South Bay

Anderson Reservoir Dam in Santa Clara County.
Santa Clara Valley Water District
Jeffrey Schaub
February 25, 2020 - 6:25 am
The Anderson Reservoir, the largest in Santa Clara County, must be emptied because of federal authorities' fears that its earthen walls might fail during an earthquake.
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Workers with the state Department of Water Resources recorded a below average measurement of the state's snowpack on Jan. 30, 2020.
California Department of Water Resources
KCBS Radio Morning News
January 31, 2020 - 11:00 am
California's statewide snowpack is at 72 percent of normal for the end of January. But water managers say there's no need to start worrying yet.
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Starting on Saturday and continuing through New Year’s Eve, VTA riders will enjoy four days of fare-free travel as they acclimate themselves to VTA’s New Transit Service Plan.
Valley Transportation Authority
Jennifer Hodges
December 30, 2019 - 5:10 pm
Officials in the South Bay are rolling out a new transit plan to lure more riders into public transit. KCBS Radio’s Jennifer Hodges says the VTA is focusing on higher frequency routes.
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Motorized Scooters
Motorized Scooters (Photo credit: R. Del Rosario/KCBS Radio)
KCBS Radio Afternoon News
October 06, 2018 - 5:00 am
In the latest front in the fight over e-scooters, the small Silicon Valley city of Campbell essentially declared a truce this week with the makers of the controversial devices.
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BART entrance
Matt Bigler/KCBS Radio
Matt Bigler
September 10, 2018 - 11:19 am
Used parts on the new BART extension to the South Bay could have left the system vulnerable to hackers, according to cyber security experts.
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SAN FRANCISCO - JULY 05: Commuters walk off of a Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train July 5, 2005 in San Francisco, California. With a strike deadline looming at the end of the July 5, BART management and union representatives are trying to hammer out a c
(Photo credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
Matt Bigler
June 12, 2018 - 9:56 am
At one point, Warriors fans in the South Bay may have thought they could take BART from San Jose to get to Oakland. But as KCBS Radio's Matt Bigler reports from San Jose that extension isn't open yet...and may NOT be delayed until lat next year...
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Night Police Car Lights
(Photo credit: Alexandru Cuznetov)
May 17, 2018 - 10:48 am
Officers were called to the scene around 10 p.m. Wednesday after dispatch received a report of someone shot in the 3800 block of Sierra Road...
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Seismic Earthquake or Lie Detector Test
April 16, 2018 - 10:33 am
The quake struck at 9:39 a.m. and the epicenter was about 5 miles northeast of Alum Rock in San Jose...
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City Hall in San Jose
City Hall in San Jose (Photo credit: Kenny Tong)
Melissa Culross
March 09, 2018 - 10:04 am
A Santa Clara County lawmaker wants to see more public monuments honoring women. As KCBS Radio's Melissa Culross reports from San Jose on this International Women's Day, she is doing something about it.
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