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Police arrest San Jose boy, 15, suspected of Great Mall carjacking

MILPITAS — A 15-year-old San Jose boy suspected of a carjacking last summer at the Great Mall parking lot was arrested, along with two other teens connected to the crime, police announced Tuesday.


San Francisco 49ers give surprise gift to Paradise High football team

SANTA CLARA — Monday morning marked the first time most of the Paradise High football team’s coaches, players, cheerleaders and school administrators had seen each other since the Camp Fire swept through their town Thursday.


Missing Elderly San Jose Man Poses Medical Risk

Ramon Garcia was last seen Monday morning at 6 a.m. in the 1600 block of E. San Fernando St. in San Jose. He is described as a Hispanic male, standing 5' 11" tall, weighing 340 pounds with salt and pepper hair, brown eyes, wearing a light-colored cowboy hat, red-checkered short sleeve shirt, brown s


19 cars, big rig involved in massive crash on Hwy 1 and Ocean St in Santa Cruz

SANTA CRUZ (KRON) - Officials say 19 cars and a big rig are involved a massive collision on Hwy 1 and Ocean Street in Santa Cruz Tuesday morning. Crews are en route to the scene. CHP Santa Cruz says NB Hwy 1 near River is CLOSED. Traffic Alert! Multi vehicle accident northbound Highway 1 near Riv


Big plans for El Camino Real being considered: Roadshow

The second thing that needs to be done is to eliminate parking along El Camino. All of it. That space should be used for bus stops, bike lanes and right turns only. With all of the apartments, condos, and mixed-use buildings popping up overnight, there will be even more traffic.


San Jose Sued Over Downtown Development Deal With Google

"This Petition seeks to bring sunlight into the process to enable the public to better evaluate the project’s impacts on traffic, affordable housing, displacement and gentrification by obtaining public records shedding light upon what the City and Google did," the petition read.


Faulty brakes may have caused 20 car pileup in Santa Cruz

A fiery crash involving a big rig and 20 passenger vehicles created major gridlock in Santa Cruz for most of the day. The CHP says the cause may have been faulty brakes. Drivers of 20 vehicles were stopped at a traffic light right as a tractor-trailer barreled toward them that the CHP said had lost


Highway 17 crash in Los Gatos kills man on roadway

The man, whose name has not yet been released by the Santa Clara County Coroner’s Office, was pronounced deceased at the scene.


Your Weekday Weather Forecast For Saratoga

4-day Forecast for SaratogaToday, mostly cloudy starting tonight.Tuesday November 13Mostly cloudy throughout the day. High 73, low 49.Chance of precipitation: 0%. Wind 1 mph from the ESEWednesday November 14Clear throughout the day. High 76, low 50.Chance of precipitation: 0%. Wind 3 mph from the NT


Snowbomb Fizzled, Vendor Hopes Event Picks Up

SANTA CLARA, CA -- With bad air quality floating over the San Francisco Bay Area, many people went into hiding this past weekend.


Calif. firefighters rescue arson suspect from fire he allegedly started

PALO ALTO, Calif. — Palo Alto firefighters rescued an arson suspect from a fire he is thought to have started Saturday evening, and officers say the 37-year-old is responsible for setting two fires within 50 minutes of one another.


East San Jose Brush Fire Held to 4 Acres

It took approximately 60 firefighters about 90 minutes to put out a two-alarm grass fire off Chaboya Road on the extreme east edge of San Jose, a Fire Department captain said Sunday. The fire was reported about 1:55 p.m. between Chaboya Road and Quimby Road, said fire Capt. Kevin Stidham. Firefighte


Mountain View firefighters battling Camp Fire

"Every county along the coast from Monterey north to Del Norte has sent firefighters," said Mike Marcucci, assistant chief of operations for the East Bay Division of Cal Fire.


Man Killed In Los Gatos Crash

LOS GATOS, CA -- A 49-year-old man was fatally hit on southbound state Highway 17 this morning after he got out his car following a crash, the California Highway Patrol.


49ers vs. Giants: Game still on schedule amid smoky air

SANTA CLARA - Tonight's 49ers game against the New York Giants remains scheduled for a 5:15 p.m. kickoff at Levi's Stadium, despite poor air quality from the Camp Fire in Butte County. Here is what you need to know: THE AIR: Even though the air quality index was at 120 and "unhealthy for sensitive


Kids Detained in Bay Area Juvenile Justice System Despite Release Eligibility

Kids accused of crimes in the Bay Area are being confined in secure detention facilities at high rates pre-trial, even when “risk assessments” find they’re eligible for release, an NBC Bay Area investigation found. Probation departments refer to those cases as “detention overrides,” and since 2017,


Sharks D up in win over Flames

After giving up three or more goals in nine straight game, the Sharks (9-6-3) finally found a way to keep the puck out of their net Sunday night, picking up a crucial 3-1 division win over the Calgary Flames (10-6-1) at SAP Center.


Drivers eager for better traffic signals: Roadshow

Q:I must have read this wrong. The Bay Area is actually spending money to IMPROVE traffic flow with new traffic signals? I’m used to them spending money to remove traffic lanes for bicycle lanes, for bus lanes, for traffic calming or just to slow traffic down for safety.


Arson suspect arrested in Palo Alto for setting a car and building on fire

Madrigal was later booked into Santa Clara County Main jail for two counts of felony arson, misdemeanor trespassing, and a felony probation violation.


San Jose community briefs for the week of Nov. 16

The Willow Glen Community Center is hosting the Willows Boutique Nov. 17, when local artisans will offer apparel, jewelry, decor, gifts items and more from 10 a.m. to 3p.m. A raffle will be held at the end of the event, sponsored by San Jose’s Parks, Recreation and Neighborhood Services department.