Firefighters rescued five dogs from a burning house in San Jose on Sunday evening, a dispatcher said.
Crews responded to reports of smoke coming from the side of a single-family home on the 2300 block of Carlton Avenue, dispatcher Brenda Jaime said.
Arriving firefighters put out the fire by about 8 p.m., Jaime said.
No injuries were reported, but five dogs were rescued from the garage of the home. The dogs were turned over to the local Animal Care and Control. Read More
In 2008, David Amos and his wife relocated from Southern California to San Jose, right across the street from Caltrain’s Tamien station. Both of them planned to rely heavily on Caltrain to commute to and from work. Read More
The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting an earthquake with a magnitude of 2.6 struck this afternoon in Santa Clara County.The quake shook an area in the foothills east of San Jose at 5:30 p.m. and had a depth of 3.9 miles, according to the USGS. The tremor was centered about six miles east of Alum Rock and about 10 miles east of San Jose City Hall. Read More
Boxes of HIV test kits that had been stolen in San Jose were discovered in a San Francisco park on Wednesday, police said.Cops got a call about the boxes of medical supplies that had been found at McLaren Park, near Russia and La Grande avenues, around 5:30 a.m.An officer recovered the HIV test kits, which had been stolen earlier that morning, police said. The company that shipped the boxes was notified as well as the San Jose Police Department, police said. Read More
The faces on the field may have been the same, but the St. Ignatius boys’ soccer team didn’t resemble the team that won the West Catholic Athletic League title just six days prior to their 2-0 loss to visiting Leigh of San Jose in the opening round of the Central Coast Section Division II playoffs Wednesday. Read More
As I anxiously awaited Pete Sampras’ first serve, he bounced the ball, looked up at me and laughed so hard he almost fell over. The 14 time Grand Slam champ may have been out there for hits and giggles, but I was serious about Monday’s Hit with the Pros doubles mini-match at HP Pavilion.
Sampras, who had just lost a beautifully played SAP Open exhibition with Gael Monfils, was teamed with KGO Radio contest winner Ryan Sablan, a 27-year-old, 5.0 USTA-rated player from Martinez. Read More
A single-engine airplane crashed at Reid-Hillview Airport on Sunday afternoon and the lone occupant made it out safely, according to a San Jose public safety dispatcher.
The Lancer aircraft touched down at about 1 p.m. and only sustained minor damage, according to dispatcher Brenda Jaime.
The pilot was the only person on board and did not suffer any injuries, Jaime said. Read More
When a group of international tennis stars begin play at the annual SAP Open in San Jose this week, they’ll be serving up a lot more than lightning aces.The tournament is a steady reminder that big-time sports and entertainment venues are a key building block of urban growth, and few have done that better than the group that created and brought the HP Pavilion to the South Bay. Read More
With an operating deficit expected to reach $30 million this fiscal year — 30 percent of its total budget — Caltrain is in dire need of reform.On Friday, the Silicon Valley Leadership Group, a business organization, will hold a seminar at Stanford University to discuss potential methods to save Caltrain, which connects San Jose to San Francisco. Read More
A magnitude 4.1 earthquake rattled San Francisco on Friday afternoon.The temblor was recorded at 4:10 p.m., according to the United States Geological Survey. Its point of origin was 10 miles southeast of Alum Rock, a small community near San Jose.email@example.com Read More