Supervisor Dave Cortese said local government departments are not doing enough to restrict water use during the drought.
Santa Clara Co. Supervisor Calls For More Legal Representation For Children In Need Of Immigration Services
With so many immigrant children facing deportation and a lack of legal representation, Santa Clara County Supervisor Dave Cortese is calling for not only more lawyers, but for them to do pro-bono work.
A personal Twitter account is likely to blame for costing a communications expert his job as a consultant for a South Bay politician.
As many as 1,500 unaccompanied children who have come across the southern border from Central America could soon be welcomed in Santa Clara County as a proposal for “host families” will go before the county Board of Supervisors Tuesday morning.
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.
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.