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Halloween Guide To Parties, Haunted Houses, Pumpkin Patches And More

It is that spooky time of year again and we’ve put together a list of all the best parties, concerts, haunted houses, and pumpkin patches in the Bay Area!

10/03/2014

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Bay Area Pumpkin Patches

It is almost Halloween and that means it is time to carve a Jack-o-lantern. Here is a list of the pumpkin patches in your area!

10/03/2014

(CBS SF)

San Jose Considers Converting City-Owned Land Into $400K Lots For Homeless To Safely Camp In Cars

Nearly 500 homeless people in Santa Clara County live in their cars. Now the city of San Jose is considering designated parking lots to give those folks a place to stay.

10/03/2014

Football helmets used by high school teams (KPIX)

Newer, Better High School Football Helmets Still No Guarantee Against Brain Injuries

“If you move from a one-star helmet to some of the better four and five star helmets, you cut your concussion rate in half.” KPIX 5’s comprehensive database reveals which helmets schools are using, and why some may be putting some students at greater risk of brain injuries.

10/02/2014

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BART Bridge Connects Rail Line To Future In Santa Clara County For The First Time

Bay Area Rapid Transit crews put the finishing touches of a bridge that will connect its past with the future. The bridge in Fremont will lead BART into Santa Clara County for the first time.

10/02/2014

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San Jose Fire Department Under Pressure To Improve Emergency Response Times, Gets Better

New data reveals the San Jose Fire Department is arriving on the scene of emergency calls within eight minutes, close to 90 percent of the time—an improvement over the end of last year.

10/02/2014

(CBS SF)

I-880 Ramps Open In San Jose, Bringing Traffic Relief To Santa Clara Valley Drivers

There’s traffic relief for many drivers in Santa Clara Valley now that two of three new ramps are opening at the Interstate 880 Stevens Creek Blvd. Interchange in San Jose.

10/02/2014

Mi Pueblo Supermarket. (CBS)

South Bay Grocery Chain Helps Raise More Than $100,000 For Immigrant Kids’ Legal Representation

Mi Pueblo, a San Jose-based Hispanic grocery store chain, has helped raise the majority of more than $100,000 to help pay for legal representation of immigrant children detained at the U.S. border.

10/01/2014

(CBS)

San Jose Police Union Warns Of Another Exodus If Liccardo Wins Mayoral Race

The San Jose Police Officer’s Union says the morning after election day could be the start of another mass exodus of police officers.

10/01/2014

Cathy Zimmer was found dead inside a car at San Jose International Airport on March 8, 1989. (CBS)

Murder Charges Dismissed In San Jose 1989 ‘Quilt’ Cold-Case Following Prosecutor’s Affair With Lab Technician

Murder charges against a South Bay man and his brother in a 1989 cold case in which the man’s wife was found strangled and wrapped in a quilt have been dismissed over an affair betweeen the lead prosecutor and the lab technician who was one of the main prosecution witnesses.

09/30/2014

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