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Wednesday, Sep 10, 2014 at 02:26 PM PDT

San Jose's Khaled Hosseini, "Kite Runner" Author, Receives Steinbeck Award

Khaled Hosseini, who lived in San Jose after his family's escape from Afghanistan and lives today in Northern California, is receiving the John Steinbeck Award today in San Jose. »

Aerosmith Concord Pavilion Concert Canceled

Aerosmith Concord Pavilion Concert Canceled

Bad news for Aerosmith fans: Tuesday night’s Bay Area concert has been canceled. Live Nation, the concert's promoter, says the Concord Pavilion show will not go on because of an illness, but did not say who was... »

Memorials for Robin Williams

Memorials for Robin Williams

A collection of memorials to the Oscar-winning actor and comedian who died on Monday, August 11, 2014 at the age of 63. »

Sir Patrick Stewart Attends, Enjoys Outside Lands

Sir Patrick Stewart Attends, Enjoys Outside Lands

There was at least one famous person in the audience at Outside Lands this past weekend: Sir Patrick Stewart. The Shakespearean-trained thespian took in the sights, and then some. »

Back to School Tech: Hot Electronic Gear for Students

Back to School Tech: Hot Electronic Gear for Students

From smart watches to tablet convertibles and a Kindle to download your textbooks, here's what you should know about back to school gear now on the market. »

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Robin Williams Was "Fixture" in Bay Area Comedy Scene

Robin Williams' roots were in the City’s standup comedy scene. Comedian Debi Durst first met Williams in the 1970s. “Never ever in our wildest craziest dreams did we ever think we'd lose him so soon,” Durst said... »

As RatDog Nixes Tour Dates, Deadheads Worry About Bob Weir

As RatDog Nixes Tour Dates, Deadheads Worry About Bob Weir

Bob Weir, the former Grateful Dead guitarist, has canceled all upcoming tour dates of RatDog, his current outfit, leading to speculation about his well-being. »

Friends, Celebrity Colleagues Mourn Robin Williams

Friends, Celebrity Colleagues Mourn Robin Williams

The news of actor and comedian Robin Williams' death at age 63 has sent shockwaves across the Twittersphere. Here's a sampling of the reaction we found. »

Back to School Tech Gear: 10 Hot Gadgets for Students

Back to School Tech Gear: 10 Hot Gadgets for Students

From tablet convertibles to smart watches and battery charging phone cases, here's a list of top back to school electronics for the season. »

Gonzo Puppeteer Attends "Muppet Movie" Screening

Gonzo Puppeteer Attends "Muppet Movie" Screening

From the Muppets’ big screen debut 35 years ago, through this year’s “Muppets Most Wanted,” the great Goelz, Dave, has brought to life a fuzzy, little weirdo we all know as Gonzo. »

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