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Statewide Plastic Bag Ban Expected Today

August 29, 2014 8:22 am

SACRAMENTO – The California Assembly has approved legislation that would impose the nation’s first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags. SB270 passed on a 44-29 vote Thursday after failing to advance earlier in the week. It now heads to the Senate, where it must be approved by Sunday.

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Highway 152 Fire

August 29, 2014 8:17 am

SANTA CLARA COUNTY, Calif. — Traffic is moving again on state Highway 152 east of Gilroy as firefighters battle an 80-acre brush fire in the area, according to the California Highway Patrol.

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CEO Caught Abusing Dog

August 28, 2014 8:45 am

The CEO of an international catering company with ties to the Giants and 49ers is facing backlash after a video surfaced that showed him kicking and dragging a small dog in an elevator of a Vancouver, British Columbia, hotel.

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Two San Jose Teens Arrested For Beating Death of Dog

August 27, 2014 10:26 pm

SAN JOSE, CA – Two San Jose teenagers, one 13-year-old and the other14-years-old , are in custody after authorities say the two broke into a home and brutally attacked a small dog, beating him to death.

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Napa Earthquake Aid

August 27, 2014 10:16 pm

NAPA, CA – Napa officials said Wednesday the initial estimate of damage from Sunday’s 6.0-magnitude earthquake to privately owned homes and commercial properties in the city is $300 million.

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Security Breach

August 27, 2014 10:04 pm

SAN JOSE — The same PG&E electricity substation hit by gunfire in 2013 has endured a fresh security breach, despite a wide-ranging upgrade of the facility’s security systems, the utility reported Wednesday.

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Morgan Hill Teen Arrested on Sexual Assault Charges

August 27, 2014 9:53 am

MORGAN HILL – CA — Morgan Hill Police are looking to see if there’s more victims after officers arrested a 19-year-old man for allegedly sexually abusing a 14-year-old.

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Robbery Suspect Armed With A Brick Arrested in Salinas

August 26, 2014 11:26 am

SALINAS, CA — A robbery suspect armed with a brick was taken into custody by Salinas Police on M0nday night. Authorities say 22-year-old Jose Ramirez entered a business in the 900 block of Acosta Plaza armed with a brick and demanded money. He allegedly took an undisclosed amount of money and ran from the business. […]

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Salinas Burglary Suspect Arrested

August 26, 2014 11:05 am

SALINAS, CA – An early release parolee is back behind bars, this after Salinas police officers allegedly cornered him inside a Salinas Auto Repair shop early Tuesday morning. Police arrested 47-year-old Jeffrey Lynn Brents after he smashed through the front window of the business trying to allude authorities. Police say he surrendered when officers threatened […]

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Ten Day Wait Law Overturned

August 25, 2014 10:26 pm

A federal judge in California has struck down a law that requires a 10-day waiting period for gun purchases, but only for current gun owners who have already passed a background check and those who have a permit or certificate of eligibility to own a gun.

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