Two summers ago, algae overwhelmed Lake Erie with a toxic scum that suffocated fish and fouled shorelines. A new study finds that, without action, the lake can expect more of the same.
Lawsuits questioning the Santa Clara County Board of Education’s authority to exempt Rocketship Education from local land-use requirements are signs of community unrest over a proposed charter school.
Last month, a Superior Court Judge dismissed a lawsuit to block California’s high-speed train from running along the Caltrain route five years after the plaintiffs first sued to halt the project.
The South Bay and Peninsula celebrated Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with the 29th annual Freedom Train ride, a reduced-fare Caltrain roundtrip from San Jose to San Francisco.
The city of San Jose installed eight miles of extra-wide bike lanes on downtown streets last summer. Nearly half a year later, some downtown residents complain that sidewalk bicycling is still a problem.
The holiday season is in full swing in the South Bay after a weekend full of shopping and festive events. View photo galleries.
San Jose’s TechShop gives engineers, artists and people with do-it-yourself projects the space and tools to build the gadgets they’ve dreamed up. View the video >>
This week the San Jose City Council spent two hours debating the economic impacts of a plan that would require developers to pay fees to keep their projects from harming endangered species.