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Chili-Finger Couple Receives 9 years Feds Seek Records in Porn Probe Google censors itself for China McClatchy to Buy Knight Ridder for $4.5B  The second-largest U.S. newspaper publisher will also assume about $2 billion in Knight Ridder's debt Bank Robbers Dump Cash On Freeway Bush, Schwarzenegger Talk Education McNealy steps down as CEO Thousands Of Immigrants Turn Out
Jan.1  San Jose  46,000 customers without power
Jan.6  Google  Google Opens Doors Of Online Video
Jan.12  SJ Arena  Thousands Pay Tribute to Slain Cop
Jan.17  San Jose  Police Discover Apparent Murder-Suicide
Jan.18   San Jose
Jan.19   Google
Jan.24   Google
Jan.31  Google  Profits Nearly Double, Off Analyst Target
 San Jose  Newborn Baby Found Alive Behind Church
Feb.7  San Jose  County To Pay Hell's Angels $1 Million
Feb.13  East San Jose  Siblings, Ages 8 And 9, Missing, At Risk
Feb.18  San Jose  Roddick falls in semis of SAP Open
Feb.19  San Jose  Murray claims 1st win at SAP Open
Feb.25  San Jose  Gov. Talks 'Boldness' At GOP Convention
Mar.1  San Jose Downtown  Mardi Gras Turns Violent
Mar.2  Highway 280  Hit-And-Run Killed 2 Men
Mar.6  Sunnyvale  Chlorine Leak At School Sickens Children
Mar.13   San Jose
Mar.17  Google  Google Need Not Turn Over Records
Mar.23  Google  Google Will Be Added To S&P 500
Mar.24  East San Jose  Bomb Threats At Three High Schools
Apr.4  Highway 101  Caltrans Worker Killed In Highway
Apr.5  Apple  Apple Software to Run Windows XP
Apr.7  San Jose  Babysitter In Train Death Gets Probation
Apr.10  Alum Rock  Thousands Protest Immigration Bill
Apr.13   Highway 680
Apr.20  Google  Quarter profit soars
Apr.21   Cisco
Apr.24   Sun
Apr.26  SJ Mercury News  MediaNews to buy Merc, CoCo Times
Apr.27  Santa Clara  Fire Guts Silicon Valley Hi-Tech Firm
Apr.30  San Jose  Sharks oust Preds, 2-1, in Game 5
May.1   San Jose Downtown
  50,000 legal and illegals marched peacefully under a blue sky protesting what they call unjust immigration legislation.    People called out battle cries such as 'Si, se puede,' meaning 'Yes, we can,' while waving U.S. and Mexican fl...
May.8  Apple  Beatles Lose Suit Against Apple Computer
 Mountain View  SGI files for chapter 11 bankruptcy
May.17  Mountain View  Fire at Strip Mall Destroys 4 Businesses
 San Jose  Sharks out of playoffs
May.18  San Jose  Grand jury: city police intimidating citizens
May.25  Yahoo  Yahoo, eBay to join forces in partnership
May.26  SJSU  Student Disappears During Finals Week
May.31   Sun
Jun.7  Google  Google goes to Congress
 San Jose  Voters Reject BART Expansion Tax
 San Jose City Hall  Runoff For Mayoral Race
Jun.22   San Jose City Hall
  Gonzales was indicted on six counts stemming from a probe involving a secretly-negotiated city garbage contract.    The contract cost taxpayers more than $11 million. Ron Gonzales, denied wrongdoing and rejected ca...
Jun.28  San Jose City Hall  Council Votes To Ask For Gonzales' Resign Jun.30  San Jose  'Craigslist Robber' Is Armed Jul.4  Moffett Field  NASA Ames Celebrates Launch of Shuttle Jul.20  Google  2Q earnings soar past expectations Jul.24  AMD  Advanced Micro Devices To Acquire ATI   San Jose 66,000 Bay Area homes without power Jul.25  Mountain View  HP to buy Mercury Interactive for $4.5b Jul.26  San Jose  Mayor Pleads Not Guilty To Felony Counts Aug.3  Apple  Apple Warns Some Profits May Be Erased Aug.8  Mountain View  Lawsuit: Salon Gave Deadly Pedicure Aug.15  Google  Google Gives Free Wi-Fi To Mt. View  Saratoga  Man 1st West Nile Case In Santa Clara Co. Aug.24  Apple  Apple Recalling 1.8m Laptops Sep.5   Intel 10,500 Layoffs Announced  Semiconductor giant is laying off employees as part of a massive restructuring effort to reverse sinking profits Sep.12  Apple  Apple targets TV and film market Sep.22  San Jose  Man Returns After Vietnam Imprisonment Sep.23  Santa Clara  Family killed when driver passes out Sep.27  Mountain View  Squirrel Attacks Prompt Crackdown Oct.11  Santa Clara  McAfee fires president; CEO retires Oct.19  Google  Profits nearly double in 3Q Oct.25   East San Jose 8 Buildings Destroyed In Foothills Fire Oct.31  Google  Google Acquires Wiki Tool Developer   North San Jose Explosions At PayPal Building Nov.7   San Jose City Hall Reed Leads Chavez To Become Mayor  San Jose Councilman Chuck Reed, a Kansas native, was leading San Jose native who directs education Nov.15  San Jose  Dunn Pleads Not Guilty In Spy Probe Nov.21  Google  Google jumps past $500 Nov.26  South San Jose  Man Dead After Police Shooting Nov.30   San Jose Missing Hikers Found In Mountains Dec.2  West San Jose  Father Arrested For Killing Daughter, 2 Dec.3  San Jose Downtown  6 injured in 5-alarms explosive fire Dec.4  San Jose  City Reports 4 Homicides In 48 Hours  Milpitas  LSI Logic to acquire Agere for $4 billion Dec.5  Yahoo  Extensive Shake-Up Dec.6  South San Jose  Firefighters, Residents Hurt In House Fire Dec.14  San Jose  Engineer Charged With Espionage Dec.27   Apple Report of options probe, shares rebound  There is a report that feds are investigating whether company officers forged documents to sweeten executive stock grants Dec.28   San Jose City Hall Former staffers of mayor charged


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County To Pay Hell's Angels $1 Million
Gov. Talks 'Boldness' At GOP Convention
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Siblings, Ages 8 And 9, Missing, At Risk
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March 2006
McClatchy to Buy Knight Ridder for $4.5B
Google Need Not Turn Over Records
Google Will Be Added To S&P 500
Google Need Not Turn Over Records
Mardi Gras Turns Violent
Hit-And-Run Killed 2 Men
Bomb Threats At Three High Schools
Hit-And-Run Killed 2 Men
Chlorine Leak At School Sickens Children
Google Need Not Turn Over Records
Google Will Be Added To S&P 500
April 2006
Apple Software to Run Windows XP
McNealy steps down as CEO
Thousands Protest Immigration Bill
Bush, Schwarzenegger Talk Education
Bank Robbers Dump Cash On Freeway
Caltrans Worker Killed In Highway
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May 2006
Beatles Lose Suit Against Apple Computer
Sun to Cut Up to 5,000 Jobs
Thousands Of Immigrants Turn Out
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Student Disappears During Finals Week
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June 2006
Google goes to Congress
Council Votes To Ask For Gonzales' Resign
Mayor Indicted For Bribery, Conspiracy
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July 2006
2Q earnings soar past expectations
HP to buy Mercury Interactive for $4.5b
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66,000 Bay Area homes without power
2Q earnings soar past expectations
HP to buy Mercury Interactive for $4.5b
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September 2006
10,500 Layoffs Announced
Apple targets TV and film market
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Squirrel Attacks Prompt Crackdown
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October 2006
McAfee fires president; CEO retires
Profits nearly double in 3Q
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Explosions At PayPal Building
8 Buildings Destroyed In Foothills Fire
McAfee fires president; CEO retires
Profits nearly double in 3Q
November 2006
Google jumps past $500
Reed Leads Chavez To Become Mayor
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Missing Hikers Found In Mountains
Google jumps past $500
December 2006
Report of options probe, shares rebound
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Father Arrested For Killing Daughter, 2
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Former staffers of mayor charged
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B. 01-18 Chili-Finger Couple Receives 9 years San Jose
2. 01-19 Feds Seek Records in Porn Probe Google
3. 01-24 Google censors itself for China Google
E. 03-13 McClatchy to Buy Knight Ridder for $4.5B San Jose
F. 04-13 Bank Robbers Dump Cash On Freeway San Jose
6. 04-21 Bush, Schwarzenegger Talk Education Cisco
H. 04-24 McNealy steps down as CEO Sun
05-01 Thousands Of Immigrants Turn Out San Jose Downtown
J. 05-31 Sun to Cut Up to 5,000 Jobs Sun



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46,000 customers without power Google Opens Doors Of Online Video Thousands Pay Tribute to Slain Cop Police Discover Apparent Murder-Suicide   Chili-Finger Couple Receives 9 years


January 2006 ... more > Top ^
Jan.1   San Jose
Jan.6   Google
Jan.12   SJ Arena
Jan.17   San Jose
 Intel  4th-quarter forecast missed
Jan.18   San Jose  
  A Nevada couple planted a severed finger in a bowl of Wendy’s chili to extort money from the fast food chain
Jan.19   Google   Feds Seek Records in Porn Probe
  The Bush administration has subpoenaed Google for details on what its users have been looking for
Jan.24   Google   Google censors itself for China
  Leading internet search company has agreed to censor some of its services to satisfy Beijing's restrictions
Jan.26  San Jose  Hairdresser Arrested For Bizarre Crime Jan.28  San Jose  Silicon Valley eyes wireless network Jan.31   Google Profits Nearly Double, Off Analyst Target   San Jose Newborn Baby Found Alive Behind Church

February 2006 ... more > Top ^
Feb.7   San Jose County To Pay Hell's Angels $1 Million
Feb.12  San Jose  Small Plane Runs Out Of Gas Feb.13   East San Jose Siblings, Ages 8 And 9, Missing, At Risk Feb.15  San Jose  Routine victory for unfit Roddick Feb.18   San Jose Roddick falls in semis of SAP Open Feb.19   San Jose   Murray claims 1st win at SAP Open  Britain's Andrew Murray battled from a set down to stun Australian Lleyton Hewitt 2-6 6-1 7-6 in the final Feb.20  San Jose  McEnroe, 47, seals doubles triumph Feb.24  San Jose  Man Arrested For Attempted Kidnapping Feb.25   San Jose     Gov. Talks 'Boldness' At GOP Convention  Schwarzenegger said he will continue to push for government reforms but called to stop fighting  San Jose  Man May Be Victim Of Maui Shark Attack Feb.28  Google  Stock Takes Hit After CFO Comments  Apple  Two new Mac Minis

March 2006 ... more > Top ^
Mar.1   San Jose Downtown Mardi Gras Turns Violent
Mar.2   Highway 280 Hit-And-Run Killed 2 Men Mar.3  Intel  Stocks Slip After Revenue Warning Mar.5  Cupertino  Burglaries when families out to dinner Mar.6   Sunnyvale Chlorine Leak At School Sickens Children Mar.13   San Jose   McClatchy to Buy Knight Ridder for $4.5B
  The second-largest U.S. newspaper publisher will also assume about $2 billion in Knight Ridder's debt
 2nd largest takeover in U.S. newspaper history topped only by the Tribune $6.5 billion acquisition of Times Mirror Co. McClatchy's 32 newspapers would be 2nd nationwide in daily circulation behind Gannett, and rank 4th in revenue. McClatchy CEO G. Pruitt said that all the papers are dominant in their markets and ripe for expansions.
 SJ Mercury News  McClatchy to sell San Jose, CCC papers Mar.14  Google  Judge Siding With Feds Over Subpoena Mar.17   Google   Google Need Not Turn Over Records  A federal judge ordered Google to give the Bush administration a peek inside its search engine Mar.23   Google Google Will Be Added To S&P 500 Mar.24   East San Jose Bomb Threats At Three High Schools Mar.29  San Jose City Hall  City Council Opposes Immigration Bill

April 2006 ... more > Top ^
Apr.4   Highway 101 Caltrans Worker Killed In Highway
Apr.5   Apple Apple Software to Run Windows XP  San Jose  South Bay Reservoirs Filling Up Fast Apr.7   San Jose Babysitter In Train Death Gets Probation Apr.10   Alum Rock   Thousands Protest Immigration Bill  One of the largest rallies the South Bay has ever seen winds to Alum Rock over I-101 onto Santa Clara St. Apr.11  San Jose  Teen Girl Stabbed Apr.12  San Jose  Sharks earned playoff Apr.13   Highway 680   Bank Robbers Dump Cash On Freeway Map of Interstate 680 San Jose
  3 suspects are in custody following a pursuit that included the throwing the money out of the car onto the roadway.    ells Fargo Bank was robbed at gunpoint around 2:45 p.m. The suspects fled in a car that was spotted by police officers After the chase all lanes ...
Apr.14  Sunnyvale  Police Impersonators Rob Stripper Apr.20  eBay  Strong First Quarter, Outlook Unchanged  Apple  Shares Jump After Strong 2Q Earnings   Google Quarter profit soars Apr.21   Cisco   Bush, Schwarzenegger Talk Education
  President touted 'American Competitiveness Initiative' as the solution to the nation's economic woes.    Bush spoke before some 250 high-tech leaders who gathered in San Jose for a rare presiden...
 San Jose  Sharks 3, Predators 4, in playoff Apr.23  San Jose  Sharks 3, Predators 0 Apr.24   Sun   McNealy steps down as CEO
  Sun Microsystems' Scott McNealy replaced by Jonathan Schwartz, who had served as COO and president.    Scott McNealy, 51, is ending a long career as one of Silicon Valley's most colorful and controversial CEOs. McNealy will rem...
Apr.25  SJ Arena  Sharks smother Preds 4-1 Apr.26  Willow Glen  Investigators Inspect Vehicle Fires   SJ Mercury News MediaNews to buy Merc, CoCo Times Apr.27   Santa Clara Fire Guts Silicon Valley Hi-Tech Firm  SJ Arena  Sharks knock off Predators for 3-1 lead Apr.30   San Jose   Sharks oust Preds, 2-1, in Game 5  Marleau nets 7th goal of playoffs. Marleau and Bernier each scored power-play goals

May 2006 ... more > Top ^
May.1   San Jose Downtown   Thousands Of Immigrants Turn Out
  50,000 legal and illegals marched peacefully under a blue sky protesting what they call unjust immigration legislation
 People called out battle cries such as 'Si, se puede,' meaning 'Yes, we can,' while waving U.S. and Mexican flags as they trotted down King Rd. Hundreds more stood along the sidelines as the march stretched across 5 lanes
May.2  West San Jose  Young Girl Drowns In Community Pool May.7  SJ Arena  Sharks 2-1 over Oilers in Game 1 May.8   Apple   Beatles Lose Suit Against Apple Computer  Apple Computer is entitled to use the apple logo on its iTunes Music Store. Apple Corps Ltd. lost suit   Mountain View SGI files for chapter 11 bankruptcy  SJ Arena  Sharks beat Oilers 2-1, grab 2-0 lead May.12  San Jose Downtown  2 shot dead in restaurant shooting May.14  SJ Arena  Sharks fans boo O Canada prior Game 5 May.17   Mountain View Fire at Strip Mall Destroys 4 Businesses   San Jose   Sharks out of playoffs  8th-seeded Edmonton Oilers held off San Jose 2-0 in Game 6 of the quarterfinal series May.18   San Jose Grand jury: city police intimidating citizens May.25   Yahoo Yahoo, eBay to join forces in partnership May.26   SJSU   Student Disappears During Finals Week  Jason Shaughnessy, 23, is supposed to graduate and has not shown up for work or at home since May 17 May.28  SJSU  Missing Student Phones Home May.30  San Jose  Candidates Face Off In Mayoral Debate May.31   Sun   Sun to Cut Up to 5,000 Jobs
  Sun Microsystems planned to reduce 37,500-person work force by 11% to 13% to return to consistent profitability.    The cuts, over the next six months, will cost from $340 million to $500 million over the next several quarters The plan includes selling real estat...


June 2006 ... more > Top ^
Jun.7   Google   Google goes to Congress  Co-founder Brin is asking members to block Internet access providers from charging Web sites more   San Jose Voters Reject BART Expansion Tax   San Jose City Hall Runoff For Mayoral Race Jun.22   San Jose City Hall     Mayor Indicted For Bribery, Conspiracy
  Gonzales was indicted on six counts stemming from a probe involving a secretly-negotiated city garbage contract
 The contract cost taxpayers more than $11 million. Ron Gonzales, denied wrongdoing and rejected calls to step down. Mayor's aide, Joe Guerra, and garbage company Norcal Waste Systems also indicted
Jun.23  San Jose City Hall  Prosecutor Details Charges Against Mayor Jun.27  San Jose City Hall  City Attorney: Council Can't Oust Mayor Jun.28   San Jose City Hall     Council Votes To Ask For Gonzales' Resign  The City Council voted 8-3 in favor of a resolution asking Mayor to resign even though he had earlier reiterated Jun.30   San Jose 'Craigslist Robber' Is Armed

July 2006 ... more > Top ^
Jul.3  San Jose  Calpine's 1Q loss widened to $589m Jul.4   Moffett Field NASA Ames Celebrates Launch of Shuttle
Jul.10  Highway 280  2 Killed In Fiery Pileup Near I-280 Offramp Jul.18  Yahoo  2Q Profit Meets Analysts' Estimates Jul.19  Apple  iPod sales fuel robust income report Jul.20  Campbell  Chertoff Speaks To Immigrants   Google   2Q earnings soar past expectations  The company earned $721.1 million, or $2.33 per share. Comapre to the net income of $342.8 million last year Jul.22  Santa Clara  Attorney Gen. Gonzales Speaks Jul.24   AMD Advanced Micro Devices To Acquire ATI   San Jose   66,000 Bay Area homes without power
  More than half of those currently without power are located in the South Bay, primarily San Jose
Jul.25   Mountain View   HP to buy Mercury Interactive for $4.5b  The all-cash price works out to $52 per share, a 33% premium above Mercury's closing price of $39 in the over-the-counter market Jul.26   San Jose Mayor Pleads Not Guilty To Felony Counts Jul.30  San Jose  Sebastien Bourdais Wins Grand Prix  Cisco  British prime minister visits with execs

August 2006 ... more > Top ^
Aug.1  SJSU  Craigslist Robberies: Man Faces Charges Aug.3   Apple Apple Warns Some Profits May Be Erased
Aug.7  Apple  Apple completes transition to Intel chips Aug.8   Mountain View Lawsuit: Salon Gave Deadly Pedicure Aug.10  Google  UC's Join Book-Scanning Project  San Jose  Judge won't throw out Brocade charges Aug.12  Apple  Apple gets warning letter from Nasdaq Aug.15   Google     Google Gives Free Wi-Fi To Mt. View  Google plans to offer free, high-speed Internet access to everyone in its home town   Saratoga Man 1st West Nile Case In Santa Clara Co.  San Jose  2-Alarm Blaze Damages High School Aug.18  San Jose Downtown  No Longer-Free SJ Jazz Fest Opens Aug.22  San Jose City Hall  Phone Mess At City Hall Aug.23  San Jose City Hall  Norcal Dumped By City Council  Apple  Apple to pay $100m to Creative Aug.24   Apple Apple Recalling 1.8m Laptops  San Jose  Journalist brother: Captives are powerless Aug.28  San Jose  Schwartzmiller Pedophile Trial Begins Aug.31  San Jose Downtown  7 Sickened -- Fountain Shut Down

September 2006 ... more > Top ^
Sep.5   Intel   10,500 Layoffs Announced
  Semiconductor giant is laying off employees as part of a massive restructuring effort to reverse sinking profits
 Most of the job cuts will come from the management, marketing and information technology ranks. Market share stolen by smaller rival AMD
 Sunnyvale  Woman's Body Found In Garbage Facility Sep.6  San Jose  Silicon Valley to get public Wi-Fi network Sep.10  Highway 85  CHP officer injuried on his way to pursuit Sep.12   Apple   Apple targets TV and film market  Computer firm unveiled a device which will stream music and video wirelessly between TV and computers Sep.18  San Jose  Serial Molestor Convicted Of Abusing Boys Sep.19  Intel  New Chip To Enable Super-Fast Downloads Sep.22   San Jose Man Returns After Vietnam Imprisonment Sep.23   Santa Clara Family killed when driver passes out Sep.25  Apple  Wozniak book reveals the core of Apple Sep.27   Mountain View   Squirrel Attacks Prompt Crackdown  The squirrels are attacking people in a park. The solution may involve traps and cages

October 2006 ... more > Top ^
Oct.5  San Jose  HP's Dunn Smiles In Court, Faces Charges Oct.9  San Jose City Hall  Mayor's Race Heats Up Oct.11   Santa Clara   McAfee fires president; CEO retires  Antivirus software provider fired Kevin Weiss, and announced that George Samenuk will retire after options probe Oct.14  Los Gatos  Five Arson Set Fires Oct.17  Intel  Yahoo, Intel Report 3Q Profit Declines Oct.19   Google   Profits nearly double in 3Q  3rd quarter profit that catapulted 92%, handily beating expectations as users increasingly clicked on advertisements Oct.25   East San Jose   8 Buildings Destroyed In Foothills Fire
  A wind-fueled grassland fire threatened to consume up to 300 acres near Ed Levin County Park.    The fire burning bordering San Jose and Milpitas was first reported around 3 pm. It destroyed two decks...
Oct.31   Google Google Acquires Wiki Tool Developer   North San Jose   Explosions At PayPal Building
  Explosions from within a 4-story building has drawn responses from a bomb squad and a hazardous materials team


November 2006 ... more > Top ^
Nov.2  Los Gatos  Strip Mall Blaze Destroys 4 Businesses Nov.7   San Jose City Hall   Reed Leads Chavez To Become Mayor
  San Jose Councilman Chuck Reed, a Kansas native, was leading San Jose native who directs education
Nov.9  Cisco  Shares Hop After 1Q Profit Soars Nov.15   San Jose Dunn Pleads Not Guilty In Spy Probe Nov.17  San Jose  11-Year-Old Thwarted School Kidnapping  Sunnyvale  Carjacking Ends In 'Horrific' Crash Nov.21   Google   Google jumps past $500  Google is leaving the shares up nearly 500% since the search engine went public little more than 2 years ago Nov.26   South San Jose Man Dead After Police Shooting Nov.28  San Jose  2-Alarm Fire Rips Through Flea Market Nov.30  Mountain View  Intuit to Buy Digital Insight for $1.35B   San Jose   Missing Hikers Found In Mountains
  Rescue teams searching Castle Rock State Park in the Santa Cruz mountains found two hikers


December 2006 ... more > Top ^
Dec.2   West San Jose   Father Arrested For Killing Daughter, 2  A call came in to the Police reporting a child who was not breathing at an apartment complex Dec.3   San Jose Downtown 6 injured in 5-alarms explosive fire Dec.4   San Jose   City Reports 4 Homicides In 48 Hours  A male was killed near Watson Park at 23rd and Taylor streets   Milpitas LSI Logic to acquire Agere for $4 billion Dec.5   Yahoo Extensive Shake-Up Dec.6   South San Jose Firefighters, Residents Hurt In House Fire Dec.13  San Jose City Hall  Gonzales Presides Over Final City Council Mtg Dec.14   San Jose Engineer Charged With Espionage Dec.18  Intel  Intel To Develop Electronic Quran Dec.27   Apple   Report of options probe, shares rebound
  There is a report that feds are investigating whether company officers forged documents to sweeten executive stock grants
Dec.28   San Jose City Hall     Former staffers of mayor charged
  Arreola, a former deputy chief of staff, and Kali-Rai, from the policy and budget office, were charged with grand theft
Dec.29  Apple  Suit Over IPod-ITunes Link



46,000 customers without power Police Discover Apparent Murder-Suicide Newborn Baby Found Alive Behind Church Siblings, Ages 8 And 9, Missing, At Risk Hit-And-Run Killed 2 Men Chlorine Leak At School Sickens Children Caltrans Worker Killed In Highway Fire Guts Silicon Valley Hi-Tech Firm Fire at Strip Mall Destroys 4 Businesses Student Disappears During Finals Week  Jason Shaughnessy, 23, is supposed to graduate and has not shown up for work or at home since May 17 66,000 Bay Area homes without power




Silicon Valley, 2006 Accidents Timeline ... See Bay Area Accidents timeline, World Accidents timeline Top ^
2006
Jan.1   San Jose
Jan.17   San Jose
Jan.31   San Jose
Feb.12  San Jose  Small Plane Runs Out Of Gas
Feb.13   East San Jose
Feb.25  San Jose  Man May Be Victim Of Maui Shark Attack
Mar.2   Highway 280
Mar.6   Sunnyvale
Apr.4   Highway 101
Apr.5  San Jose  South Bay Reservoirs Filling Up Fast
Apr.26  Willow Glen  Investigators Inspect Vehicle Fires
Apr.27   Santa Clara
May.2  West San Jose  Young Girl Drowns In Community Pool
May.17   Mountain View
May.26   SJSU
May.28  SJSU  Missing Student Phones Home
Jul.10  Highway 280  2 Killed In Fiery Pileup Near I-280 Offramp
Jul.24   San Jose
  More than half of those currently without power are located in the South Bay, primarily San Jose
Aug.8   Mountain View Lawsuit: Salon Gave Deadly Pedicure Aug.15   Saratoga Man 1st West Nile Case In Santa Clara Co. Aug.15  San Jose  2-Alarm Blaze Damages High School Aug.22  San Jose City Hall  Phone Mess At City Hall Aug.31  San Jose Downtown  7 Sickened -- Fountain Shut Down Sep.5  Sunnyvale  Woman's Body Found In Garbage Facility Sep.10  Highway 85  CHP officer injuried on his way to pursuit Sep.23   Santa Clara Family killed when driver passes out Sep.27   Mountain View Squirrel Attacks Prompt Crackdown  The squirrels are attacking people in a park. The solution may involve traps and cages Oct.14  Los Gatos  Five Arson Set Fires Oct.25   East San Jose 8 Buildings Destroyed In Foothills Fire
  A wind-fueled grassland fire threatened to consume up to 300 acres near Ed Levin County Park.    The fire burning bordering San Jose and Milpitas was first reported around 3 pm. It destroyed two decks...
Nov.2  Los Gatos  Strip Mall Blaze Destroys 4 Businesses Nov.17  Sunnyvale  Carjacking Ends In 'Horrific' Crash Nov.28  San Jose  2-Alarm Fire Rips Through Flea Market Nov.30   San Jose Missing Hikers Found In Mountains
  Rescue teams searching Castle Rock State Park in the Santa Cruz mountains found two hikers
Dec.3   San Jose Downtown 6 injured in 5-alarms explosive fire Dec.6   South San Jose Firefighters, Residents Hurt In House Fire



Silicon Valley, 2006 Science & Education Timeline ... See Bay Area Science & Education timeline, World Science & Education timeline Top ^
2006 Jan.28  San Jose  Silicon Valley eyes wireless network Mar.6   Sunnyvale Chlorine Leak At School Sickens Children
Mar.24   East San Jose Bomb Threats At Three High Schools Apr.21   Cisco Bush, Schwarzenegger Talk Education
  President touted 'American Competitiveness Initiative' as the solution to the nation's economic woes.    Bush spoke before some 250 high-tech leaders who gathered in San Jose for a rare presiden...
May.26   SJSU Student Disappears During Finals Week  Jason Shaughnessy, 23, is supposed to graduate and has not shown up for work or at home since May 17 Jul.4   Moffett Field NASA Ames Celebrates Launch of Shuttle Aug.10  Google  UC's Join Book-Scanning Project Aug.15   Google   Google Gives Free Wi-Fi To Mt. View  Google plans to offer free, high-speed Internet access to everyone in its home town Aug.15  San Jose  2-Alarm Blaze Damages High School Sep.6  San Jose  Silicon Valley to get public Wi-Fi network Nov.17  San Jose  11-Year-Old Thwarted School Kidnapping



Silicon Valley, 2006 Sports Timeline ... See Bay Area Sports timeline, World Sports timeline Top ^
2006 Feb.15  San Jose  Routine victory for unfit Roddick Feb.18   San Jose Roddick falls in semis of SAP Open
Feb.19   San Jose Murray claims 1st win at SAP Open  Britain's Andrew Murray battled from a set down to stun Australian Lleyton Hewitt 2-6 6-1 7-6 in the final Feb.20  San Jose  McEnroe, 47, seals doubles triumph Apr.12  San Jose  Sharks earned playoff Apr.21  San Jose  Sharks 3, Predators 4, in playoff Apr.23  San Jose  Sharks 3, Predators 0 Apr.25  SJ Arena  Sharks smother Preds 4-1 Apr.27  SJ Arena  Sharks knock off Predators for 3-1 lead Apr.30   San Jose Sharks oust Preds, 2-1, in Game 5  Marleau nets 7th goal of playoffs. Marleau and Bernier each scored power-play goals May.7  SJ Arena  Sharks 2-1 over Oilers in Game 1 May.8  SJ Arena  Sharks beat Oilers 2-1, grab 2-0 lead May.14  SJ Arena  Sharks fans boo O Canada prior Game 5 May.17   San Jose Sharks out of playoffs  8th-seeded Edmonton Oilers held off San Jose 2-0 in Game 6 of the quarterfinal series Jul.30  San Jose  Sebastien Bourdais Wins Grand Prix



Silicon Valley, 2006 Business Timeline ... See Bay Area Business timeline, World Business timeline Top ^
2006 Jan.6   Google Google Opens Doors Of Online Video
Jan.17  Intel  4th-quarter forecast missed Jan.19   Google Feds Seek Records in Porn Probe
  The Bush administration has subpoenaed Google for details on what its users have been looking for
Jan.24   Google Google censors itself for China
  Leading internet search company has agreed to censor some of its services to satisfy Beijing's restrictions
Jan.28  San Jose  Silicon Valley eyes wireless network Jan.31   Google Profits Nearly Double, Off Analyst Target Feb.7   San Jose County To Pay Hell's Angels $1 Million Feb.28  Google  Stock Takes Hit After CFO Comments Feb.28  Apple  Two new Mac Minis Mar.3  Intel  Stocks Slip After Revenue Warning Mar.13   San Jose McClatchy to Buy Knight Ridder for $4.5B
  The second-largest U.S. newspaper publisher will also assume about $2 billion in Knight Ridder's debt
 2nd largest takeover in U.S. newspaper history topped only by the Tribune $6.5 billion acquisition of Times Mirror Co. McClatchy's 32 newspapers would be 2nd nationwide in daily circulation behind Gannett, and rank 4th in revenue. McClatchy CEO G. Pruitt said that all the papers are dominant in their markets and ripe for expansions.
Mar.13  SJ Mercury News  McClatchy to sell San Jose, CCC papers Mar.14  Google  Judge Siding With Feds Over Subpoena Mar.17   Google Google Need Not Turn Over Records  A federal judge ordered Google to give the Bush administration a peek inside its search engine Mar.23   Google Google Will Be Added To S&P 500 Apr.5   Apple Apple Software to Run Windows XP Apr.20  eBay  Strong First Quarter, Outlook Unchanged Apr.20  Apple  Shares Jump After Strong 2Q Earnings Apr.20   Google Quarter profit soars Apr.24   Sun McNealy steps down as CEO
  Sun Microsystems' Scott McNealy replaced by Jonathan Schwartz, who had served as COO and president.    Scott McNealy, 51, is ending a long career as one of Silicon Valley's most colorful and controversial CEOs. McNealy will rem...
Apr.26   SJ Mercury News MediaNews to buy Merc, CoCo Times May.8   Apple Beatles Lose Suit Against Apple Computer  Apple Computer is entitled to use the apple logo on its iTunes Music Store. Apple Corps Ltd. lost suit May.8   Mountain View SGI files for chapter 11 bankruptcy May.25   Yahoo Yahoo, eBay to join forces in partnership May.31   Sun Sun to Cut Up to 5,000 Jobs
  Sun Microsystems planned to reduce 37,500-person work force by 11% to 13% to return to consistent profitability.    The cuts, over the next six months, will cost from $340 million to $500 million over the next several quarters The plan includes selling real estat...
Jun.7   Google Google goes to Congress  Co-founder Brin is asking members to block Internet access providers from charging Web sites more Jun.7   San Jose Voters Reject BART Expansion Tax Jul.3  San Jose  Calpine's 1Q loss widened to $589m Jul.18  Yahoo  2Q Profit Meets Analysts' Estimates Jul.19  Apple  iPod sales fuel robust income report Jul.20   Google 2Q earnings soar past expectations  The company earned $721.1 million, or $2.33 per share. Comapre to the net income of $342.8 million last year Jul.24   AMD Advanced Micro Devices To Acquire ATI Jul.25   Mountain View HP to buy Mercury Interactive for $4.5b  The all-cash price works out to $52 per share, a 33% premium above Mercury's closing price of $39 in the over-the-counter market Jul.30  Cisco  British prime minister visits with execs Aug.3   Apple Apple Warns Some Profits May Be Erased Aug.7  Apple  Apple completes transition to Intel chips Aug.8   Mountain View Lawsuit: Salon Gave Deadly Pedicure Aug.10  San Jose  Judge won't throw out Brocade charges Aug.12  Apple  Apple gets warning letter from Nasdaq Aug.18  San Jose Downtown  No Longer-Free SJ Jazz Fest Opens Aug.23  San Jose City Hall  Norcal Dumped By City Council Aug.23  Apple  Apple to pay $100m to Creative Aug.24   Apple Apple Recalling 1.8m Laptops Sep.5   Intel 10,500 Layoffs Announced
  Semiconductor giant is laying off employees as part of a massive restructuring effort to reverse sinking profits
 Most of the job cuts will come from the management, marketing and information technology ranks. Market share stolen by smaller rival AMD
Sep.12   Apple Apple targets TV and film market  Computer firm unveiled a device which will stream music and video wirelessly between TV and computers Sep.19  Intel  New Chip To Enable Super-Fast Downloads Sep.25  Apple  Wozniak book reveals the core of Apple Oct.5  San Jose  HP's Dunn Smiles In Court, Faces Charges Oct.11   Santa Clara McAfee fires president; CEO retires  Antivirus software provider fired Kevin Weiss, and announced that George Samenuk will retire after options probe Oct.17  Intel  Yahoo, Intel Report 3Q Profit Declines Oct.19   Google Profits nearly double in 3Q  3rd quarter profit that catapulted 92%, handily beating expectations as users increasingly clicked on advertisements Oct.31   Google Google Acquires Wiki Tool Developer Nov.2  Los Gatos  Strip Mall Blaze Destroys 4 Businesses Nov.9  Cisco  Shares Hop After 1Q Profit Soars Nov.15   San Jose Dunn Pleads Not Guilty In Spy Probe Nov.21   Google Google jumps past $500  Google is leaving the shares up nearly 500% since the search engine went public little more than 2 years ago Nov.30  Mountain View  Intuit to Buy Digital Insight for $1.35B Dec.4   Milpitas LSI Logic to acquire Agere for $4 billion Dec.5   Yahoo Extensive Shake-Up Dec.18  Intel  Intel To Develop Electronic Quran Dec.27   Apple Report of options probe, shares rebound
  There is a report that feds are investigating whether company officers forged documents to sweeten executive stock grants
Dec.29  Apple  Suit Over IPod-ITunes Link



Silicon Valley, 2006 Crime Timeline ... See Bay Area Crime timeline, World Crime timeline Top ^
2006 Jan.17   San Jose Police Discover Apparent Murder-Suicide Jan.18   San Jose   Chili-Finger Couple Receives 9 years
  A Nevada couple planted a severed finger in a bowl of Wendy’s chili to extort money from the fast food chain
Jan.26  San Jose  Hairdresser Arrested For Bizarre Crime Feb.24  San Jose  Man Arrested For Attempted Kidnapping Mar.1   San Jose Downtown Mardi Gras Turns Violent Mar.2   Highway 280 Hit-And-Run Killed 2 Men Mar.5  Cupertino  Burglaries when families out to dinner Mar.24   East San Jose Bomb Threats At Three High Schools Apr.7   San Jose Babysitter In Train Death Gets Probation Apr.11  San Jose  Teen Girl Stabbed Apr.13   Highway 680 Bank Robbers Dump Cash On Freeway Map of Interstate 680 San Jose
  3 suspects are in custody following a pursuit that included the throwing the money out of the car onto the roadway.    ells Fargo Bank was robbed at gunpoint around 2:45 p.m. The suspects fled in a car that was spotted by police officers After the chase all lanes ...
Apr.14  Sunnyvale  Police Impersonators Rob Stripper Apr.26  Willow Glen  Investigators Inspect Vehicle Fires May.12  San Jose Downtown  2 shot dead in restaurant shooting May.18   San Jose Grand jury: city police intimidating citizens Jun.22   San Jose City Hall   Mayor Indicted For Bribery, Conspiracy
  Gonzales was indicted on six counts stemming from a probe involving a secretly-negotiated city garbage contract
 The contract cost taxpayers more than $11 million. Ron Gonzales, denied wrongdoing and rejected calls to step down. Mayor's aide, Joe Guerra, and garbage company Norcal Waste Systems also indicted
Jun.23  San Jose City Hall  Prosecutor Details Charges Against Mayor Jun.30   San Jose 'Craigslist Robber' Is Armed
Jul.26   San Jose Mayor Pleads Not Guilty To Felony Counts Aug.1  SJSU  Craigslist Robberies: Man Faces Charges Aug.10  San Jose  Judge won't throw out Brocade charges Aug.24  San Jose  Journalist brother: Captives are powerless Aug.28  San Jose  Schwartzmiller Pedophile Trial Begins Sep.5  Sunnyvale  Woman's Body Found In Garbage Facility Sep.18  San Jose  Serial Molestor Convicted Of Abusing Boys Oct.5  San Jose  HP's Dunn Smiles In Court, Faces Charges Oct.14  Los Gatos  Five Arson Set Fires Oct.31   North San Jose Explosions At PayPal Building
  Explosions from within a 4-story building has drawn responses from a bomb squad and a hazardous materials team
Nov.15   San Jose Dunn Pleads Not Guilty In Spy Probe Nov.17  San Jose  11-Year-Old Thwarted School Kidnapping Nov.17  Sunnyvale  Carjacking Ends In 'Horrific' Crash Nov.26   South San Jose Man Dead After Police Shooting Dec.2   West San Jose Father Arrested For Killing Daughter, 2  A call came in to the Police reporting a child who was not breathing at an apartment complex Dec.4   San Jose City Reports 4 Homicides In 48 Hours  A male was killed near Watson Park at 23rd and Taylor streets Dec.14   San Jose Engineer Charged With Espionage Dec.27   Apple Report of options probe, shares rebound
  There is a report that feds are investigating whether company officers forged documents to sweeten executive stock grants
Dec.28   San Jose City Hall   Former staffers of mayor charged
  Arreola, a former deputy chief of staff, and Kali-Rai, from the policy and budget office, were charged with grand theft




Silicon Valley, 2006 Politics Timeline ... See Bay Area Politics timeline, World Politics timeline Top ^
2006 Jan.12   SJ Arena Thousands Pay Tribute to Slain Cop Jan.19   Google Feds Seek Records in Porn Probe
  The Bush administration has subpoenaed Google for details on what its users have been looking for
Jan.24   Google Google censors itself for China
  Leading internet search company has agreed to censor some of its services to satisfy Beijing's restrictions
Feb.7   San Jose County To Pay Hell's Angels $1 Million Feb.19   San Jose Murray claims 1st win at SAP Open  Britain's Andrew Murray battled from a set down to stun Australian Lleyton Hewitt 2-6 6-1 7-6 in the final Feb.25   San Jose   Gov. Talks 'Boldness' At GOP Convention  Schwarzenegger said he will continue to push for government reforms but called to stop fighting Mar.14  Google  Judge Siding With Feds Over Subpoena Mar.17   Google Google Need Not Turn Over Records  A federal judge ordered Google to give the Bush administration a peek inside its search engine Mar.29  San Jose City Hall  City Council Opposes Immigration Bill Apr.10   Alum Rock Thousands Protest Immigration Bill  One of the largest rallies the South Bay has ever seen winds to Alum Rock over I-101 onto Santa Clara St. Apr.21   Cisco Bush, Schwarzenegger Talk Education
  President touted 'American Competitiveness Initiative' as the solution to the nation's economic woes.    Bush spoke before some 250 high-tech leaders who gathered in San Jose for a rare presiden...
May.1   San Jose Downtown Thousands Of Immigrants Turn Out
  50,000 legal and illegals marched peacefully under a blue sky protesting what they call unjust immigration legislation
 People called out battle cries such as 'Si, se puede,' meaning 'Yes, we can,' while waving U.S. and Mexican flags as they trotted down King Rd. Hundreds more stood along the sidelines as the march stretched across 5 lanes
May.18   San Jose Grand jury: city police intimidating citizens May.30  San Jose  Candidates Face Off In Mayoral Debate Jun.7   San Jose Voters Reject BART Expansion Tax Jun.7   San Jose City Hall Runoff For Mayoral Race Jun.22   San Jose City Hall   Mayor Indicted For Bribery, Conspiracy
  Gonzales was indicted on six counts stemming from a probe involving a secretly-negotiated city garbage contract
 The contract cost taxpayers more than $11 million. Ron Gonzales, denied wrongdoing and rejected calls to step down. Mayor's aide, Joe Guerra, and garbage company Norcal Waste Systems also indicted
Jun.23  San Jose City Hall  Prosecutor Details Charges Against Mayor Jun.27  San Jose City Hall  City Attorney: Council Can't Oust Mayor Jun.28   San Jose City Hall   Council Votes To Ask For Gonzales' Resign  The City Council voted 8-3 in favor of a resolution asking Mayor to resign even though he had earlier reiterated Jul.20  Campbell  Chertoff Speaks To Immigrants Jul.22  Santa Clara  Attorney Gen. Gonzales Speaks Jul.26   San Jose Mayor Pleads Not Guilty To Felony Counts Jul.30  Cisco  British prime minister visits with execs Aug.23  San Jose City Hall  Norcal Dumped By City Council Sep.22   San Jose Man Returns After Vietnam Imprisonment Oct.9  San Jose City Hall  Mayor's Race Heats Up Nov.7   San Jose City Hall Reed Leads Chavez To Become Mayor
  San Jose Councilman Chuck Reed, a Kansas native, was leading San Jose native who directs education
Dec.13  San Jose City Hall  Gonzales Presides Over Final City Council Mtg Dec.18  Intel  Intel To Develop Electronic Quran