UPDATE: State Attorney General Opens Civil Rights Investigation into Santa Clara County Sheriff's OfficeCalifornia Attorney General Rob Bonta on Wednesday announced a civil rights investigation into the conduct of the Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office.
Levee Project Launched to Protect Flood-Prone South Bay Community of AlvisoThe Santa Clara Valley Water District and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have broken ground of a nearly $200 million project designed to protect the South Bay from the threat of rising sea levels.
COVID: Lower Levels Of Viral RNA In Wastewater May Signal Turning Point In SurgeAs the Omicron rages on, Bay Area health experts believe we could be at a turning point in this latest surge of the pandemic, based on a decline in the virus' RNA detected in Santa Clara County's wastewater.
South Bay Officials Call on Private Healthcare Providers to Ramp Up COVID TestingAs Santa Clara County logged another record day of COVID-19 cases amid the current omicron-fueled surge, officials warned private healthcare providers that they need to pull their weight when it comes to testing.
UPDATE: Santa Clara County Sheriff Laurie Smith to Fight Corruption Allegations in CourtSanta Clara County Sheriff Laurie Smith waived her right to a speedy trial Friday during a virtual court hearing on allegations of misconduct and corruption, an indication she plans to fight the charges.
COVID: South Bay Sewage Tests Show Signs of Omicron DeclineData collected from wastewater in Santa Clara County show strong indications that COVID cases from the omicron variant could be on the decline.
VTA Approves 3-Year Contract With Largest Union, 'Appreciation Pay' For EmployeesThe Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority's Board of Directors has approved a new three-year collective bargaining agreement with its largest employee union.
COVID: Infection Rates Shatter Previous Records In Bay Area, NationwideThe post-holiday surge of COVID-19 cases is shattering records in the Bay Area and nationwide, and health officials expect those numbers to get worse before they get better.
Santa Clara County To Require COVID Booster for Healthcare Workers, Other High-Risk GroupsSanta Clara County health officials announced Tuesday that COVID vaccine boosters would be required for healthcare workers and workers in other high-risk congregate settings under a new health order.
Santa Clara County Sheriff Investigating Cupertino Christmas HomicideSanta Clara County sheriff's deputies responding to a trespassing call early Christmas morning discovered the body of man who died of a fatal gunshot wound.
'I See a Deluge of Omicron;' Santa Clara County Health Officer Urges Boosters As COVID Variant Cases RiseSanta Clara County health officials made an urgent plea for residents to receive their COVID-19 vaccine boosters Thursday, as cases of the rapidly spreading omicron variant are rising.
Santa Clara Supervisors Approve Development Limits In Coyote Valley To Preserve FarmlandThe Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors has voted to limit development across some 7,500 acres in unincorporated Coyote Valley in an effort to preserve agricultural land for local farmers.
Santa Clara Co. Civil Grand Jury Accuses Sheriff Laurie Smith Of Corruption, MisconductA civil grand jury filed a declaration in Superior Court accusing embattled Santa Clara County Sheriff Laurie Smith of corruption and misconduct.
Bay Area Farmers Happy to Get Latest Round of PrecipitationFarmers in the Bay Area were excited that the latest storm brought another round of much-needed rain in the hopes it will bring them closer to the end of what has been a difficult drought.
Guilty Pleas In Santa Clara County Sex Trafficking Ring CrackdownThree men who were part of a statewide sex trafficking ring have been sentenced to state prison terms after entering guilty pleas in a Santa Clara County courtroom, California Attorney General Rob Bonta announced Tuesday.