Wind-Whipped Wildfire in Big Sur Shuts Hwy 1, Forces EvacuationsHighway 1 in Monterey County was closed just south of Carmel late Friday evening due to a fast-moving brush fire fanned by high winds, causing flames to jump the roadway, prompting evacuations in the Palo Colorado region just north of Big Sur.
Review: 2020 Decision to Defend Central Coast Fire Station Nearly Cost LivesA firefighting crew’s decision to stay and defend its beloved station on California’s central coast nearly cost the lives of 14 firefighters who were overrun by flames, according to a report released Friday by an organization that promotes firefighter safety.
Intel to Build $20 Billion Fabrication Facility in Midwest to Ease Chip ShortageSilicon Valley chipmaker Intel said Friday it will invest $20 billion to build a new factory in Ohio, an attempt to help alleviate a global shortage, signaling the company’s commitment to manufacturing crucial technology products in the U.S.
Santa Clara County Officials Unveil Plan To Hand Out Free COVID At-Home Antigen Tests; Here's How To Sign UpSanta Clara County officials unveiled a plan Friday to provide a limited number of free at-home antigen tests to local residents amid the surging demand for COVID testing.
San Jose Police Chief Details Fatal Shootout With Wanted Felon Following Attempted CarjackingsSan Jose police on Friday released new information about an armed, wanted felon that attempted two carjackings before being killed in a shootout with officers Wednesday night.
Man Arrested In Package Thefts In Santa Clara NeighborhoodSanta Clara Police arrested a man after officers said he was spotted taking packages outside several homes on Tuesday.
Big Rig Driver Arrested After Santa Cruz Hit-And-Run; Highway 1 Pursuit A Southern California big rig driver was arrested Thursday night after a hit-and-run accident in Santa Cruz and a CHP pursuit on Highway 1, authorities said.
Families Anxiously Await COVID Vaccinations For Toddlers As Joseph Sanchez watched his 15-months-old son go down a slide at a Willow Glenn neighborhood playground, he tries not to think of the constant danger the youngster faces from the coronavirus.
Astronomers Atop Mount Hamilton Join Battle Against Digital Billboards Going Up In San JoseAs San Jose revisits the issue of digital billboards, astronomers at Lick Observatory concerned about light pollution are now weighing in.
Redwood Seedlings Planted in Fire-Scarred Santa Cruz MountainsA local non-profit is teaming up with Cal Fire to rehabilitate wide swaths of the burn scar from the CZU Complex Fire in the Santa Cruz Mountains.
COVID: San Jose Children's Discovery Museum Announces Upcoming Family Vaccination ClinicsSan Jose's Children's Discovery Museum and the Santa Clara County Public Health Department will host another vaccination clinic Sunday for eligible children and their families.