Man Shot And Killed In What Police Call East San Jose Gang-Related Incident San Jose Police are investigating the city’s 21st homicide, where a man was shot and killed Monday afternoon on the 200 block of Gramercy Place. According to investigators the victim was pronounced dead after being taken to a nearby hospital after what they called a gang-related incident.
Report Shows Silicon Valley Leading U.S. Economic RecoveryThe report from the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research shows the manufacturing sector in Silicon Valley has been a leading factor for economic growth in the region.
Aldon Smith Sentenced For Weapon And DUI Charges; Won't Serve Jail TimeA judge in Santa Clara County Superior Court in San Jose Friday afternoon sentenced San Francisco 49ers player Aldon Smith to 11 days in a work program for his conviction on three assault weapons charges reduced to misdemeanors and two DUI charges.
Challenge To San Jose’s New Pot Club Ordinance Struggling To Gather Needed SignaturesMedical marijuana collectives have until July 18 to turn in 66,000 valid signatures.
Great America To Hire Over 1,000 Workers, Many For 49ers Pre-Game Pavilion At Levi's StadiumGreat America is looking to hire people for San Francisco 49ers pregame events at adjacent Levi's Stadium.
Sacred Heart Backpack Giveaway Sends San Jose Students To School With Confidence Parents from low-income families lined up in San Jose Friday morning to register their kids for a free backpack giveaway.
San Jose's Rapid Housing Construction Causes Concerns Of Overbuilding The demand for additional housing in Silicon Valley is producing results, but some are concerned over-building could create the next housing bubble.
KCBS Cover Story Series: Welcome To 'The Jungle,' San Jose's Rapidly-Growing Homeless EncampmentWhile 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.
San Jose Airport Officials Maintain Perimeter Security Has Been Strengthened Following Stowaway Teen IncidentThe airport's security has been in question since an incident in April, when a teenage boy hopped a fence and stowed away on a flight to Hawaii.
Tax Measures Being Considered For The November Ballot In San JoseCity leaders are considering a sales tax increase, or possibly increasing the tax for marijuana shops, as a way to increase revenues.
Silicon Valley Cities To Tackle Increase Of Landlord Neglectmid soaring rents in Silicon Valley, a concerted effort by police, the District Attorney’s Office and the city officials is underway to ensure that landlords and investors are managing their properties responsibly in Santa Clara County.
National Pet Adoption Promotion Helps Clear Out South Bay Shelter 203 animals were adopted over the course of a single weekend at a South Bay animal shelter as part of a national free pet adoption promotion.
New Technology Can Give Up To 30 Second Warning In Advance Of EarthquakeNewly developed technology by a Scotts Valley company can give schools, cities, and businesses a 10 to 30 second advance warning of an earthquake depending on their distance from the epicenter.
KCBS Campaign 2014 Special Report: San Jose Mayor’s RaceThe five main candidates to replace Mayor Chuck Reed include four members of the city council and one candidate who sits on the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors.
Hotel Business Booming In Silicon Valley As Levi’s Stadium Gets Set To OpenMany hotel development projects are already underway, as the city prepares to host not only NFL games, but some of the biggest events in the world in coming years.