Gilroy Garlic Festival runs this weekend

    The stinking rose takes center stage beginning today in Gilroy as the annual garlic festival gets underway at Christmas Hill Park.
    Festival Assistant Executive Director Joanne Kessler tells KLIV there will be a lot of food available for the large crowds of 100,00 people expected through the weekend, including scampi, calamari, and pepper steak sandwiches.
    Kessler says the festival's gourmet alley alone is expected to go through two thousand pounds of Christopher Ranch garlic between Friday and Sunday.  Full Story

Today is a Spare the Air Day

    A spare the air alert has been issued for today.
    The combination of high temperatures, low winds and motor vehicle exhaust is expected to cause unhealthy ozone pollution throughout the Bay Area.
    Temperatures will be in the mid-90s in the South Bay.
    It's the sixth Spare the Air Alert called by the Air Quality Management District this season and the first since June 9th.  Full Story

eBay sued over security breaches

    eBay is now facing a consumer privacy lawsuit over a cyberattack earlier this year.
    The suit filed Wednesday say eBay failed to adequately protect million of users' identities and information, and that they neglected to tell customers of the security breach for months.
    eBay told its customers in May that a string of cyberattacks between February and March may have affected up to 145 million user records - including passwords and physical addresses.  Full Story