Santa Clara County

A screenshot of the YouTube Kids app download page. (CBS)

Google’s YouTube Kids App Accused Of Targeting Children With Ads; Consumer Groups File Claim

Google launched YouTube Kids, their kid-friendly app, in February to much fanfare, but consumer and child advocacy groups are now filing a complaint against the app with the Federal Trade Commission, claiming they illegally target kids with ads.

04/07/2015

Desalination Plant

South Bay Politician Wants To Consider Desalinating Water Despite Environmental Concerns

Despite environmental concerns, the president of the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors says cities and counties should seriously consider using desalination technology to supply desperately needed drinking water.

04/06/2015

George Shirakawa

Disgraced Former Santa Clara Co. Supervisor Shirakawa Sentenced To Community Service On Fraud Charges

A Superior Court judge sentenced disgraced former Santa Clara County Superivsor George Shirakawa to 45 days community service for sending out a fraudulent campaign mailer in 2010.

04/03/2015

Hoover Tower at Stanford University (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Stanford Student’s ‘Cry For Help': Reportedly Admits Poisoning Classmates’ Water Bottles With Formaldehyde

A Stanford graduate student who said it was “a cry for help” admitted putting a lab chemical in classmate’s water bottles.

04/01/2015

Move-out day at "The Jungle" a massive homeless encampment in San Jose for over 200 people. (photo credit: Mike Colgan)

4 Months After Its Closure, Homeless Advocates Return To San Jose’s Jungle

Four months after the closure of The Jungle, once regarded as one of the nation’s largest homeless encampments, protesters and homeless advocates returned to the San Jose site to demand more permanent housing.

03/31/2015

Facebook's MPK20 building (Mark Zuckerberg/Facebook)

Zuckerberg, Facebook Celebrate Opening Of Massive New Building With 9-Acre Roof Garden

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg took to his on social network Monday afternoon to announce the formal opening of the company’s massive new building in Menlo Park.

03/31/2015

Terria Artiga (Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office)

San Jose Woman Arrested For Stealing Vehicle With Baby Inside

A San Jose woman was under arrest for allegedly driving off with someone’s vehicle with a baby strapped in the back seat.

03/30/2015

Machete. (AP)

Man With Machete Smashes Car In San Jose Neighborhood Before Lighting Things On Fire

A man armed with a machete has been arrested in the South Bay after some frightening moments in a San Jose neighborhood Sunday morning. Fortunately no one was hurt in the incident.

03/30/2015

LAS VEGAS, NV - JANUARY 08: WWE wrestler John Cena speaks at a news conference announcing the WWE Network at the 2014 International CES at the Encore Theater at Wynn Las Vegas on January 8, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The network will launch on February 24, 2014 as the first-ever 24/7 streaming network, offering both scheduled programs and video on demand. The USD 9.99 per month subscription will include access to all 12 live WWE pay-per-view events each year. CES, the world's largest annual consumer technology trade show, runs through January 10 and is expected to feature 3,200 exhibitors showing off their latest products and services to about 150,000 attendees.

WrestleMania Could Mean $100 Million Boost For Bay Area Economy; Cena Calls Silicon Valley ‘Beautiful’

WrestleMania 31 is in Santa Clara this Sunday. The WWE’s annual springtime extravaganza is expected to bring $100 million in economic activity to the Bay Area.

03/27/2015

The pool at Piedmont High School in San Jose. (CBS)

Man’s Body Found Floating Face Down In San Jose High School’s Swimming Pool

San Jose’s Piedmont Hills High School was shutdown Friday morning when the San Jose Police Department responded to a call that a body was discovered in a campus swimming pool.

03/20/2015

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