Morgan Hill: Grass fire threatens homes near Chesbro Reservoir

Morgan Hill: Grass fire threatens homes near Chesbro Reservoir

MORGAN HILL — Firefighters are battling a grass fire that spurred evacuations for a neighborhood near the Chesbro Reservoir Thursday afternoon, according to Cal Fire. The fire, which has burned 35 acres, was reported at 1:34 p.m. near Oak Glen Avenue and Llagas Road, about a quarter-mile from the reservoir...

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San Jose: Tropicana plan ignites dispute about traffic, crowding at already busy corner

San Jose: Tropicana plan ignites dispute about traffic, crowding at already busy corner

SAN JOSE — Dennis Fong has long dreamed of a project that would transform the tired shopping center at Story and King roads where he is a principal landowner. But city leaders 15 years ago interrupted his plans when they lost patience and moved to seize the property and hand...

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San Jose airport completes new fencing to keep trespassers out

San Jose airport completes new fencing to keep trespassers out

SAN JOSE — Two years after a teenager hopped the airport’s perimeter fence and sneaked into the wheel well of a Hawaii-bound jet, Mineta San Jose International has finished installing higher fencing topped with barbed wire and could soon install more security cameras. Though the airport’s old 6-foot fences had...

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San Jose police arrest man suspected of trying to kidnap two young women

San Jose police arrest man suspected of trying to kidnap two young women

SAN JOSE — Authorities on Tuesday morning arrested a convicted sex offender on suspicion of physically assaulting and trying to kidnap two young women in broad daylight last week. David Lee Russell, 56, was apprehended at 9:36 a.m. near Charles Avenue and Oakland Road in North San Jose, said Sgt....

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Bay Area heating up; will San Jose reach 90 degrees?

Bay Area heating up; will San Jose reach 90 degrees?

SAN JOSE — It’s been 39 days and counting since San Jose last had a taste of 90-degree weather, a streak that may end this week as temperatures heat up in the Bay Area. A high-pressure ridge moving off the eastern Pacific Ocean brought much warmer air to the Bay...

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Sunnyvale: anti-Semitic threats lead to arrest of Fremont High student

Sunnyvale: anti-Semitic threats lead to arrest of Fremont High student

SUNNYVALE — A 17-year-old Fremont High School student is in Juvenile Hall after he reportedly made hateful remarks against Jewish schoolmates on social media and forewarned a Columbine-style attack at the campus Tuesday, authorities said. The purportedly anti-Semitic threats surfaced over the weekend and were reported to police Monday by...

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