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Tracy

Amazon's new Tracy warehouse. (CBS)

Amazon Ramping Up Hiring For Huge New Tracy Warehouse

Tracy City Manager Leon Churchill envisions there will be at least 1,000 workers with that number swelling to as many as 4,000 during the holiday shopping season.

07/16/2013

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Car Fire Sparks Fast Moving Grass Fire Near Altamont Pass

Traffic is snarled on eastbound Interstate Highway 580 in the Altamont Pass area because of a grass fire that was sparked by a car crash.

07/04/2013

Stephen Carreiro

Tracy Motel Owner Killed By Naked Man

Tracy police are investigating the death of a motel owner who was allegedly killed by a naked man in her business office.

07/10/2012

Stephen Carreiro

Naked Man Arrested For Fatal Assault Outside Tracy Motel

Police arrested a naked man on suspicion of fatally assaulting a woman at Hacienda Motel in Tracy Saturday night, police said.

07/09/2012

Raul Edgardo Lopez

Inmate Escapes From Tracy Prison

Authorities were looking for an inmate who escaped a San Joaquin County minimum security prison.

06/04/2012

63-year-old Ray Halsell of Tracy (center) was last seen on May 10, 2012 leaving work at VTA in San Jose. (CBS)

Missing San Jose VTA Worker Found Dead In Car Crash

CHP officers found the car belonging to 63-year-old Ray Halsell down an embankment near Interstate 580 and Corral Hollow Road. Halsell was inside the car and apparently died in the crash.

05/12/2012

63-year-old Ray Halsell of Tracy (center) was last seen on May 10, 2012 leaving work at VTA in San Jose. (CBS)

Longtime Santa Clara VTA Employee From Tracy Goes Missing

A search is underway for a Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority employee who vanished on his commute home from work on Thursday.

05/11/2012

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California Prisons Remove Symbol Of Overcrowding

California prisons marked a milestone Friday, when officials said they had removed the last of nearly 20,000 beds that had been jammed into gymnasiums and other common areas to house inmates who overflowed traditional prison cells.

03/02/2012

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Hetch Hetchy Water Treatment System Zaps Bugs With UV Light

A high-tech water-treatment system is making some of Northern California’s cleanest water even cleaner.

KPIX 5–07/20/2011

Chopper 5 over a wildfire burning near the Altamont Pass on July 5, 2011. (CBS)

Wildfire Near Altamont Pass Fully Contained

Firefighters fully contained a grass and brush fire near the Altamont Pass Tuesday evening, authorities said.

KPIX 5–07/05/2011

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