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(L-R) Rep. Mike Honda, Ro Khanna (US House/Khanna Campaign)

KPIX 5 Poll: Dist. 17 Race A Dead Heat Between Incumbent Honda, Fellow Democrat Khanna

If the election were held Monday, the race for California’s 17th Congressional District would be a dead heat between incumbent Mike Honda and challenger Ro Khanna, according to a new poll.

16 hours ago

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.

21 hours ago

west nile virus

West Nile Virus Cases Grow; State’s Record Drought Likely A Factor

This year is shaping up to be one of the worst for West Nile virus since 2005, both here in the Bay Area and across the state. Public health officials are attempting to figure out why but climate change and drought are likely factors.

10/20/2014

Person of Interest

Mountain View Police Release Surveillance Video Showing Person Of Interest In Commercial Burglary

Mountain View police have released video footage of person of interest in a burglary of a downtown business last Sunday.

10/19/2014

Retired U.S. Navy Pilot Craig Hunt was killed while piloting an air tanker in a firefight in Yosemite National Park. (Source: Sarah Hunt-Lauterbach)

Memorial Service For Air Tanker Pilot Who Died Fighting Yosemite Fire To Be Held Tuesday

A memorial service for the air tanker pilot who died battling a wildfire in Yosemite last week will be held Tuesday in San Jose, Cal Fire officials said.

10/18/2014

Seattle Sounders FC v San Jose Earthquakes (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Not Enough Hotels Near Santa Clara’s Levi’s Stadium As Occupancy And Rates Soar

49er games and other events at Levi’s Stadium have resulted in an occupancy boom with September being marked as a banner month for eight of the stadium’s surrounding hotels.

10/17/2014

Image from YouTube video of a brawl inside a Levi's Stadium restroom, October 5, 2014. (Alex C/YouTube)

Santa Clara Police Urging More Witnesses To Come Forward In Levi’s Stadium Assault Caught On Camera

SANTA CLARA (CBS SF) — Santa Clara police were asking for more witnesses to come forward following a brutal fistfight earlier this month inside a crowded restroom at Levi’s Stadium that left one victim paralyzed, a […]

10/16/2014

Colin Kaepernick was fined $10,000 for wearing pink 'Beats By Dre' headphones after a game. (CBS)

will.i.am Calls NFL Sponsor Rules ‘Weird’ After Kaepernick Fined $10K For Wearing Beats Headphones

Performer will.i.am was an early investor in Beats By Dre — the same headphones that got 49ers Quarterback Colin Kaepernick in trouble with the NFL.

10/16/2014

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

(Matt Bigler/CBS)

Police Say OnStar Mistakes Delayed Rescue Of Woman Trapped In San Jose Ravine For 19 Hours

The family of a woman rescued 19 hours after she drove into a ravine in the East San Jose foothills afternoon thanked rescuers for finding her. Meanwhile, questions are being raised about the OnStar system in the woman’s car after it led crews to the wrong locations.

10/14/2014

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