Mike Colgan

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KCBS Cover Story: Santa Cruz Residents Already Fined Thousands For Excessive Water Use

Santa Cruz residents have already racked up more than $500,000 in fines for excessive water use.

07/30/2014

An injured sea lion, rescued by Sausalito's Marine Mammal Center, is released back into the wild in Santa Cruz. July 29, 2014 (photo credit: Mike Colgan)

Sea Lion Released In Santa Cruz After Being Rescued By Marine Mammal Center

An sea lion rescued last week when Sausalito’s Marine Mammal Center found it entangled in plastic netting, was released back into the ocean in Santa Cruz Tuesday.

07/29/2014

2015 Nissan Leaf (Nissan)

Plug-In Car Sales Charging Ahead In California, Other States

Plug-In 2014, the premiere electric vehicle conference in the nation, began on Monday at the San Jose Convention Center with those in attendance discussing and debating the future of plug-in cars.

07/29/2014

Police respond to the city's 21st homicide in East San Jose on Gramercy Pl. (Photo Credit: Mike Colgan)

Man Shot And Killed In What Police Call East San Jose Gang-Related Incident

San Jose Police are investigating the city’s 21st homicide, where a man was shot and killed Monday afternoon on the 200 block of Gramercy Place. According to investigators the victim was pronounced dead after being taken to a nearby hospital after what they called a gang-related incident.

07/28/2014

A view of the main entrance to Apple Inc. in Cupertino, California on Friday, March 11, 2011. (Ryan Anson/AFP/Getty Images)

Report Shows Silicon Valley Leading U.S. Economic Recovery

The report from the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research shows the manufacturing sector in Silicon Valley has been a leading factor for economic growth in the region.

07/23/2014

Aldon Smith

Aldon Smith Sentenced For Weapon And DUI Charges; Won’t Serve Jail Time

A judge in Santa Clara County Superior Court in San Jose Friday afternoon sentenced San Francisco 49ers player Aldon Smith to 11 days in a work program for his conviction on three assault weapons charges reduced to misdemeanors and two DUI charges.

07/18/2014

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

Challenge To San Jose’s New Pot Club Ordinance Struggling To Gather Needed Signatures

Medical marijuana collectives have until July 18 to turn in 66,000 valid signatures.

07/16/2014

Great America (credit: Randy Yagi)

Great America To Hire Over 1,000 Workers, Many For 49ers Pre-Game Pavilion At Levi’s Stadium

Great America is looking to hire people for San Francisco 49ers pregame events at adjacent Levi’s Stadium.

07/15/2014

Backpack Giveaway

Sacred Heart Backpack Giveaway Sends San Jose Students To School With Confidence

Parents from low-income families lined up in San Jose Friday morning to register their kids for a free backpack giveaway.

07/11/2014

San Jose

San Jose’s Rapid Housing Construction Causes Concerns Of Overbuilding

The demand for additional housing in Silicon Valley is producing results, but some are concerned over-building could create the next housing bubble.

07/11/2014

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