Milpitas residents opposed to plans for a new hotel

Plans to build a new La Quinta hotel in Milpitas has been met with strong opposition from neighbors who worry about traffic and their hillside views. The new hotel will be built right off Interstate 680 near the Jacklin Road exit. 

Theft suspect spotted in Milpitas, arrested at Great Mall

An officer at the Great Mall of the Bay Area saw someone who matched the description of a suspect in a morning prowling and theft incident Wednesday, leading to an arrest and the recovery of a bicycle. Police were notified about a prowler in the backyard of a home in the 150 Block Millwater Court in Milpitas shortly after 6 a.m., but the subject had fled the scene on a stolen bicycle before...

Baby eagle falls again

A daring rescue Monday by Fish and Wildlife officials after a baby eagle in Milpitas fell from its nest. The protected bird is now recovering at a rehabilitation center.

Walmart robots: Labor saver or employee eliminator?

Walmart invited reporters into one of its Bay Area stores to show of a new labor saving employee: an artificially intelligent robot. It's usually hard for broadcasters to get into a Walmart with cameras, but when the subject was robots, it was downright surprising. The initial question was: is this is just another "wow" technology, or a look at a more robotic, less human, workforce? Tom Vacar reports.

Student brings gun to school

Tense moments at Milpitas High School after a 14-year-old brings a semi automatic handgun and ammunition to campus. It's the third Bay Area school this week where young students have been caught with guns while class is in session.