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Joe Vazquez

Adrienne Bailon & Ja Rule (credit: High Top Releasing)

New Movie Filmed In San Jose; A Story Of Redemption

“I’m in Love with a Church Girl” was filmed entirely in San Jose. KPIX 5 Joe Vazquez reports…

10/16/2013

(L-R) Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett, James Hetfield, and Robert Trujillo of Metallica (credit: C Flanigan/FilmMagic/Getty Images)

Metallica Premieres Motion Picture In San Francisco

It’s been 22 years since Metallica hit the charts with one of their best known songs “Enter Sandman” and on Monday night the guys walked the Hollywood-style red carpet in San Francisco…

09/17/2013

Students play video games at UC Santa Cruz Silicon Valley extension in Santa Clara. (CBS)

UC Santa Cruz Offers Master’s Degree In Video Gaming

The business of video games is so lucrative and in need of creative minds that the University of California at Santa Cruz is now offering a master’s degree in video gaming at its Silicon Valley extension in Santa Clara.

07/23/2013

Michelle Shocked performs on stage during day five of the Bluesfest Music Festival at Tyagarah Tea Tree Farm on April 25, 2011 in Byron Bay, Australia. (Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images)

Planned SF Pride Week Concert By Michelle Shocked Canceled

A planned free concert during San Francisco Pride Week by singer-songwriter Michelle Shocked – who stunned a San Francisco nightclub audience with a homophobic rant in March – has been canceled.

06/19/2013

Michelle Shocked performs on stage during day five of the Bluesfest Music Festival at Tyagarah Tea Tree Farm on April 25, 2011 in Byron Bay, Australia. (Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images)

Michelle Shocked Invited To SF Pride Week Months After Homophobic Rant

Just three months after singer-songwriter Michelle Shocked stunned a San Francisco nightclub audience with a homophobic rant – which included the statement “God hates fags” – she is returning to the city to perform during Pride Week at the invitation of a local newspaper publisher.

06/18/2013

'Tower Of Power' Singer Back On Stage After Decades In Prison

‘Tower Of Power’ Singer Back On Stage After Decades In Prison

After serving several decades in prison for murder, Tower of Power singer Rick Stevens was greeted with applause as he took the stage in San Francisco. Joe Vazquez reports…

01/24/2013

A robot manuevers around a worker at Adept Technology, Inc. in Pleasanton. (CBS)

Robots Credited For Helping Keep Jobs From Going Overseas

Robots abound in the movies but in real life, there are only one million in United States businesses and homes. But all of that is about to change, according to robotics experts in the Bay Area.

11/08/2012

Jay Leone

Greenbrae 90-Year-Old Recounts Home-Invasion Gun Battle From Hospital

It turns out it took more than firepower for a 90-year-old Greenbrae resident to free himself after a robber kicked in the door of his home around 11 a.m. Wednesday.

KPIX 5–01/05/2012