South Bay Lawmakers Vote To Fund Housing, Food, Employment Assistance For Afghan RefugeesSanta Clara County has devoted nearly $1 million dollars in new funding to assist Afghan refugees resettling in the South Bay.
Santa Clara Residents Encouraged to Prepare for EmergenciesSanta Clara County officials urged residents Friday to prepare for the possibility of an emergency like a wildfire or earthquake.
Santa Clara County Getting Trauma Recovery Center After Supes VoteThe Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a proposal to create a trauma recovery center for survivors of violent crimes and other traumatic events Tuesday night.
West Nile Virus Found in Santa Clara, Sunnyvale MosquitosSome adult mosquitos in Sunnyvale and Santa Clara have tested positive for the West Nile virus, following positive test results among mosquitos in Gilroy.
Drought Emergency: Santa Clara Water Officials Issue Dire Warning As Reservoirs Dip To Historic LowsWith the state in the grips of a historic drought, reservoirs in Santa Clara County are at extremely low levels, as seen in a new video from the county's water provider.
San Jose Man Arrested For Alleged Rape Of 16-Year-Old HitchhikerA San Jose man suspected of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl earlier this year in Santa Clara County was arrested on Friday.
COVID: Santa Clara County Readies For Boosters, Deploys 'Vax Mobile' To Reach UnvaccinatedHealth officials in Santa Clara County said they would be ready to distribute COVID-19 vaccine boosters in the coming weeks. Meanwhile a new "Vax Mobile" has been unveiled to reach scores of county residents who are still not vaccinated.
Santa Clara County Small Businesses Offered Grants For Taking Measures To Reduce COVID RiskSmall businesses in Santa Clara County which take steps to reduce the risk of COVID among customers and employees will be eligible for grants of up to $5,000, county officials announced Monday, with funding paid for by fines levied on other businesses that violated public health orders.
Fentanyl Laced Meth Claims 7 Homeless Lives In Santa Clara County; 'Delta Is Not The Only Deadly Variant'Seven homeless Santa Clara County residents have suffered fatal overdoses from methamphetamine containing fentanyl over the last three weeks, officials announced Friday.
COVID: Santa Clara County Officials Push for More Residents to Get VaccinatedSanta Clara County has launched a new push to get more people vaccinated, even though the region has one of the highest vaccination rates of any large county in the United States.
COVID Surge: 7 Bay Area Counties Issue Indoor Mask Mandate, Regardless of Vaccination StatusHealth directors from seven San Francisco Bay Area counties and the city of Berkeley on Monday ordered residents living in their jurisdictions to once again wear masks at businesses, restaurants and other indoor public settings.
COVID Surge: Santa Clara County To Require Its 22,000 Workers To Be VaccinatedSanta Clara County leaders announced Thursday all county employees will be required to get a COVID vaccine. It came on the same day President Joe Biden rolled out vaccination requirements for federal employees.
COVID Update: Mandatory Workplace Vaccinations Urged In Contra Costa, Santa Clara County, San FranciscoHealth officials from Contra Costa, Santa Clara and San Francisco counties urged businesses Thursday to implement mandatory COVID vaccination policies amid the rapid rise COVID cases fueled by the Delta variant.
UPDATE: California Lawmakers Approve 1st State-Funded Guaranteed Income GrantsCalifornia lawmakers on Thursday approved the first state-funded guaranteed income plan in the U.S., $35 million for monthly cash payments to qualifying pregnant people and young adults who recently left foster care with no restrictions on how they spend it.
Small Vegetation Fire Burns in Southern Santa Clara County near San MartinA vegetation fire was burning in the San Martin area of southern Santa Clara County Monday, Cal Fire reported.