March 31, 2015--The funeral procession for San Jose Police officer Michael Johnson is Thursday. The route begins on North Santa Cruz Avenue in Los Gatos. Leaving at 10 AM, the procession will wind its way down Winchester and Stevens Creek Boulevards, West San Carlos Street, then onto Montgomery and Autumn Streets before arriving at the SAP Center for the 11 AM service. A private ceremony will follow at Oak Hill ceremony in San Jose. Participants will be escorted through downtown and out Monterey Highway and towards the Cemetery on Curter Avenue. Officer Johnson was killed in the line of duty last Tuesday. 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..
March 31, 2015--An up and coming soccer star at UC Berkeley has been found dead near the university of Southern California. The family of 19 year old Eloi Vasquez says their son went missing after attending a frat party. Los Angeles police have confirmed that Vasquez was hit and killed by a car early Saturday morning while running across Interstate 10 near the USC campus. The family had been offering a $100,000 reward for information on his whereabouts. Vasquez grew up in Marin County. He played for the De Anza Force, an elite junior national soccer team based in Cupertino, before signing with Cal. Full Story
March 31, 2015--City, county, and state offices in Silicon Valley will be closed today for Cesar Chavez Day. Today marks the birthday of the workers' rights and labor leader. Along with most city, county, and state government buildings, libraries will be closed today, including the Martin Luther King Jr. library in downtown San Jose. Police and fire will operate normally, and San Jose will have regular garbage pickup today. Full Story
March 31, 2015--For decades, Highway 17 between Silicon Valley and the coast has been one of the region's worst traffic bottlenecks, but now lower housing prices have prompted commuters to travel into the Valley from a different direction. Mercury News transportation columnist Gary Richards tells KLIV Highway 101 in southern Santa Clara and San Benito counties is rapidly becoming one of the most congested stretches of road in the region.Full Story