Snow caps mountains above Silicon Valley in California
Snow dusts the mountain tops above Silicon Valley as cold temperatures and overnight precipitation pushed the snow line within sight of a house in Palo Alto (L) and the dirigible hanger (R) at Moffett Field, California on February 14, 2009. (UPI Photo/Terry Schmitt)
A 6-year-old California boy was killed when his family's pit bull mauled him, police said.
Electric car maker Tesla Motors said Wednesday it has sent $452 million to the U.S. Department of Energy to pay off a loan it took out three years ago.
Gunfire broke out near a McDonald's fast-food restaurant in East Palo Alto, Calif., Sunday afternoon, leaving six people wounded, authorities said.
Former Olympic swimmer and 200-meter breaststroke record holder Brian Job is homeless and "totally delusional" in Palo Alto, Calif., his family said.
Mike Soubirous, a Riverside, Calif., council candidate, has posted comments on the municipal Facebook page and says the city cannot remove his opinions.
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