Saratoga

West Valley College (West Valley College)

West Valley College Campus Reopens After Police Shutdown Over Suspected Gun; Trapped Students Tweet During Lockdown

The campus of West Valley College in Saratoga was closed Wednesday morning because of police suspected someone brought a gun on campus.

06/17/2015

Edgar Covarrubias, an employee and resident of the Walden West Science Camp near Saratoga. (Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office)

2nd Child Claims He Was Molested By South Bay Science Camp Counselor

A second child has come forward, saying he was molested by a former counselor at Walden West Science Camp known as “Papa Bear.”

06/04/2015

Edgar Covarrubias, an employee and resident of the Walden West Science Camp near Saratoga. (Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office)

South Bay Inmate-Work Agreement Terminated Following Science Camp Employee’s Arrest On Child Porn Charges

An inmate work agreement in place for 25 years in Silicon Valley has been terminated following the high-profile arrest of a science-camp supervisor on child pornography charges.

06/02/2015

Edgar Covarrubias, an employee and resident of the Walden West Science Camp near Saratoga. (Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office)

Former South Bay Science Camp Counselor Arrested For Child Porn Facing Additional Charges

A former science camp counselor in Santa Clara County who allegedly possessed hundreds of child pornography photos and videos is facing additional charges, a deputy district attorney said Wednesday.

05/20/2015

Edgar Covarrubias, an employee and resident of the Walden West Science Camp near Saratoga. (Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office)

Reports Of Child Molestation Brings Private Investigator To Popular Camp For South Bay Kids

School leaders in Santa Clara County have hired an outside investigator to look into reports of child molestation at a local environmental camp for kids.

05/18/2015

Edgar Covarrubias, an employee and resident of the Walden West Science Camp near Saratoga. (Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office)

South Bay Children’s Science Camp Employee Accused Of Child Porn Possession

An employee of the Walden West Science Camp in Santa Clara County was arrested by authorities Thursday on suspicion of possessing child pornography.

05/07/2015

Saratoga Apartment Fire

8 Displaced, 1 Injured In 3-Alarm Saratoga Apartment Fire

One person suffered minor burns and eight residents were displaced in a three-alarm apartment fire in Saratoga Sunday morning.

04/19/2015

(USGS)

Magnitude 2.4 Earthquake Rattles The South Bay Near Campbell

The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 2.4 earthquake has struck in the South Bay.

04/16/2015

Audrie Pott (Audrie Pott Foundation)

Settlement Reached In Audrie Pott Wrongful Death Case, Teens Apologize To Family

In court on Friday, two teenagers identified as John B. and John R. admitted their role in the attack, and they apologized for everything that happened after, including the false rumors and the humiliation that Audrie’s parents said drove the teen to suicide.

04/03/2015

(USGS)

South Bay Hit By 2nd Small Quake Monday Morning

South Bay residents report feeling the shake of a second minor earthquake to hit the region Monday morning.

03/23/2015

more