SAN JOSE (KRON) — Three pedestrians were struck while walking across Almaden Expressway in San Jose on Tuesday evening. The San Jose Police Department said the three adults were walking outside of any marked crosswalk when a car crashed into them around 8:24 p.m., near Foxworthy Avenue Two of the pedestrians died, police said, while … Continue reading “2 pedestrians dead after car crash in San Jose”
LYON, France (AP) — French actor Gaspard Ulliel, known for appearing in Chanel perfume ads as well as film and television roles, died Wednesday after a skiing accident in the Alps, according to his agent’s office. He was 37. Ulliel portrayed the young Hannibal Lecter in 2007’s “Hannibal Rising” and fashion mogul Yves Saint Laurent … Continue reading “Actor Gaspard Ulliel, 37, star of Marvel’s ‘Moon Knight,’ dies after ski accident”
BELMONT (BCN) — Belmont police issued a warning early Wednesday that a mountain lion has been sighted in the 2500 block of Hastings Drive. In a 4:47 a.m. tweet, police said “An aggressive mountain lion that fought & killed another mountain lion in the area was seen around 2:00 am. Game wardens have responded. Pls … Continue reading “Belmont police warn of ‘aggressive’ mountain lion”
(The Hill) — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) added 22 countries to its advisory list against travel on Tuesday. The countries were added to the highest warning at a level four due to the rising levels of COVID-19. Some of the countries added include Israel, Australia, Egypt, Albania, Argentina, Uruguay, Panama, Qatar, … Continue reading “CDC adds 22 countries to level four travel warning list”
DETROIT (AP) — Ford is recalling about 200,000 cars in the U.S. to fix a problem that can stop the brake lights from turning off. The recall covers certain 2014 and 2015 Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ midsize cars as well as some 2015 Mustangs. All were sold or registered in Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, … Continue reading “Ford recalls 200,000 cars over brake light problem”
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, Calif. (KRON) — A petition is circulating at Stanford University that asks to repeal a COVID-19 booster shot mandate. At last check, it has nearly 1,700 signatures. All students are required to show proof of vaccination by January 31 unless they have an approved exemption. The petition states that those opposed to … Continue reading “Stanford students circulate petition to repeal booster mandate”
(NewsNation Now) — New data shows companies are doing more to keep employees happy, including putting more money in their pocketbooks. A new survey by Willis Towers Watson shows that nearly a third of the more than 1,000 U.S. companies involved in the study are planning to bump up salaries from last year. So how … Continue reading “Employers planning for big raises in 2022, survey finds”
TUSTIN, Calif. (KTLA) — A 44-year-old man accused of punching two medical assistants at a COVID-19 vaccination clinic in California and later groping a nurse who was providing him medical care has been charged with misdemeanor battery and resisting arrest. On Dec. 30, Thomas Apollo of Poway was asked to leave the Families Together clinic … Continue reading “Man accused of groping nurse, punching 2 at vaccination clinic charged: DA”
PALO ALTO (BCN) — A man in his 70s used a baseball bat to chase a burglar from his home early Tuesday morning in Palo Alto, and police captured the suspect a short time later as he tried to flee on a stolen bicycle. Police arrested 44-year-old Juan Bartolo Rios, of Redwood City, on suspicion … Continue reading “Man chases off Palo Alto burglary suspect with a bat”
WASHINGTON (The Hill) – The White House announced Wednesday that it is making 400 million N95 masks available for free, part of a string of actions aimed at fighting the surging omicron variant. The masks will be available for pickup at “tens of thousands of local pharmacies” as well as thousands of community health centers, … Continue reading “White House to make 400 million N95 masks available for free”
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