200+ cases reported in COVID outbreak at Golden Gate Fields

BERKELEY, Calif. (KRON) – Golden Gate Fields remains closed in Berkeley as the horse racing track deals with a COVID-19 outbreak. Live horse racing at Golden Gate Fields in Berkeley has been suspended through November. This after the venue announced a week-long temporary closure last Friday following an announcement that it was addressing a COVID-19 […]

SF Zoo mourns loss of beloved gorilla

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (KRON) – The San Francisco Zoo is mourning the loss of Zura, a 39-year-old female gorilla. On Friday, Zoo officials announce that the Western Iowland gorilla had passed away. Zura was being treated for long-term digestive issues but her condition worsened. She arrived in San Francisco from the Columbus Zoo in 1982. […]

1 dead following shooting in San Jose

Update: 6:25 p.m.: San Jose police say the victim died of his injuries SAN JOSE, Calif. (KRON) — San Jose police are responding to a shooting Friday that left one man with life threatening injuries. Officers are at the scene of Orlando Drive and Waverly Avenue in San Jose. One man was shot and has […]

San Jose named most innovative US city

SAN JOSE, Calif. (KRON) —  A South Bay city is being recognized as the most innovative in the nation in 2020.  Last week, the Center for Digital Government announced the city of San Jose was named the nation’s most innovative local government.  Now in its 20th year, the annual Digital Cities Survey recognizes how cities […]

Plymouth North takes Patriot League Cup

PLYMOUTH — While head coach Janet Veracka acknowledged a state championship would have been nice, Plymouth North went as far as a team could go and came out the winner and champion in the end. The Eagles (12-1-1) toppled Pembroke in the finals of the inaugural Patriot League Cup Field Hockey Championships in a 4-0 […]

Boston housing market rescuing poor excise tax numbers

Boston budget officials claim the city’s still-strong housing market is going to be able to bail out the even-more-brutal-than-expected excise tax shortfalls to avoid layoffs this fiscal year. The city also plans to continue cost-saving measures through the spring. Boston has had in place cuts to nonessential purchases, a hiring freeze and continued looks at […]