Santa Clara County

Homeless Man and Tent

$1.3 Million Set Aside For Temporary Sunnyvale Winter Homeless Shelter

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors approved funding on Tuesday for a temporary winter shelter and has their eyes set on a site in Sunnyvale, where the City Council has yet to make a decision on moving forward with the plan.

08/26/2015

A KPIX 5 crew captured this video of Bakken crude oil getting unloaded from a train at a rail yard in Richmond. (CBS)

Santa Clara Co. Supervisors Voice Opposition To Proposed Crude Oil Trains

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved Tuesday a resolution against a project that would bring trains carrying oil through the county.

08/25/2015

Monica Mallon, a student at Woodside Priory School and candidate for District 5 in the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors. (CBS)

Teen Battles Political Veteran For Santa Clara County Supervisor

At the Woodside Priory School, they encourage young men and women to use their power to change the world. And that includes senior Monica Mallon.

08/21/2015

Los Arroyos neighborhood in Gilroy. (CBS)

215 Gilroy Families Overcharged Property Taxes, Assessor To Pay Back $2 Million

A snafu involving property taxes in Santa Clara County has grown. One week after 32 low-income residents found out they were overcharged, the number has grown to more than 200 families.

08/20/2015

Grass Fire

2-Alarm Fire Burning 2 Structures Near Mount Madonna County Park

A two-alarm fire is burning at two structures near Mount Madonna County Park in Santa Clara County Monday afternoon, fire officials said.

08/17/2015

Property Taxes

Low-Income Community In Gilroy Overcharged On Property Taxes For 13 Years

A low-income housing community in Gilroy could be getting an unexpected payday after being over-charged on property taxes for more than a decade.

08/13/2015

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Funding Request For New Jail In San Jose Cleared

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors has voted to support an application to request state money to fund a new jail facility in San Jose.

08/11/2015

Valerie Berry. (Bay City News)

1990 Santa Clara County Child Abduction Case Ends With Retired College Professor’s Arrest In Arizona

A woman who allegedly abducted her daughter from her ex-husband more than 25 years ago was arrested Tuesday in Phoenix, Arizona, a Santa Clara County deputy district attorney said.

07/28/2015

An earthquake was recorded overnight near Milpitas.

Small Earthquake Strikes Santa Clara-Alameda County Border Overnight

The Magnitude 2.4 earthquake hit at 12:32 a.m. with an epicenter about six miles northeast of Milpitas.

07/13/2015

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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