( JOHN GREEN )
First extensive remarks from veteran held in N. Korea
In his first extensive remarks since returning home, Merrill Newman said that while the North Koreans looked after his health and fed him well, he was under constant guard in his hotel room and 'my interrogator made it clear that if I did not cooperate I could be sentenced to jail for espionage for 15 years.'
Hometown Heroes: Bob Kopp is Pinole chronicles community events, with barbecues on the side
The longtime electrical contractor "never made a dime filming," doing it for the enjoyment of meeting people and serving his Pinole community.
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49ers at Candlestick Park: The Gigantic Comeback
In the wildest playoff game in NFC history, the San Francisco 49ers rallied from a 24-point deficit to defeat the New York Giants 39-38
(D. Ross Cameron/Staff)
Cold weather and frost to sit a while over Bay Area
Cold weather and frost will sit over the Bay Area until Friday.
( Connie Zhou )
Tech giants call for controls on government snooping
Major technology companies including Apple, Google and Facebook, stung by poor publicity for having helped the U.S. government access personal data, on Monday issued an open letter to President Barack Obama asking for tighter controls on surveillance.
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( Jim Gensheimer )
Historic San Jose church reopens after years of hurdles
The congregation of San Jose First Methodist Church on Sunday honored two members who helped rebuild the historic downtown institution after a devastating fire more than two decades ago.
Tonight's TV picks: 'The Voice' semifinals; 'The Sing-Off' smackdown
'Bonnie & Clyde' concludes. Nick Lachey returns to host 'The Sing-Off,' and reality TV's latest entry finds families battling it out over holiday light displays.
(AP Photo, File)
Susan Boyle has Asperger's syndrome
The singer who became an overnight sensation on “Britain’s Got Talent” calls the diagnosis “a relief” and vows to keep performing.
Bay Area residents live longer; here's why
Bay Area residents are among the nation's longest-lived people, surviving on average more than a decade longer than residents of rural Kentucky, West Virginia or Mississippi.
( Jeff Vendsel )
Mi Pueblo files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy
Mi Pueblo, the festive Bay Area supermarket chain and icon of family-grown Hispanic businesses, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy Monday, citing a dispute with its primary lender, Wells Fargo.