Santa Clara County

Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) union workers with SEIU Local 1021 hold signs as they picket in front of the Lake Merritt station on July 2, 2013 in Oakland. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Strike Averted For Thousands Of Santa Clara County Employees With Tentative 4-Year Deal

Santa Clara County officials and union leaders struck a tentative four-year deal, which averts a strike Tuesday morning, according to the Service Employees International Union Local 521.

06/30/2015

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9,000 Santa Clara County Workers Threaten To Strike Over Labor Dispute, But Some Barred

A court injunction filed by Santa Clara County Monday has barred about 500 employees from participating in a strike set for Tuesday by a union representing about 9,000 of its workers.

06/29/2015

A Google driverless car operating on a testing path. (Steve Jurvetson/Wikimedia Commons)

Google, Delphi Driverless Cars Reported In Near Collision In Mountain View; Google Denies Report

Two driverless cars, operated by Google and Delphi nearly collided earlier this week in Mountain View.

06/26/2015

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Major San Jose Water Cuts, Tough Fines Take Effect Monday

Saving water will be an even bigger task starting Monday for about a million people in Santa Clara County.

06/15/2015

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Santa Clara County Approves Fines For Homeowners Caught Violating Firework Laws

Anyone who uses fireworks illegally in unincorporated Santa Clara County will be fined under an ordinance passed Tuesday by the Board of Supervisors.

06/09/2015

Edgar Covarrubias, an employee and resident of the Walden West Science Camp near Saratoga. (Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office)

2nd Child Claims He Was Molested By South Bay Science Camp Counselor

A second child has come forward, saying he was molested by a former counselor at Walden West Science Camp known as “Papa Bear.”

06/04/2015

Edgar Covarrubias, an employee and resident of the Walden West Science Camp near Saratoga. (Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office)

South Bay Inmate-Work Agreement Terminated Following Science Camp Employee’s Arrest On Child Porn Charges

An inmate work agreement in place for 25 years in Silicon Valley has been terminated following the high-profile arrest of a science-camp supervisor on child pornography charges.

06/02/2015

A homeless man gathers his belongings on the San Jose State University campus. March 2, 2015. (CBS)

Study Suggests Housing Santa Clara County’s Homeless Is Cheaper Than Letting Them Live On Streets

A new long-term study shows that it actually might be cheaper to build housing for the homeless than to allow them to live on the streets.

06/01/2015

San Jose's proposed Kartma coffee cart.

Downtown San Jose Coffee Cart To Be Staffed By Homeless Receives Foundation Funding

A mobile coffee cart staffed by the homeless is just one idea getting a jolt of funding in San Jose. It’s one of 13 projects aimed at making downtown San Jose more user friendly.

05/29/2015

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Inmate Escapes Briefly From Custody Before Santa Clara County Court Appearance

A Santa Clara County inmate briefly escaped from custody before a scheduled court appearance in downtown San Jose Tuesday afternoon, a sheriff’s spokesman said.

05/26/2015

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