The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously on Wednesday to establish a human trafficking team.
In a low-turnout primary election in Santa Clara County Tuesday, the races for mayor of San Jose and three of five San Jose city councilmembers are headed for runoff elections this fall, Sheriff Laurie Smith was re-elected, and all eight ballot measures passed, according to unofficial results.
Tuesday’s primary election will decide the top voter-getters for a new San Jose mayor as Mayor Chuck Reed ends his eight-year tenure.
With less than a week until the primary election, a new KPIX 5 / SurveyUSA poll found two candidates for San Jose mayor are separating themselves from the crowded field of candidates.
The San Jose Fire Department is in the hot seat over its failure to meet required response times and a breach of contract could be declared as soon as Tuesday.
Fundraising and campaigning in the race to replace San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed kicked off with a crowded field of candidates, mostly city council members who support the termed-out mayor’s pension reform policies.
The list of candidates officially running for mayor of the city of San Jose in 2014 has started to become crowded.
With more electric cars driving on Bay Area roads and less charging stations than needed, Santa Clara county supervisors are looking to change local building codes as a solution.
Santa Clara County is planning a second gun buyback event this Saturday, following a highly successful buyback on March 2 that netted more than 1,100 firearms.
About 100 students and teachers headed from San Jose to Sacramento on a pair of tour buses Wednesday morning to gather support for cash-strapped schools that need support from California lawmakers.