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Willow Glen

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

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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