San Jose chip technology company Tessera on Thursday will try to fend off a proxy effort launched by Starboard Value, a New York hedge fund that has targeted several other Silicon Valley companies the firm believes are underperforming.
Jesse Tyler Ferguson of 'Modern Family' fame and Minnie Driver are welcomes addition to the judging panel for Season 10 of 'So You Think You Can Dance.'
The fire was reported just before 11 a.m. at Singleton Road and Locke Drive, southeast of Andrew Hill High School off East Capitol Expressway west of Highway 101.
New survey shows in California fewer motorists appear to be using hand-held cellphones as they drive along state highways and city streets.
MARTINEZ -- Two teens have been charged with attempted murder for shooting two Albany High School students near the BART tracks in El Cerrito earlier this year, authorities said Tuesday.
Skyhigh Networks, a Cupertino company that aims to help customers keep track of which cloud-based software their employees are using, on Wednesday will announce a $20 million funding round from Sequoia Capital and Greylock Partners.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Internal Revenue Service official at the center of the storm over the agency's targeting of conservative groups told Congress on Wednesday that she had done nothing wrong in the episode, and then invoked her constitutional right to refuse to answer lawmakers' questions.
WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- A 33-year-old Polish man received a face transplant just three weeks after being disfigured in a workplace accident, in what his doctors said Wednesday is the fastest time frame to date for such an operation.
The Alameda County Bomb Squad was called to a Livermore neighborhood Wednesday morning after a resident reported an open box of ammunition sitting on the sidewalk, not far from where classes at nearby Andrew N.
An Arizona restaurateur, fed up after years of negative online reviews and an embarrassing appearance on a reality television show, posted a social media rant laced with salty language and angry, uppercase letters that quickly went viral last week, to the delight of people who love a good Internet meltdown.
Wide receiver Michael Crabtree reportedly tore an Achilles tendon Tuesday as the 49ers began offseason team activities, casting in doubt his availability this coming season, according to a USA Today report
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- The Oklahoma medical examiner's office says it has positively identified 23 of 24 people killed in the tornado that ripped through the Oklahoma City suburb of Moore, including 10 children.
Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing 78-year-old Hispanic woman who has Alzheimer’s disease.
KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. -- Three sisters say they were kicked out of a suburban Philadelphia mall after refusing to remove obscenity-laden hats expressing their hatred of breast cancer.
Company makes chips for motion sensor systems and devices, is growing rapidly, and will move 200 people in August to the building near the city's airport
'The Hangover Part III' has none of the humor and fun of the original comedy.
TORONTO -- A close ally of Toronto mayor Rob Ford said Wednesday that Ford has followed legal advice in remaining silent about a purported video that appears to show him smoking crack cocaine.
The Kings' official Twitter account received a game misconduct penalty Tuesday ... from the Kings' front office after a tweet made light of a sexual assault when describing a play in Game 4 against the San Jose Sharks
MARIN COUNTY -- A Marinwood man who was arrested on drunken driving allegations twice in 12 hours last week was arrested in a third DUI case on Monday.
WATSONVILLE -- Michael Seadler, a former Santa Cruz and Santa Clara police officer, was arrested Saturday in Watsonville after officers allegedly found him with cocaine inside his Dodge pickup.
'It was a weird deal,' Police Chief Chris Magus said of the bills swirling on the sidewalk. 'It took a couple of seconds to realize, 'Hey, that's money!' So then I tried to chase it down.'
Washington Nationals closer Rafael Soriano blew the save Tuesday night against the Giants, but he told USA Today that teammate Bryce Harper should share some of the blame for San Francisco's comeback victory
LONDON (AP) -- Two men attacked another man near a London military barracks Wednesday, in what British authorities were investigating as a possible terror act.
A man in his 40s was killed on westbound Interstate 580 in Livermore Wednesday morning after a metal rod burst through his windshield and impaled him in his drivers seat, authorities said.
Claudia Robinson of Hayward was sentenced in federal court on Monday in Oakland after she pleaded guilty to eight counts of filing false claims with the IRS from Jan. 26, 2008 through Feb.
San Francisco 49ers sign fourth-round pick, wide receiver Quinton Patton, to four-year deal
Star linebacker Brian Urlacher says he's retiring after spending 13 seasons with the Chicago Bears
Max Joseph Plog-Horowitz, 21, who sometimes goes by 'Max Heartmann,' was convicted falsely impersonating a federal officer on March 25 and sentenced to nine months of supervised probation. FBI agents arrested him again last week after they found law enforcement paraphernalia and a gun at his Oakland home.
Two people who were ambushed by a gunman while sitting in a car Tuesday night in Richmond escaped with their lives, police said.
One month after gunshots damaged PG&E’s Metcalf transmission substation in San Jose, a man dressed in all black was spotted early Wednesday morning in a field next to the property, setting off a large search by the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office.