February 26, 2015--A trial for the man accused of killing Morgan Hill teen Sierra LaMar has been postponed once again. A trial date for Antolin Garcia-Torres has yet to even be set, and on Wednesday that got pushed another six weeks, as a judge granted the defenses' request for more time to prepare for trial. Garcia-Torres is next due back in court April 8. Next month will mark three years since the disappearance of Sierra LaMar on her way to school, with Garcia-Torres arrested and accused of her murder two months after her disappearance. His defense has brought up changing the trial venue, but they have not filed to do so yet. 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 26, 2015--Bikes are now barred from sidewalks in what is considered downtown San Jose's "core." As of yesterday, bikes are not allowed on the sidewalks along San Fernando, First, Second, Third and Fourth streets in the downtown area. The exceptions to this are police officers, children under 12 and their parents or guardians, or if bike lanes on those streets are blocked. Full Story
February 26, 2015--The parents of Saratoga teen Audrie Pott want to see her abusers kicked out of school. Through a petition on Change.org, Pott's parents are asking the principals of Christopher and Saratoga High Schools to expel the three boys who pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting their daughter. The boys served 30 to 45 days in juvenile hall. 15 year old Audrey Pott hanged herself after she was sexually abused while unconscious by the boys at a labor day party in 2012. Photos of the incident were circulated among the students, and Pott committed suicide 8 days later.Full Story
February 26, 2015--MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) -- Facebook users who don't fit any of the 58 gender identity options offered by the social media giant are now being given a rather big 59th option: fill in the blank. Facebook tells users that if they do not identify with the pre-populated list of gender identities, they can add their own. Last February, Facebook expanded gender identity from male and female to a list of dozens of options, including Androgyne, Gender Fluid and Transgender. Full Story