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04/17/2024

Milpitas residents can review police data on crimes and other incidents with the launch of a new digital dashboard.
The city's police information dashboard came online Friday. It houses crime data, the department’s annual reports and officer misconduct information. Residents …

04/17/2024

Santa Clara County may need an abundance of lawn mowers if artificial turf is banned on public playing fields.
The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday voted 3-2 to study the ramifications of artificial turf on county land, …

04/16/2024

Starting in 1986, there have been periodic attempts by some elected officials to close Reid-Hillview Airport (RHV). In 2018, Santa Clara County voted to stop accepting Federal Aviation Administration funds for airport safety improvements, in an attempt to angle for …

04/16/2024

San Jose has appointed a new independent police watchdog after months of scandal and instability plagued the office responsible for investigating officer malfeasance.
Eddie Aubrey, who heads the office of professional accountability for the Richmond Police Department, is taking his …

04/16/2024

Santa Clara County residents could see higher water bills in the upcoming year, as one water agency looks for ways to cover costs.
Valley Water, the region’s main water supplier, is proposing raising groundwater production charges on cities and private …

04/16/2024

After a national search, a local community college district has selected one of its own as chancellor.
The San Jose-Evergreen Community College District board of trustees unanimously appointed Beatriz Chaidez — who’s acted as interim chancellor since July — as …

04/15/2024

In a massive warehouse behind the Santa Clara County Registrar of Voters, election workers are pulling hundreds of boxes from storage to begin the recount for the highly-anticipated race to replace Rep. Anna Eshoo’s Silicon Valley congressional seat.
The first …

04/15/2024

As Santa Clara County's high school students prepare to step into the role of active citizens, a crucial component of their civic education is voter preregistration.
California is among the states leading the charge in encouraging youth participation in the …

04/15/2024

A multimillion-dollar work backlog in San Jose is leaving empty spaces where playground equipment used to be, basketball courts eroded and turf riddled with holes from squirrels and gophers.
San Jose’s parks department has a more than $554 million infrastructure …

04/14/2024

Ridership is climbing back up across Bay Area airports after COVID-19 sent traffic plummeting, and the battle for airway dominance is intensifying.
Oakland officials this week approved renaming its airport to include "San Francisco" in the title, provoking a lawsuit …

04/13/2024

Two men from different counties have pushed for a recount in a highly-scrutinized Silicon Valley congressional race — but Jonathan Padilla, a longtime supporter and ally of leading candidate and former San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo, has already put down …

04/12/2024

A prominent Silicon Valley leader and former pastor has been arrested and charged with six felony counts of child sex abuse, after being under investigation this year for allegations that surfaced about his time as a youth ministry leader at …

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