Santa Clara County
The two top candidates in a race for the District 2 seat of the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors appear to be heading for a runoff election.
A proposal from Supervisor Dave Cortese would raise the minimum wage in the unincorporated areas of Santa Clara County to $10 an hour, matching the new minimum wage recently approved by voters in San Jose.
With more electric cars driving on Bay Area roads and less charging stations than needed, Santa Clara county supervisors are looking to change local building codes as a solution.
The man arrested in connection with the stabbing deaths of his mother and 1-year nephew and injuries to his 3-year-old niece was the subject of 911 calls for years, authorities said.
Authorities said a man possibly linked to the stabbings of a woman and two young children in San Jose Wednesday afternoon was detained in San Francisco several hours later.
Santa Clara County is planning to build a new natural gas refueling station in San Jose that will be open to the public.
State health officials are investigating a possible security breach involving 2,000 California birth records.
The National Weather Service has issued a red flag warning for the East Bay hills and the Diablo Range beginning Tuesday evening—signaling an earlier start than normal to this year’s fire season in the Bay Area, a local fire marshal said.
The company that provides ambulances services for 14 Santa Clara County cities and its unincorporated areas has been put on notice: the county considers it to be in violation of its contract, and is rethinking the arrangement.
The Santa Clara County government center in San Jose was evacuated Friday morning after smoke was reported in the building, a San Jose fire captain said.