Mike Colgan

San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Jose’s Mayor Considers Investigation Of Police Officer Union Leader Over Alleged Comments

San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed has asked that the city council appoint a special investigator as well as a U.S. attorney to look into the alleged comments made by the head of the police officers’ union to a police academy class during their orientation.

6 hours ago

Medical marijuana at a dispensary. (David McNew/Getty Images)

50 Medical Marijuana Dispensaries In San Jose File For Permits Despite Strict Requirements

There was a filing frenzy by owners of medical marijuana dispensaries in San Jose seeking as they sought to beat a registration deadline on Friday but strict new requirements force most of them close.

10/21/2014

Amador Rebollero (L) and Dario Rebollero stand during a court proceeding, October 8, 2014. (CBS)

Victim In 49ers’ Bathroom Attack Partially Paralyzed; Suspects Allegedly Provoked By Tap On Shoulder

Prosecutors say two 49er fans accused in a brutal attack in a Levi’s Stadium bathroom last Sunday were provoked by a simple tap on the shoulder. Meanwhile, the injuries to one of the two victims is a lot more serious than previously believed.

10/08/2014

Lizzy Craze was the first pediatric heart transplant patient at Lucille Packard Children's Hospital 30 years ago when she was 3 years old. (photo credit: Mike Colgan)

KCBS Cover Story: Bay Area Survivor Of Historic Heart Transplant Runs Half Marathons; Lives Life To The Fullest

30 years ago Lucille Packard Children’s Hospital performed an historic heart transplant on Lizzy Craze, she’s 33 now and the longest living pediatric heart-transplant recipient in the U.S. to survive with an original donor heart.

10/08/2014

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San Jose Fire Department Under Pressure To Improve Emergency Response Times, Gets Better

New data reveals the San Jose Fire Department is arriving on the scene of emergency calls within eight minutes, close to 90 percent of the time—an improvement over the end of last year.

10/02/2014

Mi Pueblo Supermarket. (CBS)

South Bay Grocery Chain Helps Raise More Than $100,000 For Immigrant Kids’ Legal Representation

Mi Pueblo, a San Jose-based Hispanic grocery store chain, has helped raise the majority of more than $100,000 to help pay for legal representation of immigrant children detained at the U.S. border.

10/01/2014

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Apple Fans Snap Up iPhone 6 After Days-Long Camp Out; CEO Tim Cook Turns Up At Palo Alto Store

It’s the day Apple groupies have been waiting for. On Friday, the Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus went on sale across the country.

09/19/2014

Naturalization Ceremony Held In Chicago's Daley Plaza (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Silicon Valley Tech Firms Feel Bound By U.S. Immigration Policy When It Comes To Hiring

With more than half a million legal permanent residents calling the Bay Area home, high-tech companies in Silicon Valley are leading the charge on helping their green-card holding employees achieve citizenship.

09/17/2014

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Former San Jose Police Chiefs Say Pension Reforms Have Created A Public Safety Crisis

Four former San Jose police chiefs announced their support for county supervisor Dave Cortese in the mayor’s race on Thursday citing crime and police staffing as the two of the main issues in the campaign. Mayor Chuck Reed, however, is endorsing Councilman Sam Liccardo and has dismissed the chiefs’ endorsement as political theater.

09/12/2014

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San Jose City Council Approves Voluntary Security Camera Registry

The plan will allow police to tap into private security cameras to help catch criminals.

09/10/2014

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