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Coach Arrested for Molestation and Sexual Acts with Minor

SARATOGA – The Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office has announced the arrest of a 24-year old suspect for child molestation offenses. The suspect, Jansen Estrada was teaching soccer at Prospect High School in Saratoga when he became acquainted with a 14-year old female player.


Campbell community briefs for the week of March 1

Students at Stratford School’s middle school campuses are hitting the Heritage Theatre stage through March 10 for performances of “Once on This Island Jr.” Set in the Caribbean, the musical tells the story of a peasant girl who uses the power of love to bring together people of different social clas


Federal judge rejects Attorney General request to block sale of hospitals to Santa Clara County

SAN JOSE — A federal district court judge has denied a request by California Attorney General Xavier Becerra to block the sale of two hospitals to Santa Clara County, the second judge to say Becerra doesn’t have the authority to regulate the sale of the nonprofit hospitals to a public entity.


Another Atmospheric River will bring heavy rain to Bay Area next week

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) - If you thought we were done with all the rain, think again. Atmospheric River Part 2 is headed toward the Bay Area!. While Friday will be sunny and comfortable, you can expect increasing cloud cover with a chance of rain starting Sunday.


One Injured, Five Dogs Dead In Engulfed RV Fire In North San Jose

SAN JOSE, CA -- One person was injured and five dogs were found dead following an RV fire in North San Jose early Friday morning, according to the San Jose Fire Department. Firefighters were called to the blaze at Component Drive and Orchard Parkway around 5:45 a.m. and found the RV fully engulfed i


Governor Orders More DNA Testing in 1983 California Killings

California Gov. Gavin Newsom has ordered DNA testing on evidence that a death-row inmate says would prove his innocence in a 35-year-old murder case that has drawn national attention.


Pink Pantherz coffee shop in Campbell stirs controversy with bikini baristas

CAMPBELL, Calif. (KGO) -- The Pink Pantherz drive-by coffee shop in Campbell is surprising customers with something that is not on the drink menu. The baristas are dressed, let's just say, for a day at the beach.


California judge rules twin son of gay couple is American citizen

LOS ANGELES – A federal judge in California ruled Thursday that a twin son of a gay married couple has been an American citizen since birth, handing a defeat to the U.S. government, which had only granted the status to his brother.


Historic Ainsley House Offers Cultural Exhibits

CAMPBELL, CA -- The Ainsley House will host an exhibit reception on March 3 from noon to 2 p.m. for two new temporary displays running through mid October. The free exhibit reception will include admission to the Ainsley House, refreshments in the Carriage House, the opportunity to explore the exhib


Caliva nets $75 million, plus more top funding news for San Jose companies

San Jose-based cannabis company Caliva has secured $75 million in Series A funding, according to company database Crunchbase, topping the city’s recent funding headlines. The cash infusion was announced January 24.


BCSO: Wanted felon found living on burned property in Concow

Concow, Calif. -- The Butte Councy Sheriff's Office arrested a wanted felon living in a tent on a property burned by the Camp Fire in Concow. Deputies found Alex Bettencourt, 39, of San Jose living inside a tent on a property on Granite Ridge Road in Concow Thursday. Inside the tent, deputies found


Commute Problems Slowing Traffic On Hwy 101, SR-85

CUPERTINO, CA -- U.S. Highway 101 has turned out to be a problem route for Friday morning commuters. For starters, a vehicle fire on the southbound side north of Bowers Avenue in Santa Clara in blocking the second lane from the left, the California Highway Patrol reported as of 8:48 a.m. Motorists a


Here are Oakland teachers' salaries compared to other Bay Area school districts

OAKLAND (KRON) - Money is one of the main reasons Oakland teachers are on strike. Bay Area housing costs are soaring -- and commutes are getting longer. Here's a look at teacher salaries in several other local school districts.


Santa Clara Co. Puts Brakes On Rock Quarry Transport On Streets

CUPERTINO, CA -- Putting a temporary halt to a contemptuous issue, Santa Clara County has informed the Stevens Creek Quarry and Lehigh Permanente Quarry to stop the transportation of crushed rock between the two sites. That's according to the city of Cupertino.


Southwest Airlines Declares ‘Operational Emergency’ As Weather, Labor Woes Mount

SAN JOSE (KPIX) — On Thursday, winter storms and mechanical issues were to blame for more than 400 Southwest Airlines flight cancellations and about 1,000 more in delays. The nation’s largest domestic carrier has seen an unusually high number of planes grounded for a week, likely exacerbated by a la


Sinkholes are popping up all over California, thanks to the rain. Here’s what to know

Sinkholes are rare in California, but the heavy rains this winter produced several dangerous ones around the state. A sinkhole is an area of ground that has no natural external surface drainage – when it rains, all the water stays inside the sinkhole and typically drains into the subsurface. There a


Man who shot at California cop previously deported, arrested but cops wouldn't honor ICE detainer, feds say

The illegal immigrant killed Sunday in a shootout with a California cop had been deported three times and arrested and released over ICE's objection on several occasions -- including cases involving the very department whose officer took him down in a dramatic exchange caught on her body cam.


The Latest: California parents of 13 plead guilty to torture

RIVERSIDE, Calif. – The Latest on the case of a couple charged with the torture and abuse of most of their 13 children (all times local):. A California couple who shackled some of their 13 children to beds and starved them have pleaded guilty to torture and other abuse.


Female suspect in standoff, hostage situation involving UPS truck in San Jose arraigned

SAN JOSE, Calif. (KGO) -- The woman whom police say shot at undercover sheriff's deputies after carjacking a UPS truck last week made her first courtroom appearance Wednesday in a San Jose Courtroom.


Bay Area forecast: ‘Atmospheric river’ storm may impact region next week

With the possibility of another “atmospheric river” storm hitting Northern California early next week, this February is shaping up to be one of the wettest ever in the Bay Area.