San Jose

Best Bay Area burger? The winner is…

Campbell’s Brown Chicken Brown Cow and Super Duper, which has locations in Los Gatos, Santa Clara and San Francisco.<p>Yes, we’re calling a tie.<p>Brown …

San Francisco Bay Area

Alum Rock stages second leadership coup within 3 months

Staging its second coup of the year, the Alum Rock school board deposed President Esau Ruiz Herrera Thursday and replaced him with political opponent …

Santa Clara

As the housing supply shrinks, San Francisco, San Jose and Oakland are the nation’s three most competitive markets

The supply of homes for sale fell nationally for the 25th consecutive month in October, down 12.2 percent from a year earlier. But it’s the San Jose …

Real Estate

TechShop shuts down nationwide, plans bankruptcy filing

TechShop announced they have closed all 10 of their locations, including its Bay Area locations in San Jose, San Francisco and Redwood City.<p>In a …

Santa Clara

San Jose: Lawsuit filed against police over undercover gay sex stings

SAN JOSE — A notable gay-rights attorney has filed a civil-rights lawsuit against the San Jose Police Department over undercover lewd-conduct stings …

Santa Clara

San Jose Japantown empty lot is bought by builder that plans 520 apartments, retail

SAN JOSE — A large empty lot in San Jose’s Japantown district has been bought by a top-notch residential builder, Shea Properties, which said …

San Francisco Bay Area

Report: Gunfire destroys security camera at San Jose school

SAN JOSE — A security camera at Brooksin Elementary School was destroyed with a gun over Veteran’s Day weekend, according to KGO-TV, this news …

Santa Clara

Del Terra contracts illegal, Alum Rock’s own attorney tells its board

SAN JOSE — Going a step beyond state auditors’ findings, the Alum Rock Union School District’s own attorney has advised that contracts with …

Santa Clara

Internal Affairs: San Jose councilman gets away with racy memo on weed

San Jose City Councilman <b>Lan Diep</b> — yeah, the guy who was sworn in holding his Captain America shield — says government can be fun. Take his two-page …

Santa Clara

Internal Affairs: San Jose set a midnight curfew and then blew it. What happened?

SAN JOSE — Three months after San Jose lawmakers gave themselves a “curfew” to end marathon council meetings, they blew right past it this week.<p>On …

Santa Clara

DA withdraws motion to boot pregnant defense lawyer off case

SAN JOSE — District Attorney Jeff Rosen’s office announced late Wednesday that it was immediately withdrawing a motion to boot a pregnant defense …

Santa Clara

Internal Affairs: Santa Clara wins against San Jose in lawsuit over massive development

SANTA CLARA — In a hard-fought victory for Santa Clara, a judge has cleared the way for City Place, a massive $6.5 billion office and retail …

Santa Clara

It’s Beaujolais Nouveau Day: Where to drink this fun, fruity wine

The first wines of the season will be cracked open today, Nov. 16, and Bay Area Francophiles plan to celebrate the fruity Beaujolais Nouveau along …

San Francisco Bay Area

Panthers begin three-game Western Conference-road trip in San Jose

FOX Sports Florida Craig Minervini and Randy Moeller look ahead at the Florida Panthers upcoming schedule.<p>More FOX Sports Florida Videos

NHL

Tufte course in San Francisco and San Jose

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Edward Tufte

San Jose police make arrests in Eastridge Mall robbery, shooting

SAN JOSE — Police on Wednesday announced the arrests of four men related to an armed robbery and shooting that occurred last spring in broad daylight …

Crime

Three years after Holy Cross inferno, rebirth on the horizon for San Jose church

SAN JOSE — It’s been three years since Holy Cross Church burned in a spectacular and mysterious fire that broke out after Sunday services and ravaged …

Santa Clara

Is there a Black Friday for the Bay Area housing market? Take a guess.

Bay Area homebuyers beware. Among the nation’s 100 largest housing markets, San Francisco, San Jose and Oakland – in that order – are the least …

Real Estate

San Jose woman gets 4½ years in homeless tax return scheme

SAN JOSE — A 71-year-old San Jose woman has been sentenced to 4½ years in prison for stealing and using the identities of homeless people to seek …

Santa Clara

San Jose: Leaders reject proposal to tie rent increases in certain units to inflation

SAN JOSE — Sandra Robles clutched a sign with the words “Housing Justice is Racial Injustice” as she waited to speak out against rent hikes that …

Housing

Vote now: Best Bay Area burger? It’s down to the Top 2

Wow, just wow. We started this bracket-style Bay Area burger showdown because we figured readers would want to weigh in on a common and heated debate …

San Francisco Bay Area

How Google Can Help San Jose Become a Model of Inclusive Urbanism

A new Google campus in San Jose will be a chance for the tech giant to pioneer a more equitable form of urban development—and regain public goodwill.<p>San Jose is blessed with fantastic weather, beautiful natural surroundings, proximity to the world’s most successful companies, and perhaps the most …

Cities

Proposal for homes at Lincoln Glen Church dropped

A developer has dropped a proposal to build nine single-family houses next to Lincoln Glen Church, citing a lack of support from the Willow Glen …

Santa Clara

Big drive afoot to rename Almaden library after Pat Dando

Family and friends of former San Jose vice mayor and District 10 councilwoman Pat Dando are squarely behind a new campaign to rename the Almaden …

Santa Clara

Jail guards file complaint, alleging changes jeopardize their safety

SAN JOSE — The union that represents Santa Clara County jail guards has filed an unfair labor practices complaint, claiming that Sheriff Laurie …

Santa Clara

The best soul singer you never heard of is headed to the Bay Area

Over the past five decades Rick Estrin has performed with many of the nation’s most renowned blues and soul singers, and he doesn’t mince any words …

Music

HOM Korean Kitchen expands to Redwood City

After two successful years in downtown San Jose, HOM Korean Kitchen has branched out to the Peninsula.<p>Owner-chef Konan Pi’s second site is in another …

San Francisco Bay Area

San Jose police adopt more scrutiny on use of force

SAN JOSE — In a groundbreaking move inspired by civilian oversight, the San Jose Police Department is instituting a new policy to increase reviews of …

Santa Clara

South Bay affordable housing projects set to receive funding

SAN JOSE — The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors is poised Tuesday to approve $44.8 million in funding for a half-dozen new housing …

Housing

No Problems as Magnitude 4.7 Earthquake Shakes Near San Jose

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A light earthquake has struck in Northern California and been felt by some people in the surrounding area, but there are no …

Earthquakes