Posts Tagged ‘San Jose’


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Claim $100,000 cash from a California Burger King

A San Jose Burger King restaurant was offering $100,000 in cash, but no one claimed the money, and now police are conducting a search for the owner. [Mercury News] Atlaf Chaus, the owner of the Burger King, left an abandoned... (Continue reading)

San Jose homeless rescue autistic boy

Residents of a San Jose homeless encampment rescued a runaway 6-year-old autistic boy early Sunday morning. [Mercury News] Sergio Zepeda wandered away from his San Jose home Saturday morning and spent the day and night wandering several miles over and... (Continue reading)

California judge rules public employees have vested rights to pensions

A California judge ruled Monday that employees of the city of San Jose have vested rights to their pension benefits. [Mercury News] Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Patricia Lucas struck down part of a 2012 pension reform measure that... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles High School grad saves women, children from fire

A Paso Robles High School alumni and manager at the Ravine Waterpark ran into a burning building last month to alert residents of a fire and help them get out. [NBC] On April 23, Steven Gifford was on his way... (Continue reading)

Naked man in San Jose wields gun and sword on New Year’s Day

Police arrested a naked man in San Jose carrying a samurai-like sword and a loaded assault rifle on New Year’s Day. [Mercury News] “This could have gone really bad,” San Jose police spokesman told the Mercury News. “Things could have... (Continue reading)

California college goes in lockdown after report of gunman

San Jose City College went into lockdown Tuesday evening following the report of a gunman on campus. [Mercury News] A call to police around 4:30 p.m. warned of a gunman in the Technology Center on the San Jose City College... (Continue reading)