Willow Glen

Repair crews respond to a water main break in the Willow Glen neighborhood of San Jose on June 25, 2014. (CBS)

Slow Response To Water Main Break Frustrates San Jose Neighborhood, 170,000 Gallons Wasted

While California is in the midst of one of its worst droughts on record, crews have taken nearly a week to respond to a water main break in a San Jose neighborhood, wasting more than 170,000 gallons.

06/25/2014

Volunteers stand next to piles of recovered trash pulled from San Jose homeless camps. (CBS)

San Jose Volunteers Backstop City In Massive Trash Cleanup Effort

Student volunteers recently lined up at 9 a.m. to help clean out a homeless encampment in the wealthy Willow Glen neighborhood. It was an in-your-face lesson on how governments can’t do it alone.

04/22/2014

Union re-enactor plays fiddle during during down time in the Union camp, July 5, 2013 at the 150th Gettysburg celebration and re-enactments in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. The Battle of Gettysburg is underway for the second time in a week and tourists turned out in droves even though the outcome of the Civil War's pivotal encounter has been known for 150 years. (Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

Action Against Loud San Jose Sidewalk Violinist Causes Stir, Backlash

A nasty spat over violin music outside a San Jose business has led to a couple of citations and a lot of hard feelings in the Willow Glen neighborhood.

03/25/2014

A family in San Jose's Willow Glen neighborhood said a vandal threw paint on their daughter's car on the morning of January 29, 2013. A suspicious fire was set in front of their home the following day. (CBS)

San Jose Family Seeks Answers Into Suspicious Fire, Vandalism

A San Jose family is looking for answers about a fire that occurred at their Willow Glen home Wednesday morning, a day after someone smeared paint on their daughter’s car.

01/30/2013

A wild marmot was spotted in San Jose's Willow Glen neighborhood on August 21, 2012. (WildRescue / Bay City News Service)

Wayward Marmot Captured After Being Spotted In San Jose Neighborhood

Wild animal expert Rebecca Dmytryk watched from across a residential street Tuesday afternoon as a wayward marmot chewed on grass in San Jose, many miles away from its natural mountain habitat.

08/21/2012

Police Car, light, siren, generic

Suspicious Package, Threatening Note Prompts San Jose Bomb Squad Response

Lincoln Avenue in San Jose reopened Friday afternoon after a suspicious package left outside an area business was determined to be harmless, according to San Jose police.

05/18/2012

A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

16-Year-Old San Jose Girl Escapes Kidnap Attempt

Police are investigating the Friday evening attempted kidnapping of a 16-year-old girl from San Jose’s Willow Glen neighborhood, a police spokesman said Monday.

03/26/2012

San Jose Police are seeking Paul Ray Castillo in connection with a carjacking and kidnapping in the city.

Police Search San Jose Apartment Complex For Shooting, Carjacking Suspect

San Jose police are searching an apartment complex Friday night for a gunman who shot a man while he was pumping gas Friday morning before carjacking a different person an hour later.

09/16/2011

Python. (AP)

3-Foot Python Found On San Jose Couple’s Driveway

A panicked San Jose couple called 911 late Thursday morning to report something they conceived to be a serious emergency: a three-foot constricting snake native to Africa nestled in some leaves at the end of their Willow Glen neighborhood driveway.

CBS San Francisco–11/19/2010

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