Top San Jose news: Home burglaries drop, total crime rates rise; pastor gives back to homeless; more

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Here's what you need to know about what's happening in San Jose.

3.9 magnitude earthquake hits San Jose area

A 3.9 magnitude earthquake hit the San Jose area on Wednesday night, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

Read the full story on KCRA 3.

Bomb squad detonates suspected device at San Jose apartment complex

Two canisters were discovered in an apartment building’s carport Wednesday night, fire officials said, prompting police to evacuate the building.

Read the full story on The Mercury News.

San Jose: Home burglaries continue sharp drop amid total crime rate rise in 2019

In the five years since San Jose crime — and property crime in particular — took center stage in a contentious mayoral election, the city has seen a sharp drop in home burglaries, even as violent crimes have continued a steady crawl upward.

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New year means pay raise for minimum wage workers across Bay Area

Oakland, San Jose, Sunnyvale and Santa Clara are among the cities where workers can expect a pay raise, thanks to New Year's Day minimum wage increases.

Read the full story on ABC7 News.

Pastor gives back to homeless community in San Jose

Starting off the New Year with pizza. That’s how one homeless encampment was able to celebrate in San Jose on Wednesday, thanks to the kindness of a local pastor.

Read the full story on KRON 4 News.

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