Two men have been charged with hate crimes in Santa Clara County for separate assaults against an Asian American woman walking her dog in Los Gatos and a 93-year-old Persian American in San Jose. According to a press release today by the Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office, Richard Hanford, 62, of Los Gatos, told an Asian American woman: “This is America, (expletive deleted)” before striking her on a sidewalk in Los Gatos. David Greenburg, 56, of Redwood City, spit at an elderly San Jose Persian American man and told him: “Go back to your (expletive deleted) country.”
Both are charged with misdemeanor hate crime charges.
Redwood City Police arrested bouncer on an assault charge in beating of a customer at a Brewster Avenue wine bar.
VOCA founder Brian Jaffe reimagined his civic engagement app to help those who needed groceries while sheltering in place.
Note: This new assessment prompted San Jose Inside to take a fresh look at two years of compensation for employees in California cities.
The $501,457 that City Manager Deanna Santana made in 2019 tops that of her counterparts in much larger municipalities.
Members of Operating Engineers Local Union No. 3 showed up at 4pm Sunday to close the cement and asphalt plant at Graniterock’s A.R. Wilson Quarry. Aggregate Division Manager Jack Leemaster looked none too happy with the surprise when he drove up in a white pickup truck 45 minutes later. “My understanding is they had a pretty good sized order going out tonight,” said one plant worker, resting his placard’s pine stick on his shoulder. “Three hundred tons for night paving.” Twelve hours later, things would get worse for Graniterock. Before Monday crews punched in to start their weeks, picketers descended upon the company’s recycling plant at Monterey Highway and Capitol Expressway, at the sand and gravel facility in Hollister and at Graniterock operations in San Jose’s Berryessa district, Redwood City and South San Francisco.
Police arrest suspect one hour later after neighbor spotted him hiding in her detached garage with a stolen bicycle.
The three new congressional districts for the San Jose metro area include the first majority Latino district, and another that is the first predominantly Asian district.
In sleepy Alviso, it’s a race against the clock to coordinate an engineering miracle to help keep rising waters at bay.
The Bay Area Tarot project is a welcome distraction for a small crew of artists from the anxiety, physical pain and loss of the coronavirus pandemic.
As the valley’s tech companies have driven the U.S. economy since the Great Recession, the region remains one of the most unequal.
This year, ticket-holders can host or join screening parties, a nod to Cinequest’s in-person soirees after film credits roll.
Sean Kali-Rai said the city has been dragging its feet on a policy that the council asked to prioritize three years ago.
As wildfire and mudslide threats prompt mountain residents to flee, Silicon Valley’s remote workers are eager to take their place.
According to Cal-OSHA, Kaiser’s San Jose Medical Center is one of the top pandemic-safety violators in the state.
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