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    Trial begins for 2014 fatal Oakland shooting

    02/08/2016 03:29 PM PST
    The trial for Lamar Shaw, charged with the fatal shooting of Xzavier Johnson who was shot and killed July 5, 2014, has begun. 
    02/08/2016 01:59 PM PST - Crooner Justin Bieber and his reported new galpal Hailey Baldwin spent a romantic weekend in Bay Area for the Super Bowl, but they are not ready to go public with their relationship.  
     
    ARIC CRABB
    02/08/2016 02:43 PM PST - The graham cracker-sized computer can be adapted for all sorts of uses: low-cost computing and graphics to cheap wireless speakers.  
     
    02/08/2016 01:58 PM PST - Giants release promotional schedule for the 2016 season; Bochy, Pence, Bumgarner and Crawford giveaways also on list.  
     
    02/08/2016 01:57 PM PST - Beyonce reportedly spent $10,000 a night for a Los Altos Hills mansion that sports an infinity pool and a rooftop veggie garden.  
     
    02/08/2016 01:57 PM PST - None of the train's 101 crew and passengers were injured.  
     
    02/08/2016 01:56 PM PST - A roommate of three former San Jose State University students charged with harassing a black student took the stand Monday morning and backed up arguments from defense lawyers that their actions amounted to nothing more than just college pranks.  
     
    02/08/2016 02:17 PM PST - In a gesture of transparency, the San Jose Police Department announced Monday it has formally banned the use of chokeholds to subdue a resistant suspect, a point of national controversy since the infamous death of Eric Garner in New York.  
     
    02/08/2016 01:53 PM PST - Mark Coplan will face at least two opponents, Ben Bartlett and Deborah Matthews, both members of Berkeley's Planning Commission, for the seat currently occupied by Councilman Max Anderson, who will not seek re-election.  
     
    Jon Chol Jin
    02/08/2016 03:20 PM PST - Launched just hours before, North Korean satellite Kwangmyongsong-4 flew directly over the Super Bowl about an hour after the game ended, according to tracking data.  
     
    02/08/2016 01:03 PM PST - Two San Jose men and two juveniles were arrested Monday, after alert citizens helped police point the way to all four after a succession of auto burglaries, police said.  
     
    02/08/2016 01:30 PM PST - "I thought she was cute, I thought she was friendly." So said a former San Jose police officer Monday morning of the woman he is accused of raping. The remarks by the ex-officer, Geoffrey Graves, 40, came as he took the stand to begin testifying in his own defense.  
     
    02/08/2016 01:04 PM PST - The Richmond teen faces charges of first-degree robbery and attempted murder with gang and firearm enhancements.  
     
    02/08/2016 12:45 PM PST - Richard Pareno, 27, of Pittsburg, was fatally shot Friday after he allegedly carjacked Leo Lopez, 37, arrested later on suspicion of murder.  
     
    02/08/2016 12:06 PM PST - A Martinez man who authorities say was the center of an investigation into the illegal transfer of guns has been arrested, the Contra Costa Sheriff's Office announced Monday.  
     
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    Review: 'Satchmo' goes behind Louis Armstrong's happy facade

    The solo show 'Satchmo' by Terry Teachout depicts jazz legend Louis Armstrong reflecting on his bittersweet life and music; it plays at American Conservatory Theater through Feb. 7