( JOHN GREEN )
First extensive remarks from veteran held in N. Korea
In his first extensive remarks since returning home, Merrill Newman said that while the North Koreans looked after his health and fed him well, he was under constant guard in his hotel room and 'my interrogator made it clear that if I did not cooperate I could be sentenced to jail for espionage for 15 years.'
(D. Ross Cameron/Staff)
Cold weather and frost to sit a while over Bay Area
Cold weather and frost will sit over the Bay Area until Friday.
80-year old Best Music Co. looking for a buyer
When word went out that Best Music Co. on Broadway planned to have a going out of business sale beginning Saturday morning, reaction from customers was immediate: sorrow and disappointment.
Former Raider Napoleon Kaufman named Bishop O'Dowd's football coach
Former Oakland Raiders running back Napoleon Kaufman has been hired as Bishop O'Dowd High's head football coach, taking over for Hardy Nickerson
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( Jim Gensheimer )
Historic San Jose church reopens after years of hurdles
The congregation of San Jose First Methodist Church on Sunday honored two members who helped rebuild the historic downtown institution after a devastating fire more than two decades ago.
( Connie Zhou )
Tech giants urge reining in Internet spy programs
Apple, Google, Facebook and others have been beefing up encryption and waging individual public relations efforts, but now they've launched a joint campaign to pressure Washington to restrict Internet surveillance.
Tonight's TV picks: 'The Voice' semifinals; 'The Sing-Off' smackdown
'Bonnie & Clyde' concludes. Nick Lachey returns to host 'The Sing-Off,' and reality TV's latest entry finds families battling it out over holiday light displays.
(AP Photo, File)
Susan Boyle has Asperger's syndrome
The singer who became an overnight sensation on “Britain’s Got Talent” calls the diagnosis “a relief” and vows to keep performing.
Bay Area residents live longer; here's why
Bay Area residents are among the nation's longest-lived people, surviving on average more than a decade longer than residents of rural Kentucky, West Virginia or Mississippi.
( Jeff Vendsel )
Mi Pueblo files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy
Mi Pueblo, the festive Bay Area supermarket chain and icon of family-grown Hispanic businesses, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy Monday, citing a dispute with its primary lender, Wells Fargo.