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Sam Liccardo, candidate for San Jose Mayor. (CBS)

San Jose Mayor Liccardo Calls For Police Accountability After Data Shows Department’s Potential Racial Bias

San Jose’s Mayor Sam Liccardo is calling for increased police accountability in the wake of data that shows the department routinely stops or detains blacks and Latinos at disproportionate rates.

05/12/2015

(photo courtesy Operation Surf/ Amazing Surf Adventures)

Santa Cruz Surfing Program Connects Troubled Veterans, Saves Lives

A Santa Cruz surfing program connects wounded and troubled veterans, who may be suicidal or suffering from PTSD, to not only one another, but to nature’s gnarly waves.

04/22/2015

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

San Jose Looks At Testing Body Cameras For Police

San Jose police could soon be testing body worn cameras again after two previous roll outs never got beyond the pilot stage.

04/14/2015

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Calls For Police Drones Renewed Following Shooting Of SJPD Officer

San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo said that all the new technology available could really help police, especially in situations like what unfolded Tuesday night.

03/26/2015

A small pool of water is surrounded by dried and cracked earth that was the bottom of the Almaden Reservoir. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Santa Clara Valley Water District Considers Tighter Restrictions Than State’s New Regulations

With the state expanding emergency water restrictions in the wake of the drought, some Bay Area residents could soon be asked to conserve even more. It could happen as soon as next week in Santa Clara County.

03/18/2015

(Photo Credit: Ballet San Jose)

Ballet San Jose Silicon Valley Must Raise $550,000 By March 14 To Continue Operations

The ballet company, the second largest professional company in California, has been facing financial struggles for some time.

03/05/2015

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3-Alarm Fire Near San Jose State Destroys Garage

San Jose fire crews are on the scene of a three-alarm structure fire on the 200 block of North 9th Street near San Jose State University.

03/02/2015

Batkid and "Batman" (photo via Batkidbegins.com/ KTF Films)

Batkid Documentary Movie Takes San Jose’s Cinequest Film Festival By Storm

The 25th Anniversary Cinequest Film Festival brings Batkid to the big screen in San Jose where more than 200 films will be shown through March 8th.

02/24/2015

Wind turbines near the Altamont Pass. (CBS)

Google Invests In Altamont Pass Wind Farm To Power Its Mountain View Headquarters

Google announced on Wednesday, a 20-year deal with the Altamont Pass wind farm that will allow its Mountain View headquarters to be entirely powered by wind energy.

02/11/2015

(L-R) Gabriel Becerra Esparza, Manuel Anthony Maldonado-Avalos (San Jose Police Dept.)

‘He Killed Our Sister’ Courtroom Outburst In Fatal San Jose Pedestrian Death From Alleged Street Race

One of the two suspects in the death of a woman killed in a suspected street race in San Jose on Monday was arraigned. There was a dramatic courtroom outburst by the victim’s family at the end of the hearing.

01/28/2015

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