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Here's how high PG&E says bills could get during this historically cold, wet winter in CA

Historic rain, now followed by freezing temperatures across the Bay Area is leading to higher than ever gas and electric bills. Here's how much you can expect, according to PG&E. → Read More

Tech expert explains how Google layoffs will impact Silicon Valley and beyond

Twelve thousand employees from Google's parent company Alphabet join the other tens of thousands recently cut from companies across Silicon Valley as they weigh budget decisions for 2023. → Read More

Presidents Biden visits Santa Cruz Co. towns damaged by storms

The president got to see with his own eyes the devastation that is still left behind. It was a bittersweet reason for him to be in town, but it brought motivation and energy to a community who desperately needs it. → Read More

These are the warning signs your tree may fall during next storm

Are there trees near your home that look like they could fall? Here are the warning signs you need to look out for. → Read More

Health expert worries COVID misinformation is leading to mistrust, more illnesses

"It's really, really difficult to take care of people who haven't really taken advantage of all the tools that we have," Dr. Chin-Hong said. → Read More

SJ leaders continue to struggle finding solutions to stop city's record traffic deaths

Wednesday night, the city's 59th traffic crash took the life of the 61st person on city streets. → Read More

Youth counselor arrested after sexual assaults at San Jose school, police say

The suspect was arrested after at least 25 incidents were reported in a span from January to October of this year. → Read More

Bay Area veterans reflect on WWII, Korean War as community comes out to honor their service

San Francisco Bay Area came out to honor local heroes on Veterans Day as they reflected on their service during WWII, Vietnam War and Korean War. → Read More

Tech expert explains what Meta's large-scale layoffs could mean for the Bay Area

As Meta, formally known as Facebook, is expected to lay off thousands of employees starting later this week, a tech expert says it may not be all bad news for the Bay Area. Here's why. → Read More

Jonsen or Jensen: Who will be Santa Clara County's new sheriff?

On the heels of Santa Clara County Sheriff Laurie Smith announcing her retirement amid a corruption trial, her two successors - Bob Jonsen and Kevin Jensen - are gearing up to claim the role on election day. → Read More

Calls for more SJ officers continue after violent weekend leaves department stretched thin

Once known as one of the safest big cities in the country, law enforcement leaders say that is no longer the case in San Jose. → Read More

Family makes heartfelt tribute to Camdan McWright, SJSU football player killed in tragic accident

"I just know he's with the lord and running touchdowns in heaven," Camdan's mother Tina McWright said. The freshman running back's parents considered their son an angel on earth -- a 4.0 student, great friend and a family man -- gone too soon. → Read More

Not just COVID: Cases of winter illnesses already increasing among kids across Bay Area

Don't let our current warm weather fool you - cold and flu season is already upon us. Doctors are on "alert" as hospitals are seeing an early reemergence of winter viruses, especially among children. → Read More

SJSU honors Tommie Smith and John Carlos' legacy with track and field project

This comes 54 years after Tommie Smith and John Carlos made the salute to human rights at the Mexico City Olympics felt around the world. → Read More

California approves digital license plates for all vehicles; here's how it works

No more long lines at the DMV is just the start, the other benefits are the safety features that can help during emergency situations. → Read More

Video captures rash of break-ins, theft at San Jose small business

After not having any issues for the first 13 years of business, a small business in San Jose is dealing with thousands of dollars in damage and product losses after being hit by a rash of break-ins. → Read More

A game of political finger-pointing could be why CA residents pay for most expensive gas

California now sits at $6.425 for an average gallon according to AAA, nearly a full dollar higher than our neighbors to the north in Washington and Oregon. → Read More

CA leaders say legalizing jaywalking will not lead to greater pedestrian deaths

As opponents of the law say it's only going to make the rising pedestrian traffic fatality numbers worse, police say many of the incidents occur outside of marked crosswalks. → Read More

Behind the scissors: The story of how Santa Clara University's cross-country team photos went viral

In the 2022-23 Santa Clara University Men's cross-country team pictures, the athletes are rocking some pretty bad haircuts. But, there's no rogue barber to blame. → Read More

Maui beach erosion is direct impact of sea level rise, global warming, experts say

The video shows fallen palm trees and a sidewalk crumbling into the ocean as the waves crash against the shoreline along Ka'anapali Beach. Local experts say Bay Area residents -- even those who've never visited Hawaii -- will also be impacted by this rise in the sea level. → Read More