Civil Rights Groups Question Purchase Of Drone By San Jose PoliceCivil rights groups are arguing there should have been more public debate before the drone was purchased.
Lone Republican Candidate Withdraws From San Jose Mayor’s RaceSan Jose City Councilmember Pete Constant decided on Tuesday to withdraw from consideration in the 2014 mayor’s race.
Phil Matier: Detroit Bankruptcy Case Has Major Implications For CaliforniaCities in California are watching how the bankruptcy case plays out in Michigan, and whether it might affect their own proceedings in California.
Federal Mediator Reviewing San Jose’s Latest Contract Offer To Police UnionAfter being at odds for almost a year, the City of San Jose will make a new contract offer to the city’s police officers’ union next week with a federal mediator involved.
Union Leaders Prepared To Oppose San Jose Mayor’s Pension Reform MeasureMayor Chuck Reed, along with four other mayors from around the state, have submitted the ballot initiative to the state Attorney General.
Samsung Breaks Ground On $300m Office Tower In North San Jose Up to 2,000 Samsung employees could be working in North San Jose now that the electronics giant broke ground on a $300 million, 10-story office tower.
KCBS In Depth: How The Bay Area Landed Super Bowl 50In 2016, the NFL celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Super Bowl and because of the Bay Area Super Bowl Committee’s efforts, that celebration will be happening here in the Bay Area.
5 Percent Raise Expected For SJ Mayor And City CouncilSan Jose City Council’s Salary Setting Commission votes Wednesday night to possibly grant Mayor Chuck Reed and the City Council itself pay raises.
Phil Matier: Do We Really Want The Olympics?The reality seems to be setting in that the cost for San Francisco's bid alone would be prohibitive - not to mention what it would cost to hire sufficient security and transit.
Bay Area Politicians, Citizens Head To Nation's Capital For InaugurationPresident Barack Obama's second term will kick off with much fanfare in Washington, D.C. this holiday weekend and the Bay Area will be well represented with local politicians, community leaders and residents in attendance.
San Jose Mayor Accused Of Illegally Funneling Campaign CashLeaders of the police and fire unions have filed a complaint with the California Fair Political Practices Commission.
San Jose City Union Agrees To Curb Sick-Pay Cash OutsThe Building Inspectors’ Union agreed on Tuesday to change its sick leave benefit for new city hires who will no longer be allowed to store up unused sick days and cash them out at retirement—an arrangement that costs the city millions of dollars.
San Francisco Tugs At The Boundaries Of Silicon ValleyBoth public and private sector leaders agree San Francisco has become a major driver of the high-tech community, with the growth of social media pushing the boundaries of what is considered Silicon Valley.
Despite Call For No Confidence, SJ Mayor Stands By Police ChiefSan Jose’s mayor came to the defense of his police chief after a member of the Police Officers’ Association’s Board called for a no confidence vote for the chief next week.
San Jose's Pension Costs Interfering With Essential City ServicesRising pension costs are decimating essential city services, according to a grand jury report issued Wednesday.