Bay Area Roads Consistently Mediocre for Nearly a Decade

Bay Area Roads Consistently Mediocre for Nearly a Decade

Bay Area roads have been consistently mediocre for nearly a decade, according to data released today by the Metropolitan Transportation Commission. In a survey that…

Caltrain Delayed After Report of Person Struck Turned Up Nothing

Caltrain Delayed After Report of Person Struck Turned Up Nothing

Caltrain stopped service for about an hour this evening after a report of a person struck by a train near 22nd Street in San Francisco,…

Woman Who Snuck Onto SJ Flight Sentenced to 177 Days in Jail

Woman Who Snuck Onto SJ Flight Sentenced to 177 Days in Jail

A woman who was arrested twice last week after sneaking onto a flight from San Jose to Los Angeles and then returning to Los Angeles…

VTA on Schedule to Open BART Extension to San Jose by 2017

VTA on Schedule to Open BART Extension to San Jose by 2017

The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority’s project extending BART by 10 miles to San Jose will be completed as planned by 2017 despite a judge’s…

Three Bay Area Residents Killed In Isla Vista Mass Slaying

Three Bay Area Residents Killed In Isla Vista Mass Slaying

Two San Jose residents and a Fremont resident have been identified as victims who died on Friday night during a mass killing in Isla Vista…

49ers Cornerback Chris Culliver Arrested After Allegedly Striking Cyclist, Taking Off

49ers Cornerback Chris Culliver Arrested After Allegedly Striking Cyclist, Taking Off

San Jose police arrested San Francisco 49ers cornerback Chris Culliver today after he allegedly fled the scene of a collision with a bicyclist and then…

Court In SF Hears Arguments Against Major League Baseball’s Block Of Oakland A’s Move To San Jose

Court In SF Hears Arguments Against Major League Baseball’s Block Of Oakland A’s Move To San Jose

Arguing that an antitrust exemption for Major League Baseball is “the product of a bygone era,” the city of San Jose asked a federal appeals…

Suspects In Massive Gas Pump Credit Card Info Scam Arrested

Suspects In Massive Gas Pump Credit Card Info Scam Arrested

A mother and her son were arraigned and held on $1 million bail in San Jose today on charges of using “skimming” devices to steal…

Court In SF Fast Tracks Suit Over Oakland A’s Move To San Jose

Court In SF Fast Tracks Suit Over Oakland A’s Move To San Jose

The city of San Jose won its request to a federal appeals court in San Francisco today for a fast-track handling of its lawsuit against…

Dry Days: Unusual Weather System Means Record Low Rainfall For San Francisco

Dry Days: Unusual Weather System Means Record Low Rainfall For San Francisco

Bay Area cities are setting the lowest levels of rainfall in recorded history this year as unusual conditions are blocking moisture from the Pacific Ocean,…

Bay Area’s Homeless Community Struggles To Deal With Frigid Weather

Bay Area’s Homeless Community Struggles To Deal With Frigid Weather

Homeless residents of the Bay Area are continuing to cope with dangerously cold weather that has flooded shelters in recent weeks and led to the…

49ers Linebacker Accused Of Possessing Assault Rifles Pleads Not Guilty

49ers Linebacker Accused Of Possessing Assault Rifles Pleads Not Guilty

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith pleaded not guilty today to three felony counts of possessing an illegal assault weapon in Santa Clara County Superior…

49ers Announce That Troubled Linebacker Is Again Eligible To Play

49ers Announce That Troubled Linebacker Is Again Eligible To Play

The San Francisco 49ers announced today that star linebacker Aldon Smith has been activated and is eligible to play, two days after he posted bail…

Troubled 49ers Linebacker Released On $75,000 Bail

Troubled 49ers Linebacker Released On $75,000 Bail

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith was released on bail Tuesday in San Jose on three felony gun charges after turning himself in to the…

SF Men Leads Cops On Chase From Morgan Hill To San Jose

SF Men Leads Cops On Chase From Morgan Hill To San Jose

Two San Francisco men were arrested Tuesday on suspicion of burglary and other crimes after leading police on a car chase from Morgan Hill to…

Plane Lands On San Jose Street

A small airplane has landed on a street in East San Jose this morning, a fire dispatcher said. Fire crews responded to a report of…

49ers Linebacker Nabbed For Alleged DUI, Suspicion Of Marijuana

49ers Linebacker Nabbed For Alleged DUI, Suspicion Of Marijuana

12:18 PM: San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith was arrested in San Jose this morning on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol and…

Local Hospitals Watching Out For Woman Pretending To Be Nurse

Local Hospitals Watching Out For Woman Pretending To Be Nurse

A woman who impersonated a nurse at a San Jose hospital was arrested on Friday, a Santa Clara County Sheriff’s spokesman said. Crystal Cook, 29…

Garbage-Entangled San Jose Beaver Rescued

A beaver hindered by a plastic strap around its midsection was rescued Tuesday night from a riverbank near downtown San Jose and later released into…

New Prototype “Wearable Robot” Tested For The First Time On Patients Who Cannot Walk

New Prototype “Wearable Robot” Tested For The First Time On Patients Who Cannot Walk

A new robotic walking device tested for the first time today at the Santa Clara Valley Medical Center in San Jose could allow wheelchair using…

San Jose Cop From Sexual Assault Unit Arrested For Online Relationship With Teen

A San Jose police officer has been arrested on suspicion of asking for and possessing sexually explicit photos of a 16-year-old girl he conversed with…

29 Firearms Confiscated From San Jose Man Who Isn’t Allowed To Own Guns

29 Firearms Confiscated From San Jose Man Who Isn’t Allowed To Own Guns

A San Jose man prohibited from having firearms surrendered a cache of 29 pistols and rifles Wednesday, including assault weapons, but was not arrested, a…

San Jose’s Joey “Jaws” Chestnut Triumphs At NY Hot Dog Eating Contest: 69 In 10 Minutes

It was another win for San Jose resident Joey “Jaws” Chestnut at Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest at New York’s Coney Island—and this year’s…

Santa Clara County License Requests Double On First Business Day Of Marriage Equality

The Santa Clara County Clerk’s office issued more than twice as many marriage licenses as usual in its first day since a federal court lifted…

San Jose Files Suit Against Major League Baseball, Says SF Giants Unfairly Declare Territory

San Jose Files Suit Against Major League Baseball, Says SF Giants Unfairly Declare Territory

San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed said today that the city filed a federal antitrust lawsuit against Major League Baseball after giving up on MLB Commissioner…

Dentures, A Wedding Band And Earrings Found In Forgotten Graveyard

Dentures, A Wedding Band And Earrings Found In Forgotten Graveyard

Dentures, a wedding band and earrings were among the artifacts found by experts in a forgotten graveyard containing the remains of at least 631 people…

San Jose Police Don’t Want Help Dealing With Murder Surge

San Jose police today rebuffed a state assemblywoman’s request that the department seek the assistance of the California Highway Patrol to respond to a recent…

San Jose Mayor Says SF Giants Are Trying To Kick Oakland A’s Out Of Bay Area

San Jose Mayor Says SF Giants Are Trying To Kick Oakland A’s Out Of Bay Area

San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed today expressed frustration at the lack of a decision by Major League Baseball on whether to allow the Oakland A’s…