Monte Sereno

Raveesh Kumra

Death Penalty May Be Sought In Monte Sereno Home Invasion Killing

Javier Garcia, 21, watched as Santa Clara County Judge Jerome Nadler ordered he be held without bail and return on Friday to face six felony counts in the Nov. 30 murder-robbery of Raveesh Kumra.

01/02/2013

Police on the scene of a homicide and home invasion robbery in Monte Sereno on November 30, 2012. (CBS)

4th Arrest In Monte Sereno Home Invasion Murder Case

A fourth person was arrested Saturday in connection with the murder of Raveesh Kumra during a home invasion in Monte Sereno last month.

12/29/2012

Police on the scene of a homicide and home invasion robbery in Monte Sereno on November 30, 2012. (CBS)

Woman Charged As Accessory To Murder In Monte Sereno Home Invasion

A 22-year-old woman was arraigned Friday on charges of being an accessory to murder with a gang enhancement in the slaying of Raveesh Kumar Kumra during an invasion of his Monte Sereno home last month.

12/21/2012

Notable Passings 2012

$66 Million Thomas Kinkade Estate Dispute Secretly Settled

After a rancorous public showdown, a secret settlement has been reached in the dispute between Thomas Kinkade’s widow and girlfriend over the late artist’s multi-million-dollar estate.

12/19/2012

Police sketch of the suspect in a home invasion homicide in Monte Sereno. (Monte Sereno Police Dept.)

Police Release Suspect Sketch In Monte Sereno Home Invasion Homicide

Police released a sketch of a suspect in a Monte Sereno homicide that occurred during an apparent home invasion robbery early Friday morning.

12/01/2012

Police on the scene of a homicide and home invasion robbery in Monte Sereno on November 30, 2012. (CBS)

Man Killed, Wife Injured In Monte Sereno Home Invasion Robbery

Police were searching for a suspect in connection with a homicide during a home invasion robbery early Friday morning in Monte Sereno, according to police.

11/30/2012

Notable Passings 2012

Late Painter Kinkade’s Girlfriend Paying $11K Mansion Rent

Thomas Kinkade’s girlfriend is agreeing to pay $11,000 a month to rent the Bay Area mansion where she had lived with the late artist, but his paintings and possessions remain the focus of a bitter estate fight.

09/17/2012

Notable Passings 2012

Kinkade Estate Dispute To Remain Public

Hearings in the dispute between Thomas Kinkade’s widow and girlfriend over the late artist’s $66 million estate will not be conducted behind closed doors.

07/02/2012

Notable Passings 2012

Dispute Over Thomas Kinkade’s Will Heads To Court

Amy Pinto-Walsh was living with Kinkade and found his body when he overdosed on alcohol and Valium in April. She asked a Northern California judge on Tuesday to allow arguments over the artist’s contested will to be heard in open probate court.

06/12/2012

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