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.
UC Berkeley Scientists Develop Smartphone App To Aid Quake-Warning SystemEarth scientists at Cal want to turn thousands of people's cellphones into earthquake early-warning sensors.
Santa Clara Police Add Emergency Dispatch Center In Levi's Stadium For Super Bowl 50As the lead emergency services agency for Super Bowl 50, the Santa Clara police department is gearing up for a super surge of 911 calls.
Video Shows Explosion That Injured Worker At San Jose Valley Medical Center Construction SiteDramatic video just released shows an explosion in a steam pipe vault that injured a worker at the Valley Medical Center in San Jose and is highlighting a dispute between the county and the general contractor.
Bat-Wielding 13-Year-Old Called Hero For Foiling Burglar Who Walked Into Antioch HomePolice arrested a man after he allegedly entered a home Monday morning but fled when three kids and a dog inside the home startled him.
San Jose City Councilmember Targets Neighborhood Bar Over Crime ComplaintsA San Jose city councilman is looking at new enforcement actions against a neighborhood bar which neighbors claim is a magnet for criminal activity.