Matt Bigler

Homeless Man Who Climbed 9-Story Construction Crane Near San Jose City Hall In Police Custody After 14-Hour StandoffA standoff where a homeless man climbed atop a crane that was 90-feet above the street near San Jose City Hall ended peacefully when the man descended on his own and was taken into police custody.
Molestation Suspect Exaggerated Job History; South Bay Science Camp For Kids Failed To Reference CheckEdgar Covarrubias-Padilla, the former camp counselor at Walden West in Santa Clara County, appears to have exaggerated his job history in order to with kids at the popular science camp.
Privacy Advocates Skeptical Google’s Security Changes Actually Protects ConsumersGoogle says it wants its users to know more about what it knows about them. The tech company is rolling out new privacy controls that shed some light on data gathering.
Body-Camera Evidence In Fatal San Jose Police Shooting Demonstrates What People See Can Still Be DivisiveAs more police departments adopt body-worn cameras, many are finding they don’t always produce clear-cut evidence in officer-involved shootings and can actually be divisive.
Google Taking More Heat From Consumer Groups Over YouTube Kids AppGoogle is taking more heat from consumer groups over its new YouTube Kids' app who claim the content intended for toddlers is full of disturbing videos meant for mature audiences.
Reports Of Child Molestation Brings Private Investigator To Popular Camp For South Bay KidsSchool leaders in Santa Clara County have hired an outside investigator to look into reports of child molestation at a local environmental camp for kids.
Santa Clara City Council Rejects 49ers $3 Million Donation To Help Youth SportsThis comes after the 49ers withdrew their offer to pay $15 million for soccer fields near Levi's Stadium, that the team had planned to use for VIP parking.
Caltrain Adds Rail Cars To Help Ease Overcrowded CommutesSome of Caltrain's newly-purchased rail cars went into service Monday to help alleviate the crowded transportation system.
Injured Fan Bryan Stow To Throw Out First Pitch At San Jose Giants Home OpenerStow, a lifelong Giants fan, has been on the road to recovery since a brutal attack outside Dodger Stadium in 2011.
South Bay Politician Wants To Consider Desalinating Water Despite Environmental ConcernsDespite environmental concerns, the president of the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors says cities and counties should seriously consider using desalination technology to supply desperately needed drinking water.
Disgraced Former Santa Clara Co. Supervisor Shirakawa Sentenced To Community Service On Fraud ChargesA 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.
San Jose Woman Sentenced After State Officials Find Illegal Stuffed Wildlife In Her Apartment42-year-old Dora Zepeda was found to have more than 50 stuffed and mounted animals in her apartment, many of them illegally.