San Jose

Search suspended for San Jose man killed in skydiving accident

SAN JOSE — Authorities have suspended their search for Tyler Nii, a tennis coach at Archbishop Mitty High School who died in a recent skydiving …

Santa Clara

San Jose: High-end car dealer sentenced for tax evasion

SAN JOSE — A former high-end used car dealer has been sentenced to three years in prison for failing to pay more than $400,000 in sales taxes, …

Santa Clara

San Jose: Fallen CHP officer remembered at vigil

SAN JOSE — Dozens gathered in front of City Hall on Monday night to pay tribute to rookie CHP Officer Andrew Camilleri Sr., who was killed Christmas …

Santa Clara

Milpitas robbery suspect was behind San Jose hotel standoff, police say

SAN JOSE — A man wanted in an armed home robbery in Milpitas earlier this month was behind the 34-hour police standoff at a South San Jose hotel that …

Crime

Reform-inspired jail oversight, building plan approved in Santa Clara County

SAN JOSE — The memory of Michael Tyree, a mentally ill Santa Clara County inmate infamously murdered at the hands of correctional deputies three …

Santa Clara

San Jose: Youth pastor arrested for allegedly sending sexual images to teen girl

SAN JOSE — A San Jose youth pastor was arrested last week on suspicion of sending sexually explicit images of himself to a 13-year-old girl who was …

Crime

Women in brewing form ‘Curious Friendships’ for Planned Parenthood benefit

It could be argued that Cassie Tencate has beer in her bloodline.<p>“My uncle was a craft brewer before I was born,” she says. “I grew up in the kitchen …

San Francisco Bay Area

‘Big storm system,’ relatively speaking, heading to Bay Area on Wednesday

By winter standards, it’s not much, but when Monday’s drizzle turns to more rain in the Bay Area and snow in the Sierra on Wednesday, the stronger …

Santa Clara

Ask for a glass of milk, get a surprise restaurant dish (free)

The folks at ChefsFeed and Got Milk? have teamed up for a fun mystery promotion.<p>Through Jan. 30, diners who ask a glass of milk — it’s free — at one …

San Francisco Bay Area

Police respond to suspect who took hostage at South San Jose hotel

SAN JOSE — Police responded to a South San Jose hotel after a suspect took someone hostage in a room Sunday afternoon, according to an ABC7 …

Santa Clara

Tale of boldy defying bunny segregation comes to San Jose stage

It’s hard to spend much time on social media nowadays without stumbling across small but loud pockets of outrage about the perceived political agenda …

Santa Clara

San Jose: Man shot to death near Cottle Road shopping center

SAN JOSE — A man was found shot to death outside an upscale apartment complex off Cottle Road on Sunday night, marking the city’s second homicide of …

Santa Clara

Mercado Nacional de Artesanias (San Jose) - All You Need to Know Before You Go

Mercado Nacional de Artesanias, San Jose: See 502 reviews, articles, and 121 photos of Mercado Nacional de Artesanias, ranked No.15 on TripAdvisor …

Travel

San Jose: CHP officer hurt in crash caused by suspected drunken driver

SAN JOSE — A California Highway Patrol officer escaped serious injury Friday night when he was hit by a car and thrown down an embankment as a result …

Santa Clara

Bay Area housing: And you thought you were already depressed

Happy New Year. The perfect real estate storm is upon us.<p>Just consider the latest predictions and pronouncements about the Bay Area market. If you …

Real Estate

After public outcry, Iris Chang Park won’t house well for Microsoft project

SAN JOSE — Following pushback from members of the community, San Jose city officials said this week that the Iris Chang Park site is no longer being …

Santa Clara

Meriwest to Debut Sharks Debit Card in 2018

<b>SAN JOSE -</b> The San Jose Sharks (@SanJoseSharks) announced today that corporate partner Meriwest Credit Union will debut a San Jose Sharks debit card …

Ice Hockey

How San Jose can build housing our children can afford

<i>“If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail!” ― Benjamin Franklin</i><p>The Silicon Valley Dream has become a housing nightmare for too many of our …

Housing

‘America’s Got Talent’ auditions next round of wanna-be stars

Gene Lemos, of Eureka, works on his Gene Simmons act before auditioning for NBC's America's Got Talent television show held at the San Jose McEnery …

Santa Clara

Los Gatos: Police hunting for bank robbery suspect

Los Gatos-Monte Sereno police are asking for the public’s help identifying a suspect in the Jan. 8 robbery of the U.S. Bank at 127 N. Santa Cruz …

Santa Clara

Charter schools: Elementary, middle schools headed to San Jose

SACRAMENTO — Two novel charter schools are headed for San Jose this year, after the California Board of Education on Friday overruled two local …

Education

Young Sharks fan had open heart surgery in April; Friday, he skated with his idols

SAN JOSE — Hayden Bradley was inside the Sharks’ dressing room Friday afternoon — clutching the teal jersey that had the number ‘1’ and his last name …

San Jose Sharks

San Jose gang members killed young dad in cold blood, jury finds

Four years after a young dad made the fatal mistake of trusting he could look for a parking spot in East San Jose without risking his life, the two …

Crime

Bay Area shut out of Amazon’s HQ2 finalists

SEATTLE — Coming soon to a city not near you, Amazon’s second corporate headquarters.<p>The Bay Area struck out Thursday when Seattle-based Amazon …

Santa Clara

Police untangle Lotto burglaries from San Jose to Gold Country

SAN JOSE — A group of six men who crashed into the front gates of Travis Air Force Base while fleeing police last month has been tied to scores of …

Crime

Transit village: An alternative to traffic-choked commutes is rising in Silicon Valley

Ralph Borelli, a veteran Bay Area realty executive, believes development in traffic-choked Silicon Valley must include transit villages — communities …

San Francisco Bay Area

San Jose: Sheriff’s deputies rescue troubled woman from ledge

SAN JOSE — Deputies with the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office are being hailed as heroes for talking a troubled woman out of jumping from a ledge …

Santa Clara

School closures: 4 South San Jose campuses named

SAN JOSE — After desperate angling by parents and teachers to spare their schools, an Oak Grove School District committee has confirmed what it …

Education

Willow Glen: Police shooting of man who killed ex’s parents deemed lawful

SAN JOSE — Prosecutors say a San Jose police sniper was justified when he fatally shot a mentally ill man who killed his ex-girlfriend’s parents at …

Policing

Map: ‘Lucky Lotto Bandits’ burglaries

SAN JOSE — A group of six men dubbed by authorities as the “Lucky Lotto Bandits” has been tied to more than 30 burglaries of gas stations and …

Santa Clara