Madison Nguyen

San Jose mayoral candidates Dave Cortese (left), Sam Liccardo. (CBS)

Liccardo, Cortese Headed For Runoff In San Jose Mayor’s Race

In a low-turnout primary election in Santa Clara County Tuesday, the races for mayor of San Jose and three of five San Jose city councilmembers are headed for runoff elections this fall, Sheriff Laurie Smith was re-elected, and all eight ballot measures passed, according to unofficial results.


San Jose City Hall

San Jose Voters To Select From Crowded Field Of Mayoral Candidates To Replace Termed-Out Mayor Reed

Tuesday’s primary election will decide the top voter-getters for a new San Jose mayor as Mayor Chuck Reed ends his eight-year tenure.


San Jose City Hall

Candidates Crowd the Field in San Jose Mayoral Race

Fundraising and campaigning in the race to replace San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed kicked off with a crowded field of candidates, mostly city council members who support the termed-out mayor’s pension reform policies.


San Jose City Hall

List Of San Jose Mayoral Candidates Grows

The list of candidates officially running for mayor of the city of San Jose in 2014 has started to become crowded.


Cell phone video of scantily clad waitresses was inside Café Quyen in San Jose. (CBS)

Concerns Over Scantly Clad Waitresses In San Jose Cafés

At some Vietnamese cafes in San Jose, they are grinding more than just coffee beans. In certain establishments, waitresses are wearing next to nothing.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–06/20/2011


San Jose Leaders Vow Comprehensive Response To Surge In Gang Violence

A violent spike in gang violence in San Jose prompted an emergency community meeting and a candlelight vigil Monday night.


San Jose Police on the scene of a fatal shooting at Story Road and East Capitol Expressway in on January 21, 2011. (CBS)

Emergency Meeting In San Jose Over Recent Gang Violence

San Jose police and city officials are holding an emergency meeting Monday evening in response to a spate of violence in the city.


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Historic Comeback For San Jose Councilwoman

Madison Nguyen has emerged from a long re-election fight to become one of the highest ranking Vietnamese American elected officials in the country.