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Gutsy calls by a gambling Nick Saban have turned title games

Nick Saban showed he’s capable of derring-do in Alabama’s past two national championship game wins. The coach famed for his scowl, his process and his meticulous down-to-the-tiniest detail nature has …

UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 3, 2018

Spontaneous office pool wins $543 million lottery jackpot

A group of California co-workers who decided to play the lottery on a whim won last month’s $543 million Mega Millions jackpot, the largest prize ever on a single state …

Southwest Airlines direct flights from Spokane to San Jose begin

Frequent flyers to San Jose got a leg up this week, with Southwest Airlines beginning its daily, nonstop service between Spokane and the Bay Area city.

UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 12, 2017

Magnitude 6.5 quake hits Costa Rica coast, shakes capital

A strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.5 has shaken Costa Rica, knocking items from shelves and sending people rushing outside in panic.

UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 28, 2017

Southwest will offer daily, nonstop service from Spokane to San Jose in 2018

Southwest Airlines will begin offering daily, nonstop service to from Spokane International Airport to San Jose next year.

UPDATED: Tue., March 21, 2017

Gonzaga’s Johnathan Williams saves his noise for the court

Johnathan Williams is so soft-spoken even he acknowledges he’s “one of the most quiet guys around.”

UPDATED: Mon., March 20, 2017

More to Mountaineers than just pressure defense

Zag fans might want to start the meter on ‘Press Virginia’ references (that’s one) leading up to Thursday’s Gonzaga-West Virginia clash in the Sweet 16 in San Jose.

California billionaire donates $5M to San Jose flood relief

A California billionaire has donated $5 million for flood relief efforts in San Jose.

UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 22, 2017

San Jose mayor admits failures in flood evacuation order

The mayor of San Jose acknowledged that the city failed to properly notify residents to evacuate during a flood emergency early Wednesday when some people said they got their first …

Powder falls from plane vent, triggers emergency response

Officials say a while powder fell from an air vent of an Alaska Airlines plane and triggered a hazardous material response when the flight landed in San Jose, California.

Pittsburgh Penguins beat San Jose Sharks 3-1 for 4th Stanley Cup title

SAN JOSE, Calif. – A turnaround season for the Pittsburgh Penguins ended with Sidney Crosby once again holding the Stanley Cup. Crosby set up Kris Letang’s go-ahead goal midway through …

Debra J. Saunders: Civics lesson needed in San Jose

For his trouble, Hernandez was called names, beaten and bloodied. For dessert, he got to hear politicians suggest it was the fault of his candidate that thugs beat him up.

Major shift: Bullet train will start in Bay Area, not LA, officials say

Facing high construction costs and political opposition in Southern California, the state has decided to build the first 250-mile section of the California bullet train from San Jose to Bakersfield, …

SaberCats thunder past Spokane Shock 62-27

San Jose provided another not-so-gentle reminder, for the third time in seven weeks, of the gap between Spokane and the best team in the National Conference. It’s in the neighborhood …

Shock game loaded with story lines

Spokane, San Jose, a retirement ceremony for former Shock great Raul Vijil and a couple of Shock-turned-SaberCats in the building. Yeah, this could be interesting.

Shock face SaberCats in game loaded with story lines

Spokane, San Jose, a retirement ceremony for former Shock great Raul Vijil and a couple of Shock-turned-SaberCats in the building. Yeah, this could be interesting.

Police officer shot to death in San Jose

SAN JOSE, Calif. — A Northern California police officer was shot to death Tuesday after responding to a call about a man threatening to commit suicide.

Meyer leaves Shock for San Jose

Some of quarterback Erik Meyer’s best games have come against the San Jose SaberCats. That won’t be possible next season. Meyer, the former Eastern Washington Eagle who helped Spokane reach …

Shock dominated on both sides of ball in loss

SAN JOSE, Calif. – So much for Spokane’s momentum entering the playoffs. San Jose dominated the Shock on both sides of the ball and cruised to a 55-28 victory Saturday …

Area roundup: Shock add QB Joe Southwick among flurry of roster moves

Spokane made a number of roster moves Thursday, including the signing of former Boise State quarterback Joe Southwick. Offensive linemen Patrick Afif, who has started 16 games, and Mark Jackson …

Shock look to gain on SaberCats

The AFL’s National Conference playoff picture hasn’t changed in weeks. Unbeaten Arizona (12-0) is comfortably No. 1. San Jose (8-4) holds the second seed. Spokane (6-6) sits in third, followed …

Lucky lotto tickets sold in Atlanta, San Jose

Early reports Tuesday said that a winning ticket in the $636 million drawing had been sold in California. Lottery officials confirmed a second winner was sold in Atlanta.

Stephens’ 5 picks help Shock move to 5-0

SAN JOSE, Calif. – Paul Stephens set an Arena Football League record with five interceptions and Erik Meyer tossed eight touchdown passes to lead Spokane past San Jose 69-47 Friday …

Shock suffer their worst defeat; Rowley reportedly to return

With 12 banners, including three for league championships, hanging on the Arena wall, the Spokane Shock have achieved numerous milestones since their inception in 2006. On Friday, in front of …

Shock motivated to turn the table on San Jose in second meeting of 2011

After a big win with playoff implications last week in the first outdoor game in Arena Football League history, Spokane goes back inside tonight searching for another big win with …

San Jose blows out Spokane Shock in season opener

SAN JOSE, Calif. – The defending ArenaBowl champion Spokane Shock opened the 2011 Arena Football League season with a blowout road loss. San Jose, behind veteran quarterback Mark Grieb’s six …

Horizon adding San Jose flights

New Horizon Air service will connect Spokane directly to the Silicon Valley for the first time, Spokane International Airport officials said Wednesday. The twice-daily flights to San Jose, which will …