A petition to overturn San Jose's tough regulations on medical marijuana dispensaries won't make it to the November ballot.
The city clerk's office says the petition was turned in on time, but was short by more than 10,000 signatures.
Dave Hodges, who runs the All American Cannabis Club in San Jose says supporters though they had over 75,000 signatures.
But a second look revealed that most of them didn't count.
The petition needed just over 33,000 valid signatures to get on the November Ballot.
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San Jose State University will hold a simulation Friday morning to prepare for having an armed suspect at the Main Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Library. The drill was originally supposed to have taken place in late May. University officials called it off out of respect for the victims of a shooting spree near UC Santa Barbara. Campus police will be in charge of the drill, which will run from 9:30 AM to 1 PM on Friday. Full Story
A huge fatal accident involving a big rig going off the roadway east of Gilroy had traffic in the south Santa Clara County area backed up throughout the night. CHP says a big rig missed a turn on Ferguson Road at Highway 152 at 5:30 p.m. yesterday afternoon, hitting 7 cars and going off the road into a tomato field. The big rig then reportedly caught ablaze, with flames engulfing the entire cab.Full Story
Tesla Motors has halted production at its Fremont assembly plant for the first time for modifications. Tesla says the $100 million reconfiguration of the plant is being done to increase production of the Model S sedan and prepare for the Model X crossover SUV. The goal is to increase production by 25 percent. Vehicle assembly will resume on August 4th. Workers are not being laid off. They will be doing training and maintenance during the retooling period. Full Story