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Man Killed In Possible Gang Related Shooting In Sunnyvale Identified

A man killed early Saturday in what police said was a possible gang-related shooting that also wounded a woman has been identified as 20-year-old Ernesto Castro-Sanchez, according to the Santa Clara County medical examiner’s office

08/06/2014

A view of the grass playing surface at Levi's Stadium. (CBS)

Final Prep Underway Before Earthquakes Play In First-Ever Sporting Event At Levi’s Stadium

The San Jose Earthquakes will christen Levi’s Stadium in a Major League Soccer match Saturday evening.

08/01/2014

Christina Puckett (Santa Clara County Sheriff's Department)

Missing Woman Found After Hiking On Mt. Hamilton In Santa Clara County

A missing woman has been found safe after she went hiking on Mt. Hamilton in Santa Clara County with her husband Wednesday night, according to the Sheriff’s Department.

07/31/2014

A mother and child, 3, from El Salvador await transport to a processing center for undocumented immigrants after they crossed the Rio Grande into the United States on July 24, 2014. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Santa Clara Supervisor Proposes Hosting Child Migrants As Gov. Brown Meets With Mexico’s President On Immigration Crisis

Immigration is on the agenda in Mexico City as Governor Brown meets with Mexico’s president. Meanwhile there’s an idea to bring hundreds of child migrants to the South Bay.

07/28/2014

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

KCBS Cover Story Series: Welcome To ‘The Jungle,’ San Jose’s Rapidly-Growing Homeless Encampment

While Silicon Valley is known for its high tech entrepreneurs who are making millions of dollars, the latest numbers show that the homeless population in San Jose has grown by about 20 percent since 2011. That increase is visibly evident in an area known as “The Jungle”—arguably the largest homeless encampment in the nation.

07/07/2014

Santa Clara County sheriff's deputies are seeking a man who last week attacked a clerk at a liquor store and fled after stealing liquor and cigarettes.

Suspect Identified In Brazen San Jose Liquor Store Robbery, Attack On Clerk

The Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office has identified a man who was caught on camera in a brazen attack on a liquor store clerk in unincorporated San Jose earlier this month and is asking for the public’s help to find him.

06/29/2014

Santa Clara County sheriff's deputies are seeking a man who last week attacked a clerk at a liquor store and fled after stealing liquor and cigarettes.

Man Attacks Clerk After Robbing San Jose Liquor Store, Remains At Large

Santa Clara County sheriff’s deputies are seeking a man who last week attacked a clerk at a liquor store and fled after stealing liquor and cigarettes, a sheriff’s spokesman said Thursday.

06/26/2014

Site where two bodies where found at Hidden Lake Park in Milpitas. (CBS)

Couple Found Dead In Milpitas Park From Possible Murder-Suicide Identified

Medical examiner’s officials said that both died from gunshot wounds to the head, Yim Pruett via suicide and James Pruitt in an as-yet-undetermined manner.

06/25/2014

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

Santa Clara Supervisors Enact Moratorium On Marijuana Dispensaries In Unincorporated Areas

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to enact an immediate moratorium on the establishment of medical marijuana dispensaries in unincorporated Santa Clara County, officials said.

06/25/2014

Dave Armstrong's cannabis operation MediMart is able to stay open because of Sam Jose's "closed loop collective" rule. (CBS SF)

San Jose Man Protects Cannabis Collective During City-Wide Crackdown

MediMarts owner Dave Armstrong will be the last man standing in what might be the only legal outdoor marijuana farm in Santa Clara County thanks to the closed collective system.

06/24/2014

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