Santa Clara County Supervisors Back Moratorium On Dakota PipelineThe Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors Tuesday passed a resolution that supports a moratorium on building the Dakota Access Pipeline.
Santa Clara Co. Supervisors Push Forward On Equal Pay OrdinanceThe Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved Tuesday a plan for city staff to prepare a gender and ethnicity pay equity ordinance.
Santa Clara Co. Supervisors Voice Opposition To Proposed Crude Oil TrainsThe Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved Tuesday a resolution against a project that would bring trains carrying oil through the county.
Teen Battles Political Veteran For Santa Clara County SupervisorAt the Woodside Priory School, they encourage young men and women to use their power to change the world. And that includes senior Monica Mallon.
San Francisco, Santa Clara County Moves Forward With E-Cigarette RestrictionsSmoking e-cigarettes is getting harder to do in parts of the Bay Area after the San Francisco and Santa Clara County boards of supervisors approved restrictions on the devices Tuesday.
HIV On The Rise In San Jose Homeless Encampment Known As ‘The Jungle’ "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.
Disgraced Former Santa Clara Supervisor Jailed For Year Over Misuse Of FundsDisgraced former Santa Clara County Supervisor George Shirakawa was sentenced to a year in county jail and three years of probation Friday for the 12 criminal counts he plead guilty to involving misuse of campaign and taxpayer funds.
Ex-South Bay Supervisor Shirakawa Charged With ImpersonationFormer Santa Clara County Supervisor George Shirakawa has been indicted by a criminal grand jury on one felony count of false personation, prosecutors announced Monday.
Santa Clara County To Offer Rental Help For Newly Released 3-Strike Inmates The plan calls for the county to pay as much as $1,000 a month to help pay the rent for the first year after release for inmates who were once destined for life in prison.
Disgraced Ex-Southbay Supervisor Pleads Not Guilty In Fake Mailer CaseFormer Santa Clara County Supervisor George Shirakawa Friday pleaded not guilty to allegedly impersonating a political candidate in an unusual hearing in which the judge said he himself might be a potential witness and have to recuse himself.
Disgraced Ex-South Bay Supervisor Now Accused Of Dirty Campaign TrickThe Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office on Wednesday charged former Supervisor George Shirakawa with allegedly impersonating a San Jose City Council candidate in 2010 by sending out a fake campaign mailer meant to discredit her.
Runoff Needed In Race To Replace South Bay Supervisor ShirakawaThe two top candidates in a race for the District 2 seat of the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors appear to be heading for a runoff election.