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.
Santa Clara Co. Supervisors Declare Climate Crisis, Pledge Resources To Global WarmingThe Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors declared a climate crisis Tuesday, joining dozens of Bay Area cities and counties that have pledged resources toward mitigating global warming.
Santa Clara Co. Plans To Build Low Income Housing On Empty Lots Near HospitalsSanta Clara County cleared another hurdle today in its push to build hundreds of homes for low income residents on county land.
Caserta On Leave As Teacher During Sexual Harassment InvestigationSaying he is "appalled and disappointed," the Santa Clara Unified School District superintendent confirmed Friday afternoon that teacher Dominic Caserta is on administrative leave pending the outcome of an investigation of alleged sexual harassment.
Embattled Santa Clara Councilman Dominic Caserta Resigns From OfficeCity Councilman Dominic Caserta, being investigated for allegations of potential sexual abuse and improper behavior, announced Tuesday he was stepping down from office and dropping out of the county supervisor's race.
$6M Set Aside For Affordable Teacher Housing In Palo AltoThe Grant Avenue site could host a large number of units, ranging from 60 to 120.
Santa Clara County Supervisors Back Moratorium On Dakota PipelineThe Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors Tuesday passed a resolution that supports a moratorium on building the Dakota Access Pipeline.
Santa Clara Co. Supervisors Push Forward On Equal Pay OrdinanceThe Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved Tuesday a plan for city staff to prepare a gender and ethnicity pay equity ordinance.
Santa Clara Co. Supervisors Voice Opposition To Proposed Crude Oil TrainsThe Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved Tuesday a resolution against a project that would bring trains carrying oil through the county.
Teen Battles Political Veteran For Santa Clara County SupervisorAt the Woodside Priory School, they encourage young men and women to use their power to change the world. And that includes senior Monica Mallon.
San Francisco, Santa Clara County Moves Forward With E-Cigarette RestrictionsSmoking e-cigarettes is getting harder to do in parts of the Bay Area after the San Francisco and Santa Clara County boards of supervisors approved restrictions on the devices Tuesday.
HIV On The Rise In San Jose Homeless Encampment Known As ‘The Jungle’ "The Jungle" has been described as one of the largest homeless encampments in the nation. Santa Clara County health officials say it’s become a breeding ground for sexually transmitted diseases.
Disgraced Former Santa Clara Supervisor Jailed For Year Over Misuse Of FundsDisgraced former Santa Clara County Supervisor George Shirakawa was sentenced to a year in county jail and three years of probation Friday for the 12 criminal counts he plead guilty to involving misuse of campaign and taxpayer funds.
Ex-South Bay Supervisor Shirakawa Charged With ImpersonationFormer Santa Clara County Supervisor George Shirakawa has been indicted by a criminal grand jury on one felony count of false personation, prosecutors announced Monday.