San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed

Drone Hovering

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

San Jose City Hall

Lone Republican Candidate Withdraws From San Jose Mayor’s Race

San Jose City Councilmember Pete Constant decided on Tuesday to withdraw from consideration in the 2014 mayor’s race.

01/15/2014

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Phil Matier: Detroit Bankruptcy Case Has Major Implications For California

Cities in California are watching how the bankruptcy case plays out in Michigan, and whether it might affect their own proceedings in California.

12/04/2013

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

Federal Mediator Reviewing San Jose’s Latest Contract Offer To Police Union

After being at odds for almost a year, the City of San Jose will make a new contract offer to the city’s police officers’ union next week with a federal mediator involved.

11/08/2013

San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Union Leaders Prepared To Oppose San Jose Mayor’s Pension Reform Measure

Mayor Chuck Reed, along with four other mayors from around the state, have submitted the ballot initiative to the state Attorney General.

10/16/2013

Samsung Electronics

Samsung Breaks Ground On $300m Office Tower In North San Jose

Up to 2,000 Samsung employees could be working in North San Jose now that the electronics giant broke ground on a $300 million, 10-story office tower.

07/10/2013

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee (center) speaks at a rally promoting the city's bid to host the Super Bowl in 2016. (CBS)

KCBS In Depth: How The Bay Area Landed Super Bowl 50

In 2016, the NFL celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Super Bowl and because of the Bay Area Super Bowl Committee’s efforts, that celebration will be happening here in the Bay Area.

06/10/2013

San Jose City Hall

5 Percent Raise Expected For SJ Mayor And City Council

San Jose City Council’s Salary Setting Commission votes Wednesday night to possibly grant Mayor Chuck Reed and the City Council itself pay raises.

04/18/2013

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Phil Matier: Do We Really Want The Olympics?

The reality seems to be setting in that the cost for San Francisco’s bid alone would be prohibitive – not to mention what it would cost to hire sufficient security and transit.

02/22/2013

U.S. Capitol

Bay Area Politicians, Citizens Head To Nation’s Capital For Inauguration

President Barack Obama’s second term will kick off with much fanfare in Washington, D.C. this holiday weekend and the Bay Area will be well represented with local politicians, community leaders and residents in attendance.

01/19/2013

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