Silicon Valley has the ability to forge the future and preserve its past at the same time. There was last week’s opening of the Roberto Adobe on Lincoln Avenue as a new historical museum, allowing public access to an important piece of San Jose’s...

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San Jose: Gang-driven burglary crew busted, linked to over 200 Bay Area heists

San Jose: Gang-driven burglary crew busted, linked to over 200 Bay Area heists

SAN JOSE — Authorities say they have arrested several members of a gang-based burglary crew investigators linked to over 200 cases centered in San Jose and spanning a number of Bay Area cities. The gang crew, reportedly based out of East Palo Alto, was the subject of “Operation Cruz Control,”...

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Los Gatos: Free park dance is Sept. 3.

Los Gatos: Free park dance is Sept. 3.

Click photo to enlarge Photograph by Richard Kerris The free Los Gatos Park Dance wraps up the 2016 Music in the Park concert series on Sept. 3 from 5:30-9:30 p.m. The event at Oak Meadow Park features The Houserockers and The Johnny Neri Band. Since Oak Meadow s parking lot...

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San Jose: Police release security video of burglar who swiped bike, tools

San Jose: Police release security video of burglar who swiped bike, tools

SAN JOSE — Burglary detectives hope that releasing surveillance video will generate tips and help them catch a man who swiped a mountain bike and over $10,000 worth of contractor-quality tools from a North San Jose backyard in June. The burglary was reported about 4 a.m. June 7 at a...

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Los Gatos: Outreach campaign targets seniors

Los Gatos: Outreach campaign targets seniors

By Judy Peterson jpeterson@bayareanewsgroup.com Click photo to enlarge Photograph by George Sakkestad A group of seniors participate in a weekly tuesday morning walk sponsored by the Los Gatos Adult Recreation Centerâ s Senior Services Program. Members of the Los Gatos Community and Senior Services Commission are launching a campaign to...

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Los Gatos: Little League coach William 'Bill' Walker remembered

Los Gatos: Little League coach William 'Bill' Walker remembered

By Judy Peterson jpeterson@bayareanewsgroup.com Click photo to enlarge Photograph courtesy of Jim Johnson William â Billâ Walker was a 1971 Los Gatos High School graduate who coached Little League for years and retired from the Los Gatos-Monte Sereno Police Department in 2003. He passed away Aug. 17. Friends and family...

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Los Gatos: Claws for a Cause returns on Sept. 17

Los Gatos: Claws for a Cause returns on Sept. 17

By Judy Peterson jpeterson@bayareanewsgroup.com Click photo to enlarge File photograph by Tommy LaPorte The 12th annual Claws for a Cause Lobster Block Party will be held this year on Sept. 17. The all-you-can-eat lobster feed is a fundraiser thatâ s sponsored by the Los Gatos Morning Rotary Club and C.B....

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Brock Turner sex assault: Protesters, bike billboards planned for Stanford swimmer's early jail release

Brock Turner sex assault: Protesters, bike billboards planned for Stanford swimmer's early jail release

SAN JOSE — Protesters, including some on wheels, will be right outside the jailhouse doors Friday upon the expected but nevertheless controversial early release of Brock Turner, the former Stanford swimmer convicted of sexually assaulting an unconscious woman outside a campus party. A planned rally in front of the Santa...

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Santa Clara County supervisors OK plan to reduce warehousing of mentally ill in jail

Santa Clara County supervisors OK plan to reduce warehousing of mentally ill in jail

SAN JOSE — A year after a bipolar inmate was beaten to death in Santa Clara County while awaiting a bed in a mental health facility, the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously approved a diversion plan aimed at reducing the number of mentally ill people warehoused in jail. The...

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