Anger over rowdy Cinco de Mayo in San Jose: Roadshow

Q: This year’s Cinco de Mayo was the worst that I have ever experienced living in the Roosevelt neighborhood. It was completely out of control, while San Jose Police Chief Eddie Garcia declared it a success. This event is only an excuse for partying and drinking at the cost of the neighborhoods around Santa Clara […]

‘American Idol’: And the winner is …

SPOILER ALERT: The following post contains results from the Season 18 finale of ABC’s “American Idol,” which has yet to air on the West Coast. It has all come down to this. An “American Idol’ season that began in February and wound up taking on a very different look because of the coronavirus outbreak, charged […]

NASCAR races, Harvick wins, silence rules

CLICK HERE if you’re having a problem viewing the photos on a mobile device. By JENNA FRYER DARLINGTON, S.C. — This was a 400-mile drive unlike any other in modern day NASCAR. The grandstands were completely empty. There wasn’t a single tailgate inside the track. Everyone wore face coverings — some with the team logos, […]

Tropical Storm Arthur inches closer to U.S. East Coast

MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Arthur inched closer to the U.S. Atlantic seaboard on Sunday, although its impact was expected to be limited to some minor flooding and rough seas along the North Carolina coast. Arthur formed Saturday off the coast of Florida, making this the sixth straight year for a named storm to develop […]

Lynn Shelton, ‘Little Fires Everywhere’ director, dies at 54

By Claire Colbert and Artemis Moshtaghian | CNN Director Lynn Shelton, known for the films “Humpday” and “Your Sister’s Sister” and the series “Little Fires Everywhere,” died Friday at 54 in Los Angeles. She died of a previously undiagnosed blood disorder, said her representative, Adam Kersh. Her partner, the comedian and actor Marc Maron, said […]

Church services disrupted by outages Zoom says were limited

By Marcy Gordon | Associated Press WASHINGTON — Video conferencing service Zoom said Sunday that it was investigating the cause of outages that apparently affected some users’ ability to host and join meetings. Zoom, which has become a staple during the coronavirus pandemic because it allows people to meet online rather than in person, said […]

Marin team tests virus safeguards for schools

A team of specialists has started testing ways for Marin County school campuses to reopen with anti-virus protocols. Ken Lippi, assistant superintendent for the Marin County Office of Education, said some staffers have returned to work at the office headquarters in San Rafael. Officials are also planning a “pilot reopening” at three schools on Monday, […]