Jakob Rodgers, San Jose Mercury News

Jakob Rodgers

San Jose Mercury News

San Jose, CA, United States

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Recent:
  • San Jose Mercury News
  • East Bay Times
  • LakeCountyRecordBee
  • Vallejo Times-Herald
  • Monterey Herald
  • Santa Cruz Sentinel
Past:
  • Marin IJ
  • ChicoER
  • O.C. Register
  • The Daily Democrat
  • Vacaville Reporter
  • Mercury-Register
  • L.A. Daily News
  • Kaiser Health News
  • The Gazette
  • The Cannabist

Recent articles by Jakob:

Man, 22, killed when Tesla vehicle careens off roadway south of San Jose

The crash happened at about 3:40 p.m. when the 2023 Tesla they were in barreled off of San Felipe Road near Metcalf Road, south of San Jose, authorities said. → Read More

Man killed after motorcycle hits guardrail near Crockett

The man was riding a Ducati motorcycle south on Crockett Boulevard near Cummings Skyway when he hit the guardrail, authorities said. → Read More

Thanksgiving Day meals make holiday season brighter in Bay Area

On a day when many reflect on what they have, CityTeam ministries in San Jose, Two Star Market in Oakland provide free Thanksgiving Day meals for members of the community. → Read More

Eighteen people injured during crashes inside Bay Bridge tunnel

The crashes happened at about 12:40 p.m. on Interstate 80, closing multiple lanes and snarling Thanksgiving Day traffic, authorities said. → Read More

‘What Thanksgiving’s about’: Thousands trot across Oakland for charity

Thousands of people galloped around the Bay Area on Thursday morning for pre-Thanksgiving meal running events, including in Oakland, San Francisco, San Jose and Walnut Creek. → Read More

Fight in San Carlos leaves man hospitalized with multiple stab wounds

The incident happened at about 1:10 a.m. Thursday when a fight broke out on the 600 block of El Camino Real in San Carlos, authorities said. → Read More

Fremont police asking for help finding at-risk man

Eleandrei Palisoc, 19, was last seen boarding the train at about 10:45 a.m. Wednesday at the Fremont Station, the police department reported. → Read More

One person dead after truck hits tree in Bethel Island

A person died early Sunday morning when a truck slammed into a tree in Bethel Island, according to the California Highway Patrol. The single-vehicle crash happened at about 2:10 a.m. when a Toyota … → Read More

Missing El Cerrito girl found, father arrested after nearly week-long disappearance

The girl had been missing since Tuesday after her father refused to return the child to her biological mother following a visitation session, authorities said. → Read More

‘Never seen this number before’: Concealed carry weapons applications spike in East Bay

A backlog of about 1,500 applications exists in Alameda County and more than 1,000 people are waiting for their applications to be processed in neighboring Contra Costa County. → Read More

David DePape, accused attacker of Nancy Pelosi’s husband, makes first appearance in federal court

If convicted, the federal charges could leave him imprisoned for up to 30 years on one count and up to 20 years on another. → Read More

David DePape, accused attacker of Nancy Pelosi’s husband, makes first appearance in federal court

If convicted, the federal charges could leave him imprisoned for up to 30 years on one count and up to 20 years on another. → Read More

‘It’s extremely sad’: Mother and adult son killed in Walnut Creek townhouse fire

A fire official said that “discarded smoking material” appeared to provide an origin for the flames, and that an oxygen tank nearby had contributed to the spread of the blaze. → Read More

Two people killed in townhouse fire in Walnut Creek

The fire appears to have ignited shortly before 6:30 a.m. in a set of two-story buildings at the Countrywood Townhomes in Walnut Creek. → Read More

Up to 48,000 University of California academic workers plan to go on strike Monday

The move could shut down classes and halt research projects as researchers and student employees seek better pay and benefits. → Read More

Man accused of attacking Nancy Pelosi’s husband indicted on federal charges

David DePape, 42, faces up to 30 years in prison on one federal charge and up to 20 years on another in the Oct. 28 attack. → Read More

Man accused of attacking Nancy Pelosi’s husband indicted on federal charges

David DePape, 42, faces up to 30 years in prison on one federal charge and up to 20 years on another in the Oct. 28 attack. → Read More

‘Just slow and steady’: No early issues reported on rainy Election Day in Bay Area

Voting and ballot counting appeared to be going smoothly across the Bay Area on an otherwise rainy, overcast Election Day. → Read More

San Jose: Vehicle collision at Mineta airport causes weekend power outage

A power outage at the Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport on Saturday night that left passengers stuck on taxiways and unable to board their planes appears to have been caused by a vehicle that hit a nearby power pole. → Read More

San Jose: Vehicle collision at Mineta airport causes weekend power outage

A power outage at the Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport on Saturday night that left passengers stuck on taxiways and unable to board their planes appears to have been caused by a vehicle that hit a nearby power pole. → Read More