Mike Colgan

Yahye Abdi in an interview with KPIX 5. Abdi stowed away on the wheel well of Hawaiian Airlinesjet from San Jose to Maui on April 20, 2014 and survived the flight despite freezing temperatures and low oxygen. (CBS)

San Jose Airport Officials Maintain Perimeter Security Has Been Strengthened Following Stowaway Teen Incident

The airport’s security has been in question since an incident in April, when a teenage boy hopped a fence and stowed away on a flight to Hawaii.

06/26/2014

Aerial view of downtown San Jose, California. (Helene Labriet-Gross/AFP/Getty Images)

Tax Measures Being Considered For The November Ballot In San Jose

City leaders are considering a sales tax increase, or possibly increasing the tax for marijuana shops, as a way to increase revenues.

06/18/2014

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

(David McNew/Getty Images)

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

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