A fire along Coyote Creek in San Jose consumed about an acre and a half and caused the closure of Brokaw Road east of Interstate 880, snarling traffic in both directions during the Thursday commute.
Stanford University personalized genomics course contributes to the growing movement to advance a new era in modern medicine, where genetic information allows us to not only look into our medical futures but take action, similar to actress Angelina Jolie, who underwent a double mastectomy to prevent hereditary breast cancer.
Today: Hewlett-Packard and Tesla hit new highs as Silicon Valley outperforms Wall Street.
Michael Garcia, 22, purchased his $2.3 million Powerball prize-winning ticket at a 7-Eleven store at 2440 Almaden Expressway in San Jose, having matched all of the numbers except the Powerball number.
SAN JOSE1800 block of East Capitol Expressway, 11:51 a.m. Tuesday A male whose vehicle was carjacked by two people with guns noticed a third person in a vehicle following them afterward.
San Bruno police arrested the suspects Tuesday on suspicion of stealing from the El Crystal Elementary School on Balboa Way, but authorities don't know if the men also took 22 Apple MacBook Pro computers March 28.
Santa Cruz County District Attorney Bob Lee and Sheriff Phil Wowak released a few new details Thursday in the investigation into the February deaths of Santa Cruz police detective Sgt. Loran 'Butch' Baker and detective Elizabeth Butler.
An East Palo Alto man convicted of setting fire to a downtown Palo Alto building in 2007 was sentenced Thursday to 20 years in prison.
Union City police are investigating two armed robberies that took place the same day, less than a mile of one another. The first robbery took place at a playground at 34888 11th St. The second incident took place less than a mile away at Kennedy Park, at 1333 Decoto Rd.
A garbage truck hit and killed a bicyclist in San Francisco's Inner Mission neighborhood Thursday morning, according to police.
Striking nurses picket in front of Good Samaritan Hospital and Regional Medical Center of San Jose, which are affiliated with the Hospital Corporation of America.
With nearly three years to plan, the South Bay needs to come up with a signature event to show off the valley's charms and entertain the Super Bowl crowd in 2016.
From Art + Soul to Walnut Creek Art & Wine to San Mateo County Fair, summer fun abounds.
'At one tasting, I didn't spit out my wine. Walking through the parking lot I felt I clearly could not safely drive.'
Morgan Hill police report that a middle-aged man in an SUV exposed himself to two teenage girls as they walked behind the Dari Delight Drive-In restaurant on Monterey Road last week.
A team of Bay Bridge engineers took extra precautions in the manufacture of high-strength steel bolts, but the bolts still suffered hydrogen embrittlement and 32 of them failed.
San Jose fire crews are in Hellyer Park, fighting a vegetation blaze in heavy brush that triggered a tier two response -- the wildland equivalent of a second alarm.
The new safety plan lowers the wind limit for races by 10 knots to a maximum of 23 knots (26 mph). It also requires better body armor for sailors, crew locator devices, hands-free breathing apparatuses and other safety features.
Senate Bill 222, which faces a key hearing Thursday, would require a donor's consent to collect, analyze or share genetic information.
A San Jose family of six was displaced by a fire that broke out in a bedroom of their home near Eastridge Shopping Center shortly before noon Wednesday, according to fire officials.
Today: Tesla repays its federal loan early and Hewlett-Packard avoids a big dip in profit despite personal-computer industry's downfall. Also: Stocks plunge on Fed concerns, with tech taking a big hit.
The Central Coast Section track and field finals are Friday at Gilroy High. Los Gatos is the favorite on the girls side. The boys side is a little more up in the air.
In a boost for the Obama Administration and clean-energy firms, electric vehicle maker Tesla Motors announced Wednesday that it has paid back its $465 million government loan in full and nine years early.
An unexplained seven-acre grass fire in San Jose sent a huge gray plume over the city Wednesday morning before firefighters kept it from spreading to nearby buildings, including Andrew Hill High School.
A suspected bomb that prompted evacuations at the South Bay Waste Authority facility Wednesday turned out to be a harmless piece of pipe, police said.
New survey shows in California fewer motorists appear to be talking into hand-held cellphones as they drive along state highways and city streets but number of people texting is on the rise.
Police say the Alert Santa Clara County phone message system was instrumental in locating the missing woman.
SAN JOSE2900 block of Tolliver Drive, 12:07 p.m. Monday Police credit an alert resident for the arrests of two people, an adult and juvenile suspected of breaking into a neighbor's residence.
Company makes chips for motion sensor systems and devices, is growing rapidly, and will move 200 people in August to the building near the city's airport
One month after gunshots damaged PG&E’s Metcalf transmission substation in San Jose, a man dressed in all black was spotted early Wednesday morning in a field next to the property, setting off a large search by the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office.