Fremont: 3 injured after car slams into utility pole and catches fire

Three people were injured in a car crash after the car they rode in slammed into a wooden utility pole and caught fire on Walnut Avenue in Fremont. 
A truck hauling sand flipped in the westbound lanes of Stevenson Boulevard in Fremont Thursday, spilling sand all over the road and tying up traffic.  
 
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A San Diego judge’s ruling raises the stakes in a lawsuit against Apple that accuses the tech giant of failing to provide its hourly workers with timely meal and rest breaks without compensating them with an extra hour’s pay.
 
 
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Portrait left in historic Patterson house is of a family in-law apparently painted by John Koch, best known for capturing New York City's social scene in the mid-20th century.  
 
Fremont Fire Department
An advertising banner touting a popular insurance carrier's name fell from a plane towing it Monday afternoon and subsequently blanketed a home, struck a set of power lines and damaged a gazebo in the city's Centerville neighborhood, police said.  
 
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Tesla Motors shut down its production line Monday as part of a long-scheduled plan to retool the factory to increase production of the Model S sedan and prepare for the introduction of the Model X crossover SUV.  
 
Tri-City-area residents of single-family homes now will fall into one of three separate rate structures for each two-month billing cycle.  
 
From 10 p.m.-5 a.m., Tuesday-Friday, crews will build guard rails on the BART track overpass on South Grimmer Boulevard, between Osgood Road and Fremont Boulevard.  
 
The BART station construction and other new developments in the long-winding Warm Springs project signify that Fremont's dream of creating an 850-acre Innovation Center with urban housing, office space, retail and an elementary school is slowly becoming reality.  
 
This barren, desert prison is where O.J. Simpson lives

Some here call it the 'O.J. House,' the only gated community in a vast stretch of desert rich in gold and silver, pioneer trails and proud, isolated towns north of Reno. 
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Bill Murray shows up at ice cream party

'Lost in Translation’ actor was the guest of honor at an ice cream truck near area he was shooting a movie.