News

What’s my horoscope for today? February 21, 2024 astrological predictions for your star sign

Here’s what the stars have in store (Picture: Metro.co.uk) Pisces season is now well underway, prompting introspection and creativity across the zodiac. Today, Leo is firing on all cylinders spiritually and Capricorn is primed for learning new skills. However, Aquarius may find it hard to get going on projects, while Gemini could be feeling vulnerable. […]

Culture

Letters: No on Prop. 1 | Rural service | Critical redundancy | Gaza security | Reject Trump | Owners’ responsibility

Submit your letter to the editor via this form. Read more Letters to the Editor. Vote no on pricey Prop. 1 Re: “Newsom’s Prop. 1 for mental health deserves support” (Page A8, Feb. 18). Sunday’s Mercury News editorial  advocates for Proposition 1: “Proposition 1 is pricey. It’s complex. It’s a bold but imperfect approach to […]

Culture

San Jose police officer cleared of criminal wrongdoing in March 2023 shooting, his fourth in as many years

A San Jose police sniper was justified in killing a machete-wielding man who broke into a house last year and threatened to cut the heads off a mother and her two children, the Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office announced Tuesday. Officer Edward Carboni “made a reasonable tactical decision” when he fired seven shots through […]