Matt Bigler

George Shirakawa

Disgraced Former Santa Clara Co. Supervisor Shirakawa Sentenced To Community Service On Fraud Charges

A Superior Court judge sentenced disgraced former Santa Clara County Superivsor George Shirakawa to 45 days community service for sending out a fraudulent campaign mailer in 2010.

04/03/2015

Stuffed lion found in Dora Martha Jimenez Zepeda's San Jose apartment. (CBS)

San Jose Woman Sentenced After State Officials Find Illegal Stuffed Wildlife In Her Apartment

42-year-old Dora Zepeda was found to have more than 50 stuffed and mounted animals in her apartment, many of them illegally.

03/18/2015

New York Police Department (NYPD) Sergeant Joseph Freer demonstrates how to use and operate a body camera. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

SJPD To Begin Wearing Body Cams Later This Year; Release Details On Drone Use

San Jose’s police department says it will begin field testing cameras on about a dozen officers in September with full implementation a year later. They also said they won’t roll out drone technology until 2017.

03/17/2015

(Santa Clara Vector Control)

Environmentalists Sue Santa Clara County For Right To ‘Opt Out’ Of Mosquito Fogging

A fight over mosquito fogging is brewing in Santa Clara County as environmental activists are suing the county to allow residents to opt-out of the spraying of pesticides.

03/11/2015

Officer Geoffrey Graves (San Jose Police Dept.)

Case of San Jose Police Officer Accused Of Raping Undocumented Immigrant Goes To Court

The case of a San Jose police officer accused of raping an undocumented immigrant while on duty was in Santa Clara County Superior Court on Monday, although the accused did not appear.

03/02/2015

Firefighters outside a Sunnyvale home where a person was found dead following a fire, February 24, 2015. (Matt Bigler/CBS)

Body Found In Sunnyvale Home After Fire Caves In Roof

Firefighters controlled a two-alarm fire that destroyed a Sunnyvale home and found one person dead Tuesday morning, a fire official said.

02/24/2015

Hubble Space Telescope Images Released (Photo by NASA, ESA, and the Hubble SM4 ERO Team via Getty Images)

Probing For Signs Of Life On Europa, One Of Jupiter’s Icy Moons, Subject Of NASA Ames Workshop

Dozens of planetary scientists are gathering in Mountain View on Wednesday to talk about sending a space probe to one of Jupiter’s moons.

02/18/2015

Mug shot of suspect Dillon Kim. (Santa Clara Police Department)

Santa Clara University Student Arrested After Allegedly Stabbing His Roommate

19-year-old Dillon Kim allegedly stabbed his roommate early Tuesday morning before turning the knife on himself

02/18/2015

Santa Clara County Seal

Santa Clara County To Provide 500 Summer Jobs For At-Risk, Low-Income Youth

Up to 500 paid internships and jobs will be available this summer to at-risk and low-income youth in Santa Clara County, county officials said.

02/16/2015

(BART)

BART To San Jose Project Ahead Of Schedule, But Will Close Major Intersection For 9 Months

BART to San Jose’s construction project is almost a year ahead of schedule, but it will close the intersection of Sierra Rd. and Lundy Ave. for nine months of trench digging.

01/26/2015

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