Santa Clara County Local News: Resilience


All Local Resilience News articles contributed by our local media allies and other local newsrooms.

California Local Pin Marker From YubaNet...

11/29/2023
2023 has broken climate records, accompanied by extreme weather which has left a trail of devastation, according to the World Meteorological Organization.

California Local Pin Marker From Milpitas Beat...

11/27/2023
Feelings of frustration are mounting for two groups of employees that work for the city of Milpitas.  The employees’ contracts expired June 30 — and the future outlook for their renewal is uncertain.  

California Local Pin Marker From San Jose Spotlight...

11/24/2023
The pain for Indigenous tribes in Santa Clara County is generational, dating back hundreds of years. The county's Muwekma Ohlone people, once a population of 30,000, now number at about 600.

Metro Silicon Valley logo From Metro Silicon Valley...

11/21/2023
Image for display with article titled Pro-Palestine Rally at San Jose City Hall Draws Protestors

Hundreds of protesters assembled Sunday afternoon outside San Jose City Hall to call for a ceasefire in the Israel-Gaza war in a pro-Palestine rally organized by the Bay Area chapter of the group Party for Socialism and Liberation.

California Local Pin Marker From Mountain View Voice...

11/20/2023
Santa Clara County has agreed to a $90,000 settlement with a Muslim woman who said her hijab was inappropriately removed when she was being booked into jail last year.

California Local Pin Marker From CalMatters...

11/16/2023
Residents of Planada and Pajaro want state aid to help alleviate debt incurred from rebuilding after January floods. Local officials want some money to go elsewhere.

California Local Pin Marker From Milpitas Beat...

11/14/2023
With war raging in the Middle East, the Silicon Valley chapter of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community hosted an event called “The Israel-Palestine Crisis: Call For Peace” at the Baitul Baseer Mosque as “a live discussion on the heartbreaking situation unfolding between Israel and Palestine."

California Local Pin Marker From Sacramento Bee...

11/13/2023
Much of California could get hit by extreme weather conditions this winter. A major storm is due to hit Northern California this week.

California Local Pin Marker From Palo Alto Online...

11/10/2023
A vigil is set to take place in King Plaza, where community members will mourn those who have died in the conflict between Israel and Hamas and stand with those who are facing hatred.

California Local Pin Marker From Sacramento Bee...

11/09/2023
More than 1.5 million acres of forest have been burned or scarred in California. Climbers go high in trees to grab pine cones that could help in reforestation.

California Local Pin Marker From San Jose Spotlight...

11/09/2023
Michael Love was hired, housed and fired by HomeFirst — one of five ex-employees who alleges the non-profit targeted them because they are Black.

Morgan Hill Times logo From Morgan Hill Times...

10/27/2023
Image for display with article titled Flood Protection Agencies Gear Up for Rainy Season

Officials from the Santa Clara Valley Water District, Santa Clara County and the city of San Jose provided directions to preparation and emergency resources in advance of the rainy season.

California Local Pin Marker From YubaNet...

10/26/2023
Forecasters have struggled to understand why tropical storms sometimes blow up into major hurricanes. Scientists have shed some light on this forecasting challenge.

California Local Pin Marker From Palo Alto Online...

10/11/2023
In a broad show of solidarity with Israel, about 2,000 residents and more than a dozen religious leaders came to Palo Alto to light candles, sing and pray for the civilians who were killed, wounded or abducted by Hamas.

Gilroy Dispatch logo From Gilroy Dispatch...

10/10/2023
Image for display with article titled PG&E Helicopters Patrol for Trees That Pose Wildfire Risk

The utility company is conducting aerial patrols in Santa Clara, San Benito and Santa Cruz counties, looking to detect dead or dying trees that could pose a wildfire risk.

Los Gatan logo From Los Gatan...

10/04/2023
Image for display with article titled Visit Health Opens Recovery Center

Visit Health opened its first residential rehabilitation facility and Intensive Outpatient Clinic (IOP) in Los Gatos, where the company is based. 

California Local Pin Marker From California Local...

10/01/2023
Image for display with article titled Where to Find Emergency Information in Santa Clara County

Keep these online resources handy in case of floods, fires, quakes and other disasters.

California Local Pin Marker From The Mercury News...

09/19/2023
The Federal Emergency Management Agency has identified nearly 500 “zones” that are ill-prepared to tolerate flooding, earthquakes, heat waves, wildfires, landslides and other natural hazards. California topped all states with 51 total zones, followed by 35 in Texas and 32 in Florida.

California Local Pin Marker From The Mercury News...

09/08/2023
A new study that found human-caused climate warming has increased the frequency of fast-spreading California wildfires has come into question from the unlikeliest of critics—its own lead author.

California Local Pin Marker From CapPublicRadio...

08/26/2023
After California lost over 4 million acres to fire in 2020, the state funded Task Force Rattlesnake, with National Guardsmen to assist Cal Fire.