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Santa Clara County


Ground Broken On Family Justice Center In San Jose

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



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.


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.


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.


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.


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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.


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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.


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Same-Sex Marriage Begins In South Bay With High Demand For Licenses

The Santa Clara County Clerk’s office issued more than twice as many marriage licenses as usual in its first day since a federal court lifted a stay on same-sex marriages late last week.



4-Year-Old Boy Drowns In San Jose Community Swimming Pool

A 4-year-old boy was drowned in a community swimming pool at a San Jose mobile home park on Friday.


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Property Tax Hikes Coming To Santa Clara County Homeowners

128,000 homeowners in the South Bay will soon see increases on future property tax bills.