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Santa Clara County

San Jose City Hall

San Jose Back Above 1 Million Residents As Bay Area Leads State Population Growth

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.

04/30/2014

Esdras Avila "Blanco" Carrillo (Santa Clara County)

Silicon Valley Drug Bust Shows Strong Ties To Mexican Cartels

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.

04/25/2014

(SUTANTA ADITYA/AFP/Getty Images)

3 Minor Earthquakes Strike Near Stanford Overnight

The USGS reports that a pair of very small earthquakes hit near the Santa Clara-San Mateo County borders overnight.

04/24/2014

(CBS)

Santa Clara County Looking For 1,060 People Owed Money By Government

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.

04/22/2014

Protesters shout slogans in front of a McDonald's restaurant in south Los Angeles where fast-food workers and their supporters gathered to protest wage theft on April 3, 2014. (Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images)

Growing Problem Of Wage Theft Affecting Thousands In Silicon Valley

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.

04/21/2014

In this photo illustration a woman smokes an electronic cigarette. (Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

San Francisco, Santa Clara County Moves Forward With E-Cigarette Restrictions

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.

03/25/2014

(CBS)

Santa Clara County Drops Universal Student Testing For TB As Positive Tests Rise

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.

03/25/2014

Michael Matagulay

Man Rams Patrol Cars, Flees Into Woods, Arrested By Santa Clara Sheriffs

A man who rammed into Santa Clara County Sheriff’s patrol cars and fled into the woods was arrested on Saturday morning.

03/23/2014

A dry section of the Almaden Reservoir on January 28, 2014 in San Jose. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Santa Clara Valley Water District Asks For 20 Percent Water Consumption Cut

That is double the water use reduction that was being considered just last month.

02/26/2014

An atmospheric water generator is on display at a press briefing outside the county building in San Jose, February 24, 2014. (CBS)

Milpitas Firm’s Device Generates Water From Air; Promoted As Possible Drought Relief

Water officials in Santa Clara County unveiled new technology on Monday that could help alleviate California’s drought by providing emergency drinking water.

02/24/2014

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