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McDonald's testing garlic fries at 4 South Bay locations

near Meridian Avenue, 2191 Monterey Road and 4838 San Felipe Road, all in San Jose, and 3509 Homestead Road in Santa Clara.If enough patrons clamor for the stinking rose-scented fries, they could be offered in 250 Bay Area McDonald's by August.Garlic fries were invented by Gordon Biersch co-founder Dan Gordon. "We enjoy giving our customers options and bringing this local flavor to our world-famous French fries."The test locations are: 1398 W.
San Jose Mercury News
04/05
7 Points

Milpitas: San Jose trio caught with stolen items at storage lot

Lavarias was booked into Santa Clara County Jail for attempted burglary, conspiracy, possession of burglary tools, possession of stolen property and possession of drug paraphernalia. Ancheta was booked into county jail for attempted burglary, conspiracy and possession of burglary tools. Godfrey was booked into jail for attempted burglary and conspiracy, police said. The laptop was reported stolen the week prior from an auto burglary, police said.
San Jose Mercury News
03/05
12 Points

Sports Gymnastics Olympic trials in San Jose sold out

USA Gymnastics separated the trials for this Olympic cycle for the first time since 1976.USA Gymnastics will hold its national congress and trade show at the McEnery Convention Center in conjunction with the trials.Contact Elliott Almond at 408-920-5865. "San Jose is 'Gymnastics City USA' for this very reason and there is no question this trials will be one to remember for a very long time."San Jose also played host to the 2012 trials for men's and women's gymnastics.
San Jose Mercury News
03/05
7 Points

San Jose graffiti and dumping: Rewards of up to $1,000 proposed for tips

SAN JOSE -- Fed up with escalating vandalism and the growing number of dirty couches and mattresses strewed all over the city, San Jose leaders are proposing a reward program for people who turn in illegal dumpers and graffiti vandals. The Report and Reward program would offer up to $1,000 to anyone who makes a report that leads to the capture and recovery of costs from graffiti vandals or illegal dumpers. It would cost $136,000 to expand abatement to cover more private property.
San Jose Mercury News
03/05
6 Points
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Sports Broncos waive safety Ryan Murphy, punter Will Johnson

The Broncos waived safety Ryan Murphy and punter Will Johnson Monday, creating room to sign their crop of college free agents.Murphy, a 2015 seventh-round pick by Seattle, signed to the Broncos practice squad on November 3 where he stayed for the rest of the season.He was sent back to Denver early during Super Bowl week after he was detained and questioned for involvement with a prostitution sting in San Jose, Calif.
The Denver Post
03/05
10 Points

San Jose double homicide: Why details in Evergreen couple's killing matter

Simpson case, the cold command of "Just kill him" in a recent East San Jose killing.So it is in what is emerging as the most sensational killing in San Jose this year -- the gunshot deaths of Golam Rabbi, 59, and his wife, Shamima Rabbi, 57, a little more than week ago at their Evergreen home.According to media reports, the killer or killers left a message in ink near the bodies. It still does not explain a motive, which is the great mystery.
San Jose Mercury News
03/05
4 Points

San Francisco, Oakland, San Jose: Three of five costliest rental markets in U.S.

The median price for a one-bedroom apartment is $3,590 in San Francisco, $2,280 in Oakland and $2,270 in San Jose, according to the Zumper National Rent Report for April.Just this week, San Jose put a 5 percent cap on rent increases for the 44,000 units covered by the city's rent control law. Earlier this month, the Oakland City Council approved a 90-day moratorium on rent hikes.
San Jose Mercury News
02/05
5 Points

Money California Dreamin': Florida Gov. Scott heading to San Jose seeking jobs

Rick Scott is heading west for a three-day California jobs jaunt that is drawing fire from Democrats. Scott will also participate in a panel discussion being hosted by the Milken Institute. This is the latest visit by the Republican governor to states run by Democrats. In those visits Scott criticized the business climate of the other states. Ahead of this trip the state's economic development agency paid for radio ads criticizing California's decision to gradually lift the minimum wage to $15.
San Jose Mercury News
02/05
15 Points

National Science Bowl: San Jose teams place first, second

Department of Energy's National Science Bowl for middle schools, and San Jose's Lynbrook High took second in the high school division on Monday.The Joaquin Miller team defeated a team from Indianapolis, Indiana, to win the championship. The San Jose team, as well as the second and third-place teams, won trophies, individual medals, and $1,000 for their schools' science departments.In the final round, the Lynbrook team fell to a team from Montgomery Blair High in Silver Spring, Maryland.
San Jose Mercury News
02/05
3 Points

Winning Powerball ticket worth more than $1.2 million sold in San Jose

SAN JOSE -- A San Jose gas station sold a winning Powerball ticket worth more than $1.2 million to the buyer and $6,300 to the store, lottery officials said Sunday.The California Lottery reported that the Valero station located at 601 Saratoga Avenue sold the winning ticket. Tickets are $2 each and can be bought at any of the 22,000 California Lottery retailers or one of the more than 4,000 Lottery Lucky Retailers.Contact Tracey Kaplan at 408-278-3482.
San Jose Mercury News
02/05
10 Points

Sports Pavelski's late goal gives Sharks 3-2 win over Predators

But Couture jumped on the rebound and knocked it in with 1:24 left for his third goal of the series.Burns and the rest of the Sharks had struggled to get shots on net before that with Nashville blocking five shots by Burns before he finally got one to Rinne off a deflection by Pavelski.Even when they did manage to get shots through the defense, Rinne was there to stop them. Pekka Rinne made 22 saves."I think we were better team out there tonight," Ekholm said.
The Denver Post
02/05
3 Points

Travel Pavelski's late goal gives Sharks 3-2 win over Predators

But Couture jumped on the rebound and knocked it in with 1:24 left for his third goal of the series.Burns and the rest of the Sharks had struggled to get shots on net before that with Nashville blocking five shots by Burns before he finally got one to Rinne off a deflection by Pavelski.Even when they did manage to get shots through the defense, Rinne was there to stop them. Pekka Rinne made 22 saves."I think we were better team out there tonight," Ekholm said.
The Denver Post
02/05
6 Points
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Sports Joe Pavelski's late goal gives Sharks win over Predators

But Couture jumped on the rebound and knocked it in with 1:24 left for his third goal of the series.Burns and the rest of the Sharks had struggled to get shots on net before that with Nashville blocking five shots by Burns before he finally got one to Rinne off a deflection by Joe Pavelski.Even when they did manage to get shots through the defense, Rinne was there to stop them. Joe Thornton slid a cross-ice pass to Matt Nieto, whose initial shot was stopped by Rinne.
USA Today
02/05
3 Points

Winning Powerball ticket sold in San Jose

SAN JOSE -- A San Jose gas station sold a winning Powerball ticket worth more than $1.2 million to the buyer and $6,300 to the store.The California Lottery reported that the winning ticket was sold at the Valero station located at 601 Saratoga Avenue.That ticket matched numbers 32, 16, 3, 34, and 12 in Saturday night's drawing, missing only the Powerball number 14.
San Jose Mercury News
01/05
12 Points
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