Six injured when car jumps curb in Palo Alto
Police in the San Francisco Bay Areacity of Palo Alto say six people wereinjured, one critically, when a car jumped a curb outside a cafe.The Palo Alto police accident recon-struction team was at the sceneThursday afternoon. Police said in aTweet that the car’s elderly driverappeared to have accidentally drivenonto the curb, striking ﬁve pedestri-ans.Four of the pedestrians and the driversuffered minor injuries. But police sayone pedestrian was critically injured.Acall to police was not immediatelyreturned.
Report:Secrecy enveloped Bay Bridge construction
SACRAMENTO — ASenate reportﬁnds senior ofﬁcials overseeing con-struction of the $6.5 billion easternspan of the San Francisco Bay Bridgedeliberately brushed off concernsabout ﬂawed work and there was a pat-tern of secrecy on the project. The 64-page report released Thursdaywas commissioned by the SenateCommittee on Transportation andHousing in the wake of numerousreports of construction flaws, costoverruns and delays. It came the same day a separatereview by an independent panel of engineers found the engineering anddesign work met safety standards. Caltrans Director MalcolmDougherty calls the Senate reportﬂawed. But he acknowledges that theprocess was too secretive and says thedepartment is making changes. The Senate report also says Caltransofﬁcials knowingly accepted poten-tially hazardous welding work by aChinese ﬁrm.
Oakland Zoo animals enjoy fruit after truck crash
Animals at the Oakland Zoo weretreated to a buffet of tropical fruit aftera truck spilled its shipment on a free-way. About 13,000 pounds of plantainsand jackfruit were donated to the zooWednesday after the fruit truck over-turned on Interstate 580. Nobody washurt.Bears, giraffes and elephants dinedon the treats, though zookeepers saysome of the animals initially were hes-itant to taste the unusual fruits. Zoological manager Darren Miniersaid only fruit in good condition with-out major bruising, broken skin orinsects would be fed to the animals. The newspaper reports the AlamedaCounty Food Bank received about35,000 pounds of fruit, as well. The fruit spilled after the truck col-lided with a pickup early Monday inthe Altamont Pass.
Cal State to pay $2.5 million over student death
SAN BERNARDINO — TheCalifornia State University systemwill pay $2.5 million to the family of a mentally ill man who was shot todeath in a struggle with San Bernardinocampus police.Lawyers for the parents of Bartholomew Williams announcedThursday that Cal State trustees agreedto settle a federal wrongful death suit.The university denied any fault or lia-bility.The settlement also calls for campuspolice to undergo crisis interventiontraining.Williams, who had bipolar disorder,was shot ﬁve times during a confronta-tion in 2012.
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Rapper Chuck D is54.
This Day in HistoryThought for the Day
An uprising broke out in Warsaw,Poland, against Nazi occupation; therevolt lasted two months before col-lapsing.
“Middle age snuffs out more talent than ever wars or sudden deaths do.”
— Richard Hughes,Welsh author and dramatist (1900-1976)
Rock singer Joe Elliott is 55.Rapper Coolio is51.
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Media personality and Tennis Channel host Andrew Krasny introduces competitor and 2012 World Tennis Champion VictoriaAzarenka to guests at the Bank of the West Classic Tennis Tournament on July 30 at the Taube Family Tennis Center at StanfordUniversity.The Classic,in its 44th year,is the longest-running women-only tennis tournament in the world.Stanford Universityhas hosted the Classic since 1997.
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Britain’s Queen Anne died at age 49; she was suc-ceeded by George I.
, Colorado was admitted as the 38th state.
, the U.S. Army Signal Corps established an aero-nautical division, the forerunner of the U.S. Air Force.
, the Joyce Kilmer poem “Trees” was ﬁrst pub-lished in “Poetry: AMagazine of Verse.”
, Germany declared war on Russia at the onset of World War I.
the Olympics opened in Berlin with a ceremonypresided over by Adolf Hitler.
, rioting broke out in New York City’s Harlemneighborhood after a false rumor spread that a police ofﬁcerhad shot and killed a black U.S. Army soldier who in fact hadonly been wounded; six people were killed in the violence.
, the United States and Canada agreed to create theNorth American Air Defense Command (NORAD).
, Charles Joseph Whitman, 25, went on a shootingrampage at the University of Texas in Austin, killing 14people. Whitman, who had also slain his wife and motherhours earlier, was gunned down by police.
, the Concert for Bangladesh, organized by GeorgeHarrison and Ravi Shankar, took place at New York’sMadison Square Garden.
the rock music video channel MTVmade itsdebut.
the eight-lane Interstate 35Wbridge, a majorMinneapolis artery, collapsed into the Mississippi Riverduring evening rush hour, killing 13 people.
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: The federal government warned of possibleal-Qaida terrorist attacks against speciﬁc ﬁnancial institu-tions in New York City, Washington and Newark, NewJersey. Asupermarket ﬁre on the outskirts of Asuncion,Paraguay, killed more than 400 people.
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Actor-director Geoffrey Holder is 84. Singer Ramblin’JackElliott is 83. Former Sen. Alfonse D’Amato is 77. ActorGiancarlo Giannini is 72. Basketball Hall of Fame coach RoyWilliams is 64. Blues singer-musician Robert Cray is 61.Singer Michael Penn is 56. Rock singer-musician SuziGardner (L7) is 54. Actor Jesse Borrego is 52. Actor DemianBichir is 51. Actor John Carroll Lynch is 51. Rock singerAdam Duritz (Counting Crows) is 50. Movie director SamMendes is 49. Country singer George Ducas is 48. Countrymusician Charlie Kelley is 46. Actress Jennifer Gareis is 44.Actor Charles Malik Whitﬁeld is 42.
The Daily Derby race winners are Solid Gold,No.10,in ﬁrst place;California,No.5,in second place;and Eureka,No.7,in third place.The race timewas clocked at 1:45.03.
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