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Originally posted on Mountain View Police Department Blog Written by MVPD Capt. Jessica Nowaski "During the last year I served as Commander of the Santa Clara County Regional Auto Theft unit, I really came to understand the multitude of methods used to steal from the Mountain View community.
Starlite Pines residents were ordered to evacuate their homes early Sunday morning as more than 30 police officers surrounded and eventually arrested a distraught man following a 10-hour standoff, Milpitas Police Department reported.
The first toll lanes in Contra Costa County are expected to open there on Interstate 680 by mid-2016, said John Goodwin, a Metropolitan Transportation Commission spokesman.
Some South Bay farmers Thursday were expressing concerns about the future after being told they will lose their surface water supply in a few weeks because of the drought.
A lawyer for jailed former Santa Clara County Supervisor George Shirakawa plans to dispute DNA evidence in Shirakawa's false impersonation criminal case and ask for a change of venue due to "prejudicial" pretrial publicity, according to court documents.
That's what's happening in some upscale San Francisco Bay Area communities as homeowners and wealthy buyers have no interest in upgrading aging houses but instead want to start from scratch and build all-new custom homes stocked with the latest features.
Heather Forshey will join the San Mateo County Health System on March 24 as the new director of environmental health.
With 2013 the driest year on record and 2014 possibly worse, the devastation of California's drought is trickling down to crops, fields, farmers markets, grocery stores -- and the kitchen table.
Bruce Barton/Town Crier Mountain View Mayor Chris Clark addresses the state of the city as Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian looks on.
If you're like me, you may take a "wake-me-when-it's over" stance toward all the wrangling about moving the Oakland A's to San Jose.
Held at the San Jose Convention Center, the fair, known as the Synopsys Championship, included projects of students in sixth through 12th grades from throughout Santa Clara County.
To most Americans, paying exorbitant fees to use privately owned ATMs in markets, malls and airports feels like a real rip-off.
Police are warning students and their parents about a new psychedelic street drug after a high school student overdosed and was found unresponsive Tuesday on the Stevens Creek Trail.
Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors got the go-ahead from county attorneys to audit San Jose Fire Department's management and response times and voted unanimously to do so; it comes after NBC Bay Area's Investigative Unit exposed SJFD reporting inacc Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors got the go-ahead from county attorneys to audit San ... (more)
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