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2012-07-28 23:01:12

Following one of several serious injury motorcycle accidents occurring on California State Route 138, a jury recently awarded one victim $31.5 million in a verdict against California’s state

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2008-01-05 09:56:19

Bay Area, take heart: There's more rain coming this weekend, but nothing like the massive deluge that pounded the region Friday with hurricane-force winds and torrential rain.

2007-11-03 09:00:00

By Paul Rogers, San Jose Mercury News, Calif. Nov. 3--Grizzly bears and stage coach drivers. Saloons. Buzzing redwood sawmills. And a sensational double murder over a pile of gold that grabbed national headlines.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.