Santa Clara County

"The Jungle" homeless encampment in San Jose (Colgan/CBS)

San Jose Homeless Encampment Residents Want City’s Help With Improving Living Conditions

Residents of the country’s largest homeless encampment want the city of San Jose to improve their living conditions. Residents of the Jungle specifically want to know what San Jose’s mayoral candidates would be willing to do to help them.

11/03/2014

Crime scene tape, police line, generic

San Jose Middle School Student Arrested In Assault of Fellow Student On-Campus

A San Jose middle school student has been arrested on a felony assault with a deadly weapon charge, following the on-campus beating of another student.

10/31/2014

Apple Unveils iPhone 6

Apple CEO Tim Cook Publicly Acknowledges He Is Gay And ‘Proud’

In what many see as a big step for American business and society, Apple CEO Tim Cook has come out publicly, announcing that he is “proud to be gay.”

10/30/2014

(Gabriel Bouys/AFP/Getty Images)

San Jose Permit Process Continues To Weed Out Medicinal Marijuana Dispensaries

A San Jose city report released on Monday reveals that 14 medical marijuana dispensaries have successfully completed the first phase of gaining a license to operate in the city.

10/28/2014

A memorial for a Monta Vista high school sophomore struck and killed yesterday by a big rig in Cupertino. (Matt Bigler/CBS)

Cupertino School Mourns Loss Of Student Fatally Struck By Big Rig

New details are emerging about Monday’s tragic accident in which a 15-year old boy was killed after being struck by a big rig while on his way to school.

10/28/2014

(Asif Hassan/AFP/Getty Images)

Cell Phones Smuggled Into Prisons Find Their Way Into San Jose Domestic Violence Victim’s Hands

Even though they’re illegal in prison, dozens of cell phones confiscated from California inmates are now going to help victims of domestic violence in San Jose.

10/24/2014

Medical marijuana at a dispensary. (David McNew/Getty Images)

50 Medical Marijuana Dispensaries In San Jose File For Permits Despite Strict Requirements

There was a filing frenzy by owners of medical marijuana dispensaries in San Jose seeking as they sought to beat a registration deadline on Friday but strict new requirements force most of them close.

10/21/2014

west nile virus

West Nile Virus Cases Grow; State’s Record Drought Likely A Factor

This year is shaping up to be one of the worst for West Nile virus since 2005, both here in the Bay Area and across the state. Public health officials are attempting to figure out why but climate change and drought are likely factors.

10/20/2014

San Jose City Councilman Pierluigi Oliverio, District 6 (sjdistrict6.com/)

Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Filed Against San Jose City Councilman

A lawsuit filed in Santa Clara County accuses a San Jose city councilman of sexual harassment. His former chief of staff claims he caused her emotional distress.

10/10/2014

Dr. William Esco Moerner (Stanford University Dept. of Chemistry_

Scientist From Stanford University Awarded Nobel Prize In Chemistry

For the third consecutive year, a researcher from Stanford is being awarded the top prize in science: the Nobel Prize. This time, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences Nobel committee has put the spotlight on super-powered microscopes.

10/08/2014

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