The Santa Clara County medical examiner’s office on Monday released the identities of four homeless men who died over a week’s time due to cold weather exposure in San Jose and Saratoga.
Cold temperatures are expected to continue through Monday and some parts of the Bay Area will hit freezing tonight and Sunday night
Four homeless people have died in Santa Clara County due to exposure to cold weather conditions, the county medical examiner’s office announced Friday.
A dry cold front dropped down from the north Tuesday, which will send overnight low temperatures below freezing in much of the Bay Area for the first time this season.
A non-profit group began offering 275 shelter beds Monday for the homeless during the cold weather season in Santa Clara County, which has one of the highest homeless populations in the country, a spokeswoman said.
Higher-than-normal temperatures over Thanksgiving Day will end this week as a cold snap heading for the Bay Area is expected to blanket the region by mid-week, according to the National Weather Service.
More than 17,500 PG&E customers remained without power in the Bay Area Friday morning as a result of strong winds in the region, a utility spokeswoman said.
Classes have been canceled at Silver Creek High School in San Jose Wednesday because of a power outage, the school announced on its website.
About 1,650 PG&E customers remained without power in the San Jose and Morgan Hill areas due to stormy weather Wednesday morning, according to a PG&E spokeswoman.
The Bay Area was hit by a healthy dose of rain Tuesday, with a wet-weather system bringing much-needed moisture to the region for the first time in two months.