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  • ‘I Hate Black People’: California Cop Shot Hero Who Disarmed Gunman In Restaurant and Then Sent a Slew of Racist Text Messages About Him

    11/06/2023 2:35:48 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 19 replies
    Yahoo! News ^ | Mon, November 6, 2023 | Taylor Ardrey
    A San Jose, California police officer, who was exposed for sending a slew of racist text messages, reportedly resigned from the department. Officer Mark McNamara allegedly sent the messages to another employee at the department, who is currently on administrative leave amid an internal investigation, according to a Nov. 3 press release. The exchange came after the March 27, 2022, shooting of community college football player K’aun Green, who is still recovering from his injuries. Green was inside La Victoria Taqueria with his friends when a random man walked into the restaurant and threatened the group. The man left the...
  • WATCH: Los Angeles Man Opens Fire on Would-Be Intruders to Save His Family

    11/06/2023 10:45:56 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 9 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/06/2023 | Awr Hawkins
    Alleged armed intruders tried to overtake a Los Angeles father as he was about to enter his home Saturday around 7:30 p.m., only to be find themselves fleeing under a barrage of bullets. ABC 7 reported the father saying, “I guess they decided to try to come at me and come in the house but I have a five-month-old baby and a wife and a nanny in the house and that wasn’t going to happen.”
  • ‘Holy Grail of shipwrecks’ to be exhumed off Colombia with $20B sunken treasure

    11/06/2023 9:02:18 AM PST · by SJackson · 37 replies
    NY Post ^ | Nov. 5, 2023 | Allie Griffin
    Colombia is hoping to expedite its mission to recover a three-century-old sunken treasure worth as much as $20 billion as the ownership of the fortune lies in legal limbo amid an ongoing court battle. President Gustavo Petro ordered his administration to exhume the “Holy Grail of shipwrecks” — the Spanish galleon San José — from the floor of the Caribbean Sea as soon as possible, the country’s minister of culture told Bloomberg last week. Petro wants to bring the 62-gun, three-masted ship to the surface before his term is up in 2026 and has requested a public-private partnership be formed...
  • Electric VTA bus catches fire at San Jose yard; 2 mechanics injured

    09/01/2023 6:30:59 PM PDT · by artichokegrower · 8 replies
    CBS BAY AREA ^ | September 1, 2023
    SAN JOSE – Two Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) mechanics were sent to the hospital Friday after an electric transit bus caught fire at a maintenance yard in San Jose Friday afternoon.
  • Grandma Joanne Segovia accused of running fentanyl ring is all smiles at Little League game despite potential 20-year sentence

    07/31/2023 4:45:53 PM PDT · by DFG · 17 replies
    NY Post ^ | 07/31/2023 | Marjorie Hernandez
    The “Breaking Bad” grandma accused of running an international drug ring out of her California home is living life “as if nothing has happened,” and doesn’t even have an ankle monitor, pictures taken by The Post show. Joanne Segovia, 64, has been out on bail since charged with allegedly leading a double life dealing drugs, including deadly fentanyl, while working as the executive director for the San Jose Police Officers’ Association in March. Despite facing up to 20 years in prison, Segovia can be seen smiling and cheering at a park where she watched her grandson’s Little League game over...
  • No takers on San Francisco’s big tech buildings for sale

    07/18/2023 4:04:36 AM PDT · by george76 · 47 replies
    New York Post ^ | July 17, 2023 | Mary K. Jacob
    As commercial and residential vacancy rates continue to reach all-time highs in San Francisco, many big tech buildings have been left abandoned. One of the largest offices there comes from Google, which owns a whopping 1.4-million-square-foot building that has remained on the market for sublease. Other big tech companies, like Meta and Roku, have also put up space for sale. Back in March, Intel even listed its 505,000-square-foot office. “As a hybrid-first company, we are continuing to assess and optimize our space utilization to create more vibrant workspaces for our employees when they are on-site, while also achieving cost reductions,”...
  • San Jose Restaurant Unveils a ChatGPT-Designed Pizza

    06/14/2023 3:10:33 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 8 replies
    East Bay Times ^ | June 14, 2023 | LINDA ZAVORAL
    Turns out this AI tool is smart enough to leave off that polarizing pineappleAl Vallorz, the creative co-owner of Tony & Alba’s Pizza & Pasta, is always looking for an edge, something fun to keep diners interested and coming back for more. For years, the San Jose chef-restaurateur has designed a pizza of the month — like October’s popular bratwurst and gouda; figs and blue cheese in August; and turkey, brie and cranberry sauce for November. To maintain high spirits during the pandemic, he shared puns with customers. Oh, and he makes a James Bond-style pasta dish, a “shaken, not...
  • Silicon Valley Stumble: Google Puts Massive Campus Construction Project on Indefinite Hold

    04/24/2023 6:13:05 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 9 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 24 Apr 2023 | LUCAS NOLAN
    oogle’s ambitious 80-acre “Downtown West” campus project has been put on hold indefinitely as the tech giant faces its most severe cost cuts in its history, leaving San Jose’s downtown area in limbo. CNBC reports that as Google with its most severe cost cuts in history, the internet giant’s ambitious 80-acre “Downtown West” campus project has been put on indefinite hold, leaving San Jose’s downtown area in limbo. The construction project, which was estimated to have an economic impact of around $19 billion, has been put on hold, and there has been no communication with the contractors about when it...
  • San Jose’s long-lost amusement park: Frontier Village

    04/15/2023 11:44:26 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 25 replies
    SJ Today ^ | April 13, 2023 | Alyson Chuyang
    Learn the story behind San Jose, CA’s Frontier Village, a Western-themed amusement park that attracted visitors to the great 408 from around the country.It’s about time we talked about one of our city’s most beloved attractions that brought national attention to the great 408. So saddle up, because we’re taking you back in time to San Jose’s long-lost amusement park — Frontier Village. The happiest place in San Jose Following a family trip to Disneyland in 1959, Palo Alto entrepreneur and businessman Joseph Zukin Jr. became inspired to build his own piece of magic in the great 408. After...
  • California Church Ordered to Pay $1.2 Million for Breaking COVID-19 Rules

    04/14/2023 10:59:46 AM PDT · by lightman · 60 replies
    epoch times ^ | 14 April A.D. 2023 | Mimi Nguyen Ly
    A judge ruled Friday to have a church in California pay $1.2 million in fines—including interest—for defying COVID-19 rules during the pandemic by holding large religious services where attendees were not wearing masks. Calvary Chapel in San Jose was dealt the fine, including 10 percent interest, on April 7 by Evette Pennypacker, a Superior Court of California judge in Santa Clara County, for having exhibited “egregious conduct” in flouting the mask-wearing rules of the county between November 2020 and June 2021. Calvary Chapel was one among several large churches in California that ignored the state and local mask-wearing and social...
  • California County Used Cell Phone Tracking, Stakeouts to Monitor Churchgoers During COVID Lockdown: Report

    03/15/2023 5:52:55 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 8 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | 3/10/23 | Ashley Sadler
    Enforcers of the county’s rules reported the number of cars in the parking lot, whether or not masks were being worn, and even instances of hugging.SAN JOSE, California (LifeSiteNews) — A Christian church in California’s Santa Clara County was hit with hefty fines and its members were surveilled via stakeouts, cell phone monitoring, and other measures “reminiscent of totalitarian regimes” after the church defied the county’s draconian COVID-19 lockdown rules in 2020, according to a March 5 report by independent journalist David Zweig. San Jose’s Calvary Christian Fellowship, headed by pastor Mike McClure, openly defied the Silicon Valley county’s harsh...
  • Man arrested for blowing up PG&E transformers in San Jose, police say

    03/04/2023 10:38:13 PM PST · by fluorescence · 35 replies
    KGO-TV San Francisco ^ | Saturday, March 4, 2023 | Zach Fuentes and Amanda del Castillo
    SAN JOSE, Calif. (KGO) -- The San Jose Police Department is investigating after a suspect in possession of explosive material was arrested. He's now believed to be responsible for blowing up two PG&E transformers. The suspect has been identified as 36-year-old San Jose resident Peter Karasev who made his first court appearance on Friday. SJPD says the investigation began with two separate incidents involving explosive devices between December and January. On Jan. 5, officers responded to the 6000 block of Snell Ave. on a report of a damaged transformer. A PG&E employee said an explosion occurred the night before around...
  • Transgender Activist Dana Rivers Convicted of Triple-Murder of Lesbian Couple and Son

    11/25/2022 4:28:35 PM PST · by simpson96 · 42 replies
    Red State ^ | 11/17/2022 | Brittany Sheehan
    On Thursday, Dana Rivers, 67, a transgender activist from San Jose was convicted of the murder of three people. The jury deliberated for less than one day before returning with a guilty verdict. The evidence against Rivers was significant, including being covered in the victims’ blood. Rivers carried out the slaying of victims Charlotte Reed, 56, her wife Patricia Wright, 57, and Wright’s 19-year-old son, Benny Toto Diambu-Wright, on October 11, 2016. Prosecutors held that River’s motive was that Reed had left an all-women’s motorcycle club, the now-defunct Deviants, and Rivers considered himself an “enforcer” who sought revenge. Deputy District...
  • Magnitude 2.9 earthquake shakes the Bay Area on Sunday night

    09/12/2022 12:25:31 AM PDT · by thecodont · 54 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle / ^ | Sep. 11, 2022 Updated: Sep. 11, 2022 11:02 p.m. | Amy Graff , SFGATE
    A magnitude 2.9 earthquake gave the East Bay and San Francisco area a gently shake Sunday night. The tremor hit at 10:31 p.m., with a depth of 6.2 miles near Piedmont, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The epicenter was 2.9 miles southeast of Berkeley and 3.7 miles northeast of Oakland. exp-player-logo Read More The quake struck along the Hayward Fault that stretches from San Pablo Bay in the north to Fremont in the south and passes through the cities of Berkeley, Oakland, Hayward and Fremont, the USGS said. There was no initial word on damage or injury resulting from...
  • Matt Mahan to Be Next Mayor of San Jose After Cindy Chavez Concedes in Contentious Race

    11/16/2022 2:34:46 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 18 replies
    CBS San Francisco ^ | NOVEMBER 16, 2022
    San Jose City Councilmember Matt Mahan will become the next mayor of San Jose after Santa Clara County Supervisor Cindy Chavez conceded in the race, more than a week after Election Day. Results from the Santa Clara County Registrar of Voters as of Wednesday morning showed 123,436 votes (51.32%) were for Mahan, and 117,085 (48.68%) for Chavez with 90% of the votes counted and Mahan's lead widening to 6,351 votes. The processing and counting of hundreds of thousands of vote-by-mail ballots delayed the final outcome of the vote. "I have called Matt Mahan to wish him the best of luck...
  • Earthquake

    10/25/2022 11:54:49 AM PDT · by Kevin in California · 42 replies
    I'm in San Jose and felt it pretty good. Looks like it was a 5.1 and lasted 5-6 secs. Anyone else in California feel it?
  • Bikini-clad woman exiting fire truck in front of strip club triggers investigation

    10/11/2022 9:26:43 AM PDT · by xp38 · 59 replies
    The Toronto Sun ^ | Oct. 10 2022 | Denette Wilford
    A video showing a woman in a bikini coming out of a fire truck in front of a California strip club has prompted officials to order an investigation. The video posted to Instagram shows the door to the fire truck slowly open as a woman gingerly climbs out of the vehicle, which was parked in front of The Pink Poodle, and walk into the establishment. “Only in San Jose do you see a stripper come out of a fire truck,” the caption read. “The department has become aware of a concerning video posted on social media,” said San Jose Fire...
  • The Blossom Hill Killer’s Private Judge (Corruption, Favoritism, Justice for Sale, Women's March)

    10/05/2022 3:29:24 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 2 replies
    The Davis Vanguard ^ | October 05, 2022 | Susan Bassi
    After taking the life of an elderly married man and dearly loved father, Jennifer Higgins Bradanini was supposed to go to jail for six months, complete 350 hours of community service, pay $183,857 in restitution, and be on probation for two years. Even though the initial sentence was considered lenient, and outraged the victim’s family, the sentence later was unexpectedly modified. The six-month jail time became home confinement with an electronic monitoring device. Shortly thereafter, Higgins was seen on social media dancing with an ankle bracelet on a rally stage in Los Angeles. In divorce court, a family law judge...
  • Gary Webb, reporter who exposed CIA, dies

    12/13/2004 8:23:29 AM PST · by KidGlock · 37 replies · 1,512+ views
    Seattle Post ^ | 12/13/04
    Gary Webb, reporter who exposed CIA, dies THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Gary Webb, a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter who wrote a controversial series of stories linking the CIA to crack cocaine trafficking in Los Angeles, has died at age 49. Webb was found Friday morning at his home in Sacramento County, dead of an apparent suicide. Moving-company workers called authorities after discovering a note posted on his front door that read, "Please do not enter. Call 911 and ask for an ambulance." Webb died of a gunshot wound to the head, according to the Sacramento County coroner's office....
  • California appeals court rejects COVID-19 fines for church

    08/17/2022 6:36:22 AM PDT · by artichokegrower · 13 replies
    KTVU ^ | August 16, 2022 | Associated Press
    A California church that defied safety regulations during the COVID-19 pandemic by holding large religious services won't have to pay about $200,000 in fines, a state appeals court ruled. Calvary Chapel San Jose and its pastors were held in contempt of court and fined in 2020 and 2021 for violating state and county limits on indoor public gatherings. The rules were aimed at preventing the spread through close contract of the virus, which has caused more than 10 million confirmed cases and more than 93,500 deaths since the pandemic began in mid-2020, according to state public health figures.