Santa Clara County Supervisors

Cindy Chavez and Teresa Alvarado, candidates for the District 2 seat of the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors. (CBS)

Chavez Defeats Alvarado For Santa Clara Supervisor Seat

Chavez defeated Teresa Alvarado in a runoff election after the two received the most votes but fell short of a majority in June’s special election to replace disgraced former Supervisor George Shirakawa.


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San Jose’s Annual Pride Festivities Focused On Health

San Jose’s Pride Celebration 2012, titled “Equality for Everyone,” will kick off the 37th annual event on Friday with a news conference highlighting this year’s health-focused theme.


San Jose’s Valley Medical Center Expects Influx Of Medi-Cal Patients

It’s about to get a lot more crowded at Valley Medical Center (VMC) in Santa Clara County over the next several years.

Santa Clara County Supervisors and San Jose City Council members met Friday afternoon partly to hear the status of Valley Medical Center and how an influx of Medi-Cal patients will affect the facility by 2014.


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Santa Clara Supervisors Slash Funding For Non-Profits

Santa Clara County supervisors faced with a $220 million budget deficit are cutting funding for some 50 non-profit community organizations by 25 percent.