Betsy Gebhart

Betsy Gebhart has been a reporter in the KCBS Santa Clara county bureau for the last 5 years.  She is a veteran radio and tv reporter.  She started her news career at KDB Radio in Santa Barbara, and KPRO Radio in Riverside.  More recently, she worked at KNTV (Channel 11) in San Jose before joining KCBS.

The pool at Piedmont High School in San Jose. (CBS)

Man’s Body Found Floating Face Down In San Jose High School’s Swimming Pool

San Jose’s Piedmont Hills High School was shutdown Friday morning when the San Jose Police Department responded to a call that a body was discovered in a campus swimming pool.


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Palo Alto Police Release YouTube Video To Help Solve 2001 Cold Case Murder

Palo Alto police released a video on YouTube Friday about long, unsolved murder and are hopeful this new strategy will pay off helping them solve the cold case.


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Santa Clara University Debuts New Film About Campus Sexual Assaults; May Become Required Viewing

A new film about sexual assault will debut at Santa Clara University on Friday and it may become required viewing for all incoming freshmen.


Move-out day at "The Jungle" a massive homeless encampment in San Jose for over 200 people. (photo credit: Mike Colgan)

San Jose Officials Target Other Homeless Sites After Clearing Out ‘The Jungle’

New smaller sites have cropped up and San Jose officials are already trying to clear them out and get the homeless into permanent affordable housing.


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San Jose Moves Ahead With New Cemetery To Accommodate Its Departing Residents

The city of San Jose is growing and that means its need for cemeteries is growing too.


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East San Jose Fire Station Closing Due To Mold

The San Jose Fire Department is closing down a station on King Road because of problem with mold, a department spokesman said.


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CHP Arrests Man Accused Of Filming Bikers Harassing Officer On I-680 In Milpitas

Authorities have arrested the motorcycle rider suspected of filming and waving off a California Highway Patrol officer who was trying to stop him and other riders doing stunts on a highway.


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49ers Confident Thicker, Heavier Sod At Levi’s Stadium Will Be Ready For Sunday’s Game

Grounds crews for the San Francisco 49ers are installing a new, thicker field at the $1.2 billion Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara after the team halted practice there Wednesday, 49ers officials said.


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San Jose City Council’s Diridon Station Vote Could Vastly Change Landscape

San Jose City Council is poised to vote on a plan to transform the city’s train station over the next few years into a world-class transit hub with the surrounding area as the main focus.


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San Jose State University Police Taser, Shoot Suspect Dead

SAN JOSE (KCBS) – A knife-wielding man hit with a stun gun by a San Jose State University police officer, then shot by another campus police officer, subsequently died from his injuries, police said Friday.