Santa Clara County

(CBS SF)

The Challenges Of Tackling Homelessness Amid The Rising Wealth Gap In Silicon Valley

KCBS In Depth speaks with Dr. Brian Greenberg, Vice President of Programs and Services for InnVision Shelter Network in Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties, about the current growing wealth gap in Silicon Valley that’s lead in an increase of homeless in one of the most affluent areas of the country.

7 hours ago

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San Jose Group Offers Environmentally-Friendly Living Christmas Tree Rentals

If you’re still looking for a Christmas tree for the holidays, here’s an idea: rent one. A San Jose group is offering potted trees to people concerned about the environment.

12/19/2014

(Matt Bigler/CBS)

San Jose Shooting Suspect Evades Police, Leaves Area; School Lockdowns Lifted

San Jose police have called off a search that involved the SWAT team for a shooting suspect in West San Jose Friday where residents were told to shelter in place and schools were locked down for a time.

12/19/2014

A car drives through a flooded street in San Jose on December 11, 2014. (CBS)

California Still Needs 11 Trillion Gallons Of Rain To End Drought As Water Officials Continue Call For Conservation

New numbers show the percentage of the state in the exceptional drought category has dropped from just over 55 percent last week to 32 percent.

12/18/2014

(San Jose Police Department)

San Jose Police Arrest Alleged Serial Burglar

San Jose police arrested a burglary suspect they allege was involved in as many as twenty home burglaries over the last few weeks.

12/12/2014

Tully Road homeless encampment in San Jose (photo credit: Matt Bigler)

San Jose’s Homeless Brace For Another Round Of Outdoor Encampment Evictions

A splinter group of about 50 former residents of San Jose’s homeless encampment—“The Jungle”, are bracing for yet another eviction by the city.

12/09/2014

(Google Maps)

San Jose Firefighters Knock Down Overnight Fires In The Former ‘Jungle’ Homeless Encampment

San Jose firefighters knocked down a large trash fire Tuesday morning in the former homeless encampment known as “The Jungle.” It was second overnight fire, officials said.

12/09/2014

The Britannia Arms in San Jose (CBS)

Man Hospitalized After Being Shot During Raiders-49er Fan Dispute Outside San Jose Pub

A man who was shot outside a bar in downtown San Jose Sunday night is fighting for his life after an apparent dispute between 49ers and Raiders fans.

12/08/2014

(CBS)

‘All Clear’ : Suspected Gas Leak Briefly Shuts Down VTA Building In Downtown San Jose

A suspected gas leak has shutdown the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority downtown customer service center in San Jose Friday morning, a VTA spokeswoman said.

12/05/2014

(Matt Bigler/CBS)

Residents In San Jose Express Relief At Closure Of ‘The Jungle’

While the homeless residents that lived in “the Jungle” and their advocates are unhappy with their eviction from the makeshift encampment, many nearby residents and businesses are expressing relief that the city of San Jose is finally shutting down what they say is a constant source of blight and pollution.

12/05/2014

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