The proposal, introduced by Supervisor Ken Yeager, calls to raise the legal age to buy tobacco and electronic smoking devices from 18 to 21 in unincorporated areas of the county.
“The Jungle” has been described as one of the largest homeless encampments in the nation. Santa Clara County health officials say it’s become a breeding ground for sexually transmitted diseases.
Thanks to the improving employment picture in the Bay Area, many mass transit systems are seeing increased ridership, but Caltrain may be reaching its limits.
The first phase of a major project to modernize Caltrain is underway in San Jose. Crews at the Tamien Station are installing a fiber optic line that will prepare the rail system to go all-electric before the end of the decade.
Santa Clara County was gearing up for another week of same-sex marriages days after what is believed to be the county’s busiest day ever for issuing marriage licenses, officials said.
Santa Clara County is planning to build a new natural gas refueling station in San Jose that will be open to the public.
Santa Clara County has unveiled plans for what officials hope will be the largest gun buyback event held so far in the Bay Area.
A unique idea for San Jose’s old city hall building is starting to literally “take shape,” as one county supervisor wants to use the old government headquarters to help government workers stay fit and trim by turning it into a gym.
Caltrain plans to raise its one-way cash fare by 25 cents in order to encourage more riders to switch to Clipper Cards, rail officials said.
BART trains could be rolling in San Jose as soon as 2016 after a huge hurdle was cleared Thursday in the form of more than $1 billion in grant money.