Santa Clara County
Data released Wednesday by the state Department of Finance show California added 356,000 people last year. A more detailed population report released in December said births outpacing deaths was one factor in the growth rate.
A multi-agency investigation that began in 2012 after an arrest of the a midlevel drug runner led to the arrest of 18 suspects belonging to a drug trafficking ring that ties to a Mexican cartel and a meth lab.
The USGS reports that a pair of very small earthquakes hit near the Santa Clara-San Mateo County borders overnight.
The Santa Clara County Department of Revenue has published a list of approximately 1,060 people who are potential owners of nearly $244,000 in unclaimed money on deposit with the County.
In 2012-2013, the almost 2,000 workers in Santa Clara County who filed claims were awarded $8.4 million in owed wages, but only a third of that total has been collected.
Smoking e-cigarettes is getting harder to do in parts of the Bay Area after the San Francisco and Santa Clara County boards of supervisors approved restrictions on the devices Tuesday.
Santa Clara County, which has more cases of tuberculosis that most U.S. states, will shift from testing public school students for TB to requiring a “risk assessment” for the disease, officials said.
A man who rammed into Santa Clara County Sheriff’s patrol cars and fled into the woods was arrested on Saturday morning.
That is double the water use reduction that was being considered just last month.
Water officials in Santa Clara County unveiled new technology on Monday that could help alleviate California’s drought by providing emergency drinking water.