The Mercury News

The Mercury News Online (2006-Current Issues)

Get full access to today’s local newspaper through the online version of The Mercury News. Headlines are updated throughout the day and readers may enjoy local, national, and world news. Read the latest articles about business, technology, sports, etc. or review editorials, obituaries, and much more.

Full-text articles including articles from the Associated Press may be available as far back as 2006.

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Please Note: The Mercury News requires users to be 18 or older. The Mercury News asks users under the age of 18 to obtain parental or legal guardian consent to The Mercury News Terms of Use and The Mercury News Privacy Policy. By following the link above to access The Mercury News, you certify that you are 18 or older, and that if you are under the age of 18 years, that you have obtained the consent of your parent or legal guardian to the The Mercury News Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

The Mercury News (1985-Recent)

Updated daily, this online version of The Mercury News includes full-text articles on local news as well as obituaries, editorials, announcements, sports, and real estate.

The Mercury News Historical Archive (1886-1922)

Find full-text articles on local news, issues, events, people, and much more from archived issues of the The San Jose Mercury News and it's Evening News edition.

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