Mike Colgan

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

Police gather evidence where a mans body was found on the 1900 block of Monterey Road in San Jose, April 22, 2014. (CBS)

San Jose Homicide Mystery: Man’s Body Found Next To Big Rig In San Jose Industrial Park

San Jose police were at the scene Tuesday morning of a suspected homicide after finding the body of a man about a quarter-mile east of state Highway 87, a police spokesman said.

04/22/2014

Crime scene tape, police line, generic

San Jose Police Investigating City’s 12th homicide, Man Found Next To Big Rig In Industrial Area

San Jose police are investigating the city’s 12th homicide after a body was found Tuesday morning in an industrial area off Monterey Road.

04/22/2014

Protesters shout slogans in front of a McDonald's restaurant in south Los Angeles where fast-food workers and their supporters gathered to protest wage theft on April 3, 2014. (Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images)

Growing Problem Of Wage Theft Affecting Thousands In Silicon Valley

In 2012-2013, the almost 2,000 workers in Santa Clara County who filed claims were awarded $8.4 million in owed wages, but only a third of that total has been collected.

04/21/2014

San Jose Firefighters tweeted this pic of a four alarm fire at the former home of KNTV near a Caltrain station. (Source: San Jose Fire Dept.)

Man Arrested In San Jose Fire That Destroyed Former KNTV Building; Cadaver Dogs Search Rubble

A man has been arrested and faces charges of felony arson and first degree burglary, on suspicion of setting the five-alarm fire in downtown San Jose.

04/16/2014

A firefighter uses a hose to douse the flames of the Rim Fire on August 24, 2013 near Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 4,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 2,000 firefighters are battling the blaze that has entered a section of Yosemite National Park and is currently 5 percent contained.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Cal Fire Hiring Seasonal Firefighters, Busy Season Expected

Cal Fire announced they’re hiring more seasonal firefighters in response to the state having already seen three times as many wild fires this year than normal.

04/14/2014

A stack of mailed-in voter ballots. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Early Voting Expected To Hit All-Time High In June Primary

Early voting is expected to hit an all-time high in the June 3rd primary election with the vote-by-mail option dramatically gaining in popularity over the last decade. One political analyst says it also means candidates must start their campaigns even earlier.

04/11/2014

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