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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

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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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Santa Clara County Clerk’s Office Offers Valentine’s Day ‘Express Weddings’

Love is in the air at the Santa Clara County clerk’s office, where officials are now offering “express weddings” on Valentines Day. However, one divorce lawyer says from experience, these types of weddings can also result in speedy separations.

02/14/2014

Sierra LaMar

Suspect In Kidnapping And Murder Of 15 Year Old Sierra LaMar Indicted

Antolin Garcia-Torres, the suspect in the nearly two-year-old murder of Sierra LaMar, a 15-year-old from Morgan Hill, has been indicted by a grand jury.

02/11/2014

The Santa Clara County Sheriff's office is asking for help in identifying a suspect in a copper wire theft that occurred early Thursday morning at a San Jose VTA station. (Santa Clara Sheriff/VTA)

Sheriff Hoping Social Media Helps Catch VTA Copper Thieves

Copper thieves have struck once again in the Bay Area, this time ripping out copper wiring from a VTA light rail train station in San Jose, but this time authorities have taken to social media to try and catch the thief.

01/31/2014

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