February 27, 2015--Two people were hurt yesterday afternoon after an explosion that ripped through an alternative fuels company in Sunnyvale. Sunnyvale Public Safety Captain Jeffrey Hunter says that the blast occurred inside the headquarters of Altex Technologies on Sobrante Drive at around 1:40 p.m. The building complex housing the company was evacuated, and a surrounding street was closed. Workers were let back into the complex at 3 p.m., while the roadway was re-opened at 4 p.m. Hunter says that an investigation into the cause of the blast and the handling of the chemicals involved in the incident is now underway. Full Story
KLIV has something both old and new for Night Owls. Overnight Oldies, every night starting at midnight. A lot of people tell us they grew up listing to KLIV back when we were the South Bay’s leading Top 40 station. Like them, we’ve since grown up. KLIV is now Silicon Valley’s News Station. But we haven’t forgotten our musical heritage. (We also enjoy hearing those old tunes!) So here’s what we’re doing: Every night at midnight we bring back the “Old KLIV” with Overnight Oldies, top hits from the 50’s and 70’s. Beatles, Stevie Wonder, Jefferson Airplane, The 4 Seasons…if it was a hit we’re playing it. Of course we also have frequent news and traffic updates. If you’re up late, up early, or if you work nights, check us out. Overnight Oldies air Monday-Friday from Midnight to 5 a.m., and on weekends it’s Midnight to 6 a.m..
February 27, 2015--Bay Area Rapid Transit commuters are being warned for a second time this month that they may have been exposed to measles on trains. An infected person commuted from the Millbrae station to the Civic Center Station on Friday from about 4:30 to 5 p.m. Public health officials say the risk to other riders is low, and almost negligible for anyone who has been immunized.Full Story
February 27, 2015--The Palo Alto City Council is scheduled next month to hold a discussion on short term rentals. The city is looking at stepping up enforcement by either adding additional staff or consultants. While short-term rentals for less than 30 days are illegal in the city, brokers including Airbnb have listed up to 400 places to stay per night. Brokers are required to register with the city and pay a tax under a transient occupancy tax increase approved by voters last November.Full Story
February 27, 2015--The new Zanotto's Family Market in Sunnyvale has been scheduled to hold its grand opening on April 12th. The opening of the new 23,000 square foot store on South Mary Street has been delayed from last summer because of unforeseen PG&E infrastructure issues according to one of the store's partners. In the last 60 years, the building has housed an Orchard Supply Hardware store and a Lucky's supermarket.Full Story