Santa Clara County

A small pool of water is surrounded by dried and cracked earth that was the bottom of the Almaden Reservoir. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Santa Clara Valley Water District Considers Tighter Restrictions Than State’s New Regulations

With the state expanding emergency water restrictions in the wake of the drought, some Bay Area residents could soon be asked to conserve even more. It could happen as soon as next week in Santa Clara County.

03/18/2015

California Highway Patrol officers with weapons drawn watch as the driver of an SUV emerges after overturning on Interstate 280 in Los Altos Hills, March 17, 2015. (CBS)

Speeding Driver Arrested After Leading CHP Across 3 Counties Before Crashing In Los Altos Hills

A speeding driver led California Highway Patrol officers from Solano County through three more Bay Area counties before crashing on the edge of Los Altos Hills this afternoon, according to the CHP.

03/17/2015

New York Police Department (NYPD) Sergeant Joseph Freer demonstrates how to use and operate a body camera. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

SJPD To Begin Wearing Body Cams Later This Year; Release Details On Drone Use

San Jose’s police department says it will begin field testing cameras on about a dozen officers in September with full implementation a year later. They also said they won’t roll out drone technology until 2017.

03/17/2015

Officer Geoffrey Graves (San Jose Police Dept.)

San Jose Police Officer Changes Plea Back To Not Guilty On Rape, Felony Assault Charges

A San Jose police officer charged with rape and felony assault changed his plea back to not guilty on Monday in Santa Clara County Superior Court as his attorney asked a judge to drop enhancement charges and permit his release on bail.

03/16/2015

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Environmentalists Sue Santa Clara County For Right To ‘Opt Out’ Of Mosquito Fogging

A fight over mosquito fogging is brewing in Santa Clara County as environmental activists are suing the county to allow residents to opt-out of the spraying of pesticides.

03/11/2015

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3 Face Charges In ‘Extremely Violent’ Attack On 15-Year-Old Santa Clara Boy

Two men and a woman face charges they lured a Santa Clara teen into a violent robbery attempt, where he was dragged into the street, pistol-whipped and shot in the thigh – with the suspects then aiming the gun at startled onlookers.

03/06/2015

Ray McDonald #91 of the San Francisco 49ers stands on the field before their game against the Denver Broncos at Candlestick Park on August 8, 2013 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Report: Former San Francisco 49er Ray McDonald Won’t Face Charges Over December Sexual Assault Allegations

McDonald was released by the 49ers after this latest allegation and is currently a free agent.

03/05/2015

Ammunition magazines.  (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Federal Court Upholds Sunnyvale’s Ban On Gun Magazines That Can Hold More Than 10 Bullets

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld Sunnyvale’s ban on gun magazines that can hold more than 10 bullets.

03/04/2015

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Students Noticing More Homeless On SJ State’s Campus Since Jungle’s Closure

Ever since the closure of the jungle homeless encampment in San Jose the homeless have been spreading throughout the city including places like San Jose State University.

03/03/2015

Officer Geoffrey Graves (San Jose Police Dept.)

Case of San Jose Police Officer Accused Of Raping Undocumented Immigrant Goes To Court

The case of a San Jose police officer accused of raping an undocumented immigrant while on duty was in Santa Clara County Superior Court on Monday, although the accused did not appear.

03/02/2015

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