Santa Clara County

Discovery Of Oriental Fruit Flies In Santa Clara County Prompts 8-Week Eradication EffortThe third discovery of oriental fruit flies in Santa Clara County this year has prompted a treatment in San Jose and Monte Sereno that will last for eight weeks.
Inmate Who Died In Custody At Santa Clara County Main Jail ID'd; Cause Of Death Not DisclosedAn inmate who died Monday while in custody at the Santa Clara County Main Jail in San Jose was identified Wednesday as Walter Roches, county officials said.
Inmate Dies In Custody At Santa Clara County JailAn inmate at the Santa Clara County Main Jail in San Jose died in custody Monday morning, according to a sheriff’s sergeant.
2 Of 3 Deputies Charged In Santa Clara County Jail Death Post BailTwo of three correctional deputies charged in the death of an inmate at the Santa Clara County Main Jail in San Jose have posted bail, a Superior Court spokesman said Monday.
South Bay Restaurant Rating App Shows Detailed Health Department ReportsSouth Bay diners have a new tool to help them determine where to go out to eat, and which places to avoid because of health department violations.
Sunnyvale School Employee Arrested For Alleged Sex Assault Of 8-Year-Old GirlAn 18-year-old man was arrested Tuesday for allegedly sexually assaulting an 8-year-old student at a Sunnyvale school, public safety officials said.
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.
Inmate Death Prompts Unanimous Vote To Review Jail Operations In Santa Clara CountyIn a unanimous vote Tuesday, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors directed county staff to come up with a plan to improve safety and communication at the county’s jails in response to an inmate death late last month.
Santa Clara County Locks Out Hospital Contractor Over Poor Performance Construction was halted Friday at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, as county officials look to fire the contractor in charge of the hospital’s expansion.
South Bay Bail Agents Accused In Alleged Schemes To Steal Competitors' BusinessMore than two dozen South Bay bail agents have been arrested since last Thursday for allegedly illegally trying to steal business from competitors, according to the California Department of Insurance.
Santa Clara Co. Claims Contractor Favoring Levi’s Stadium Project Led To Hospital DelaysSanta Clara County has had enough of a contractor that's been working on a hospital expansion project for years. It's been constantly delayed and now we’re learning Levi's Stadium might have something to do with it.
$1.3 Million Set Aside For Temporary Sunnyvale Winter Homeless ShelterThe 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.