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Dave Cortese, candidate for San Jose Mayor. (CBS)

Santa Clara County Official Looks To Invite Undocumented Immigrant Children To Silicon Valley

While some Southwestern communities have seen protests against undocumented immigrant children being placed in their towns, Santa Clara County officials want to invite some of those children to come to the Silicon Valley.

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Chopper 5 assesses the Napa Butts Fire Wednesday morning. (CBS)

4,300 Acre Napa County Fire Now 90 Percent Contained

Since the fire broke out near Butts Canyon and Oak Valley roads just after noon on Tuesday, four people were injured. Two homes and seven outbuildings were destroyed in the blaze as well, according to Cal Fire Battalion Chief Chris Christopherson.

07/07/2014

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San Mateo County Judge Facing DUI Charge

A San Mateo County judge is a facing a DUI charge following a May arrest, according to San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe.

06/12/2014

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Alameda Co. Sheriff’s Dept. Responds To ACLU’s Mandatory Pregnancy Test Lawsuit

The Alameda County Sheriff’s Department is now responding to an American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California (ACLU) lawsuit challenging its policy of mandatory pregnancy tests for all female detainees under the age of 60.

06/06/2014

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Concord Man Arrested After Allegedly Ramming Sonoma County Sheriff’s Deputy

The Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Concord man Monday night who allegedly rammed a deputy’s patrol car after a vehicle pursuit in Sonoma.

06/04/2014

Video from the Coast Guard shows a helicopter rescue off the Monterey County Coast. (Source: Coast Guard)

Injured Boater Rescued By Coast Guard Helicopter Crew Off Monterey County Coast

New video shows a helicopter rescue off the Monterey County Coast.

06/04/2014

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Netflix Development Plan On Ballot For Santa Clara County Election

Measures on Tuesday’s ballot in certain parts of Santa Clara County are mostly about new taxes for schools or libraries, but voters in Los Gatos will mull a development plan by the online media company Netflix.

06/01/2014

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Race For Santa Clara County Sheriff Pits 16-Year Incumbent Against Retired Captain Backed By Unions, Guards

The race for Santa Clara County Sheriff in Tuesday’s election has 16-year incumbent Sheriff Laurie Smith up against retired sheriff’s captain Kevin Jensen, who has the backing of unions representing deputies and jail guards.

06/01/2014

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NorCal County Residents To Vote On Abandoning California, Forming 51st State Named Jefferson

Voters in Del Norte and Tehama, with a combined population of about 91,000, will decide June 3 on an advisory measure that asks each county’s board of supervisors to join a wider effort to form a 51st state named Jefferson.

05/28/2014

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Santa Clara County Close To Framing ‘Living-Wage’ Ordinance

With the framework close to being finished, Santa Clara County is moving forward with work on a living-wage ordinance, with a first step due in June.

05/27/2014

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