San Jose: Overwhelmed pumps led to Alviso flooding; residents say it's a 'wake-up call'
Recent rains gave residents in San Jose's bay-side community of Alviso an all-too-real reminder that if not for the levees and pumps they'd be underwater, and while officials say help is on the way for the low-lying land, some are skeptical and say it's been long in coming.
 

Storms expose rare fossils on Pacific Coast beaches
The storms that struck California this month have led to the discovery of fossils on beaches and mountains along the Pacific Coast that date back anywhere from 5,000 to 10 million years, according to a news report.  

Bay Area continues wet December, rainfall totals climb
Bursts of rain Tuesday night and Wednesday have allowed the Bay Area to continue to add to its impressive December rainfall totals, with San Jose officially passing a 120-year-old mark to record its second-wettest December ever. 

Bay Area gets evening soak from second storm of the week
Some hail and roadway flooding is expected as a storm cell passes through the Bay Area Tuesday night, according to forecasters.