New Mental Health Facility Chosen Over New Jail In Unanimous Vote By Santa Clara County SupervisorsIn a unanimous vote on Tuesday, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors reinforced its commitment to build a new mental health facility instead of a new jail, but the path will not be easy.
VTA Faces Resistance Over Using Measure B Funds for BARTThe Valley Transportation Authority faced widespread criticism this week for a controversial proposal to spend a large share of voter-approved sales tax revenue to fund BART construction at the likely expense of other transportation projects.
COVID In Santa Clara: Santa Clara County Doubles COVID-19 Testing Capacity Ahead Of Holiday SeasonThe largest testing facility in the Bay Area plans to ramp up testing dramatically, ahead of the holiday season.
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.
COVID Surge: Santa Clara, Marin Counties To Halt Indoor Dining; Move Back To Red Tier ImminentSanta Clara and Marin County will halt all indoor dining amid a sudden spike of COVID-19 cases, with other Bay Area counties set to follow suit, health authorities announced Friday.
COVID Restrictions: Santa Clara County Reminds Residents, Businesses Of Guidance ComplianceSanta Clara County health officials reminded residents and businesses Wednesday of the importance of complying with local guidance to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus after a countywide spike in cases in recent days.
Gilroy Math Teacher to Stand Trial For Harassment of County Health OfficerA Santa Clara County judge ordered a community college teacher with ties to the far-right, anti-government "boogaloo" movement to stand trial Thursday on charges that he sent threatening letters to a county health officer.
Santa Clara County Increases COVID-19 Testing Rate To 9,000 / Day After Reaching 1 Million Test MarkHealth officials in Santa Clara County announced Friday that it has further increased its average testing rate, while announcing several testing availabilities throughout the county next week.
Santa Clara County Voter Turnout Set To Exceed Record From 2008Santa Clara County is set to break yet another record this election cycle.
Santa Clara County Voters Support Most Education Funding MeasuresThough votes were still being counted Wednesday morning, it appeared that Santa Clara County voters overwhelmingly backed measures to increase funding for their respective school districts and community colleges.
Measure RR Sales Tax To Fund Caltrain Appears To Pass In 3 CountiesCaltrain has lost significant ridership and subsequent funding during the COVID-19 pandemic, but after Tuesday's election, it may receive a lifeline and long-term financial support.