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Matt Bigler

Anderson Reservoir (Cal Fire)

Despite Drought, Aging Anderson Reservoir To Be Drained To Prevent ‘Catastrophic’ Flood

The idea of completely draining one of the Bay Area’s largest reservoirs of drinking water might be shocking to drought-conscious Californians. But that’s exactly what will happen next year when a seismic retrofit will begin at Anderson Dam and Reservoir near Morgan Hill.

03/21/2014

Officer Geoffrey Graves (San Jose Police Dept.)

San Jose Police Officer Accused Of Raping Woman In Hotel Room While On Duty

A San Jose police officer has been arrested and charged with raping a woman whom he had just dropped off at a hotel after responding to a domestic disturbance last year, according to the Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office.

03/11/2014

Elon Musk testifies before U.S. Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense on National Security Space Launch Programs, March 5, 2014. (Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

Tesla’s Elon Musk Uses Crisis In Ukraine To Tout His SpaceX Company

At a hearing on Capitol Hill Wednesday, Musk said his rival in the world of military satellites, United Launch Alliance, has rockets made partially in Russia.

03/06/2014

San Jose firefighters say they removed the driver from this car from Santa Clara Ave, near the Shark Tank. (SJFD)

Storm’s Rising Waters Keeps San Jose Rescuers Busy

Friday morning’s storm kept San Jose firefighters and police busy as people, who found themselves trapped in rising waters, needed to be rescued.

02/28/2014

An atmospheric water generator is on display at a press briefing outside the county building in San Jose, February 24, 2014. (CBS)

Milpitas Firm’s Device Generates Water From Air; Promoted As Possible Drought Relief

Water officials in Santa Clara County unveiled new technology on Monday that could help alleviate California’s drought by providing emergency drinking water.

02/24/2014

Pacific Rod & Gun Club

San Francisco Gun Club Hopes New High-Tech Members Can Help Keep Range Open

A San Francisco gun club, one of the Bay Area’s oldest, is in danger of being shut down by the city. But there is hope however that the growing number of members—including many from the high-tech community who are just discovering the sport—will help keep the club open.

02/24/2014

Audrie Pott (Audrie Pott Foundation)

Saratoga Teen’s Photos Going ‘Viral’ Before Her Suicide Debunked By Student Journalists

Several student journalists received a prestigious award for what the Society of Professional Journalists called their “courageous reporting” of the Audrie Pott case.

02/17/2014

(David McNew/Getty Images)

Santa Clara County Clerk’s Office Offers Valentine’s Day ‘Express Weddings’

Love is in the air at the Santa Clara County clerk’s office, where officials are now offering “express weddings” on Valentines Day. However, one divorce lawyer says from experience, these types of weddings can also result in speedy separations.

02/14/2014

An ambulance at  First and Santa Clara streets in San Jose where a man was stabbed to death, February 12, 2014. (Matt Bigler/CBS)

San Jose Bar Owner: Off-Duty Bouncer Stabbed To Death By Rowdy Patron

An off-duty security guard was stabbed to death in downtown San Jose early Wednesday morning after pursuing a rowdy patron who was kicked out of a nearby bar and had walked around the corner, according to the bar’s owner.

02/12/2014

An oversize load big rig is stopped at Stevens Creek Blvd. and Monroe Ave. in San Jose after striking signal lights, February 5, 2014. (Matt Bigler/CBS)

Big Rig Crash Hits San Jose Signal Lights; Stevens Creek Blvd. Blocked

A big-rig that took out traffic signals on Stevens Creek Boulevard in San Jose Tuesday morning has prompted the California Highway Patrol to issue a Sig-alert for the affected area.

02/05/2014

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