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Sci fi-themed bar and grill to reopen in downtown Campbell: Owners want new 7 Stars to have same feel as old San Jose location.
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Sci fi-themed bar and grill to reopen in downtown Campbell
Empty offices haunt downtown San Jose, Oakland and San Francisco: Empty offices haunt the downtown districts of the Bay Area's three largest cities ...
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Empty offices haunt downtown San Jose, Oakland and San Francisco
Quick Glance: Empty Offices Plague Downtown San Jose, Oakland, and San Francisco
  • During the second quarter of 2024, office buildings in downtown San Jose, Oakland, and San Francisco were about one-third vacant, as reported by CBRE, a commercial real estate firm.

  • The vacancy rates in the downtown districts of these three major cities set all-time highs or equalled record levels during the second quarter, according to the CBRE report.

  • The office vacancies in downtown San Francisco, Oakland, and San Jose were alarmingly high in the second quarter, attributed to widespread job cuts by tech companies and reduced demand for employment hubs in the tech industry.

  • San Jose and Oakland are focusing on creating an experience economy to attract more people to their downtowns, while there is an increasing interest from AI-affiliated companies in office spaces in Silicon Valley.
New details emerge in death of 3-year-old found at San Jose recycling facility: Detectives report that Ellie's father put her body into a trash container ...
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New details emerge in death of 3-year-old found at San Jose recycling ...
Quick Glance: New Details Emerge in Death of 3-Year-Old Found at Recycling Facility
  • New details have surfaced regarding the death of 3-year-old Ellie Obi Lorenzo, who was reported missing and later found deceased at a San Jose recycling facility.

  • Her father, Jared Lorenzo, has been identified as a suspect and was subsequently found dead in San Francisco.

  • Authorities are investigating the circumstances of the incident, while the court was resolving Ellie's custody arrangements.

  • No obvious cause of death has been determined, prompting ongoing investigations by both the police and coroner's office to uncover the truth.
Here comes the sun – the age of solar: From the University of Auckland - Opinion: Zero carbon finally seems like an attainable goal – and a lot of that is thanks ...
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Here comes the sun – the age of solar
Four-month-old puppy stolen at gunpoint reunited with San Jose owners: San Jose Police Department officers located a four-month-old Shih Tzu puppy after a man ...
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Four-month-old puppy stolen at gunpoint reunited with San Jose owners
Quick Glance: Reunion with Stolen Four-Month-Old Puppy
  • A couple, whose four-month-old puppy was taken during an armed robbery last week, has been reunited with their pet thanks to the intervention of the San Jose Police Department.

  • The husband and wife were faced with an armed man at 8 p.m. on Wednesday evening, demanding their Shih Tzu puppy that the husband had recently given to his wife.

  • Following a thorough investigation at the scene, officers identified the suspect's vehicle and apprehended him. Upon searching his car, they discovered a firearm and two loaded magazines.

  • Subsequently, the officers proceeded to the suspect's residence, where they uncovered not only two AR-style rifles but also the stolen puppy, who has now been safely returned to its owners.
West Nile virus-positive mosquitoes found in San Jose; Santa Clara County to handle it with pesticide
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West Nile virus-positive mosquitoes found in San Jose; Santa Clara County ...
Quick Glance: Effective West Nile Virus Control in Santa Clara County
  • Santa Clara County health officials will spray pesticides in parts of San Jose and unincorporated Santa Clara County next week following the discovery of mosquitoes infected with the West Nile virus in the area.

  • Residents in ZIP codes 95127 and 95140 east of Alum Rock and around Calco Creek Drive might observe a truck operating in the area around 10 p.m., dispersing pesticides to reduce the adult mosquito population, subject to weather conditions. The treatment is expected to last between two to four hours.

  • The upcoming treatment marks the initiation of West Nile virus control efforts in the county this year. This specific type of treatment has been consistently utilized since 2003 to diminish mosquito populations carrying the West Nile virus.

  • Adult mosquitoes, as per the county's information, serve as the primary transmitters of vector-borne viruses that result in human illnesses. The adult-mosquito-control measures aim to diminish the mosquito population in the area and minimize the risk of West Nile virus infection in humans.
Climate Change Is Slowing Earth's Rotation: It's also shifting the axis of rotation and jumbling up the planet's molten interior.
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Climate Change Is Slowing Earth's Rotation
Quick Glance: Melting Ice Slows Earth's Rotation and Shifts Axis
  • Melting ice is slowing Earth's spin and causing changes to its axis, as indicated by new studies.

  • Climate change is altering the Earth to its core by redistributing water due to ice melting, affecting the planet's rotation.

  • The ice melt could have contributed to minor fluctuations in polar motion, impacting timekeeping and satellite positioning.

  • Researchers discovered that the movement of molten rock inside the Earth adapts to changes in its axis and rotation rate — a feedback process where the Earth's surface influences its interior.
Lottery ticket worth $162,024 sold at San Jose gas station: The winner has 180 days from the day of the draw to claim their prize.
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Lottery ticket worth $162,024 sold at San Jose gas station
Quick Glance: Lottery Ticket Valued at $162,024 Purchased at San Jose Store
  • An unidentified individual acquired a Fantasy 5 game ticket worth $162,024 at a store in San Jose, splitting the total jackpot of $324,048 with another player who utilized the same numbers at a store in Anaheim.

  • The winning numbers were 2, 5, 23, 27, and 34.

  • The crucial ticket was vended at the Shell gas station, situated at 2180 Monterey Rd., in San Jose.

  • The victorious participant holds a 180-day window to lay claim to their winnings, commencing from the date of the draw.
Bringing her four-decade love for the Santa Clara County Fair to work: Fair Manager Salene Duarte looks forward to welcoming back families for the fair's ...
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Bringing her four-decade love for the Santa Clara County Fair to work
Quick Glance: Salene Duarte and her Decades-Long Love for the Santa Clara County Fair
  • Since exhibiting animals at the fairgrounds at the age of 9, Salene Duarte has been wholeheartedly devoted to the Santa Clara County Fair.

  • As the 80th edition of the South Bay tradition approaches, Duarte celebrates 40 years of involvement and has been the fair manager since 2019.

  • For this year's milestone with the theme "80 Years of Innovation: From the Fields to the Future," Duarte hopes for increased family enjoyment.

  • In addition to traditional favorites like carnival rides, magic shows, and pig races, this year introduces new attractions such as monster truck rides and a mini circus show.
Tech company opens new San Jose office and adds jobs in expansion: A tech company has opened a new office in San Jose in a job-creating expansion that counters ...
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Tech company opens new San Jose office and adds jobs in expansion
Quick Glance: Tech Company Expands in San Jose, Creating Jobs
  • ISE Labs plans to employ hundreds at the new office in north San Jose, countering tech layoffs and space cutbacks in the Bay Area.

  • The growing demand for their engineering expertise prompted the decision to add a new facility.

  • About 200 individuals are expected to work at the new ISE Labs office and research site in north San Jose, while the existing Fremont office will remain operational.

  • ISE Labs purchased the San Jose site for $24 million in September 2023, citing easy access in the South Bay as a key factor in the site selection.
Kerri Walsh Jennings highlights 2024 San Jose Sports Hall of Fame class
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Kerri Walsh Jennings highlights 2024 San Jose Sports Hall of Fame class
Quick Glance: San Jose Sports Hall of Fame Unveils Class of 2024
  • The newest members of the San Jose Sports Hall of Fame are John Arrillaga, Robert 'The Ghost' Guerrero, Mike Holmgren, and Kerri Walsh Jennings, as announced on Tuesday.

  • The four 2024 inductees will make up the South Bay organization’s 29th Hall of Fame class.

  • The honorees will be celebrated on November 13 at the SAP Center in San Jose.
Viet Heritage Garden unveils statue honoring lives lost during the Vietnam War: After 20 years and multiple delays, community members and survivors from the ...
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Viet Heritage Garden unveils statue honoring lives lost during the Vietnam ...
More than 100 affordable homes might sprout near San Jose train stop: An affordable housing development that would produce more than 100 residential units could ...
mercurynews.com/2024/07/15/san-jose-home-house-affordable-build-economy-property-real-estate-train/
More than 100 affordable homes might sprout near San Jose train stop
Quick Glance: More than 100 affordable homes could be built near San Jose train station
  • An affordable housing development that would produce more than 100 residential units could sprout in San Jose near retail hubs and a train stop, according to city documents.

  • The development would produce 129 affordable residences and be built on the site of a vacant lot.

  • The apartment complexes are part of a transit-oriented development plan and offer green spaces as communal areas for residents.

  • The development is seen as an essential part of the Alum Rock community in San Jose, as it is close to retail centers, restaurants, and single-family homes.
Google and Microsoft consume more power than some countries: And yet, these two high-tech giants also lead the industry in terms of green energy adoption.
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Google and Microsoft consume more power than some countries
Energy-guzzling AI derails tech firms’ climate goals: As major technology companies race to take advantage of the artificial intelligence (AI) boom ...
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Energy-guzzling AI derails tech firms’ climate goals
Quick Glance: Tech Giants Struggle with Climate Goals and AI Energy Consumption
  • Major technology companies are facing increasing greenhouse gas emissions due to AI.

  • The energy consumption of AI poses a challenge to environmental goals.

  • The growing energy efficiency in data centers is affected by the AI boom.

  • Utilizing AI requires a shift towards renewable energy sources.
3 earthquakes recorded at lake near Gilroy: Three earthquakes of magnitude 3 were recorded within about 30 hours at San Felipe Lake, near Gilroy, the U.S ...
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3 earthquakes recorded at lake near Gilroy
Last month was warmest June globally on record - report: The average global temperature last month was warmer than any previous June on record ...
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Last month was warmest June globally on record - report
Erneuerbare Energien - Kulmbach bald bei 100 Prozent: 91 Prozent beträgt der Anteil „grüner“ Energie im Landkreis. Die Quote ist jetzt schon höher ...
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Erneuerbare Energien - Kulmbach bald bei 100 Prozent
Fire breaks out near Santa Teresa County Park in south San Jose: Fire has reached 2 acres and CalFire is sending units to assist.
mercurynews.com/2024/07/09/fire-breaks-out-near-santa-teresa-county-park-in-south-san-jose/
Fire breaks out near Santa Teresa County Park in south San Jose
Quick Glance: Fire Incident Near Santa Teresa County Park in South San Jose
  • A vegetation fire ignited in South San Jose on Tuesday afternoon, rapidly expanding to cover 25 acres before being contained by firefighters.

  • By 1:55 p.m., the fire was contained, with firefighting efforts ongoing. Fortunately, there were no reported injuries or structural damage.

  • The incident was reported to authorities at 12:21 p.m. Jake Pisani, the public information officer for SJFD, mentioned the assistance provided by CalFire units.

  • Santa Teresa Boulevard faced closures in both directions spanning Bailey Avenue to Bayless Drive as evacuation procedures for the park and trails were coordinated by the SJFD.
How artists are using their talents to help San Jose reduce its carbon footprint: San Jose, in California’s Silicon Valley, has pledged to go carbon neutral by ...
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How artists are using their talents to help San Jose reduce its carbon ...
Fremont man whose toddler was found dead died by suicide, police say: Ellie Lorenzo, 3, was found dead at a recycling facility in San Jose Saturday ...
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Fremont man whose toddler was found dead died by suicide, police say
Quick Glance: Heartbreaking Loss: Father and Toddler Pass Away in California
  • San Jose police confirmed on Monday the identity of Ellie Lorenzo, a 3-year-old toddler whose lifeless body was discovered at a recycling facility on Saturday.

  • Lorenzo's father tragically died by suicide in San Francisco on Friday, as officially confirmed by the police.

  • Authorities are investigating the death of Lorenzo, found on Saturday morning at a recycling facility in San Jose, as a potential homicide case.

  • The exact cause of the toddler's death has not been disclosed by the San Jose police, and further information is needed for the investigation.
Review: ‘Assassins’ — yes, ‘Assassins’ — gets spirited production in San Jose: It might seem odd for San Jose Playhouse to present Stephen Sondheim's ...
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Review: ‘Assassins’ — yes, ‘Assassins’ — gets spirited production in San ...
Survivors of child marriage hold ‘chain-in’ protest outside South Bay legislator’s office
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Survivors of child marriage hold ‘chain-in’ protest outside South Bay ...
Big housing project seeks harmony with lively San Jose neighborhood: The backers of a big housing development are betting that the proposed project would blend ...
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Big housing project seeks harmony with lively San Jose neighborhood
Quick Glance: Large Housing Development Aims for Harmony in Vibrant San Jose Neighborhood
  • Supporters of a large housing development believe it will blend harmoniously with the lively Willow Glen neighborhood in San Jose.

  • A seven-story apartment building with over 100 residences is set to be built at 940 Willow Street in San Jose.

  • Redco Development, led by Chris Friese, is spearheading the project, with Studio Current handling the architectural design.

  • The proposed housing project intends to be situated at the corner of Willow Street and Kotenberg Avenue, integrating seamlessly into the surroundings to meet the preferences of Willow Glen residents.
Missing 3-year-old girl found dead at recycling center, California police say: A missing 3-year-old girl was found dead at a San Jose recycling center after her ...
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Missing 3-year-old girl found dead at recycling center, California police ...
Police reunite Bay Area couple with puppy stolen at gunpoint: San Jose officers said they found the 4-month old shih tzu at the suspect’s home ...
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Police reunite Bay Area couple with puppy stolen at gunpoint
San Jose ‘Endangered Eight’ historic sites require rescue: new report: A preservationist organization has released its annual list of the "Endangered Eight ...
mercurynews.com/2024/07/11/san-jose-endangered-eight-historic-build-property-real-estate-economy/
San Jose ‘Endangered Eight’ historic sites require rescue: new report
Quick Glance: Rescue Needed: San Jose's 'Endangered Eight' Historic Sites
  • The Preservation Action Council of San Jose alerts of the disappearance or decay of eight historic sites due to development or neglect.

  • The 'Endangered Eight' includes abandoned churches, a fire-scorched hotel, an old farm, a youth center, a former sports arena, a 19th-century winery, a landmark cannery, and a long-gone movie palace.

  • The list indicates which sites currently need the most attention, featuring properties like the First Church of Christ, Scientist, the Sakauye Farm site, and the MACSA Youth Center.

  • The Preservation Action Council of San Jose fights against real estate speculation, development pressures, and financial constraints to preserve historical sites, working with developers to make informed decisions.
How bad are wildfires going to be in California this summer?: One of the state's top fire experts weighs in.
mercurynews.com/2024/07/12/how-bad-are-wildfires-going-to-be-in-california-this-summer/
How bad are wildfires going to be in California this summer?
Why is San Jose getting a $7 million tiny home grant meant for San Diego?: San Jose to get $7 million state homeless grant meant for San Diego
mercurynews.com/2024/07/17/why-is-san-jose-getting-a-7-million-tiny-home-grant-meant-for-san-diego/
Why is San Jose getting a $7 million tiny home grant meant for San Diego?
When will the extreme heat end? What the current forecasts are saying: Above-average temperatures will blanket much of the U.S. in the coming weeks.
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When will the extreme heat end? What the current forecasts are saying
Quick Glance: Record-breaking heat wave shifts East after scorching West
  • The historic heat wave of the West, which produced seven consecutive days of temperatures of 115 degrees or higher in Las Vegas, is now targeting the East Coast, as forecast by meteorologists.

  • Almost 95 million people nationwide were affected by governmental heat warnings on Friday. Nearly 26 million individuals were under an excessive heat warning indicating life-threatening conditions.

  • The National Weather Service's forecast indicates that the high-pressure system that has been baking the West for most of July is likely to continue leading to more record high temperatures for much of the West through Saturday, before shifting its life-threatening temperatures eastward.

  • An active storm system is expected to generate multiple rounds of severe storms for the Northern Plains, Upper Midwest, and Great Lakes into next week. Around 7 million people are at risk of severe storms in North Dakota, Minnesota, and Wisconsin on Saturday.
Christmas in the Park honors longtime volunteer and board member: John Herschbach got an early holiday gift in gratitude at the nonprofit's annual Christmas ...
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Christmas in the Park honors longtime volunteer and board member
Climate: EU authority records world's hottest June since records began: Every month since June 2023 has set a temperature record. This is the conclusion reached ...
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Climate: EU authority records world's hottest June since records began
Quick Glance: Temperature Records and Climate Change: June Breaks Records Again
  • In June 2024, the 1.5-degree threshold of the Paris Climate Agreement was surpassed.

  • Experts question the achievability of climate goals.

  • The past month was globally the warmest June on record.

  • Europe experienced the second warmest June on record, with extreme weather events.
San Jose’s Tech invites public to watch 40,000 dominos topple at 1 p.m. today: "Domino Masters" chain reaction guru Flash Domino and his team built an ...
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San Jose’s Tech invites public to watch 40,000 dominos topple at 1 p.m ...
Quick Glance: San Jose's Tech Showcases 40,000 Dominoes Falling at 1 p.m. Today
  • With only hours left before everything tumbles down, Alex Huang from San Jose took a moment to observe the 40,000-piece amusement park constructed by him and his team in the Tech Interactive lobby.

  • This year's theme, Kinetic Carnival, showcases chain-reaction machines inspired by carnival games, bumper cars, and even a Ferris wheel. It features double the number of dominos compared to Topple Town. Nine builders assisted Huang this week in building the amusement park.

  • The cascade will commence at 1 p.m. on Saturday at The Tech, located at 201 S. Market St., San Jose. A large turnout is anticipated, prompting recommendations for early arrival.

  • An activation of a chain reaction mechanism, inspired by carnival bumper cars at the Kinetic Carnival, will occur when 40,000 dominos fall during the Tech Topple event at the Tech Interactive in San Jose, California, on Saturday, July 13, 2024.
Lab-Grown Diamonds Are Everywhere. This Company Thinks It Has the Secret to Make Them High-End
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Lab-Grown Diamonds Are Everywhere. This Company Thinks It Has the Secret ...
Belgium beats 119-year-old record with nine months of excessive rainfall: While Belgium was being showered with rain in June, several other areas across the ...
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Belgium beats 119-year-old record with nine months of excessive rainfall
solar & Wind power: China leads the expansion of renewable energies - Golem.de: China is a world leader in expanding its renewable energies. However ...
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solar & Wind power: China leads the expansion of renewable energies - ...
Will burying biomass underground curb climate change?: Though carbon removal startups may limit global warming, significant questions remain.
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Will burying biomass underground curb climate change?
U.S.-Canada Rivalry Series is headed to San Jose: Rivalry Series between the United States and Canada in women’s hockey is headed to the Bay Area
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U.S.-Canada Rivalry Series is headed to San Jose
Quick Glance: USA-Canada Rivalry Series Comes to San Jose
  • The Rivalry Series between the United States and Canada in women's hockey is coming to the Bay Area.

  • The games in San Jose will take place on November 6 at 7 p.m. and are expected to be broadcasted live by the NHL Network.

  • Since women's hockey became an Olympic sport in 1998, the U.S. and Canada have been the dominant forces in this realm.

  • The Rivalry Series was introduced to enhance the visibility of women's hockey and showcase the world's best players.
Copenhagen Offers Rewards to Summer Visitors Who Act Responsibly: The Danish capital is offering free museum tours, art workshops and more to visitors who take ...
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Copenhagen Offers Rewards to Summer Visitors Who Act Responsibly
Rotten Robbie gasoline station owner buys several San Jose buildings: The company that owns the Rotten Robbie gasoline station chain has bought several San Jose ...
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Rotten Robbie gasoline station owner buys several San Jose buildings
San Jose: Motorcyclist killed in crash Thursday afternoon: A motorcyclist was killed in a crash Thursday afternoon in San Jose, police said.
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San Jose: Motorcyclist killed in crash Thursday afternoon
Crews battle vegetation fires in San Jose on Fourth of July: Firefighters were dispatched to a pair of vegetation fires Thursday night in San Jose.
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Crews battle vegetation fires in San Jose on Fourth of July
Quick Glance: Response to Vegetation Fires in San Jose on Fourth of July
  • Firefighters were dispatched to address two vegetation fires in San Jose on Thursday evening.

  • The initial incident occurred around 8:40 p.m. within an unoccupied area near the intersection of State Street and Pacific Avenue. Efforts were made to confine the fire to a two-acre area.

  • Subsequently, another vegetation fire was observed shortly before 10 p.m. in the vicinity of the 800 block of Foothill Court, situated east of Almaden Lake Park. While no structures were under threat, disruptions to traffic were experienced along Coleman Avenue between Almaden Expressway and Santa Teresa Boulevard.

  • Across various regions in Northern California, emergency response teams were engaged in managing the Thompson Fire and combatting the French Fire in Mariposa. These incidents resulted in evacuations and posed significant operational challenges.
San Jose affordable homes project gets boost from creative deal: A San Jose housing development that would produce more than 100 residences is getting a boost ...
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San Jose affordable homes project gets boost from creative deal
Two-thirds of Americans say political climate makes violence more likely: A majority of Americans believe the current political climate makes violence more ...
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Two-thirds of Americans say political climate makes violence more likely
Saudi Aramco acquires 50% stake in Blue Hydrogen Company: Saudi Aramco acquires 50% stake in Blue Hydrogen Company
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Saudi Aramco acquires 50% stake in Blue Hydrogen Company
Iconic downtown San Jose retailer closing its doors after 39 years: Alfredo Diaz says that his connection to his customers has been just as important to him as ...
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Iconic downtown San Jose retailer closing its doors after 39 years
Quick Glance: Beloved San Jose Retailer Closes Doors After Nearly 40 Years
  • Alfredo Diaz, a veteran of the menswear industry, is closing his doors after nearly four decades in downtown San Jose, not due to his sharp eye for sizes, but because of his connection to his customers.

  • Surviving challenges from the installation of light rail tracks in the 80s, the Dotcom crash, and recent COVID hurdles, Diaz Menswear has persevered. His daughter, Brianna, praises the store's longevity for classic, stylish items like hats, Levi's jeans, and shirts.

  • With their lease expiring, Diaz plans to close the store on July 31 and sell remaining merchandise online. This is to maintain customer contact and facilitate the transition into retirement.
Man arrested, charged after bomb scare in North San Jose: A man has been charged with bomb-making crimes after he reportedly called in a bomb threat to a North ...
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Man arrested, charged after bomb scare in North San Jose
Earth sees warmest June on record, boosts odds of warmest year: June marked the 13th-straight month to meet or beat the 1.5-degree Paris Agreement target.
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Earth sees warmest June on record, boosts odds of warmest year
Mount Everest's highest camp is littered with frozen garbage: In the seven decades since Mount Everest was first conquered, thousands of climbers have scaled the ...
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Mount Everest's highest camp is littered with frozen garbage
Quick Glance: Mount Everest: Cleanup to Take Years
  • A Sherpa led a team to clear garbage and frozen bodies at the highest camp on Mount Everest.

  • 11 tons of garbage, four dead bodies, and a skeleton were removed during this year's climbing season.

  • The pollution includes old tents, food packaging, gas cartridges, and ropes in frozen layers.
Nuclear Must Be Part of The Solution: Reinforcing the Bargain That Strengthens Security While Expanding Peaceful Use
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Nuclear Must Be Part of The Solution: Reinforcing the Bargain That ...
Missy Elliott electrifies Climate Pledge Arena in her first headlining tour: The veteran rapper turned back the clock at Climate Pledge with help from her ...
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Missy Elliott electrifies Climate Pledge Arena in her first headlining ...
Bay FC set for first-ever NWSL x Liga MX Femenil Summer Cup: Competition between Mexican, American sides kicks off July 20 with Bay FC in San Diego
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Bay FC set for first-ever NWSL x Liga MX Femenil Summer Cup
Fire breaks out at Goodwill location in San Jose: Trailers, boxes of books and wooden pallets were burned in a fire Friday afternoon at a Goodwill of Silicon ...
mercurynews.com/2024/07/05/fire-breaks-out-at-goodwill-location-in-san-jose/
Fire breaks out at Goodwill location in San Jose
Quick Glance: Fire erupts at Goodwill location in San Jose
  • A fire broke out at a Goodwill of Silicon Valley location in San Jose on Friday afternoon, resulting in the burning of trailers, boxes of books, and wooden pallets.

  • Authorities confirmed that firefighters were summoned to the site at 1080 North 7th St. around 1:45 p.m.

  • A firefighter required treatment for heat exhaustion, as reported by the fire department.

  • Another fire ignited near Garcal Drive and Kenny Lane around 6:20 p.m., posing a threat to multiple structures, but was contained to one acre and extinguished before 7 p.m.
Every Time You Post to Instagram, You’re Turning on a Light Bulb Forever: Even simple actions online can take a toll on the environment.
theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2024/07/how-much-data-ai-use/678908/
Every Time You Post to Instagram, You’re Turning on a Light Bulb Forever
Prime downtown San Jose spot survives — and thrives — despite COVID woes: Thousands packed into a prime downtown San Jose dining and drinking spot Thursday night ...
mercurynews.com/2024/07/19/san-jose-economy-downtown-covid-property-real-estate-restaurant-store/
Prime downtown San Jose spot survives — and thrives — despite COVID woes
Will two San Jose scaredy cats ever overcome their fears?: Two kittens adopted from an animal rescue continue to be frightened of loud noises and sudden ...
mercurynews.com/2024/07/08/will-two-san-jose-scaredy-cats-ever-overcome-their-fears/
Will two San Jose scaredy cats ever overcome their fears?
Diatom surprise could rewrite the global carbon cycle: When it comes to diatoms that live in the ocean, new research suggests that photosynthesis is not the only ...
phys.org/news/2024-07-diatom-rewrite-global-carbon.html
Diatom surprise could rewrite the global carbon cycle
NASA launches first satellite to study heat emissions at Earth's poles: As part of NASA's Prefire mission, two satellites will measure infrared heat emanating ...
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NASA launches first satellite to study heat emissions at Earth's poles
“What exactly is extreme weather, Mr. Sippel?”: Extreme weather events are increasing worldwide. In an interview, climate researcher Sebastian Sippel explains ...
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“What exactly is extreme weather, Mr. Sippel?”
Op-ed: The imperiled Great Lakes take the national stage: Candidates will have a clear opportunity to stake out solutions for the threats to our most precious ...
chicagotribune.com/2024/07/17/opinion-great-lakes-rnc-dnc-climate-change-microplastics/
Op-ed: The imperiled Great Lakes take the national stage
A major indie-pop band is asking its Utah fans to care about the Great Salt Lake: The indie-pop band AJR, playing two shows this week at Delta Center ...
sltrib.com/artsliving/2024/07/15/major-indie-pop-band-is-asking-its/
A major indie-pop band is asking its Utah fans to care about the Great ...
Science, Not Scaremongering: St. Vincent & Grenadines PM on Hurricane Beryl & Climate Crisis
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Science, Not Scaremongering: St. Vincent & Grenadines PM on Hurricane ...
How artists are using their talents to help San Jose reduce its carbon footprint: San Jose, in California’s Silicon Valley, has pledged to go carbon neutral by ...
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How artists are using their talents to help San Jose reduce its carbon ...
Quick Glance: How artists are helping San Jose reduce its carbon footprint
  • San Jose in California's Silicon Valley has pledged to go carbon neutral by 2030 and is enlisting help from the arts sector in a first-of-its-kind program in the country.

  • Artists are key in assisting San Jose to meet its climate goals.

  • The Climate Art Program in San Jose recruits artists to learn and demonstrate ways to reduce their carbon footprint.

  • Efforts by artists and organizations in San Jose are part of a larger network of art organizations striving to go carbon neutral by 2030 and serve as an example for other cities and the state of California.
Three arrested in connection with San Jose’s 15th homicide of the year: Three men have been arrested in connection with a fatal shooting two months ago in South ...
mercurynews.com/2024/07/18/three-arrested-in-connection-with-san-joses-15th-homicide-of-the-year/
Three arrested in connection with San Jose’s 15th homicide of the year
Exploring the radiative effects of precipitation on Arctic amplification and energy budget
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Exploring the radiative effects of precipitation on Arctic amplification ...
How to stay cool and treat heatstroke during record-breaking temperatures: Heatstroke is a severe medical condition that occurs when a human body’s internal ...
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How to stay cool and treat heatstroke during record-breaking temperatures
Two dead in Bay Area freeway crashes on I-280, I-580: A motorcyclist in Oakland, and a person in a car in San Jose both died in weekend freeway crashes ...
mercurynews.com/2024/07/07/two-dead-in-bay-area-freeway-crashes-on-i-280-i-580/
Two dead in Bay Area freeway crashes on I-280, I-580
Quick Glance: Fatal Crashes on I-280, I-580 in the Bay Area
  • A motorcyclist in Oakland and a person in a car in San Jose tragically lost their lives in freeway accidents over the weekend, as reported by the California Highway Patrol.

  • The fatal incident in San Jose occurred around 5:55 a.m. on Sunday and engaged a white sedan that veered out of control, colliding with a barrier on the southbound Interstate 280 at the McLaughlin Avenue exit, according to the CHP.

  • The motorcyclist in Oakland was discovered early Saturday morning on the second-to-far-left lane of the eastbound Interstate 580 at the 35th Avenue exit. Initial reports of the accident surfaced around 3:20 a.m.

  • Both drivers sadly passed away at the scene, as confirmed by the CHP. The individuals involved were not yet identified as of Sunday.
Every Time You Post to Instagram, You’re Turning on a Light Bulb Forever: Even simple actions online can take a toll on the environment.
theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2024/07/how-much-data-ai-use/678908/
Every Time You Post to Instagram, You’re Turning on a Light Bulb Forever
Snakes on a plate: Why python meat could be a protein alternative: Demand for meat growing globally, despite carbon footprint associated with livestock
gulfnews.com/world/asia/snakes-on-a-plate-why-python-meat-could-be-a-protein-alternative-1.103532901
Snakes on a plate: Why python meat could be a protein alternative
Body possibly belonging to San Jose teen pulled from San Joaquin River: The person’s identity has not been confirmed, but he matches the description of a ...
mercurynews.com/2024/07/01/body-possibly-belonging-to-san-jose-teen-pulled-from-san-joaquin-river/
Body possibly belonging to San Jose teen pulled from San Joaquin River
Quick Glance: Body Possibly of San Jose Teen Pulled from San Joaquin River
  • Authorities recovered a body from the San Joaquin River in Firebaugh on Monday.

  • The person’s identity has not been confirmed, but matches the description of a 15-year-old San Jose boy who disappeared a day earlier, according to the Fresno County Sheriff’s Office.

  • The boy, visiting family in the area, disappeared while retrieving a ball from the river.

  • The search was paused due to increasing darkness and resumed on Monday morning. By mid-afternoon, members of the sheriff’s dive team retrieved the body from the riverbed.
Hurricane Beryl slams into Texas coast: Officials order evacuations in beach towns in the storm’s path but fear not enough people have left.
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Hurricane Beryl slams into Texas coast
Quick Glance: Beryl Tracker: Projected Path, Models Towards Texas
  • Beryl, previously classified as a hurricane and now categorized as a tropical storm, is anticipated to regain hurricane strength before reaching the south Texas coast late Sunday or early Monday, as per the National Hurricane Center.

  • Currently moving west-northwest, the storm is predicted to shift towards north-northwest by Sunday night and then northward by Monday. Beryl's center is forecasted to approach the Texas coast by Sunday and make landfall on Monday.

  • A hurricane warning has been issued for the Texas coast extending from Baffin Bay - north of Padre Island - to Sargent, located southwest of Galveston, Texas.

  • Forecasters predict that Beryl will likely bring heavy rainfall of 5 to 10 inches - with localized amounts of up to 15 inches in certain areas - to the Texas Gulf Coast and eastern Texas, potentially leading to localized flooding.
Vital San Jose hospital reverses course on trauma center closure: Regional Medical Center of East San Jose has reversed course on its previous plans to close its ...
sfchronicle.com/health/article/vital-san-jose-hospital-reverses-course-trauma-19584957.php
Vital San Jose hospital reverses course on trauma center closure
How record-breaking Hurricane Beryl is a sign of a warming world: Beryl is the earliest category five Atlantic hurricane on record, fuelled by exceptional sea ...
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How record-breaking Hurricane Beryl is a sign of a warming world
Quick Glance: Hurricane Beryl Tracker: Projected Path of Category 5 Storm
  • Hurricane Beryl is expected to pass through Jamaica as a Category 4 storm, bringing life-threatening winds and storm surge.

  • The storm is forecast to move over Jamaica, the Cayman Islands, and the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico.

  • Despite weakening, Beryl is expected to remain a hurricane in the northwestern Caribbean.

  • Invest 96L has decreased chances of forming into a storm, with potential heavy rainfall for the Lesser Antilles.
Second Harvest food bank preps San Jose HQ plan after lawsuit win: A busy nonprofit food bank will again pursue the construction of a modern headquarters and ...
mercurynews.com/2024/07/03/san-jose-second-harvest-food-nonprofit-property-build-court-economy/
Second Harvest food bank preps San Jose HQ plan after lawsuit win