Santa Clara County To Consider Waiving Additional Fees for Small BusinessesThe Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors plan to vote Tuesday on waiving the Weights and Measures annual fee for 2020/2021, possibly saving small businesses that use scanners and scales between $120 and $500 in fees.
Santa Clara County Supervisors Seek Caps On Food Delivery Service FeesMembers of the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors are seeking a cap on fees charged by third-party food delivery services, saying excessive charges are hurting restaurants during the COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID Rollback: Santa Clara County Tumbles To Purple Tier As Infections, Hospitalizations SoarSanta Clara County officials urged people Monday to cancel any travel plans and use caution in interactions outside of their immediate household during the Thanksgiving holiday because of the spike in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in the county and the state.
Community Groups Press For Closure Of Reid-Hillview Airport In San Jose Over Lead EmissionsCiting concerns over airborne lead emissions, community leaders in San Jose called on the County Board of Supervisors to shut down Reid-Hillview Airport, a major hub for flight training and recreational aviation in the South Bay.
Santa Clara Co. Board Of Supervisors: Former Sunnyvale Mayor Otto Lee Appears To Win Over Asm. Kansen ChuFormer Sunnyvale Mayor Otto Lee is likely heading to the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors following a nine-year hiatus from public service.
Students Protest Santa Clara County Supervisor Simitian's Position On Sex Assault StudyA group of high school students on Sunday protested outside the house of a Santa Clara County supervisor, angry that he recently voted against proceeding with a study of sexual assault and harassment policies in schools and colleges the students contend would help improve student safety in Santa Clara County.
Santa Clara County Requires Affordable Housing In New DevelopmentsA new rule requires housing developers planning to build in unincorporated parts of Santa Clara County to set aside units for low-income residents or pay an in-lieu fee.
Supes Decline Consolidating Los Altos Hills Fire District With County Fire DepartmentThe Los Altos Hills County Fire District was spared from consolidating into the Santa Clara County Fire Department at a Tuesday meeting of the county Board of Supervisors.
Santa Clara Co. Lawmakers Consider Extending Eviction Moratorium Through September 30The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors will discuss plans to extend its current eviction moratorium through September 30, providing broad protections for residential and commercial tenants suffering from the economic fallout of COVID-19.
South Bay Lawmakers Seek Hate Crimes Task Force In Wake Of Gilroy ShootingLocal county and city legislators could soon gather a task force to combat and address hate crimes in Santa Clara County following deadly shootings throughout the country, including one at the Gilroy Garlic Festival in July.
Santa Clara County Supervisors Approve $600K For Rape Crisis CentersSanta Clara County Supervisor Cindy Chavez pushed the Board of Supervisors to boost funding for rape crisis centers Tuesday.