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Santa Clara County

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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Ground Broken On Family Justice Center In San Jose

The building is expected to be open by the summer of 2015.

07/17/2013

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3.4 Earthquake Shakes Area Near San Jose Alum Rock Park

A 3.4-magnitude earthquake was recorded in Santa Clara County at midday Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

07/15/2013

Marijuana plants found growing in Henry Coe State Park. (Source: Santa Clara County Sheriff)

10,000 Marijuana Plants Found Growing In State Park Near Gilroy

Authorities say they’ve found 10,000 marijuana plants growing in a California state park.

07/11/2013

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

Bay Area Judge’s Decision To Release Sex Predator Being Challenged

District Attorney Jackie Lacey said Tuesday her office will challenge a Bay Area judge’s decision to release a sexually violent predator in Los Angeles County.

07/09/2013

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

Convicted Bay Area Serial Rapist To Be Freed By Year’s End

A convicted serial rapist’s scheduled release from a state prison hospital has stirred up controversy. Christopher Evans Hubbart was convicted in two separate trials decades ago for committing 34 rapes, 15 of them in the Bay Area.

07/08/2013

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Same-Sex Marriages Keeping Santa Clara County Officials Busy

Santa Clara County was gearing up for another week of same-sex marriages days after what is believed to be the county’s busiest day ever for issuing marriage licenses, officials said.

07/08/2013

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Heat Wave Causes South Bay Officials To Activate Emergency System

It’s the first time the reverse 911 system has been activated due to the hot weather.

07/03/2013

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