Campbell police were investigating a fire that started early Wednesday morning after finding a body inside a burning storage unit.
One person was killed; three others were injured in three separate shootings that occurred in San Francisco’s Mission District Wednesday night.
The woman, a San Jose resident, was crossing North Jackson Avenue north of Alexian Drive around 6:20 a.m. when a southbound blue 1993 Toyota Tercel struck her, police said. She died at the scene.
The California agency that licenses residential alcohol and drug programs failed to identify life-threatening problems and did not do proper follow up to ensure that those issues were addressed following a fatality, according to a report by the Senate Office of Oversight and Outcomes.
Two boys died after they were swept away in the waters of the Merced River at Yosemite National Park on Wednesday.
A man was struck and killed on the Caltrain tracks in San Jose early Wednesday morning, a Caltrain spokeswoman said.
Police have not identified any suspects or a motive for the killing.
A man was hit by a bus Sunday morning near Alamo Square and died later at San Francisco General Hospital.
Caltrain passengers were warned to expect delays of 30 to 40 minutes Friday after a train struck and killed a person on the tracks in Menlo Park, an agency spokeswoman said.
Authorities suspect road rage is to blame for a fatal crash on westbound Interstate 80 in Richmond that snarled the morning commute.