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Growing Concern Amid Surging Silicon Valley Real Estate Values

While Santa Clara is leading the state when it comes to surging real estate values—largely due to the booming local tech economy, there’s growing concern the new housing projects may be built on a bubble.

10/15/2013

California Department of Corrections officer looks on as inmates at Chino State Prison exercise in the yard December 10, 2010 in Chino, California. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Santa Clara County To Offer Rental Help For Newly Released 3-Strike Inmates

The plan calls for the county to pay as much as $1,000 a month to help pay the rent for the first year after release for inmates who were once destined for life in prison.

10/07/2013

Santa Clara County sheriff's deputies locked down a neighborhood in San Jose as they searched for a home invasion robbery suspect on September 12, 2013. (CBS)

4 Men Arrested In San Jose Home Invasion

Santa Clara County authorities have arrested four men in connection with a home-invasion robbery that led to an intensive manhunt and school lockdowns in East San Jose.

09/14/2013

Christopher Evans Hubbart has been convicted of raping 40 women throughout California, including 15 in the Bay Area. (CBS)

Bay Area Judge’s Release Of Sex Predator Upheld By High Court

62-year-old Christopher Hubbart — a convicted serial rapist who has admitted to raping and sexually assaulting 38 women in California between 1971 and 1982 — will be released as soon as housing is found.

08/28/2013

911 Dispatcher. (CBS)

Santa Clara County 911 Dispatchers, Union Workers Reach Labor Deal

A union that represents 9,000 Santa Clara County employees, including 911 dispatchers, announced Wednesday that it has reached a tentative labor agreement with the county.

08/28/2013

911 Dispatcher. (CBS)

911 Dispatchers In Santa Clara County Threaten To Strike

Dozens of union emergency dispatchers rallied in San Jose Thursday to say they may strike against Santa Clara County over mandatory overtime, but the county’s top official said that could trigger a court injunction to block it.

08/22/2013

A man shows a type of marijuana at a farm near Medellin, Antioquia department, Colombia on October 3 , 2012. A bicycle ride against drug trafficking and in favour of the legalization of self-cultivation of marijuana for medicinal and recreational purposes took place in Medellin on October 6, 2012. AFP PHOTO/Raul ARBOLEDA (Photo credit should read RAUL ARBOLEDA/AFP/GettyImages)

Multiple Agencies Target Marijuana Grows In Rural Santa Clara County

The hope is to get rid of major growing operations, that pose a threat to the safety of the public.

08/14/2013

An Asian Tiger mosquito feeds from the blood from a person. (Jack Leonard/New Orleans Mosquito and Termite Control Board/Getty Images)

Santa Clara Reports 1st West Nile Virus Case Of The Year

The woman, who was hospitalized for a short time, is now recovering at home, Santa Clara County Valley Health and Hospital System spokeswoman Joy Alexiou said.

08/07/2013

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Santa Clara Grand Jury Says School District Overpaid Its Employees Over $1 Million In Last 10 Years

A Santa Clara County Civil Grand Gury The Alum Rock has found that the Alum Rock Union School District paid many of its teachers and administrators, including new and short-term employees, more than required by its contracts and rules— a practice that has cost more than $1 million over the last 10 years.

07/26/2013

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‘Toilet-To-Tap’ Water Purification Coming To South Bay

The source for Santa Clara County’s newest, cleanest and virtually limitless water is the new $68 million sewage treatment plant near Alviso, but the ultra clean water won’t be going into homes due to the stigma regarding recycled water.

07/22/2013

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