San Jose Mercury News

2013 Super Bowl

Diehard 49ers fan duped out of Super Bowl tickets gets last laugh

HAYWARD, Calif. (AP) – A diehard San Francisco 49ers fan is going to the Super Bowl after she was duped out of thousands of dollars in an online ticket scam.

01/30/2013

Lawrence Livermore Laboratory's logo (AP Photo)

Scientists work on snakeskin-like bio-warfare suit

LIVERMORE, Calif. (AP) — Scientists are designing a snakeskin-like protective suit that would shield its wearers against a chemical or biological attack. Lawrence Livermore Laboratory scientists call it the “Second Skin.”

01/28/2013

No child left behind

Calif. fails to win ‘No Child Left Behind’ waiver

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — California has lost a bid to avoid requirements of the No Child Left Behind law. The San Jose Mercury News says the state was notified last Friday that its request for a waiver had been denied.

12/26/2012

Dogs alert sleeping man to fire, but 1 dog dies

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) – Four dogs woke a sleeping man who escaped with his life as flames roared through a Northern California fourplex. The man ran downstairs with three dogs on his heels, but […]

11/02/2012

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