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Homes of the Week
Discover what new homes are now listed on the South Valley market
California Salmon Fishery to be Shut Down This Year
The salmon industry, worth about half a billion dollars, is devastated. The culprits: Drought and decades of water diversions and development.
From The Mercury News...
Crows Are Back in Sunnyvale as City Axes Laser Strategy
It’s crows 1, Sunnyvale 0, after the city axed its green laser pilot program last month after the murder of crows plaguing downtown residents caught on that the shiny, blinding light poses no real threat.
When warm storms melt snowpack early, reservoir managers must release water to prevent flooding—which sends this precious resource into the ocean.
Nova the Bulldog mix is a playful 7-year-old girl who loves to roll around on the grass and explore her surroundings. But she’s been homeless for six months, and despite the regular walks around town, Nova spends most of her …
2022 was a year that needed a lot of explaining. And California Local was there. Here are our 10 most important explanatory journalism stories from the year gone by, from immigration to cryptocurrency to wealth inequality and more.
Across the street from a swanky new West San Carlos Street apartment complex sits an old brick building bedecked with the “Sam’s DOWNTOWN FEED & PET SUPPLY” sign in a vintage western font. The vestige of the valley’s agricultural legacy, …
A growing number of dead and mutilated animals reportedly found within a few blocks in central Gilroy over the past year have residents fearing there may be a serial abuser in the neighborhood. Gilroy Police say that of the few …
Pam Marino here, writing after taking a brisk morning walk to see the overwintering monarchs at the Pacific Grove Monarch Butterfly Sanctuary. Mornings are the best time to see the clusters of butterflies in the trees, huddled together against the…
San Benito County public health officials are warning residents of the danger of handling or getting too close to diseased or dead birds after a number of positive cases of Avian Influenza have been detected here. County Health and Human …
New laws banning toxicity testing on dogs and cats, and making rental housing more pet friendly are among a slate of new animal welfare legislation signed by Gov. Newsom in September.
Tahoe is majestic and awe inspiring with its jagged mountain peaks, thick forests, swift-running rivers and hundreds of glacial and alpine lakes.
The Group Education to Protect and Defend Animals (GEPDA) has prevented countless dogs from being euthanized since its inception in 2004. But due to a variety of factors, the South Valley rescue organization is wobbling on its last legs—no pun …
13th Street Cat Rescue