Railroad 'quiet zone' approved for San Jose

Federal regulators approve railway "quiet zone" for San Jose; trains no longer required to sound horns on a 1.8- mile stretch of track through residential areas of San Jose.

Homicide suspect and accomplice's release widely criticized in South Bay

San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo says the criminal justice system has failed in a homicide case despite a state Supreme Court case that ruled defendants can't be held solely on the basis of whether or not they can afford to pay bail even if they're charged with a homicide – and in this case, the defendants are arguing self defense.

San Jose to restrict residents from watering outdoors to twice a week

The city of San Jose is taking some dramatic steps to reduce water use during California's historic drought. On Wednesday, Mayor Sam Liccardo, joined by state leaders, said he will be introducing a measure to restrict residents from watering outdoors to twice a week.