Mike Colgan

SJFD

San Jose Fire Department Under Pressure To Improve Emergency Response Times, Gets Better

New data reveals the San Jose Fire Department is arriving on the scene of emergency calls within eight minutes, close to 90 percent of the time—an improvement over the end of last year.

10/02/2014

Mi Pueblo Supermarket. (CBS)

South Bay Grocery Chain Helps Raise More Than $100,000 For Immigrant Kids’ Legal Representation

Mi Pueblo, a San Jose-based Hispanic grocery store chain, has helped raise the majority of more than $100,000 to help pay for legal representation of immigrant children detained at the U.S. border.

10/01/2014

(CBS SF)

Apple Fans Snap Up iPhone 6 After Days-Long Camp Out; CEO Tim Cook Turns Up At Palo Alto Store

It’s the day Apple groupies have been waiting for. On Friday, the Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus went on sale across the country.

09/19/2014

Naturalization Ceremony Held In Chicago's Daley Plaza (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Silicon Valley Tech Firms Feel Bound By U.S. Immigration Policy When It Comes To Hiring

With more than half a million legal permanent residents calling the Bay Area home, high-tech companies in Silicon Valley are leading the charge on helping their green-card holding employees achieve citizenship.

09/17/2014

(CBS)

Former San Jose Police Chiefs Say Pension Reforms Have Created A Public Safety Crisis

Four former San Jose police chiefs announced their support for county supervisor Dave Cortese in the mayor’s race on Thursday citing crime and police staffing as the two of the main issues in the campaign. Mayor Chuck Reed, however, is endorsing Councilman Sam Liccardo and has dismissed the chiefs’ endorsement as political theater.

09/12/2014

(Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

San Jose City Council Approves Voluntary Security Camera Registry

The plan will allow police to tap into private security cameras to help catch criminals.

09/10/2014

Civil Rights Groups Question Purchase Of Drone By San Jose Police

Civil rights groups are arguing there should have been more public debate before the drone was purchased.

09/04/2014

(Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Jose Declares Drought Emergency With Citywide Water Shortage

City leaders are now calling for residents to cut back on water use by 20 percent.

08/27/2014

Levi's Stadium Parking Lot

Santa Clara VTA Says Transit Adjustments Made For 49ers Preseason Home Opener At Levi’s Stadium

The 49ers will play first game in their new home in a preseason game against the Denver Broncos on Sunday and Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority officials say they are prepared to get football fans to Levi’s Stadium after a soccer match two weeks ago did not go smoothly.

08/15/2014

The power drill mistaken for a gun that a woman was carrying when she was shot and killed by San Jose police on August 14, 2014. (San Jose Police Dept.)

Woman Carrying Cordless Drill, Believed To Be A Gun, Shot And Killed By San Jose Police

Police responded to the scene after receiving calls the woman was threatening to kill family members with an Uzi-like weapon. It was determined she was holding a cordless drill.

08/14/2014

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