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Two Injured in Explosion, House Fire in East San Jose: PD
Surrounding homes were evacuated, and the San Jose PD Bomb Unit responded to the scene, police said. The bomb squad eventually detonated the leftover fireworks, and residents were allowed to return to their homes.
Two Injured Following Car Fires on 101 in Gilroy
The southbound 101 near the 10th Street exit were blocked by two vehicles that were on fire, according to the Gilroy Fire Department. Two people were transported to the hospital, according to fire officials.
San Jose: Suspect arrested in theft of car with child inside
Garcia said a father had gone into a convenience store and left his vehicle running with his daughter inside. The suspect, later identified as Martin Huerta, allegedly hopped into the car and drove off.
Calendar of Events: Oct. 18-24
EVENTSA Taste of Santa Cruz:Culinary event fundraiser for the Santa Cruz County Association of Realtors Housing Foundation. Featuring samples from local restaurants, wineries and craft breweries. 5-8 p.m. Thursday, Museum of Art and History, 705 Front St., Santa Cruz. Tickets: $50 in advance, $55 at
Police: Possible threat made on social media to Morgan Hill school is regional
MORGAN HILL (KRON) - Morgan Hill police say a possible threat made on social media to a local school for Monday is a regional threat and may not be specific to a school in Morgan Hill. Police tweeted about the possible threat late Sunday and said other cities are involved. The investigation is ong
Fire breaks out at Santa Cruz car dealership
SANTA CRUZ — A fire broke out at the Auto One used-car dealership in midtown Santa Cruz early Sunday morning.Flames shot up high above the roof of the dealership on Water Street, sending a column of dark smoke rising into the air.The fire was reported just after 7 a.m. Sunday morning, according to f
Structure fire near Water and Poplar in Santa Cruz
At this point, it is not clear what started the fire, but crews are still at the scene.
Gilroy #2 Of Smelliest U.S. Cities, Where Vampires Not Seen
GILROY, CA -- You know the minute you arrive here. Garlic is in your future. So much so that if you attend the renowned Garlic Festival in summer, you'd better go with people who partake or perhaps sleep with the bedroom door and windows open.
Partial Mega Millions winner buys lucky ticket at Arco in Morgan Hill
MORGAN HILL (KRON) - Someone in the Bay Area is feeling lucky this morning! A ticket matching 5 of the 6 numbers in the $1 billion Mega Millions jackpot was sold at an Arco gas station on Monterey Street and Cochrane Road in Morgan Hill. That lucky winner gets a little under $3.5 million. The winn
Cupertino/Sunnyvale calendar of events for the week of Oct. 19
Cynthia Lam and Brad Mallison sample peaches at the Sunnyvale Farmers Market, held downtown on Saturday mornings (Derek Sijder/SVCN/September 12, 2009)
Fatal crash on Highway 101 brings up questions of turn safety
A semi using a turnaround lane in Chualar caused a crash, last Wednesday. Corrections officer, Humberto Ayala, was killed when his car skidded under a trailer the semi was pulling while it crossed the northbound 101 lanes to get to a field.
No Mega Millions winner; jackpot climbs to $1.6 billion
No one won the latest Mega Millions drawing, meaning the jackpot climbs to a staggering $1.6 billion. Mega Millions officials say no tickets matched all six numbers to claim the estimated $1 billion grand prize in Friday night's drawing. The numbers were 15, 23, 53, 65, 70 and Mega Ball 7. The next
Salad days for symbiotic partner cities Salinas and Yuma
Salinas, a city of 157,000 in Monterey County, and Yuma, a city of 95,000 in a desert valley of 200,000, are bound by two unstoppable forces: salad and consumer expectation. Californians expect to have fresh salads on our tables year-round. And in October, the two cities begin the arduous process of
Small earthquake strikes near Gilroy
GILROY (KRON) - An earthquake with a magnitude of 2.6 struck near Gilroy Thursday morning, according to USGS. The quake hit at around 10:25 a.m. and was centered about 3 miles southwest of Gilroy. The trembler had a depth of about 2.4 miles. Thursday is also the annual Great California ShakeOut w
Winning Mega Millions Ticket Sold In California
MORGAN HILL, CA -- At least one winning Mega Millions ticket was sold in California, lottery officials announced Friday. Although the winning ticket didn't hit the whopping $1 billion jackpot, it did scorefive of the six numbers, making the ticket valued at $3.5 million.
San Jose family demands justice after man found dead while in custody
SAN JOSE (KRON) - A family in the South Bay is demanding justice after one of their own was found dead while in custody in Santa Clara County's Main Jail. The sheriff's office claims it was suicide but recent use of force incidents has some people raising some questions. The family believes somethin
Car fires close all lanes of South 101 in Gilroy, 2 hospitalized
GILROY (KRON) - Car fires had closed all lanes of southbound Highway 101 in Gilroy on Friday night. But at around 7:30 p.m., all lanes reopened, as the fire has been extinguished. The freeway between 10th Street and Leavesley Road was closed. Traffic was being diverted off at 10th Street. Two people
World War II-era practice bombs found in Hollister dog park
HOLLISTER (KRON/CNN) - A dog park in San Benito County is closed after a World War II-era practice bomb was found at the site. The park is in Hollister and was once a Navy training area for torpedo bombers. The practice bomb was safely removed but a scan of the area revealed other larger objects. Th
Fires spark along Highway 101 in Salinas
SALINAS, Calif. - A brush fire ignited along Highway 101 in Salinas.The flames sparked just after 3:30 p.m. Friday near Airport Boulevard.The California Highway Patrol told KION there are also reports of a fire on Highway 101 at John Street.Drivers can expect traffic delays.No word yet on how the fi
Mega Millions ticket sold in Morgan Hill matches 5 of 6 numbers
MORGAN HILL (KRON) - A Mega Millions ticket sold in Morgan Hill matched 5 of 6 numbers on Friday night, lottery officials said. Although he or she did not win the $1 billion prize, the lucky winner will go home with a nice chunk of change. Nobody in California won the big $1 billion jackpot, meaning