Mercury News

Palo Alto officers mock and strike a gay man suspected of driving with a suspended license

6 hours ago

Gustavo Alvarez's federal lawsuit marks the second time in recent years that the police department has been sued for excessive force.

Preview: 'Oninaki' aims to breathe new life into action RPG

1 day ago

Read the story: New project from Tokyo RPG Factory puts players in the role of Kagachi, a Watcher who guards the boundary ...

Google plans to transform this quiet part of downtown San Jose

3 days ago

Surrounded by old industrial buildings, parking lots and small businesses the Diridon Station sits just South of the SAP Center. It is a quiet part of San Jose that ...

Major Google campus in San Jose can mean 20-story buildings west of Highway 87

3 days ago

The tallest building West of Highway 87 in downtown San Jose is the SAP Center. The home of the San Jose Sharks may not have that distinction for long.

H-1B Visas explained

4 days ago

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is developing a new rule that would redefine what constitutes a specialty occupation “to increase focus on obtaining ...

'It: Chapter 2' trailer

5 days ago

James McAvoy (“Split,” upcoming “Glass”) wanders a surreal funhouse, Oscar nominee Jessica Chastain (“Zero Dark Thirty,” “Mama”) cheers a round of drinks to ...

Warriors General Manager Bob Myers on Kevin Durant, 2019 roster

1 week ago

Myers did not need much time to consider this question: Could the Warriors have done anything differently to convince Durant to stay? "I don't think so," Myers ...

Kirk Vasquez’s father throws first pitch at A’s game

1 week ago

Dave Vasquez, father of deceased Westmont High School baseball player Kirk Vasquez, throws the first pitch to his daughter Serena at an Oakland A's game on ...

Free agent Alec Burks on why he signed with Warriors

2 weeks ago

Read our coverage: Free agent guard Alec Burks discusses why he signed with the Golden State Warriors and touches on the ...

Curry on golf game and changes to Warriors

2 weeks ago

Read the story: Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry talks about his golf game at the American Century Championship ...

Immigration crisis by the numbers

2 weeks ago

22.1 Million: Estimated number of undocumented aliens in the U.S., according to MIT and Yale professors Nearly 700000: Migrants detained along the U.S. ...

Preview: A closer look at 'Trails of Cold Steel III' combat system

2 weeks ago

Read the story: "The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel III' is an upcoming Japanese role-playing game for the PlayStation 4.

Security camera footage of "Beavis and Butthead Bandits" from Summit Store in Los Altos

2 weeks ago

Security camera footage of Monday's theft from the Summit Store in Los Gatos, where three alleged thieves have been dubbed the "Beavis and Butthead Bandits ...

Eric Swalwell drops out of presidential race

2 weeks ago

The East Bay congressman will run for re-election for a fifth term, he said at a news conference at his Dublin campaign headquarters, attributing his decision to ...

Francis De La Cruz fatal shooting: District Attorney clears officer

2 weeks ago

The Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office said a San Jose police officer responding to a bomb threat and an intentionally set apartment fire lawfully shot ...

Three-alarm fire in Pleasant Hill

2 weeks ago

A fire investigator was en route to the scene of a fire that severely damaged two homes and injured a firefighter, authorities said Sunday. Full story: ...

Oakland Police shut down July 4 sideshow after person struck

3 weeks ago

Oakland Police shut down a Fourth of July sideshow after one person was struck by a car during the stunt demonstration. OPD estimated at least 400 people ...

San Jose Fire Department extinguishes Fourth of July tree fire

3 weeks ago

Fireworks ignited trees in a front yard on Luke Court and McCreery Ave in San Jose late July 4, 2019. SUBSCRIBE TO SUPPORT LOCAL JOURNALISM ...

Preview 'Vicious Circle' a new take on 'Evolve' type shooter

3 weeks ago

Read the story: Rooster Teeth's uncooperative shooter pits four mercenaries against a monster and each other. Produced by ...

5 Facts: Warriors center, power forward Willie Cauley-Stein

3 weeks ago

Willie Cauley-Stein is projected to share time with Kevon Looney at the center spot in the genesis project that will be the Golden State Warriors' 2019-20 season.

San Bruno Police: Tanforan Mall shooting update

3 weeks ago

San Bruno Police Commander Geoff Caldwell said evidence collected at the scene of the shooting, on the second floor of the Tanforan Mall, indicated that there ...