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San Jose calendar of events for the week of Dec. 14
Kristi Yamaguchi’s Downtown Ice: Downtown San Jose’s outdoor ice rink returns. Through Jan. 27. Circle of Palms, 120 S. Market St. $15-$17. http://www.downtownicesj.com, 408/291-0525.
Missing At-risk Man Last Seen Tuesday Morning In San Jose
SAN JOSE, CA -- The San Jose Police Department needs the public's assistance locating a 64-year-old missing person at risk with a medical condition. Pheo Tran was last seen on Dec. 11 at about 7:45 a.m. in the 1200 block of Meridian Ave. in San Jose.
San Jose proposes 80 'tiny homes' be built to address housing crisis
SAN JOSE, Calif. (KTVU) - San Jose city officials are proposing another step towards solving their city’s homeless problem. What could be considered a “promising real estate listing” was put on display at City Hall Monday.
Santa Clara: City re-releases video of Reuben Foster domestic call with unredacted audio
SANTA CLARA — Officials on Tuesday released a second version of police body-camera video from an Oct. 12 domestic dispute with former San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster and the girlfriend behind his infamous legal troubles, after deciding the initial disclosure by Santa Clara police improp
The priciest residential rentals available today in San Jose
Whether you’re looking for a new apartment or not, it can be fun to see what’s available to people who can pay top dollar. Take a look at the deluxe listings we found in San Jose when we searched rental site Zumper. (Note: prices and availability are subject to change.)
Pair charged with trafficking meth/heroin from Mexico to Bay Area
OAKLAND — Two Bay Area residents are facing 20 years in federal prison for allegedly trafficking meth and heroin that they were acquiring from a source in Mexico, according to court records.
Study: Homelessness crisis in Bay Area is worse than many think
WALNUT CREEK (KRON) - The homelessness crisis in the Bay Area is worse than many think, according to a new study published by Zillow. The study says there were an estimated 25,951 people living without homes in the Bay Area last year, which is over 6,000 more than were officially counted by the U.S.
Santa Clara County Judge Recalled Over Sentencing of Stanford Rapist Seeks $135K in Donations for Legal Fees
The first California judge to be recalled in more than 80 years, who was ousted from office amid public outrage over a light jail sentence he handed down in a high-profile sexual assault case, is asking supporters for donations to pay off legal fees by the end of the year.
San Jose woman, 97, identified as person killed in car crash
SAN JOSE — The Santa Clara County Medical Examiner-Coroner’s Office identified Thi Huynh, a 97-year-old San Jose woman, as the person killed Saturday morning in a two-car crash on South Jackson Avenue.
San Jose-area Crashes Scattered On I280, I680, I880
SAN JOSE, CA -- The Wednesday morning commute may seem like an obstacle course with fender benders primarily located near San Jose. Motorists may want to either avoid or watch out for a crash blocking lanes on Interstate 280 on the southbound side north of Meridian, with another crash a few miles up
San Jose man sentenced in road-rage incident with DEA agent
SAN JOSE — A San Jose man who hurled a metal chisel at a U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency officer during a road-rage incident has been sentenced to 2½ years in federal prison, according to court records.
San Jose pays $500K settlement to man shot by police in 2015
The San Jose City Council approved a $500,000 settlement Tuesday to a man shot multiple times by police after he reportedly tried to wrest a shotgun from a patrol car in 2015. Ronald Wood, 53, filed a federal excessive force lawsuit against the city after the violent encounter, with his attorneys co
Santa Clara: Passenger in car traveling wrong way suffers major injuries after head-on crash
SANTA CLARA — A woman was rushed to a hospital with life-threatening injuries Wednesday morning after a head-on car crash on Stevens Creek Boulevard near Winchester Boulevard, according to police.
Disabled Man Burned, Rescued In San Jose House Fire
SAN JOSE, CA -- A disabled man suffered serious burns this afternoon in a two-alarm fire that damaged a house in central San Jose, fire officials said. The fire was reported about 2:17 p.m. in a house in the 2100 block of Lanai Avenue just east of U.S. Highway 101, according to San Jose Fire Departm
2 Taken Into Custody After Car Slams Into San Jose Fourplex, Triggering Gas Leak
Two people were taken into custody Monday morning after a car slammed into a residential building in west San Jose, rupturing a gas line in the process and forcing the evacuation of more than one dozen residents, according to officials.
Officials Work to Curb Alarming Rise of Crashes on Highway 17 in Santa Cruz
Crashes on Highway 17 through the Santa Cruz Mountains have skyrocketed and are up 93 percent compared to five years ago. The Santa Clara County Fire Department, California Highway Patrol and other agencies in response launched on Tuesday a "Safe on 17" awareness campaign. The focus is on education
Sharks Interested In Maple Leafs Mitch Marner If Erik Karlsson Doesn't Sign [Rumor]
There are whispers Erik Karlsson may not stay in San Jose. If he leaves, it could open the door for the Sharks to go after someone like Mitch Marner. The Mercury News is suggesting that because of the struggles in San Jose this season, star defenseman Erik Karlsson may decide not to re-sign with the
California Democrats fire top staff after chairman resigns for alleged sexual misconduct
Eric Bauman, chair of the Los Angeles Democratic Party, speaks to activists Feb. 28, 2016, in San Jose, Calif. Bauman is running for state party chair to replace John Burton in 2017.
San Jose moves toward ordinance limiting Section 8 discrimination
San Jose took a step toward making it harder for landlords to turn away would-be tenants who use vouchers to help pay the rent. On Tuesday, the San Jose City Council directed the city attorney’s office to draft an ordinance aimed at giving renters with subsidies, commonly known as Section 8 vouchers
See San Jose’s new tiny homes for homeless residents
If everything goes according to plan, San Jose should have 80 tiny homes ready by the summer to house formerly homeless people while they get back on their feet. “This has been a long time coming,” said Mayor Sam Liccardo on Monday, as the city unveiled a prototype showing how the homes will look.