Santa Clara County Supes Consider $100M COVID-19 Small Business Loan ProgramSanta Clara County Supervisors Susan Ellenberg and Joe Simitian are proposing a $100 million loan program that would provide low-interest loans to small businesses negatively impacted by COVID-19.
Guilty Pleas In Santa Clara County Concealed Gun Permit Scandal Two former managers of a Silicon Valley international security firm pleaded guilty Monday to charges related to a bribery scheme to obtain concealed firearms permits.
Update: 2 Dead, 4 Wounded In Friday Night San Jose Restaurant Shooting; Deadly Bay Area Gun Violence Claims 9 Lives Since Wednesday Two men were dead and four other victims hospitalized Friday night after a shooting at San Jose's Nuevo Vallarta Restaurant, authorities said.
Bay Area Election Officials Grapple With Avalanche Of Mail-In Ballots Over 2 Weeks Before Election DayBy the end of this Friday, about 22 million Americans will have already voted, almost two million of those here in California.
COVID Reopening: Despite Getting Green Light, South Bay Theaters Stay ShutteredWhether big-name theater chains or smaller independent movie houses, in the South Bay, box offices remain closed amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Longtime Shark Joe Thornton Signs 1-Year Deal With Maple LeafsThe Toronto Maple Leafs signed 41-year-old forward Joe Thornton to a one-year, $700,000 contract Friday.
Watsonville Man Sought In Murder Of His Wife After Her Body Discovered In Santa CruzA 47-year-old Watsonville man was being sought in the murder of his 24-year-old wife, who was found shot dead inside the couple's vehicle, according to police.
San Jose Police Department Launches Mental Health Crisis Response TeamsThe San Jose Police Department is launching a new unit aimed at de-escalating situations involving people going through a mental health crisis.
Milpitas Murder Suspect Kevin Gitmed Found Dead At Merced County HotelA Gilroy man being sought in the murder of his ex-girlfriend in Milpitas was found dead inside a hotel room in Merced County, police said Thursday.
2 Suspects Sought In Palo Alto Home Burglary, Vehicle Theft SpreePolice in Palo Alto are seeking two people suspected in a crime spree early Monday that involved two home burglaries while people were sleeping inside and a stolen vehicle.
California Wildfire Smoke Exposes Millions to Hazardous PollutionWildfires churned out dense plumes of smoke this summer as they scorched huge swaths of the West Coast, exposing millions of people to hazardous pollution levels, causing emergency room visits to spike, and potentially thousands of deaths among the elderly and infirm.
Oakland Man Convicted Of Targeting Law Enforcement Officers With Mail Bombs; Revenge Was Motive A federal jury has convicted Ross Gordon Laverty of multiple felonies in connection with mailing two explosive devices to homes in Alameda and East Palo Alto, targeting law enforcement officers with the intent to injure or kill his targets.
Measure RR: San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara Voters To Decide On Caltrain FundingWith Caltrain ridership plummeting during the coronavirus pandemic, a sales tax measure on the November ballot could provide a lifeline.
49ers QB Garoppolo Back at Practice but Needs Better O-Line PlayJimmy Garoppolo returned to practice for the San Francisco 49ers Wednesday, a few days after getting pulled at halftime because of a bum ankle and bad performance.
Series Of Small Earthquakes Rattle Monterey County CoastAt least three small earthquakes shook an area of coastal Monterey County Wednesday afternoon, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.