San Jose police are investigating a fatal accident last night involving a pedestrian.
Police say the unidentified man was found unconscious near the intersection of Almaden Expressway and Foxworthy Avenue.
He was pronounced dead a short time later.
The driver of the car did stop and is cooperating with investigators. Full Story
A judge has shot down a preliminary injunction against Sunnyvale's new gun law which bans magazines with more than 10 rounds of ammunition.
The ordinance, which was approved by voters in November, gave Sunnyvale gun shops and gun owners until today to comply or face a misdemeanor charge.
US. district Judge Ronald Whyte ruled that the ban won't cause irreparable harm to the plaintiffs who filed the injunction. Full Story
Santa Clara County Superintendent of Schools Xavier De La Torre has been officially named the new superintendent of a school district in El Paso, Texas.
After being named the lone finalist three weeks ago, De La Torre was formally named last night the new superintendent of the Ysleta Independent School District.
Under Texas law, the board had 21 days from the time he was named a finalist to work out a contract before making the selection official.
De La Torre served as Santa Clara County Superintendent of Schools for one and a half years.
The Mercury News reports the county board of education held several closed door meetings recently to discuss his performance after receiving complaints from employees. Full Story
The former executive director of the Peninsula Symphony Association has been charged with embezzling hundreds of thousands of dollars from the symphony.
The Santa Clara County district Attorney's office says the thefts took place between June of 2010 and last September. Deputy D.A. Judy Lee tells KLIV that's when the symphony's board of directors caught wind of Stephen Carlton's scheme. Full Story