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Friday, Oct 19, 2018 at 11:44 PM PDT

Two Injured Following Car Fires on 101 in Gilroy

Two Injured Following Car Fires on 101 in Gilroy

A multiple-vehicle accident and car fires in Gilroy forced officials to close all of the southbound lanes on Highway 101 Friday night. The lanes were reopened shorter after. The southbound 101 near the 10th...

Friday, Oct 19, 2018 at 06:54 PM PDT

SF Nuns Caught in Legal Battle About Birth Control

SF Nuns Caught in Legal Battle About Birth Control

A landmark case is pitting America’s religious institutions against a law meant to ensure all women have access to affordable birth control. Attorneys for a group of nuns argued their clients are being...

Friday, Oct 19, 2018 at 06:37 PM PDT

Pittsburg High School Unveils New MLK Jr. Statue

Pittsburg High School Unveils New MLK Jr. Statue

Pitssburg High School unveiled a statue of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Friday. Sharon Katsuda reports.

Friday, Oct 19, 2018 at 05:52 PM PDT

People Buy Tickets at SF Safeway Where Employee Won Lotto

People Buy Tickets at SF Safeway Where Employee Won Lotto

Friday night's Mega Millions grand prize has hit a staggering $1 billion, continuing a trend of giant jackpots. People have flocked to buy tickets at a Safeway in San Francisco where an employee got 5 out of...

Friday, Oct 19, 2018 at 06:58 PM PDT

Santa Clara Co. Sheriff, Ex-Undersheriff Face Off in Nov.

Santa Clara Co. Sheriff, Ex-Undersheriff Face Off in Nov.

Santa Clara County Sheriff Laurie Smith and her former Undersheriff John Hirokawa will butt heads in a runoff election in November after neither candidate was able to secure the majority vote in June.

Friday, Oct 19, 2018 at 05:41 PM PDT

Air Quality Advisory Called on Oregon Smoke

Air Quality Advisory Called on Oregon Smoke

The chance of smoke from wildfires in Northern California and Oregon working its way on the wind down to the Bay Area prompted the Bay Area Air Quality Management District to call for an air quality advisory...

Friday, Oct 19, 2018 at 05:26 PM PDT

Registered Sex Offender Priest Allowed in Parishes

Registered Sex Offender Priest Allowed in Parishes

One of the priests on the list of those accused of abuse, released by the San Jose Diocese, was assigned to several parishes after he was convicted of sexual misconduct.

Friday, Oct 19, 2018 at 10:56 PM PDT

Alameda County Jail Inmates Will be Able to Vote in Midterm Elections

Alameda County Jail Inmates Will be Able to Vote in Midterm Elections

You lose a lot when serving time in California’s county jails, but not necessarily your right to vote.

Friday, Oct 19, 2018 at 04:49 PM PDT

Burning Man Artwork to Be Showcased in San Jose

Burning Man Artwork to Be Showcased in San Jose

Two artwork pieces from Burning Man will be showcased throughout Downtown San Jose in connection to its Playa to Paseo partnership. Art pieces XO and HaHa by artists Laura Kimpton and Jeff Schomberg will be up...

Friday, Oct 19, 2018 at 07:47 PM PDT

California Unemployment Rate Falls to Record Low 4.1 Percent

California Unemployment Rate Falls to Record Low 4.1 Percent

The good economic times keep rolling in California, where the jobless rate fell to a record low 4.1 percent in September and the state's rural and agricultural areas are seeing historically low unemployment. N...

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