Mike Colgan

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9,000 Santa Clara County Workers Threaten To Strike Over Labor Dispute, But Some Barred

A court injunction filed by Santa Clara County Monday has barred about 500 employees from participating in a strike set for Tuesday by a union representing about 9,000 of its workers.

06/29/2015

The shuttered Fremont headquarters of Solyndra in 2012. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Tesla To Occupy Former Solyndra Plant In Fremont; Expected To Add Over 1,000 Jobs

Tesla Motors has taken over the Fremont plant which was once the home of Solyndra, the solar company that went belly-up in 2011 and one of the more high-profile busts in Silicon Valley.

06/12/2015

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

(CBS SF)

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

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