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Fight over Madrone hotels intensifies

Tensions continued to mount in the week after a petition started circulating around Morgan Hill that would reverse the city council’s Feb. 6 decision to allow two hotels to be built in Madrone business park.


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.


Massive industrial project in the works

It was a platform nearly every elected official in Morgan Hill ran on in the 2018 election: bring high-paying jobs to Morgan Hill. South County planners have long sought to get commuters out of cars and working closer to home by bringing some of Silicon Valley’s tech jobs to Morgan Hill and Gilroy.


California sheriff releases graphic video of deadly police shooting

A man pulled over for a traffic stop, rolled his window down, drew a handgun and opened fire on cops before being fatally shot by a deputy, graphic video released Wednesday by a sheriff's department in Northern California shows.


California student challenges school over not being allowed to wear 'MAGA' hat

FRESNO (KSEE) - A politically active Central Valley student is told she can't wear her "Make American Great Again" hat on campus. She's now challenging the school district's decision, saying her first amendment right is being violated.


Guest view: City hasn’t learned on hotel issue

Four years ago, the City of Morgan Hill sought to rezone industrial land to permit a hotel developer to build a new 150-room hotel. The zoning change would have doubled the value of the land overnight for a windfall of $2 million. More than 4,000 people signed a petition for referendum. The city ref


Southern California doctors arrested in opioid prescription crackdown

A yearlong investigation by federal drug agents has resulted in criminal charges against several physicians and other healthcare providers accused of writing bogus prescriptions or selling painkillers and other drugs on the black market.


El Camino Hospital buys 5 South Bay clinics

Mountain View-based El Camino Hospital is expanding its reach to southern Santa Clara County with the purchase of five clinics in San Jose, Morgan Hill and Gilroy. The hospital board voted unanimously on Wednesday (Feb. 13) to approve a $1.3 million bid to purchase the five clinics, which are locate


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.


Family of ‘ER’ actress Vanessa Marquez files $20 million wrongful death claim against Southern California city

Attorneys representing the mother of actress Vanessa Marquez, who police shot and killed in August 2018, filed a $20 million wrongful death claim against South Pasadena on Wednesday, alleging that officers acted negligently and unlawfully during the incident that began as a welfare check call. Autho


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.


It’s almost time for California’s super bloom!

That sound you hear from Southern California in the coming days and weeks could be the deserts exploding in Technicolor. Desert-watchers say the Golden State is likely in for another ”super bloom” of wildflowers like the one we experienced in 2017. All the ingredients for the colorful cocktail are i


Pilot in deadly California house crash was warned of weather

LOS ANGELES — A preliminary federal report says the pilot whose plane broke up and crashed into a Southern California home was warned before takeoff that he was heading into bad weather.


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.


Trump administration ends talks with California on emissions, climate change

The Trump administration Thursday broke off negotiations with California over limits on greenhouse gas emissions from cars, blaming state officials for failing to offer “a productive alternative” to the White House’s plans.


No speed limit? That could become a reality for two California highways

A California lawmaker has introduced a bill that would make the state part of an exclusive club: The state would become one of the rare places in the world with highways with no speed limit.


Roadkill could become legal to eat in California

SACRAMENTO (CNN) - A proposed California state law would make it legal for residents to road kill. That's right -- Senate Bill 395 would allow people who accidentally hit and kill wild animals on California roads to recover the edible portions.


Gilroy Police Seeks Help To Catch Suspect In Car Break-ins

GILROY, CA -- Getting your car broken into is a pain. There's the trauma of knowing an unknown person had access to material in your mobile inner sanctum. Then, there's having to deal with your insurance carrier, which, in fact, could amount to two coverages -- home, if items are stolen; auto, if yo


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.


Wet February causes big dent in California drought conditions

LOS ANGELES -- February storms have caused a significant dent in California's drought conditions. The U.S. Drought Monitor said Thursday that just over 67 percent of the state is totally free of any level of dryness.