Santa Clara County

(CBS SF)

Flu Outbreak Forces Santa Clara Hospitals To Decide Who Can Visit Relatives

With flu cases spiking in Santa Clara County, hospitals are taking extra steps to keep the virus out by creating tough restrictions for people visiting loved ones in the hospital.

01/19/2015

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Time To Buy? Bay Area Home Sales Up In 2014 As Price Growth Slows

The average price of a home in the Bay Area is up again on a year over year basis, data released today by property information service CoreLogic DataQuick shows.

01/16/2015

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Free WiFi Network Service In East Palo Alto Shutting Down; Cites Declining Users

A non-profit is pulling the plug on a free public WiFi network originally designed to help bridge the digital divide in Silicon Valley. As KCBS’s Matt Bigler reports the network’s monthly users have been falling off in recent years.

01/15/2015

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Caltrain’s Switch From Diesel Fuel To Electrification Will Cause ‘Significant’ Backups For Drivers; Report Shows

Drivers on the Peninsula may soon be waiting even longer at some train crossings, according to a new report on Caltrain’s switch to electrification.

01/08/2015

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Santa Clara University Debuts New Film About Campus Sexual Assaults; May Become Required Viewing

A new film about sexual assault will debut at Santa Clara University on Friday and it may become required viewing for all incoming freshmen.

01/08/2015

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Peeping Tom Seen Filming People From Outside Their Mountain View Apartments

Mountain View police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a “peeping Tom” who has filmed people from outside of their apartments.

01/06/2015

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Cheaper Gas Prices Not Deterring Bay Area Commuters From Using Mass Transit

Drivers are not the only ones excited about cheaper gas prices; transit agencies are also saving money on diesel fuel. But public transit ridership remains high despite the low fuel costs.

01/06/2015

Tully Road homeless encampment in San Jose (photo credit: Matt Bigler)

Santa Clara Co. Health Care Workers Seek Homeless Who Refuse Shelter To Bring Them Blankets, Supplies

There’s a push to get Santa Clara County’s homeless in from the below-freezing cold. Health care workers are working to bring warm clothing, blankets and supplies to those who refuse to seek adequate shelter.

12/31/2014

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3 Overnight Car Fires In Campbell, San Jose May Be Linked To Others Last Week

Two parked cars burst into flames early Tuesday mornng in San Jose amid a police investigation of similar car fires in the same area last week.

12/30/2014

(CBS SF)

The Challenges Of Tackling Homelessness Amid The Rising Wealth Gap In Silicon Valley

KCBS In Depth speaks with Dr. Brian Greenberg, Vice President of Programs and Services for InnVision Shelter Network in Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties, about the current growing wealth gap in Silicon Valley that’s lead in an increase of homeless in one of the most affluent areas of the country.

12/22/2014

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