Matt Bigler

(Chris Enright/Wikimedia Commons)

Caltrain’s Electrification Could Dramatically Reshape Palo Alto’s Land Parcels

Caltrain wants to separate its train tracks from roadways, cars, pedestrians and cyclists as part of its electrification process, but the Mayor of Palo Alto says that would require some drastic land acquirement.

10/22/2014

(CBS SF)

Fire Crews In Gilroy Fight Massive 3-Alarm Pallet Fire

Three separate fire departments battled a three-alarm fire at a pallet yard in Gilroy Wednesday morning.

10/22/2014

California Gov. Jerry Brown (Max Whittaker/Getty Images)

Stanford Water Policy Forum Draws Facebook COO; Keynote Speech From Gov. Brown

California’s water shortages are drawing the attention of Silicon Valley and Governor Jerry Brown who gave a keynote speech at Stanford’s New Directions For U.S. Water Policy forum.

10/20/2014

NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View (NASA)

NASA Ames Research Center Holds Open House In Mountain View For 75th Anniversary

A water-cooled wind tunnel is just one of the facilities that will be on display Saturday at NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View for their 75th anniversary.

10/15/2014

Artist rendering of a California High-Speed Rail trail. (CA High-Speed Rail Authority)

California Supreme Court Won’t Hear Bullet Train Appeal Case; Project To Move Forward

The California Supreme Court has decided not to consider the appeal of a case brought by opponents of the state’s bullet train project, clearing the way for planning to proceed.

10/15/2014

(Matt Bigler/CBS)

Officer Uses iPad To Find Woman Trapped Inside Car Overnight In San Jose Ravine

A rescue is underway Tuesday morning along Mount Hamliton Road in San Jose for a woman who became trapped inside a car that drove over an embankment and into a ravine Monday afternoon, authorities said.

10/14/2014

Police on the scene of a fatal hit and run on McKee Road in San Jose on October 13, 2014. (CBS)

Woman Killed In Hit-And-Run Collision In East San Jose, Driver In SUV Sought

A pedestrian was killed in a hit-and-run collision with a car in east San Jose Monday night, a police spokesman said.

10/13/2014

Scene of a fatal car collision  in Palo Alto where a teen was arrested for suspicion of DUI. (photo credit: Matt Bigler)

Teen Driver Arrested, Suspected of DUI After Pedestrian Fatally Struck In Palo Alto

A man in his late teens was arrested Monday after police say he was driving under the influence when he fatally struck a pedestrian with his car in Palo Alto.

10/13/2014

The logo of mobile app 'Snapchat' is displayed on a tablet on January 2, 2014 in Paris. Hackers broke into Snapchat, the hugely popular mobile app, accessing the phone numbers and usernames of 4.6 million users and publishing them online, tech news website TechCrunch has announced. AFP PHOTO / LIONEL BONAVENTURE (Photo credit should read LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP/Getty Images)

Hackers Release 13 Gigabytes Of ‘Deleted’ Snapchat Photos

Many Snapchat users are nervously waiting for the other shoe to drop as hackers released hundreds of thousands of photos on Sunday that they thought were deleted, some of which are of nude minors.

10/13/2014

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Menlo Park Fire District Considers Using Firefighting Drone

The Menlo Park Fire Protection District is considering purchasing a $2,000 quadcopter drone to help fight fires.

10/07/2014

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