San Jose, CAPosted by
CBS San Francisco

UPDATE: Brush Fire Burns In North San Jose, Milpitas Along Coyote Creek Area

SAN JOSE (CBS SF) — Crews in the South Bay were battling a brush fire burning along Coyote Creek, near homes and businesses in North San Jose and Milpitas The fire, which was dubbed the McCarthy Fire, was originally reported shortly after 4 p.m. near the 500 block of Mill River Lane just southeast of the Cisco complex in San Jose. McCarthey Fire burns near Coyote Creek in North San Jose, July 27, 2021. (CBS) By Tuesday night, flareups were still occurring. Residents in the area of the fire were advised to shelter in place, though no evacuation orders have been issued. Many...
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UPDATED: Wife Shoots Husband in the Face in Antioch on Buchanan Road

On Monday, the Antioch Police Department received a call from a local hospital that a male was dropped off with a gunshot wound to the face in the City of Antioch. According to police, an arrest was made of a 56-year-old female in the City of Fairfield after she allegedly shot her husband, a 60-year-old male in the 2100 block of Buchanan around 2:45 pm Monday.
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San Jose, CANBC Bay Area

Man Found Dead in Early Morning House Fire in East San Jose

A man was found dead inside a San Jose home after a fire early Tuesday morning, according to a fire department spokesman. At about 1:05 a.m., firefighters responded to the 2000 block of Estate View Way and Pleasant Crest Drive in the East San Jose foothills on reports of a house fire, officials said.
California StateSFGate

Gavin Newsom sees another alarming California recall poll

Last week, an Emerson College/Nexstar media poll showed the Gavin Newsom recall election within five points, which came as a surprise since previous polling in May found opposition to the recall beating support by double digits. Some shrugged off the result because Emerson College/Nexstar has typically been the poll the...
Santa Clara County, CANBC Bay Area

Delta Plus Variants Detected in the South Bay

As the number of people in the Bay Area diagnosed with the delta variant of COVID-19 increases, there is a new threat: delta plus variants. Cases have already been confirmed in the South Bay. The Santa Clara County Public Health Department is now sequencing every COVID-19 case from every hospital...
Hillsborough, CAMercury News

Photos: Hillsborough mansion once owned by Hearst family sells for $12.75 million

A Hillsborough mansion once owned by Randolph Hearst, heir to media magnate William Randolph Hearst, has sold for $12.75 million. The 9,856-square-foot Georgian-style house built in 1914 was originally listed at $13.5 million. It has eight bedrooms and seven bathrooms and also features au pair quarters, a patio with two large pergolas and a pool, among many other amenities.
San Francisco, CAPosted by
CBS San Francisco

UCSF Dr. Peter Chin-Hong On COVID Delta Variant Surge: ‘Desperate Measures Are Needed In Desperate Times’

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — UCSF Infectious Disease expert Dr. Peter Chin-Hong believes the San Francisco Bay Area has reached a crossroads in the local battle against COVID’s rapidly spreading delta variant, but his message for the path forward is relatively simple — “it’s vaccinate, not lockdown.” On Monday, Gov. Gavin Newsom ordered all health care workers and state employees returning to their offices to either get vaccinated or undergo weekly COVID testing, scrapping the honor system that was in place. San Francisco appears ready to follow Newsom’s lead. Chin-Hong said the honor system — where employees did not have to provide...
Berkeley, CAPosted by
Los Angeles Times

Editorial: Will the unvaccinated doom Gov. Newsom?

A new poll of California voters shows why national Republicans have poured so much money and attention into this state’s gubernatorial recall campaign, despite the seemingly impossible odds of ousting a popular Democratic incumbent. It’s because Gov. Gavin Newsom’s supporters simply aren’t as determined to vote as his opponents. The...
San Bruno, CAKRON4

24-year-old arrested in San Bruno hit-and-run

SAN BRUNO (BCN) – San Bruno police arrested a 24-year-old Daly City man early Saturday after responding to a 4:31 a.m. report of a hit-and-run collision. When officers arrived at the scene of the collision in the area of El Camino Real and Interstate 380, they discovered the suspect and his vehicle had fled the scene. They soon found the disabled vehicle nearby on Highway 101 and arrested the man on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol or other drugs.
San Francisco, CASFGate

CDC recommends entire Bay Area issue indoor mask mandate

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) revised its masking guidance Tuesday to advise that all individuals — including vaccinated ones — wear masks indoors in areas with "high" and "substantial" COVID-19 transmission. According to the CDC's map, four Bay Area counties — San Francisco, Alameda, Contra Costa and...
California StateGephardt Daily

Former U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer assaulted, robbed in California

July 27 (UPI) — Former U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer was assaulted and robbed while walking in California on Monday, her official Twitter account said. A statement posted to Boxer’s Twitter account said she was assaulted in the Jack London Square neighborhood of Oakland. “The assailant pushed her in the back,...
San Jose, CARedlands Daily Facts

Don’t make gun owners pay for crimes they don’t commit

The city of San Jose in California recently made history, but not for anything good. Gun-owning residents will soon be required to pay a premium price to exercise their Second Amendment rights. Mayor Sam Liccardo, a gun control advocate, recently announced a new “innovative” ordinance in response to the tragic...