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Santa Clara County News

Local, regional, and statewide news continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

1 hr ago |

State Biologist: "Kill Your Lawn"

Kate Williams walks around Lake Vasona , in Silicon Valley's Los Gatos, 5 days a week.


Related Topix: Los Gatos, CA, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

4 hrs ago | The Campbell Reporter

Campbell: Coroner identifies 88-year-old man who fell and was fatally struck by car

An elderly man who reportedly fell backward into oncoming traffic and was fatally struck by a car Friday afternoon has been identified by the Santa Clara County Corner's Office as Chung Lee, 88, of Campbell.


Related Topix: Campbell, CA

8 hrs ago | Saratoga News

Morgan Hill: San Martin driver arrested in fatal DUI crash on Santa Teresa Blvd.

A San Martin man is in jail after a suspected DUI crash on Santa Teresa Boulevard killed a 34-year-old Morgan Hill man over the weekend, authorities said.


Related Topix: Morgan Hill, CA, San Martin, CA

12 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Netflix unveils new way to share recommendations

Netflix is giving its Internet video subscribers a more discreet way to recommend movies and TV shows to their Facebook friends after realizing most people don't want to share their viewing habits with large audiences.


Related Topix: Los Gatos, CA

16 hrs ago | SOA World Magazine

@ThingsExpo | Next Generation @ARMEmbedded Processors

ARM is celebrating the signing of the 50th licensing agreement for its ARMv8-A technology, which includes support for 64-bit computing.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, CPU, Santa Clara, CA

19 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

Outage leaves hundreds without power south of Los Gatos

Hundreds of PG&E customers are without power in Santa Clara County near the Lexington Reservoir tonight, according to a utility spokesman said.


Related Topix: Los Gatos, CA

19 hrs ago | The Sunnyvale Sun

New Almaden: Prickly situation unfolds over 'Cactus House'

As the tale goes, it was a brawl between two boys over minibike riding rights in the late '60s that led to the christening of the Cactus House.


Related Topix: San Jose, CA

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Cupertino Courier

Santa Clara: First-time visitor becomes Great America's 75 millionth guest

Redwood City resident Michael Prosper walked through the gates of California's Great America for the first time Monday and became the amusement park's 75 millionth guest.


Related Topix: San Mateo County, CA, Santa Clara, CA, Redwood City, CA


CHP: 36 DUI arrests, 2 fatal accidents on Central Coast

The California Highway Patrol has been out in full source through Labor Day making DUI arrests and investigating two fatal accidents on the Central Coast.


Related Topix: Morgan Hill, CA, Paicines, CA

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Santa Cruz native and MIT grad create 3-D printed standing desk

Isabella Tromba and David Yamnitsky are trying to raise money on Kickstarter to fund their standing desk production using sustainable materials.


Related Topix: Santa Cruz, CA, Mountain View, CA

KTVU Oakland

Motorcyclist killed on Hwy 101 identified

A motorcyclist who died in a crash on northbound U.S. Highway 101 in San Jose early Saturday morning has been identified by the Santa Clara County medical examiner's office as 32-year-old Larry Cotten.


Related Topix: San Jose, CA

Los Angeles Times

Earthquake: 3.5 quake strikes near Gilroy, Calif.

A shallow, magnitude-3.5 earthquake was reported Monday morning five miles from Gilroy, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey.


Related Topix: Earthquake, Gilroy, CA, Natural Disasters, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Geology, Science

Hispanic Business

California Conservation Conundrum: Water Use Varies Greatly Across State

Aug. 31--Drive across city limits in virtually any part of California, and you will also cross another kind of frontier, one gaining more attention during the worst drought in a generation: The borders between cities also define different ideas about water.


Related Topix: California, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Los Altos, CA, Mountain View, CA, Anaheim, CA, Garden Grove, CA

Contra Costa Times

Roadshow: Why Highway 87 commute has slowed to a crawl

Q My husband left for a Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors meeting at 8 a.m. last week from deep in the Almaden Valley.


Related Topix: San Jose, CA, Almaden Valley (San Jose, CA), South San Jose (San Jose, CA)

Sun Aug 31, 2014

has a single room for rent

I rent a 2BHK apartment in a safe neighborhood and gated community. In-house washer and dryer facility.


Related Topix: San Jose, CA, Santa Clara, CA, Cambrian (San Jose, CA)

Deputies Close Part of Stevens Creek Blvd. Due To Water Main Break

A water main break in Cupertino prompted the Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office to close part of a major street and off-ramp from state Highway 85 and urge motorists to avoid the area for the next 24 hours, deputies reported.


Related Topix: Cupertino, CA

Tweets As Tips: Robot Butler Delivers Room Service

Having once been called the tech Hemingway of Paris, named one of the top 100 women in technology in Europe in 2012, short-listed for best tech journalist by the TechCrunch Europas, I like to fix problems with my own special brand of strategy, storytelling and writing.


Related Topix: Robots, Cupertino, CA


Arcade Fire End Tour With Triumphant Wolf Parade Cover

Arcade Fire wrapped up the final North American leg of their Reflektor tour and with it, those well curated geographically themed cover songs for nearly every stop with a hometown gig at Montreal, Quebec's Parc Jean-Drapeau on August 30. With a multitude of great Montreal artists to choose from -- Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Grimes, Voivod and ... (more)


Related Topix: The Arcade Fire, Alternative-Rock, Canada, Mountain View, CA, Chula Vista, CA, Vista, CA, Music, Entertainment


Young Jeezy posts bail in gun possession case

Rapper YOUNG JEEZY has been released from jail after posting $1 million bail for a gun possession charge linked to a fatal shooting at a recent concert.


Related Topix: Mountain View, CA, Entertainment

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Buying in Bulk: Santa Cruz behind in water price, regulation

While the rest of Santa Cruz adheres to water restrictions, the city's bulk water stations for building contractors operate on the honor system.


Related Topix: Santa Cruz, CA, San Jose, CA, Salinas, CA, Scotts Valley, CA