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Mike Colgan

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Cities Call On Sunnyvale For Advice On Local Gun-Control Measures

Sunnyvale has been getting calls from cities around the country over its successful passage of a gun-control ordinance last November, but the NRA has filed a lawsuit that challenges the measure.

12/31/2013

VTA Light Rail Train (CBS)

Woman Killed By VTA Train In San Jose

A woman killed by a Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority light-rail vehicle in San Jose on Wednesday morning has been identified as Caprice Crawford, according to the Santa Clara County medical examiner’s office.

12/25/2013

San Jose City Hall

Judge Hands Down Ruling On San Jose Pension Reform Measure

Unions representing San Jose city employees and Mayor Chuck Reed claimed victory following a judge’s ruling on a pension reform measure approved by voters last year.

12/23/2013

San Jose Police at the scene of a fatal stabbing. (CBS)

San Jose’s Crime Rate Higher Than State, National Averages

Once billed as the safest large city in the nation, a new report by the San Jose City Auditor reveals a significant spike in property crime. The report said the crime rate is now above state and national averages.

12/17/2013

49ers new stadium

49ers Nearing Seat License Sellout For New Santa Clara Stadium

The 49ers have already sold almost 95 percent of the seats at their new stadium.

12/12/2013

Levi's Stadium, 49ers, Santa Clara, construction

Elevator Company Fined Following Worker Death At Levi’s Stadium In Santa Clara

State officials have cited an elevator company in the death of a worker at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara earlier this year.

12/11/2013

Levi's Stadium under construction in Santa Clara. (CBS)

WWE, 49ers Confirm Levi’s Stadium To Host WrestleMania In 2015

Pro wrestling’s largest event is coming to Silicon Valley in 2015. The new 49ers stadium in Santa Clara will host to WrestleMania 31, less than a year before it plays host to the Super Bowl.

12/10/2013

A rendering of what a downtown San Jose ballpark would look like. (SJ Redevelopment Agency)

San Jose Vows Litigation After MLB Reveals A’s Relocation Request Denied

Major League Baseball revealed over the weekend that their commissioner sent a denial letter to the Oakland Athletics over the summer, to block their plans to move to San Jose.

12/09/2013

San Jose Police on the scene of a fatal shooting. (CBS)

San Jose Police Approve New Contract, Union Says Officer Exodus Will Continue

San Jose police officers have overwhelmingly approved a new contract offer, which provides a 10 percent raise over three years following almost a year of bitter labor negotiations.

12/03/2013

Caltrain, San Francisco station

Improving Bay Area Economy Pushing Caltrain Ridership To Limit

Thanks to the improving employment picture in the Bay Area, many mass transit systems are seeing increased ridership, but Caltrain may be reaching its limits.

11/29/2013

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