Santa Clara County

Sunnyvale man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder of wife

SUNNYVALE — A 39-year-old Sunnyvale man suspected of attacking his wife while armed with a gun was arrested Friday and booked into jail on several …

Crime

Opinion: Already California’s gas tax increase is bringing huge improvements to Bay Area roads

Thanks to the passage of Senate Bill 1 last April, new funding to make road safety improvements, fill potholes, make seismic safety improvements to …

Transportation

Opinion: Why can’t Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford offer care for mentally ill kids?

In the United States, suicide is the second-leading cause of death for young people ages 10 to 25. In California, mental illness is the most common …

Health Care

San Jose: Two dead in 3-alarm apartment fire downtown

SAN JOSE — Two people died and two others were hospitalized with serious injuries after a fast-moving fire tore through an apartment unit on the …

San Jose

Men Cited In San Jose Gay Sting Operation Sue Police, City

BREAKING: The men have filed a federal civil lawsuit claiming their constitutional rights were violated.<p>SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA — Five men who claim …

Santa Clara

More Bay Area housing weirdness: Sales increase in some counties despite shrinking supply of homes

The number of homes for sale statewide — and particularly in the Bay Area — remains stubbornly low, according to a new report from the California …

Real Estate

Santa Clara County, East Bay power Bay Area job gains of 7,600 positions

The Bay Area added 7,600 jobs during October, a welcome counterpoint to two months of employment losses in August and September, state labor …

San Francisco Bay Area

Santa Clara County reports its first flu death of the season

A Santa Clara County adult under age 65 is the first flu-related death reported in the county this flu season, public health officials announced …

Public Health

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

Attempt to get new trial by killer of South Bay teen Sierra LaMar blocked

An attempt by the convicted killer of South Bay teenager Sierra LaMar to get a new trial was knocked down by a San Francisco judge, who rejected an …

Crime

Protesters in East Palo Alto Fight the Evictions of Working Families Forced to Live in RVs

The city of East Palo Alto, California, sent a tow truck on Wednesday morning to haul away a dozen RVs in which homeless families have been living. …

Silicon Valley

In diverse Bay Area, racial disparities continue, study says

Its booming tech industry, modern politics and growing economy have established California as a progressive powerhouse with vast opportunities for …

Santa Clara

Mountain View: Thousands meet to discuss Bay Area housing crisis

Thousands of people participated in more than 700 small meetings Wednesday all around the Bay Area to talk about housing problems.<p>The so-called “On …

Housing

DOJ Warns 29 Sanctuary Cities, States that They May Have to Repay Federal Funds

The Department of Justice warned Illinois, Oregon, Vermont and 26 other “sanctuary” jurisdictions Wednesday that in order to receive public safety …

Conservative View

Reborn Los Vaqueros a new haven for fish, wildlife

From the shore of Los Vaqueros Reservoir, one sweep of the eyes will take you across what is emerging as the fastest-rising fish and wildlife …

Fishing

Holiday giving 2017: How you can help

Area food banks and social service agencies are collecting donations to help the needy through the Christmas and New Year’s holidays. Here’s how you …

Palo Alto

California judge says companies must remove pre-1951 lead paint in homes

Paint companies must pay the state for the cost of removing lead paint from the interior surfaces of homes in San Francisco, Alameda, San Mateo and seven other counties, a state appeals court ruled Tuesday.<p>The Sixth District Court of Appeal in San Jose upheld a judge’s ruling that the three …

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 …

San Jose

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When selling your home, one of the first things you need to do is determine value. Real estate agents who are familiar with your market are one of …

Real Estate

San Jose considers lifting ban on recreational weed, allowing current shops to sell and deliver pot - The Cannifornian

SAN JOSE — Faced with a two month deadline before recreational marijuana is legal in California, the Bay Area’s largest city will consider lifting …

Cannabis

San Jose: Woman killed in Highway 101 crash identified

SAN JOSE — The Santa Clara County Coroner’s Office has identified the female passenger who was killed early Sunday in a crash on Highway 101 as …

San Jose

Veterans Day parade marks new and old family traditions

Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War march at the Veterans Day Parade presented by the United Veterans Council of Santa Clara County in downtown …

Veterans

Supervisors considering delivery-only medical marijuana business licensing Tuesday

Marin County's Board of Supervisors Tuesday will consider an ordinance that allows licensing of delivery-only medicinal marijuana businesses.<p>The ordinance requires a retailer to be closed to the public and dispense medicinal marijuana exclusively by delivery.<p>Delivery-only retailers would have to be …

Marin County

San Jose Police to Push Back Against 'Jailing' Guidelines

Santa Clara County's biggest city is about to push back against a controversial new policy.<p>County officials are now asking that police not bring …

San Diego

The 'American Dream' of home ownership appears unattainable in Silicon Valley

- If you have the traditional American dream of owning a home, in Silicon Valley your options in the $500,000 range are dwindling.<p>"It's pretty rare. …

Real Estate

Showers to give Bay Area on-and-off soaking

Light rain falling in the Bay Area Friday should clear out by sunset, forecasters said, just in time to start the weekend.<p>A trough of residual showers from a cold front earlier in the week is passing through, with the entire region expected to average up to a quarter of an inch of rain, said Will …

Santa Clara

Buying a starter home in pricey Silicon Valley isn’t easy, but a new program could help

With housing prices continuing to skyrocket, many traditional buyers of starter homes have been frozen out of the Silicon Valley market.<p>Trying to …

San Francisco Bay Area

Editorial: GOP budget sabotages affordable housing plans amid Bay Area crisis

Just when Bay Area counties, cities and housing advocates thought they had the money to start getting a grip on the region’s affordable housing …

Housing

17-year-old’s nonprofit connects Bay Area students with veterans

PALO ALTO — Like many of her peers, Annie Ma, a 15-year-old sophomore at The Harker School in San Jose appreciated the men and women who served in …

San Jose

How Silicon Valley home prices can keep outpacing income growth - Silicon Valley Business Journal

By Jody Meacham <br>– Reporter, Silicon Valley Business Journal<p>Nov 8, 2017, 2:19pm PST<p>Housing prices have soared throughout Santa Clara County in the …

Real Estate