Mike Colgan

9,000 Santa Clara County Workers Threaten To Strike Over Labor Dispute, But Some BarredA 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.
Tesla To Occupy Former Solyndra Plant In Fremont; Expected To Add Over 1,000 JobsTesla 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.
San Jose Mayor Liccardo Calls For Police Accountability After Data Shows Department's Potential Racial BiasSan 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.
Santa Cruz Surfing Program Connects Troubled Veterans, Saves LivesA 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.
San Jose Looks At Testing Body Cameras For PoliceSan Jose police could soon be testing body worn cameras again after two previous roll outs never got beyond the pilot stage.
Calls For Police Drones Renewed Following Shooting Of SJPD OfficerSan Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo said that all the new technology available could really help police, especially in situations like what unfolded Tuesday night.
Santa Clara Valley Water District Considers Tighter Restrictions Than State’s New RegulationsWith 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.
Ballet San Jose Silicon Valley Must Raise $550,000 By March 14 To Continue OperationsThe ballet company, the second largest professional company in California, has been facing financial struggles for some time.
3-Alarm Fire Near San Jose State Destroys GarageSan 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.
Batkid Documentary Movie Takes San Jose’s Cinequest Film Festival By StormThe 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.
Google Invests In Altamont Pass Wind Farm To Power Its Mountain View HeadquartersGoogle 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.
'He Killed Our Sister' Courtroom Outburst In Fatal San Jose Pedestrian Death From Alleged Street RaceOne 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.