Mike Colgan

BART Strike Hampers Bay Area Monday Morning Commute

3 Bay Area Cities Add More Than 100,000 Jobs In The Last Year As Boom Continues

The Bay Area job boom is showing no signs of let up with the Bay Area’s three biggest cities alone adding more than 100,000 jobs over the last 12 months.

01/23/2015

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Homeless People Hired To Serve As Guides In Santa Clara County Census Count Of Others Without Homes

The 2013 census found more than 7,600 people living without shelter in Silicon Valley. A new homeless count will be conducted next week to get the latest numbers, with some homeless people serving as guides.

01/20/2015

U.S. Postal Service mail truck. ( Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Familiar White Postal Service Trucks Too Small For Increasing Amount Of Parcels Being Mailed

Those little white U.S. Postal Service trucks aren’t equipped to handle the increasing amount of parcel packages being delivered these days, as letter-size mail is on the decline.

01/19/2015

Sonny Gray #54 of the Oakland Athletics pitches the first pitch of the game against Nyjer Morgan #6 of the Cleveland Indians on Opening Day at O.co Coliseum on March 31, 2014 in Oakland, California.  (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

San Jose Loses Challenge To MLB Antitrust Exemption Which Blocks Move By Oakland A’s

The city of San Jose has lost its antitrust lawsuit against Major League Baseball on Thursday.

01/15/2015

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Councilmembers Worried Eliminating El Camino Lanes For Rapid Bus Could Congest Downtown Palo Alto

Parking could be getting even harder to find in downtown Palo Alto. Valley Transit Authority (VTA) is proposing that one lane in each direction on busy El Camino Real be dedicated for rapid buses.

01/13/2015

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Former Estate Of Donner Party Survivor Turned Into $30M SJ Development For Low Income, Homeless

A $30 million housing complex broke ground in San Jose Friday, where 20 percent of the units will be set aside for homeless and low income, putting them right alongside some of Silicon Valley’s highest paid workers.

01/09/2015

A car drives through a flooded street in San Jose on December 11, 2014. (CBS)

California Still Needs 11 Trillion Gallons Of Rain To End Drought As Water Officials Continue Call For Conservation

New numbers show the percentage of the state in the exceptional drought category has dropped from just over 55 percent last week to 32 percent.

12/18/2014

Medical marijuana. (Gabriel Bouys/AFP/Getty Images)

San Jose Heavily Fines Illegally Operating Marijuana Dispensaries

San Jose has assessed over $160,000 in fines against illegally operating marijuana dispensaries. 19 of the city’s 23 collectives found to have been operating illegally have now closed.

12/17/2014

Southwest Jets lined up at an airport terminal (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Southwest Airlines Workers Picket At Mineta San Jose Airport Over Stalled Labor Contract

Southwest Airlines ground crew workers upset over stalled labor negotiations picketed at Mineta San Jose International Airport Tuesday. Union members say they haven’t had a contract in four years.

12/16/2014

Move-out day at "The Jungle" a massive homeless encampment in San Jose for over 200 people. (photo credit: Mike Colgan)

San Jose’s ‘Jungle’ Homeless Encampment Mostly Vacant Ahead Of Eviction Deadline

Wednesday was move-out day for many of the more than 200 residents of “The Jungle” a massive homeless encampment near downtown San Jose, after the city served a 72-hour notice to vacate the premises.

12/03/2014

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