Matt Bigler

Traffic at Mineta San Jose International Airport on the day before Thanksgiving. (Matt Bigler/CBS)

On The Busiest Travel Day Of The Year, Expect Packed Roads, Crowded Bay Area Airports

Travelers will have to pack their patience on the roads and in Bay Area airports, as they head out of town for Thanksgiving.

11/26/2014

An AR-15 is seen for sale on the wall at the National Armory gun store on January 16, 2013 in Pompano Beach, Florida. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Sunnyvale’s Ban On Large Ammunition Magazines Goes Before 9th U.S. Circuit Court Of Appeals

A group of Sunnyvale gun owners – backed by the National Rifle Association – are set to urge the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to invalidate a law banning gun owners from holding large amounts of ammunition.

11/17/2014

A historic crucifix that survived a 4-alarm fire at Holy Cross Catholic Church in San Jose. (photo credit: Matt Bigler)

Crucifix, Virgin Mary Statue Unscathed In Fire That Destroyed 100-Year-Old San Jose Church; Parishioners Call It A Miracle

A nearly century-old church in San Jose was destroyed by fire Sunday, but parishioners found reason to rejoice Monday when they discovered the Lady of Guadalupe and the crucifix had survived the blaze.

11/17/2014

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Santa Clara County Pushes Flu Shots For More Than 700 Homeless Veterans

Santa Clara County is pushing to give flu shots to the estimated 700 homeless veterans out on the streets as the weather turns colder.

11/11/2014

Ray McDonald #91 of the San Francisco 49ers warms up before their game against the Philadelphia Eagles at Levi's Stadium on September 28, 2014 in Santa Clara, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

49er Ray McDonald Won’t Face Charges In Domestic Violence Arrest

San Francisco 49er defensive lineman Ray McDonald won’t face charges related to a domestic violence arrest in his San Jose home earlier this year.

11/10/2014

(Chris Enright/Wikimedia Commons)

Caltrain’s Electrification Could Dramatically Reshape Palo Alto’s Land Parcels

Caltrain wants to separate its train tracks from roadways, cars, pedestrians and cyclists as part of its electrification process, but the Mayor of Palo Alto says that would require some drastic land acquirement.

10/22/2014

(CBS SF)

Fire Crews In Gilroy Fight Massive 3-Alarm Pallet Fire

Three separate fire departments battled a three-alarm fire at a pallet yard in Gilroy Wednesday morning.

10/22/2014

California Gov. Jerry Brown (Max Whittaker/Getty Images)

Stanford Water Policy Forum Draws Facebook COO; Keynote Speech From Gov. Brown

California’s water shortages are drawing the attention of Silicon Valley and Governor Jerry Brown who gave a keynote speech at Stanford’s New Directions For U.S. Water Policy forum.

10/20/2014

NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View (NASA)

NASA Ames Research Center Holds Open House In Mountain View For 75th Anniversary

A water-cooled wind tunnel is just one of the facilities that will be on display Saturday at NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View for their 75th anniversary.

10/15/2014

Artist rendering of a California High-Speed Rail trail. (CA High-Speed Rail Authority)

California Supreme Court Won’t Hear Bullet Train Appeal Case; Project To Move Forward

The California Supreme Court has decided not to consider the appeal of a case brought by opponents of the state’s bullet train project, clearing the way for planning to proceed.

10/15/2014

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