Campgrounds were evacuated near a Central California wildfire that has chewed through more than 2 square miles of dry timber in Sierra National Forest, one of several blazes burning across the state on Monday.
San Jose’s Piedmont Hills High School was shutdown Friday morning when the San Jose Police Department responded to a call that a body was discovered in a campus swimming pool.
Elected and appointed officials on Wednesday celebrated the final installment of more than $760 million in state money for a planned 10-mile extension of BART to north San Jose, which is scheduled to be completed in 2018.
Residents were told to shelter in place in a San Jose neighborhood where a broken gas line was reported Wednesday morning, authorities said.
Passenger service is now expected to start in 2017, a year earlier than previously scheduled.
A fire burned at two homes in San Jose’s Berryessa neighborhood Wednesday afternoon, prompting a 4-alarm response from the San Jose Fire Department.
But, the hard-hit construction industry could soon be seeing some better times, following the awarding of more than $1 billion in contracts for the BART to San Jose project.
Indicating that they know the way to San Jose, BART directors have unanimously approved a $299 million contract for the completion of the long-awaited Warm Springs extension in the southern part of Fremont.
The first leg of the BART to San Jose project has qualified for federal funding from the Federal Transit Administration.