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.
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.