Latest Plane Crash Near San Jose Reid-Hillview Airport Renews Calls For Its ClosureA small plane crash into a San Jose home is the latest incident at a local airfield where neighborhood residents say it is a tragedy waiting to happen.
Majority Of Towed Vehicles In San Jose Abandoned By OwnersThe vast majority of cars towed away off the streets of San Jose are never claimed by their owners because it's too expensive to retrieve them, and workable solutions don't appear close at hand.
San Jose Rethinking Towing Industry Practices As Abandoned Vehicles Pile UpThere is a push to reassess the process of towing cars in San Jose in order to reduce the number of abandoned vehicles in the city's tow yards.
Defense Department Creates Program To Tap Silicon Valley TalentFrom drones to artificial intelligence, commercial technology is racing ahead of what the U.S. military has to offer. Now the Pentagon is turning to Silicon Valley for help.
Stanford Shows How Fiber Optics Might Enable Global Quake-Warning NetworkA web of fiber optic cables beneath the Stanford University campus is doing more than transferring data -- it's part of an earthquake monitoring network that may help scientists implement a quake early-warning system.
San Jose $50,000 Effort To Curtail Illegal Fireworks A DudThe City of San Jose spent tens of thousands of dollars to try and curtail the use of illegal fireworks on the Fourth of July. It didn't work.
Deadly Water Mold Threatens California Native PlantsBay Area nurseries are making progress defending against a deadly mold called Phytophthora but their efforts aren't coming cheap.
Pedestrian Crossing Signs Added To San Jose Street Where Crosswalk RemovedPedestrians along a portion of a busy San Jose street, which lost a much-needed crosswalk after it was re-paved, are confused over the addition of crossing signs even though there is still no crosswalk.
Sea Lettuce Algae Bloom Blankets Monterey Beaches"Ew!" is not usually an exclamation you hear when you're at the beach. But in Monterey recently, it has become a common occurrence.
Gun-Control Advocates Hold Sit-In At Fox Theatre In Redwood CityAdvocates of stricter gun-control laws held a sit-in on Monday, right across from a Fourth of July festival in Redwood City.
Tiny Plastic Pellets Posing Environmental Hazard On Bay Area BeachesTiny plastic pellets are washing ashore on beaches across Bay Area coastlines in increasing numbers, creating a major hazard for sea life according to one group of concerned environmentalists.
Monterey Sand Mine Targeted For Closure Over Beach Erosion ConcernsThe California Coastal Commission wants the a 100-year-old sand mine shut down over environmental concerns such as beach erosion.