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Mike Colgan

Silicon Valley Cities To Tackle Increase Of Landlord Neglect

mid soaring rents in Silicon Valley, a concerted effort by police, the District Attorney’s Office and the city officials is underway to ensure that landlords and investors are managing their properties responsibly in Santa Clara County.

06/12/2014

Shelter Dog

National Pet Adoption Promotion Helps Clear Out South Bay Shelter

203 animals were adopted over the course of a single weekend at a South Bay animal shelter as part of a national free pet adoption promotion.

06/06/2014

Earthquake

New Technology Can Give Up To 30 Second Warning In Advance Of Earthquake

Newly developed technology by a Scotts Valley company can give schools, cities, and businesses a 10 to 30 second advance warning of an earthquake depending on their distance from the epicenter.

06/02/2014

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KCBS Campaign 2014 Special Report: San Jose Mayor’s Race

The five main candidates to replace Mayor Chuck Reed include four members of the city council and one candidate who sits on the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors.

05/28/2014

An exterior view of Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara as it nears completion. (CBS)

Hotel Business Booming In Silicon Valley As Levi’s Stadium Gets Set To Open

Many hotel development projects are already underway, as the city prepares to host not only NFL games, but some of the biggest events in the world in coming years.

05/16/2014

Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Joe Montana. (Jason Kempin/Getty Images)

San Francisco 49ers Deny Reports Of Trying To Block Joe Montana Hotel Project

There had been multiple reports that the team was trying to block the project over parking spaces for Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara.

05/15/2014

Two people are unaccounted for in a two-alarm fire at a Sunnyvale mobile home (CBS/Mike Colgan)

Elderly Couple Killed In Mobile Home Fire In Sunnyvale; Dependent Adult Son Survives

Two bodies were found at the scene of two-alarm fire at a Sunnyvale mobile home Thursday morning, according to a captain with the Sunnyvale Department of Public Safety.

05/08/2014

A laboratory technician handles blood samples in a crime lab. (CBS)

2,500 Crime Lab Drug Tests Botched In Santa Clara County

The Santa Clara County’s District Attorney’s Office is notifying about 2,500 defendants arrested for being under the influence of a controlled substance and their attorneys that tests for methamphetamine use, taken two-month period, were conducted improperly.

05/06/2014

Police gather evidence where a mans body was found on the 1900 block of Monterey Road in San Jose, April 22, 2014. (CBS)

San Jose Homicide Mystery: Man’s Body Found Next To Big Rig In San Jose Industrial Park

San Jose police were at the scene Tuesday morning of a suspected homicide after finding the body of a man about a quarter-mile east of state Highway 87, a police spokesman said.

04/22/2014

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San Jose Police Investigating City’s 12th homicide, Man Found Next To Big Rig In Industrial Area

San Jose police are investigating the city’s 12th homicide after a body was found Tuesday morning in an industrial area off Monterey Road.

04/22/2014

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